Basheer Abdullah | Bio

Basheer Abdullah is a 20 year U.S. Army veteran, where he was Head Coach of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program for 15 years and U.S. Armed Forces Head Coach for 6 years. He was 2x Olympic Head Coach in 2004 and 2012, 2x Olympic Technical Advisor in 2000 and 2008, 2x Head Coach for USA’s World Championship Teams in 1999 and 2012, and 2x USA Boxing “Coach of the Year”. He also led Team USA’s World Team to victory with four gold medals at the 1999 Men’s World Championships and five medals at the 2012 Women’s World Championships.

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How to Use Punches to Lay Down Cover Fire

In this Tip of the Week, Striking Coach Vince Salvador shows how to lay down cover fire, meaning he throws punches to help him move to the angle he wants. This lesson is good for Boxing, Kickboxing or MMA. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Vince:How’s it going?

Resourceful Boxing Training Using Pool Noodles

One of the nice things about boxing is you don’t need fancy equipment to train. Boxing Coach Joe Vargas shows how you can use some cheap pool noodles to work on your distance, timing, slips, counters, head movement and so on. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Joe

Killer Ab Exercises Using a Resistance Band

If you’re looking for a great ab workout to change up your routine, get yourself a resistance band and try out some of these exercises Strength and Conditioning Coach Jason Salazar shows in this video. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Jason Salazar:Hi, Jason here at The Arena.

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