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- Library of America 2015; US$ 29.95
Bill Littlefield (NPR's Only a Game ) presents the second installment in the Library of America series devoted to classic American sportswriters, a defintive collector?s edition of the pathbreaking writer who invented the long-form sports story. Like his friend and admirer Red Smith, W. C. Heinz (1915?2008) was one of the most distinctive and influential... more...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 2.90
"The fight game in the raw great contests and some really hard men. What a life!" Roy Shaw Prize-fighting was one of the greatest sporting attractions in the 18th and 19th centuries. Prize-fights attracted thousands of spectators from all walks of life and, nothwithstanding its illegality, was patronised by royalty and the aristocracy. The area... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 23.99
A comprehensive, practical guide to non-contact boxing - looks at workouts in an individual, group or class setting. Learn how to improve clients' body composition, heart-lung stamina, strength, speed, co-ordination, balance and flexibility. It also covers boxing training's less tangible but equally important benefits such as building confidence and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Covering Mike Tyson's rise through the amateur and professional boxing ranks, this book follows the Brooklyn native from his early years as a 12 year old criminal in Brownsville to his 1988 heavyweight unification match with Michael Spinks. The book focuses on the Catskill Boxing Club--where boxing guru Cus D'Amato trained the 210-pound teenager... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
In this introspective exploration of former boxer Joey Torrey's life, his past, his murder conviction, and his more than 30-year incarceration in a California state prison are each fine-tooth combed. Nearly five years after his original memoir, this new edition is re-written as a biography and delves deeper into circumstances surrounding Torrey?s... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74
In the 1950s and 1960s, boxers John Caldwell and Freddie Gilroy reached the very pinnacle of their sport and brought immense pride to Belfast and Ireland. This is their story of friendship and rivalry, of glory and pain, of riches and poverty. Belfast is world-renowned for her glovemen. Best of Enemies explores the careers of two of the city's finest... 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...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 4.36
Boxing is the sport with probably the longest history of all, with Egyptian hieroglyphics depicting bare-knuckle fighting that date back as far as 5,000 BC. But which was the greatest fight of all time? Who ranks number one among the multitude of pugilists over the years? There are so many fighters and so many fights to choose from that it is impossible... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 18.94
The benefits of boxing training are many: weight loss and toning, improved speed, strength, stamina, coordination, balance and flexibility. Fitness Boxing covers all the techniques used in a boxer's training programme and shows how to tailor these to suit individual needs through the use of colour photographs and step-by-step guidance. It is a comprehensive... more...