For all boxers and fans, this step-by-step guide to successful boxing by a two-time World Heavyweight Champion will be educational and entertaining. Floyd Patterson set out to pass along to you what I’ve learned, to unlock some of the secrets of the greatest sport in the world.” He succeeded, creating a classic that’s one of the most comprehensive boxing manuals ever written. Topics include rules, equipment, how to bandage your own hands, stance, bobbing and weaving, punching technique, offensive and defensive moves, strategy, and conditioningall offered with stories from Patterson’s career. Plus, there is a full workout program. With a new introduction by International Boxing Hall of Fame member Bert Randolph Sugar, this tour de force is an excellent resource for trainers and boxers as well as a tribute to a great champion’s career.
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Bert Randolph Sugar established himself as one of the world's foremost sports historians. He was the former editor in chief of The Ring and Fight Game magazines and the author of more than eighty books, with over a dozen books on baseball. Past titles include The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists, Bert Sugar’s Baseball Hall of Fame: A Living History of America's Greatest Game, and Fight or Die: The Vinny Paz Story. Sugar passed away in 2012.