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 the ring, how fights are scored, how to spar, the basics of defence and offence, the fighter's workout, a directory of boxing gyms, and more.
Drawing from the experiences of one of the masters of the sport, "Box Like the Pros" is a must-have for anyone pursuing boxing as a hobby or who is interested in training to become a professional boxer. Frazier with long-time boxing writer William Dettloff presents a complete introduction to the sport, including the game's history, rules of the ring, how fights are scored, how to spar, the basics of defence and offence, the fighter's workout, a directory of boxing gyms, and much more. "Box Like the Pros" is an instruction manual, a historical reference tool, and an insider's guide to the world's most controversial sport.
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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 champ. " -- George Foreman
About Joe Frazier
Smokin' Joe Frazier is one of the finest boxers in the history of the sport. He was an Olympic gold medallist and a heavyweight champion for three straight years during his illustrious career as a boxer. He is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and has written an autobiography, Smokin' Joe. He currently trains prospective young fighters, including his daughter, Jackie Frazier-Lyde. William Dettloff is a freelance writer, boxing historian, and the senior writer for The Ring magazine, known throughout its 83-year history as "The Bible of Boxing." He has published more than 300 feature articles in The Ring, KO, World Boxing, and Boxing Yearly magazines, and writes a regular boxing column for HBO.com.
Box Like the Pros by Joe Frazier
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