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Boxing is without a doubt one of the most skillful, quickest growing sports in the world! With many striking styles and footwork moves it's a great sport to watch, and even better to be a part of! Improve your fitness, and confidence and have fun with boxing.
There's a ton of other technical, complicated books available out there, when I write it's no BS, no fluff. Just the information you want and need to get started.
Here's a preview of what this book contains...
An introduction to boxing
Boxing fundamentals: boxing stances
Boxing fundamentals: footwork
Boxing fundamentals: defense
Boxing fundamentals: punch types
Basic boxing combinations
Different boxing fighting styles
Choosing your boxing style
How to train at home
How to train with a partner
How to increase your speed
Ring movement training
Timing your knockout punches
Defending against dirty tricks
And much, much more!
Order your copy now and let's get training!
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Eddie Placencia on 03-07-17
Solid overview of the "sweet science"
Would you consider the audio edition of Boxing for Beginners to be better than the print version?
Haven't read the print version so there might be some useful illustrations that obviously are missing from the audiobook but the author provides clear instruction so illustrations aren't terribly necessary.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Boxing for Beginners?
Honestly, the narrator's unortunate pronunciation of Manny Pacquiao's name.
What three words best describe Jim D. Johnston’s performance?
Competent. Clear. Boxing-novice (four words, I know)
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
It wasn't that kind of book
Any additional comments?
The book was a great overview of the sport and especially useful for a boxing fan like myself. I don't plan to get in the ring myself but I would say any true boxing fan interested in becoming a more intelligent viewer would greatly benefit from a book like this. It won't take up much of your time, it's cheap and fairly thorough. It will add another layer of appreciation when you're watching guys like GGG and Andre Ward in the ring!