Boxing is popular among people especially adult and to the young generation. This sports is very useful since you can maintain fitness and physical health. Boxers get world recognition and more global viewers. The essential part of this sports is the techniques and trainings which need to be perfected through exercise and practice. Fitness and balanced diet are very important to remain active.
Why boxing is so famous?
The prime demand of this game are strength, agility, flexible leg, and good ground work out. And of course what beautifies the game is the focused punching.
There’s a perk:
Those who became interested with boxing got their own way to improve themselves in terms of building their confidence. Confidence and having a strong belief to achieve one’s dreams become possible because of the influence of sports.
This game needs a fair strategy in fighting, knockout the opponent is the main objective of the game. This games have set of rules and regulations that need to be followed by both opponents.
Criteria for win loose
The crucial factor of the game is time. Here are the some methods that compromise the winning criteria.
- Knock out: The opponent is knockout before the referee’s count.
- Technical knockout: when the opponent is already injured and cannot proceed to the next round.
- If there are number of rounds to be played the decisions will refer to judges and referee.
Fouls will be treated with disqualification and deduction of points. If there is a foul attempt five minutes recovery given to a boxer. No hitting and slapping without boxing gloves. Punching the opponent while holding the ropes to take advantage will be considered as illegal. When the referee declares timeout and the opponent continue to hit this will considered as fraud. Neck and back of the head should avoided to be hit in order to avoid a serious injury. Knockout countdown is up to ten seconds and the recovery time is up to twenty seconds. Types of fouls in boxing:
- Hitting the opponent with head, elbow, forearm and shoulder.
- Hitting below the belt
- Head butting
Amateur boxing the most popular form of boxing it is a kind of Olympics which for prize winning. The equipment used for this game are gloves and head gears. This games contain of three rounds each game are comprising of three minutes and one minute break.
Professional boxing it is the famous sports which include 10 to 12 rounds each game. No headgears to be bear with the boxers.
Materials used in boxing
Gloves it has a long size that extend for about 5 inch that covered the hands of the fighter completely. The main purpose of the gloves is to protect the knuckles and the face of the opponents.
Punching bag this can be used for training purpose. For reflex training you can use tear drop shaped speed bag. And for building punch strength you can use water or sand bag. Other are shorts, footwear, waist belt, pads, hands wrap, mouth guard, groin and others.
Personnel and time span of the game
Referee and judges are the main personnel of the game. The referee remains on the ring to monitor the game. There are three judges that assigned near the ring they were record and allocate points till the last session of the game. There are twelve session that compromise the game. They will be given a break. For advice and warm-up with the assistant and coach at the specified corner of the ring.
Some have given it a try. You will never know the fun it has to give if you don’t try it for yourself.