Coach Basheer Abdullah Working Mitts with Raquel Miller

Humility and Trust are the virtues that comprise a coachable athlete, and it takes coachability to become a Champion. Here is undefeated pro boxer Raquel Miller working mitts and learning under the tutelage of boxing Coach Basheer Abdullah.

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
Jab, ah.

Two. Hah, hah, hah. Good.

Run the drill. Hah, hah, hah, hah. Good. Don’t pull on the hook.

Raquel Miller:
No?

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
Yeah, don’t pull on the hook. Sit up.

Jab. Run it. Hah, hah, hah, hah, hah, hah. Good. Ayah.

Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah. All right, get out. Open it up.

Not just a regular step around. Diagonally step around. Open it up. Okay?

Raquel Miller:
Okay.

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
Bank, one, two.

Raquel Miller:
Yah, hah.

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
That, you should’ve went down. Jab.

Raquel Miller:
Hah.

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
Let the jab go by you. Don’t pull away from the jab. You want this jab to go here so you can have a quicker target to touch, okay? Slow again. Here we go. Two, two. Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah. Good. Remember, don’t try to be super, super, super bad. When you just using out your speed, you place your shots.

Raquel Miller:
Okay.

Coach Basheer Abdullah:
When you trying to be too fast, you don’t touch.

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