Welcome to the resources page for Boxing for Self-Defense Taking the Sweet Science from the Ring to the Street. Here you can find the information mentioned in the book, but also a lot more.
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Throughout the book, I pointed to this resources page for additional information. Everything is listed here below per chapter. As time goes by, I will add more content to this page.
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Chapter 1: Nuts and Bolts
- Impact of a punch when breaking a board. Watch the kinetic energy go through the whole arm and notice how his wrist collapses as the fist snaps upward.
Chapter 1: Nuts and Bolts
- Boxing in 1894
- Jack Johnson, becoming the heavyweight champion in 1908
- Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies: A Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Boxing, Kicking, Grappling, and Fencing with the Cane and Quarterstaff by Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery
- Boxing fouls
- How not to use boxing for self-defense. White t-shirt guy throws crappy punches and pays the price.
- Parking garage fight. This is not self-defense, this is mutual combat.
- Mutual combat. Plenty of ways to avoid the fight so legally speaking, a claim of self-defense is next to impossible.
- Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence A good introduction to the differences between combat sports and martial arts training compared to street violence.
- Musings on Violence: Martial Arts, Self-Defense, Law Enforcement, Warriorhood. Another eye-opener on the realities of street violence.
- Boxer’s fracture
- Hardcore Heavy Bag Training book
- Combat Sanshou: Striking video
Chapter 2: Getting Started
- Sucker punch. Re-read the part about stances in this chapter with this video in mind.
- Worst stance ever: hands behind the back. Don’t ever do this.
- No fighting stance. Notice how many of these punches are thrown from nowhere near a fighting stance.
- In the Name of Self-Defense:: What it costs. When it’s worth it. A great primer on what is and isn’t self-defense.
- The Law of Self Defense. Written by a lawyer specialized in self-defense. Another must-read.
- Gennady Golovkin The Lost Art Of Shifting. Shifting footwork in the ring.
Chapter 3: Basic Offense
Chapter 4: Basic Defense
- Championship Fighting: Explosive Punching and Aggressive Defense
- Lost Victories: The War Memoirs of Hitler’s Most Brilliant General
Chapter 6: Goals and Tactics
- One-punch knockouts. End the fight as quickly as possible.
- Mother kicks guy beating her son on the ground. Bystander intervention
- Turkish boxer in a street fight against multiple opponents Good technique and footwork to avoid getting swarmed.
- Former boxing champion knocks out guy in a street fight The fight is over in one second.
- Vasyl Lomachenko
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