The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness: A Non-Contact Boxing Training Manual

The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness: A Non-Contact Boxing Training Manual

Paperback The Complete Guide

By (author) Hilary Lissenden

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 226mm x 12mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 21 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408190338
  • ISBN 13: 9781408190333
  • Illustrations note: Photos throughout
  • Sales rank: 1,095,822

Product description

A comprehensive, practical guide to non-contact boxing - looks at workouts in an individual, group or class setting. Learn how to improve clients' body composition, heart-lung stamina, strength, speed, co-ordination, balance and flexibility. It also covers boxing training's less tangible but equally important benefits such as building confidence and self-esteem - especially relevant to schools and young people. Key features: * Fully illustrated, with vibrant photographs and practical diagrams for imparting core boxing and safety techniques (e.g. wrapping clients' hands; teaching correct stance, punches and combinations) * Sample training programmes for clients of differing abilities and fitness levels, with guidance on safe and appropriate progression * Relevant content on dietary and health matters. The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness is a tried-and-tested, unique guide to boxing skills and drills for the fitness and sporting arenas.

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Author information

Hilary Lissenden is a coach and judge for the Amateur Boxing Association of England. As a Level 3 certified personal trainer, she specialises in the creative use of non-contact boxing in general and sport-specific fitness, working with private clients, schools and community organisations. In July 2011 she co-authored Boxing Fitness, a training guide for the public, also published by Bloomsbury.

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especially helpful for teachers or coaches working with young people. School Sport Magazine it's a great way to familiarise yourself with the workout before trying a class...the book gives expert and trustworthy information. Women's Fitness a comprehensive, practical guide. Fit Pro Fantastic book i would recommend it to my fitness students on boxing classes and combat classes for the teaching points. -- Gary Kempster, K College, UK