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Boxing Science: Skills Book - A Reference Guide for Boxing Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This boxing “Reference Guide for Beginners” is complete with skill descriptions, variations and “coach tips”. Easy to use on your smart phone, tablet or computer, this book is full of valuable information that is only a click away to perfecting and fine tuning your boxing skill knowledge. It is a must read for any boxer, coach or parent of someone interested in the sport and/or activity of boxing.
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
Growing Up With The Greatest
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
There have been many stories written about Muhammad Ali, but few from the standpoint of one who remembers him was he was not so popular and following him through his astonishing career, and having the chance to meet him, even engaging in a sparring session. This is the story of Ali as told by someone who watched him rise from villian to "The Greatest"
Danmar Chuan Dao: Basic Self-Defense Moves and Techniques Anyone Can Do
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This book reveals the practical applications of Danmar Chuan Dao, also known as Danmar Boxing and Danmar Kung Fu, in street fights and self defense situations. The techniques and principles presented here, can be learned, studied and applied by anyone, to gain advantage in a fight, either you are an amateur or a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter.
A Tribute To Muhammad Ali (Champ, Entertainer, Humanitarian)
Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Muhammad Ali was an American Olympic and professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.
The Legend
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Larry Donald is a 1992 Olympian who remained a main-stay in top contention for over a decade in the heavyweight division. He turned pro long before the bustling social media age-when HBO, USA Tuesday Night Fights, and boxing magazines were where the info was at. Never a brawler or one to take needless chances Larry consistently won at a top level with only a few losses to the division’s very best.
Tyson - The Concise Biography of Iron Mike
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In his prime Tyson was the most dominant fighter the sport of boxing had ever seen. At twenty he became the youngest heavyweight champion in history after winning his first nineteen fights by KO. This mini bio covers Tyson’s life and career, beginning with his criminal childhood, through to his amateur career, his meteoric rise to champion, his shock fall from grace, and eventual retirement.
Boxing Science: Learn Boxing - The Critical First Few Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
True Boxing mastery will begin with understanding and practicing the fundamentals repeatedly. If you are learning boxing for sport, recreation or to compliment a martial arts study, this book will be invaluable during “The Critical First Few Days”. Through thorough introductions, drill instructions, and pictures you will learn stance, basic punches, how to move and how to use the punching bag.
Mobster Vincent Macri's Murder And Featherweight Boxing Champ Willie Pep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Vincent Macri was interviewed concerning the 1949 stabbing death of former labor organizer William Lurye. Macri's brother, Benedetto, was indicted for Lurye's murder. He spent a year as a fugitive before he was arrested by New York City Police. Willie Pep was questioned about Vincent Macri's murder as well as the disappearances of four witnesses in the pending trial of mobster Albert Anastasia.
Sonny Liston 1960-1961
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the two years before Sonny Liston won the world heavyweight boxing championship, 1960-1961. Liston was summoned before the Kefauver Senate Investigative Committee. The inquiry disclosed that a large amount of Liston's earnings were pocketed by mobsters like Frankie Carbo and Blinky Palermo. Liston denied knowing these men and also that they took any of his prize money.
June Byers Women's World Champion Wrestler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
June Byers was a force in the world of female wrestling until a fan tossed a bottle into her windshield and she had to re-retire from wrestling in 1964. A leg injury put an end to a career that began in the 1940s. My book looks at her roots in Houston, Texas and June's disputed victory in a world title bout with Mildred Burke. I have used old newspaper and magazines as well as more recent sources.
Jack McVey Welterweight Boxer From Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Jack McVey fought in some of the best venues of his era, including bouts against Sailor Freedman at Yankee Stadium, in 1926, and another against KO Phil Kaplan at the Queensboro Stadium on Long Island in 1928. It was an era of discrimination when a black fighter like McVey was booed relentlessly during his fights. Jack has been compared to Elbows McFadden, i.e. all gloves, elbows and forearms.
Irish Boxing Review: 2012 Edition
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
The Irish boxing review covers all of the talking points and events from across the Irish boxing scene and beyond. Reports, news, articles, features, previews and photographs plus much more. “Finally a boxing book that pulls it all together: Fights, fighters, dates and proper 'live' reports. It's my type of boxing book - no fantasy, just the truth. Perfect.” Steve Bunce
Bob Pastor Jewish Challenger To Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Bob Pastor was a solid fighter who has been rated the second best Jewish heavyweight behind Max Baer. Pastor left NYU to pursue a boxing career. At 25, when he fought Joe Louis for a second time, the fight also pitted Pastor's trainer, Jimmy Johnson, and Louis' promoter Mike Jacobs, as adversaries. A former Madison Square Garden booster, Johnson hoped to diminish Louis' growing marketability.
MMAXfit : Mixed Martial Arts Cross-Training
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Every aspect of your fitness , health and diet are covered in this comprehensive course. Your coach has 25 years of experience working with thousands of clients and athletes. A handy PHONE APP, Website, VIDEO support and custom TRAINER support are available. The first half of the book is our "Knowledge base". Educating you on all aspects of human fitness. The second half is your extensive "Plan"
Wing Chun for MMA: How to use Wing Chun for Modern Fighting, Self-Defense, and Sport
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Among MMA fighters, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiujitsu are among the most popular art forms. Somehow Wing Chun has managed to stay remain quite popular. Its recent popularity can be attributed to the new Ip Man movies starring Donnie Yen. Joe Rogan famously called out Wing Chun for being ineffective. Is Wing Chun really as bad as people say it is? Can it be used for MMA? Find out!
Ali Per Volare - Scontri di un Supereroe al Quadrato
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,960. Language: Italian. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
C'è un prima e un dopo Muhammad Ali: non solo nello sport, anche nell'America, nella comunità nera, nel mondo intero. Più di un pugile, più di una figura sociopolitica, Cassius Clay ha cambiato tutto al suo passaggio. Abbattendo superuomini con la grazia terribile di una farfalla. Un libro per raccontarlo dentro e fuori dal ring, o meglio in quel ring senza confini che è stata la sua vita.
Frank "Blinky" Palermo Philadelphia Boxing Manager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Blinky Palermo manipulated boxing fights and robbed boxers that he managed for decades. One of his most successful fighters was Ike Williams, who captured the lightweight world championship in the late 1940s. Years later Williams told an author that Blinky stole money from him regularly. On one occasion Palermo took the entirety of a $33,400 paycheck Williams earned for fighting Beau Jack.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
Juste Fontaine Lightweight Boxer From Milwaukee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
With a great reach and solid punches Juste Fontain entered boxing in the 1940s. He won many of his early bouts and peaked around 1947 with a great fight against Ruby Kessler in Philadelphia. Soon after this Juste lost decisively to Ike Williams, the world lightweight champion. By 1950 a boxing official advised that Fontaine could no longer defend himself. Juste found a second career as a trainer.

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