A comprehensive, practical guide to n-contact boxing - looks at workouts in an individual, group or class setting. Learn how to improve clients' body composition, heart-lung stamina, strength, speed, co-ordination, balance and flexibility. It also covers boxing training's less tangible but equally important benefits such as building confidence and self-esteem - especially relevant to schools and young people. Key features: * Fully illustrated, with vibrant photographs and practical diagrams for imparting core boxing and safety techniques (e.g. wrapping clients' hands; teaching correct stance, punches and combinations) * Sample training programmes for clients of differing abilities and fitness levels, with guidance on safe and appropriate progression * Relevant content on dietary and health matters. The Complete Guide to Boxing Fitness is a tried-and-tested, unique guide to boxing skills and drills for the fitness and sporting arenas.
Hilary Lissenden is a coach and judge for the Amateur Boxing Association of England. As a Level 3 certified personal trainer, she specialises in the creative use of non-contact boxing in general and sport-specific fitness, working with private clients, schools and community organisations. In July 2011 she co-authored Boxing Fitness, a training guide for the public, also published by Bloomsbury.