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.
An overview of the history of boxing, the amateur code, boxing weights, recreational boxing, equipment and attire
A detailed consideration of both basic and advanced techniques
The role of the coach
Fitness training, gym work, running, conditioning, speed and agility training
Making the weight and nutrition
Planning the season, and much more