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Boxing Mastery: Advanced Technique, Tactics, and Strategies from the Sweet Science

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This guide to the finer points of boxing provides the wisdom needed to make the transition from enthusiastic beginner to proficient pugilist. The ABCs of ring generalship, offensive and defensive ring movements, feints, and draws and fakes are examined and explained along with clinching techniques, head-hunting, body work, and counter-punching chains. Strategies for boxing ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Tracks Publishing
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Matt Deaton
Apr 08, 2016 Matt Deaton rated it it was amazing
An exceptionally well-written boxing book, with just the right amount of instruction.

Hatmaker's an effective teacher because he's an expert, but also because he knows how to boil down the instruction to the essentials, which allows the student to focus on what matters most, absent the typical distracting fluff. As someone eager to get to the point, absorb what's useful and move on, this was very welcome.

The illustrative photos are useful as well, and as someone who's dabbled in boxing for a de
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Margaret
Jun 24, 2008 Margaret rated it it was amazing
This is the best boxing book that I have found for technique and drills. It is well-illustrated. Be mindful however that both of the boxers pictured throughout are south paws.
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