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Being in shape and being in fighting shape are 2 entirely different things. Are you ready for competitive fighting? Boxing is tough, I know.
Setting a record has rarely seemed so easy. Midway into the first round of the championship bout against Jennifer Chieng, Cruz was galloping and feinting around the ring, as if taunting her opponent: Just try and catch me. Chieng had no chance.
The main differences are in the Rules as well as in the Objectives of the two sports, with different safety standards and records. Because of this distinction, unlike in other sports, athletes as well as referees and judges of professional boxing are not permitted to participate in amateur and Olympic boxing events. The following are a few examples of the differences between amateur and professional boxing.
The short format allows tournaments to feature several bouts over several days as seen in the Olympics. I think its fair to say that the easiest way to find a boxing gym will be online you could just search boxing gyms in whatever area you live and you should get a list of gyms in your area, another option is on Facebook as most gyms will more than likely have a Facebook page with information there, or alternatively you could try some old-fashioned word of mouth. Beware, in your area there will be many of gyms but a lot of them will be general gyms full to the brim with gym rats or fitness freaks whichever you preferin addition, might teach you boxing like training such as boxercise or cardio kickboxing but will more than likely not involve physical contact with a sparring partner or even training devices.
Amateur boxing is practised at the collegiate level, at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games, and in many other venues sponsored by amateur boxing associations. Amateur boxing bouts are short in duration and fighters wear head protection, so this type of competition prizes point-scoring blows rather than physical power. Bouts comprise three rounds of three minutes in men, and four rounds of two minutes in women, each with a one-minute interval between rounds.
What most people do not realize, however, is that there are serious differences between how Olympic amateur boxing is conducted and how professional boxing is conducted. The rules, the boxers themselves, the length of the bouts, and the atmosphere surrounding both sports are fairly different. Here are the biggest differences between professional and amateur or Olympic boxing.
Boxing dates back to Ancient Egypt, and for centuries there were no rules and no protective gear until It was straight bare-knuckle fist fighting until then. The boxing gloves were invented in the late s with the style we recognize today.
Amateur boxing is a variant of boxing practised at the collegiate level, at the Olympic GamesPan American Games and Commonwealth Gamesas well as many associations. Amateur boxing bouts are short in duration, comprising three rounds of three minutes in men, and four rounds of two minutes in women, each with a one-minute interval between rounds. Men's senior bouts changed in format from four two-minute rounds to three three-minute rounds on January 1,