Basic pummeling

Pummeling can be used both offensively and defensively, and learning the nuances of the art is critical for developing a strong clinch game. If you can dominate the pummel, you will have a better chance of achieving your desired goal, ^

whether it be pummeling for a body-lock to take your opponent down or pummeling in to create separation so you o can land strikes. The key to developing a strong pummel is to acquire a relaxed tension with your body. If you are too □

relaxed, your opponent will overpower you. If you are too tense, you will have no sensitivity to your opponent's move- q ments. Learning this fine balance is not something that can be taught through words—you simply have to get into the gym and practice. 2

Boxing Simplified

Boxing Simplified

Devoted as I am to popularizing amateur boxing and to improving the caliber of this particularly desirable competitive sport, I am highly enthusiastic over John Walsh's boxing instruction book. No one in the United States today can equal John's record as an amateur boxer and a coach. He is highly regarded as a sportsman. Before turning to coaching and the practice of law John was one of the most successful college and Golden Gloves boxers the sport has ever known.

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