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Boxing And Sparring - The Art Of Boxing

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37 pagine
26 minuti
Pubblicato:
Apr 16, 2013
ISBN:
9781447489016
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The untutored combats of boys are absurd parodies; and in many a remote place the clubs, where so-called boxing takes place, produce local champions who are disfigured by almost every fault that can make them ridiculous. A bad style is in this matter, as in most others, very difficult to get rid of; and it is very rare to find a boxer of any pretensions who has not learnt early in a good school. A new chance has been afforded by the publication of this hand-book. To the attentive study of this treatise every beginner may be confidently recommended, especially if there is no chance of attending the ‘lectures’ of a really competent mentor.
Pubblicato:
Apr 16, 2013
ISBN:
9781447489016
Formato:
Libro

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Boxing And Sparring - The Art Of Boxing - E. B. Michell

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THE ART OF BOXING.

IT will have sufficiently appeared from what has already been said that the ‘Art of Self-Defence’ is eminently artificial—that is to say, that its rules, far from being such as one would devise off-hand, are the result of prolonged experience and practice. Accordingly, the very best way for one to become a bad boxer is to follow the light of nature and learn without a master. The untutored combats of boys are absurd parodies; and in many a remote place the clubs, where so-called boxing takes place, produce local champions who are disfigured by almost every fault that can make them ridiculous. A bad style is in this matter, as in most others, very difficult to get rid of; and it is very rare to find a boxer of any pretensions who has not learnt early in a good school. Something may be done by the study of books; and within quite the last few years, a new chance has been afforded by the publication of a useful hand-book by ‘Professor’ Donnelly. To the attentive study of this treatise every beginner may be confidently recommended, especially if there is no chance of attending the ‘lectures’ of a really competent mentor.

It may seem paradoxical, and provoke a smile, to say that the first necessity for using the fists properly is to understand the use of the feet. Before the beginner is allowed to touch the gloves, or even to make a hit or a guard, he should be taught to stand and move about in the most correct way. By the mere position of the feet a connoisseur will tell almost at a glance whether a novice has learnt in a good school and profited by his lessons. The left foot should be flat on the ground, pointing always straight towards the face of the adversary. The right foot should be directly behind it, with a space of from fourteen to twenty inches between heel and toe according to the height of the individual; and the right heel will be raised an inch from the ground, both knees being slightly bent, as by this means the joints are much more ready for sudden movement, and the little that is lost in height is well made up for by what is gained in agility. The right foot must not be at right angles to the left, nor yet in a line with it, but placed obliquely at about an angle of forty-five. And the weight of the body must be

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