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- Crowood 2012; US$ 11.65
Boxing - Training, Skills and Techniques is essential reading for both recreational and competitive boxers, and all those who wish to take up amateur boxing, or participate in a boxing-based programme. It offers practical advice on the many crucial factors that need to be taken into account if the boxer is to maximize his, or her, performance and potential.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99
In Boxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science , Gerald R. Gems provides a succinct yet comprehensive coverage of the sport, recounting boxing?s ancient roots, evolution, and globalization. Throughout, Gems describes important events and individuals, illuminating their impact on the boxing world. Presented in a clear and readable manner, Gems... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99
Do you enjoy watching heavyweight boxing? Are you familiar with the many British names associated with this exciting sport? Would you like to find out more about the UKs heavyweight champions, past and present, and all those who have battled to win this title? If you answered yes to any of these question, you are certain to enjoy this new quiz... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2004; US$ 9.99
This guide to the finer points of boxing provides the wisdom needed to make the transition from enthusiastic beginner to proficient pugilist. The ABCs of ring generalship, offensive and defensive ring movements, feints, and draws and fakes are examined and explained along with clinching techniques, head-hunting, body work, and counter-punching chains.... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Although dramatic head kicks and garrote-tight submissions may get most of the airplay in highlight reels, the stats show that punching combinations and knockouts reap more MMA victories than any other fighting technique. This boxing primer not only covers the basics, including stance, footwork, punches, and combinations, it takes these boxing skills... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
For all hard-core boxing fans, this book introduces the reader to New Jersey stars of the 20th century--gladiators who fought in blood soaked rings bringing entertainment to millions for little pay. They must not be forgotten. The book contains many little known facts about these fine men, all trying to punch out a living for their families in hard... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
On June 28, 1868, a group of men gathered alongside a road 35 miles north of Albuquerque to witness a 165-round, 6-hour bare-knuckle brawl between well-known Colorado pugilist Barney Duffy and "Jack," an unidentified fighter who later died of his injuries. Thought to be the first "official" prizefight in New Mexico, this tragic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 29.99
In this book, author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city?s own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban studies, and biographical sketches of Philadelphia fighters such as Jimmy Young, Meldrick ?The Kid? Taylor, Teon Kennedy, and Mike Jones.... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74
That boxing has always attracted colourful, larger-than-life figures is amply borne out by the bizarre collection of true stories gathered together in this fascinating book. Bringing together the rich history and folklore of the fight game, Graeme Kent, who first became interested in boxing after listening to the tales of his sporting grandmother,... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
This boxing handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth coaching for serious contenders. Weaving fundamental skills into a progression of drills that hone technique in increasingly complex, demanding, and realistic fighting situations, the handbook aids fighters in developing the reflexes of a complete boxer and teaches the move from a process-and-react... more...