Boxing Mastery

Advanced Technique, Tactics, and Strategies from the Sweet Science

Boxing Mastery

This comprehensive manual illustrates and tells how to throw advanced combinations, cut off the ring, fight off the ropes, generate power, corner a foe and how to hit and not get hit. Information is presented through logical, easy-to-follow drills that require just two pairs of gloves and the enthusiasm of a sparring partner.

Boxing for MMA

Building the Fistic Edge in Competition & Self-Defense for Men & Women

Boxing for MMA

Although dramatic head kicks and garrote-tight submissions may get most of the airplay in highlight reels, the stats show that punching combinations and knockouts reap more MMA victories than any other fighting technique. This boxing primer not only covers the basics, including stance, footwork, punches, and combinations, it takes these boxing skills and views them through an MMA prism that addresses the realities of the mixed martial arts game. While there are some must-know fistic skills for MMA, there are also more than a few boxing tactics that will get you smashed in MMA. Boxing for MMA builds on the good and tosses the bad, discussing the differences in strategy and tactics when it comes to facing likely MMA scenarios. Matchups covered include Boxing vs. Wrestling, Boxing vs. Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing vs. Muay Thai, Boxing vs. the Slugger, Dirty Boxing Inside the Clinch, and Boxing off of the Fence. All the techniques are illustrated in hundreds of action-sequence images, making this guide the go-to resource for blending boxing skills into your fighting arsenal.

MMA Mastery: Ground and Pound

MMA Mastery: Ground and Pound

Offering cohesion and clarification for what is currently a loose collection of strategies, this reference delves into the “ground and pound” fighting method—winning a fight by striking an opponent after a takedown. Demonstrating through fight metrics how just as many matches are won by strikes as submissions, this manual addresses the importance of proper “grounding” and lists an array of riding, pinning, and transitioning skills. Following the first element up by introducing an exhaustive “pounding” vocabulary, this guide is key to making stand-up strikers all the more formidable on the floor. Guaranteed to improve the game of even the best submission players, this handbook ensures tighter defense and enhanced offensive tactics, offering a one-stop solution for this vital but often overlooked aspect of the mixed martial arts arena.

MMA Mastery

Strike Combinations

MMA Mastery

Illustrates how top mixed martial-arts fighters effectively use strike combinations, in a guide to essential tactics that includes coverage of footwork, recommendations for merging defensive and offensive moves and tips for overcoming range-related challenges. Original.

Boxer's Book of Conditioning and Drilling

Boxer's Book of Conditioning and Drilling

The author of the best-selling Boxing Mastery introduces a diverse and unique group of drill sets that can be completed alone or with a partner combining floor exercises with boxing-specific equipment including the heavy bag, medicine ball and jump rope. Original.

Boxing Like the Champs 2

More Lessons from Boxing's Greatest Fighters

Boxing Like the Champs 2

Get a load of just some of the recently unearthed gold in this volume: 1. Jack Johnson's "Biceps Punch." 2. Gentleman Jim's Not-Quite-a-Jab. 3. Joe Louis's "Attacking the Buckler" strategy. 4. Gunboat Smith's devastating "Occipital Punch." 5. Bare-knuckle legend Jack Slack's "Chopper." 6. The real deal on how Jack Dempsey built the power in that Lead Hook. 7. "Hurricane" Jackson's wild "Scoop Punch." 8. How Joe Frazier built his eccentric defensive rhythm.

Boxing Like the Champs

Lessons from Boxing's Greatest Fighters

Boxing Like the Champs

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. Examining the training, technique and tactics of past champions, this book provides readers with recreated templates to drill and box precisely as the greats did. Here are five benefits a reader will gain from this book: 1. Gain historical perspective on one of mankind's most riveting and oldest sports. 2. Hone boxing skills via historical recreation modeling. 3. Create bonding with the material through historical perspective and physical execution. 4. Transform your boxing game as you learn to shift gears through champion mindsets. 5. Learn the valuable skill of immersion training versus simulacra training.

Enhancing Trader Performance

Proven Strategies From the Cutting Edge of Trading Psychology

Enhancing Trader Performance

Through his own trading experiences and those of individuals he has mentored, Dr. Brett Steenbarger is familiar with the challenges that traders face and the performance and psychological strategies that can meet those challenges. In Enhancing Trader Performance, Steenbarger shows you how to transform talent into trading skill through a structured process of expertise development and reveals how this approach can help you achieve market mastery.

No Holds Barred Fighting: The Ultimate Guide to Conditioning

Elite Exercises and Training for NHB Competition and Total Fitness

No Holds Barred Fighting: The Ultimate Guide to Conditioning

Ideal for aspiring or practicing no-holds-barred (NHB) athletes or for anyone seeking an elite fitness routine, this manual employs the regimens of top NHB athletes. Explaining how to apply the scientific concepts of specificity and synergy to create tailored workout routines, this manual features scores of exercises—from old standbys to modern training techniques—for any type of athlete. Requiring minimal time and equipment, the programs in this resource add excitement to routines and keep readers stimulated while providing fundamental training information for all skill levels.

Boxer's Bible of Counterpunching

The Killer Response to Any Attack

Boxer's Bible of Counterpunching

Boxing is more about what you do in resonse to punches than punching prowess itself. This guide is an encyclopedia of counter boxing and includes every effective defense, response and follow-up combination to every attack.--Publisher.