There are countless Boxing courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Footwork Wins Fights: The Footwork of Boxing, Kickboxing, Martial Arts & MMA (2018)
- Championship Fighting: Explosive Punching and Aggressive Defense (2015)
- The Complete Boxing handbook: A step by step guide to Boxing (2010)
- Shadow Boxing: The Dynamic 2-5-14 Strategy to Defeat the Darkness Within (1999)
- Boxing Mastery: Advanced Technique, Tactics, and Strategies from the Sweet Science (2004)
- The Berlin Boxing Club (2012)
- Old School Boxing Fitness: How to Train Like a Champ (2013)
- The Cus D’Amato Mind: Learn The Simple Secrets That Took Boxers Like Mike Tyson To Greatness (2017)
- Boxing Like the Champs: Lessons from Boxing’s Greatest Fighters (2016)
- On Boxing (2006)
- Boxing Basics: The Techniques and Knowledge Needed to Excel in the Sport of Boxing (2008)
- From Good Hands to Boxing Gloves (2008)
- Boxing: The Worldwide Art of Hand-to-Hand Combat (2016)
The first comprehensive book on footwork in martial arts covers everything you need to know to take your training to the next level. Footwork Wins Fights goes into great detail on everything you need to know about footwork, from: *Body Mechanics Basic and Clear Rules on how to move efficiently. *Comprehensive List of Footwork – Beginner To Advanced In depth explanations from the very basics all the way to the advanced footwork of great masters like Dominick Cruz, Willie Pep and Mike Tyson.
Fighting techniques and strategies from World Champion and Hall of Fame Boxer, Jack Dempsey.Jack Dempsey, one of the greatest and most popular boxers of all time, reveals the techniques behind his unparalleled success in the ring.
“The Complete Boxing Handbook” is a comprehensive guide to learning Boxing – The Noble Art of Self Defense. With easy to follow step-by-step instructions and hundreds of illustrations you will learn all essential parts of modern boxing. It doesn’t matter if you’re completely new to the sport, a experienced boxer or seasoned coach, this book will be a great source of knowledge and inspiration to you.
The Dynamic 2-5-14 Strategy to Defeat the Darkness Within”This book is for the tired, the defeated, the frustrated, and the ashamed. For the hurt and broken, those walking in powerlessness and fear. For all who have found truth but are failing miserably at living it. For those walking in bondage and limitations imposed by forces over which they seem to have no control. For those secretly wondering why their lives don’t portray the overcoming reality God has purposed. For those to whom it se…
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.
The Berlin Boxing Club (2012)
Sydney Taylor Award-winning novel Berlin Boxing Club is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling’s experiences following Kristallnacht.
If you want to look like a world-class athlete, you have to train like one, and no athletes train harder or look better doing it than professional boxers.
‘The Cus D’Amato Mind’ teaches the principles and philosophies of the great trainer D’Amato, which took young boys such as Mike Tyson and Floyd Patterson to the heavyweight championship in a few short years. In 1980, a young Mike Tyson was in the Tryon school for juvenile delinquents. By the age of 13, Mike had already been arrested dozens of times, had suffered bullying, and often engaged in criminal activities like armed robbery and house burglary.
How did the old school, all time champs — like Jack Dempsey, Kid McCoy, Sonny Liston and Stanley Ketchel — do it? This manual examines some of the best and most interesting fighters in boxing history and gets inside the historical import of what they accomplished.
On Boxing (2006)
A reissue of bestselling, award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates’ classic collection of essays on boxing. #143,040 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #55 in Boxing (Books) #141 in Sports Essays (Books) #97348 in Literature & Fiction (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
The illustrations, explanations, and techniques presented in Boxing Basics provide everything needed to excel in the sport of boxing. Easy to follow explanations and illustrations introduce the reader to the sport by providing information on training equipment, types of boxing gyms, and how to get into fighting shape.
It’s the story the insurance industry doesn’t want you to know. Now, for the first time, the story covered in the legal edition of From Good Hands to Boxing Gloves is available to the public. Find out for yourself why insurance companies are improperly denying and delaying claims, then defending their behavior at trial.
This terrific book will teach you all you need to know about the gentlemanly art of classic hand-to-hand combat. You will learn the basics, properly and exactly. Plus, you will learn what striking techniques to use with what blocking technique, foot work, and so much more. You will truly be amazed at the wealth of information in this one book.
Best Boxing Books: The Ultimate List
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Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn: Boxing's Unforgettable Summer of 1941
Author(s): Ed Gruver
ID: 3411895, Publisher: Lyons Press, Year: 2022, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Author(s): Sasso, Frank
ID: 2936130, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
A Social History of Sheffield Boxing, Volume I: Rings of Steel, 1720–1970
Author(s): Matthew Bell, Gary Armstrong
ID: 2958739, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2021, Size: 17 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.