How To: Boxer Braid | The perfect hairstyle for running, boxing, or spin class. For smoother, stronger strands use Instant Freeze Mousse before you braid | 1. Part hair & section into three small strands • 2. Take the left strand, add a small amount of hair & cross over to the other strand, repeat, alternating sides until just above your ear & tie • 3. Repeat on the other side of you part, then tie into a low pony & create a three-strand braid.