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The Straight Left and How to cultivate it

ByJim Driscoll

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One of the most popular boxers of the early 20th Century, "Peerless" Jim Driscoll wrote multiple books instructing in the sweet science. With a computed lifetime record of 63-4-6, 39 KO, physical trainer for the British Army in WWI, and internationally regarded for his technical skill, the Featherweight boxer had more than enough experience and skills to write this, somewhat short, book on the Straight Left. More than just a "jab," Driscoll lays out his case that the Straight Left is a neglected, often misunderstood, workhorse of the skillful boxer. He builds his case from chapter to chapter, culminating with specific instruction on how to train with both live sparring partners, targets, shadow boxing, and footwork drills. This book is a priceless snapshot of a nearly forgotten style, sure to please modern boxers and martial artists.

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Publication Date
Oct 22, 2010
Language
English
Category
Sports
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Jim Driscoll

Specifications

Pages
77
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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