Chris Bradford Versus Steve McKinnon: Powerplay 36

Chris Bradford meets one of the world’s best cruiserweight kickboxers on Saturday, May 12 of next year. He sits down to tell JARROD BOYLE all about it.

What made you decide to have another fight?

As a fighter, you never really quit the fight. It’s always in you: when you wake, when you sleep, when you walk. It’s instinctively in your blood. The thrill of fighting is something that can never be duplicated. There are only a handful of opportunities like this one to come along in your life. 

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The Principles of Striking 1: Breathing

Striking is the art of generating as much power as is humanly possible to incapacitate an opponent. This is defined by the equation, ‘mass times speed over distance’.

Simply put, the variables involved are related as follows: how much the weapon weighs, how fast it travels and finally, how far it travels.

The greatest fighters are masters of this equation and are constantly mitigating and modifying it to get the knockout. After all, there’s no room for discussion when your opponent is laid out on his back.

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Catching Cannonballs: Aussie Jumps into Dutch Training Cauldron

 

International Kickboxer Magazine, Volume 16, Number 2 

Melbourne Heavyweight Jarrod Boyle jumped on a plane at the end of February and headed to Breda, Holland for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – to train at the Golden Glory Gym of K1 stars Semmy Schilt, Stefan Leko and Chalid ‘Die Faust’ Arrab under the auspices of legendary trainers Cor Hemmers and Ramon Dekkers. Here he talks to MICHAEL SCHIAVELLO about life in the cauldron of one of the world’s most successful and toughest gyms.

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Inside Golden Glory, the World’s Number One Dutch Kickboxing Gym

 

International Kickboxer Magazine, Volume 16, Number 3

Australian Heavyweight Jarrod Boyle lives in Breda, Holland, where he trains out of the world-renowned Golden Glory Gym, home to such champions as Semmy Schilt, Errol Zimmerman, Gokhan Saki  and Stefan Leko. In the following story, Jarrod takes us inside a typical Dutch ‘A Class’ training session.

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