Justin Blackwell: Master Coach
Hometown: Born and raised in L.A.
Favorite Boxer: Vasyl Lomachenko
Dinner With One Person: Oprah
Favorite Punch: Left Hook
Walkout Song: You Don’t Know Me by T.I
Born and raised in L.A and unanimously awarded “the nicest guy ever”, Justin’s catalyst for boxing was the moment he found out he had Type 1 Diabetes close to ten years ago—boxing very quickly went from being a health solution to a hobby to a full time career, “I am so excited to have BoxU and its community come on the next step of this decade-long boxing journey with me.
If he’s not boxing, he’s hanging with the same friends he has had since childhood, grilling in the backyard.
This drill is a simple head movement combination designed to learn the basic mechanics of slipping. When paired with the music you will be able to learn not only boxing mechanics but how to apply this in a BoxUnion class.
This drill is designed to help you learn the fundamental footwork needed to punch while moving. More importantly it will allow you to learn how to continue your flow in class, find the range of various punches and improve balance and coordination.
This drill is designed to teach you the proper mechanics of throwing same side punches. Learning these simple principles will help you understand where your balance needs to be in order to execute the movements and improve your experience in class.
This advanced movement drill will help you learn how to move and punch while focusing on proper technique and balance. Pairing this with other footwork and movement drills will allow you to elevate your movement options while in class.