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Box like the pros

Author: Joe Frazier; William Dettloff
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Joe Frazier shares the same training techniques and tips that he used in his hall-of-fame career to go 32-4-1 with 27 knockouts. You'll learn about boxing's long and colorful history, the rules of the ring, and how fights are scored. You get the basics of offense and defense, a step-by-step fighter's workout, a directory of boxing gyms, and much more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Frazier; William Dettloff
ISBN: 0060817739 9780060817732
OCLC Number: 60543347
Description: xvi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The fight game: a history --
Protect yourself at all times: the rules of the ring --
Start to get in shape before you go to the gym, you'll be glad you did --
Next steps: how to pick the right gym and the right trainer --
Tools of the trade: what they are, what they're for, and how to use them --
Building the foundation: hands up, chin down, eyes on your opponent, and staying on balance --
It's a hurtin' business: the basics of offense --
You don't have to take one to give one: the basics of defense --
The boxer's workout: better to hurt now than later --
Your first time sparring: what to expect --
Strategy and why "styles make fights" --
Golden gloves or white-collar boxing, you're never the same.
Other Titles: Box like the professionals
Responsibility: Joe Frazier, with William Dettloff.

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Useful for anyone pursuing boxing as a hobby or who is interested in training to become a professional boxer. This book presents an introduction to the sport, including the game's history, rules of  Read more...

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"Frazier knows prizefighting and breaks it down to its fundamentals in this practical primer." -- Larry Merchant, HBO Sports " Smokin' Joe Frazier will take you the distance and teach you how to be a Read more...

 
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