Scientific Boxing Together with Hints on Training and the Official Rules
"Gentleman" James J. Corbett held the title of World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1892 to 1897. Boxing under the Marquis of Queensberry rules, he is sometimes called The Father of Modern Boxing. Dubbed so because his "Scientific" approach to boxing which he used to great effect securing his title against the great John L. Sullivan. Besides a career in acting, Corbett rounded out his boxing career by teaching at the Olympic Club in San Francisco and writing this manual on his "Scientific Boxing" methods. Loaded with 50 photographs depicting technique and other greats of the ring, in this 1912 edition Corbett gives descriptions and instruction on both legal, and illegal, ring technique. Faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson, the copious photographs and clear description make this manual a must for Boxing historians and modern Martial Artists alike.
- Publication Date
- Oct 1, 2011
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): James J. Corbett