The training methods in these workout are from old-time boxers conditioning routines such as Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson, and Freddie Welsh and from modern boxers, such as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. I imagine Shiba would be versed in a variety of training methods and takes great pleasure in beating them into Takeda's body. These workouts can be very, very difficult and I would recommend scaling them down as necessary (1/4, 1/2, or 3/4 of prescribed).
Random Training with James Shiba- Workout #1 (Calisthenics and Skill Work)
- Run 5 Miles (squeezing tennis ball in each hand or holding a brick in each hand)
3-4 Hours Later
- 50 Pull-ups
- 100 Push-ups
- 200 Sit-ups
- 300 Hindu Squats
- 3 Minute Neck Bridge
- 20 Minutes Jumping Rope
- 3 x 3 Minutes Shadowboxing
- 3 x 3 Minutes Heavy Bag Work
- 3 x 3 Minutes Speed Bag Work
- 3 x 3 Minutes Mitt Work
- 3 x 3 Minutes Footwork Practice
- 3 x 3 Minutes Sparring
- 500 Crunches or Bicycle Crunches
- Keep in mind that practical boxing is boxing with no rules. You can hit your opponent anywhere, as long as it's with your knuckles, so practice with that in mind. It's boxing for real fighting. However, when you are sparring, it's probably best if you don't hit your partner in the groin or the spine or things like that.
That's all for today. Until next time, good luck and train hard!