"Both of you bring much joy to my day watching video after video of your pad work."


"You're my biggest inspiration in life when it comes to training. 


I tell everyone in Scotland about your work & about all of your videos training, you're the best on earth, love, amazing, leaving me speechless every time. 

​Respect from Scotland."

Professional & Celebrity Boxing Trainer James Ricky Coward also known as "Coach Rick" has become an inspiration to countless numbers of trainers, instructors & fitness professionals around the world through his Technical Mittwork training techniques.

Coach Rick is well respected and highly sought after as a trainer and padman, due in part to his teaching style and unique ability to adapt, break down, customize and apply the pad work techniques developed by boxing and training legend, Roger Mayweather.​

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Currently training out of Southern New Jersey and traveling to numerous gyms in the tri-state area and around the world for those who want to add specialized mittwork training to their training camps. 

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"I wanted to let you know your mitt work inspired my style of mitt work".


I seen some of your first YouTube Videos about 4 years ago and helped lots of champions.

From Hawaii

Your finest


Jessica Coward also known as Chica is a two time Philadelphia Golden Gloves Champion and one time Eastern Regional and Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Champion.

Chica is the featured assistant trainer in Coach Rick's "Mastering The Art of Technical Mittwork".

On season 12 episode 31 of MTV's MADE Coward co-starred as assistant trainer alongside Coach Rick.



"the mittologist"

"And this by far is your finest student". 


"Great poise and form. Always a pleasure watching you do mitt work."

  • 2008 Philadelphia Golden Gloves Champion at 114 pounds
  • 2009 Philadelphia Golden Gloves Champion at 119 pounds
  • 2009 Eastern Regional Golden Gloves Champion at 119 pounds
  • 2009 Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves Champion at 119 pounds

Coach Rick never trained with Mayweather personally and is very open about how he learned Roger Mayweather's unique pad work stele by watching him teach it on an old "John Brown" training video called "Mastering the Mitts".

Coach Rick has had the privilege of training and working briefly alongside famed world class boxing trainer, the late Oscar Suarez, trainer of three time Featherweight World Champion Prince Naseem Hamed. He has received worldwide recognition for his work which he appropriately named "Mittology™ Training" as well as his exceptional knowledge of the "Science of Boxing". 

Coach Rick has worked with numerous amateur & professional Boxers as well as MMA fighters, some names include: 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist & 2 time World Champion - Amir "King" Khan, Future Hall of Famer & former 3 time World Champion - Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins, former "Pride & "K-1" Fighting Champion / Actor Bob "The Beast" Sapp, Contender Season 3 Boxer Max Alexander, and Boxing Prospects - Anthony "Juice" Young, Raymond "Tito" Serrano and Tyrone "Young Gun" Brunson to name a few.