Archive for February, 2011

MR NICE.

Monday, February 21st, 2011

People seem to hate it when you refer to them as nice – I guess to many it might seem a bit of a pedestrian description. But, what label do you give to someone that is decent, generous, focussed, fun, not afraid to look stupid (he likes silly dancing) and is the ultimate team player – well nice sort of sums this guy up. But don’t be fooled – when competing he leaves nice in the locker room, he takes no prisoners!

I’m talking about Pat Vickers – if you train at the Angel gym you will have almost certainly done a class with him as he boxes, he kicks, he grapples, he’s an all round cardio bunny and (more…)

THE GRIND.

Monday, February 7th, 2011

26 Days to go until Cage Warriors 40

I’ve watched the advanced MMA squad training for some time now and I’ve come to the conclusion that they’re a breed apart and that coach, Paul Hines is a mean  ‘turd.

At first I thought he’d gone a little soft, it all looked a bit tame – 10 of this and 10 of that, I could have sworn I even heard him say “please”. (more…)

The Boxing Clinic in the Press