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Old 04-28-2005, 03:23 PM
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Default Beginner Boxing...Good Buy?

Is this a good buy for a beginner boxer who wants to get into the sport...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...150532643&rd=1


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Old 04-28-2005, 05:13 PM
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just join a gym. that heavy bag is really light and that stuff looks cheap as hell anyways.
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Old 04-28-2005, 05:21 PM
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Looks like a decent deal to me. But joining a gym is just about right, unless you have lots of space in your house to put up a bag and hit it without other people getting annoyed.
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Old 04-28-2005, 05:39 PM
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Looks like a decent deal to me. But joining a gym is just about right, unless you have lots of space in your house to put up a bag and hit it without other people getting annoyed.
well, he also need someone to teach him too hit the bag so JOIN A GYM.
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Old 04-28-2005, 08:33 PM
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NONE of that stuff will help you "get into the sport". You might be able to work up a good sweat and lose some weight, but unless you join a boxing gym and work with an experienced coach, you'll never learn a thing. And if anything, you'll only pick up a bunch of bad habits and shoddy technique, so if you ever DO get a coach and start training for real, he'll have to work with you twice as much to beat those bad habits out of you.

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Old 05-01-2005, 03:43 AM
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i have to train my ass off for ages.... well i like to cus no one wants to be a fatass AND everyone wants 2 be a boxer (exept 4 puffs) lol
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Old 05-01-2005, 09:27 PM
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join a gym to learn how to fight. once u know proper technique there is no harm in buying extra gear to practice at home.

but whatever u do dont teach yourself bad habits,...they can be a "real pain" later on.
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