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Advanced Boxing: Training, Skills and Techniques

Advanced Boxing: Training, Skills and Techniques

by Rakesh Sondhi, Tommy Thompson


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A reference and training guide for boxers wishing to improve competition fighting, and for coaches and trainers looking to enhance their training methods
Utilizing the latest research in sports science and combat sports, this book focuses on developing every aspect of a boxer's fighting to the most advanced extent, and training the boxer to win competition fights. It reviews the basics of boxing in order to provide the tools to begin an advanced boxing program focusing on specific development goals. It also outlines the best contemporary training methods, concentrating on yielding the most effective outcomes. Topics include a 12-month training plan; useful tips and tables to help organize a training program; the important aspects of psychology, physiology, nutrition, and coaching; important right fighting and sparring strategies; and the latest sports science thinking, including new techniques for pad-holding.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847972972
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rakesh Sondhi has studied Pak Lei Hung Kung Fu and Shotokan Karate since 1976, and has been practicing and coaching boxing for the last 15 years. Tommy Thompson is a boxing trainer. Together they developed the concept of coaching boxing through the tvp framework—technique, variety, and unpredictability.

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