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Boxing and other Combat Sports

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Journey into the daring world of mighty martial artists, weighty wrestlers and ferocious fencers.

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Dimensions (cm) :22 (H) x 15 (W) x 0.4 (D) x 0.1kg
ISBN :9781846967313
Author :Andy Horsley
Publisher :Tick Tock Books
Type :Glossy Cover (Paperback)

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Did you know that taekwondo fighters can smash bricks using only their hands and feet? That there are three different fencing disciplines? Or that Judo was invented in Japan in 1892?

From judo to boxing, this book explores all the combat events in Olympic competition:

• Background history of the event.

• The rules of the event, and how the competitor wins.

• The skills and tactics.

• Clothing, equipment and the place where the event is held.

• The men and women who have made Olympic history.

• Great Olympic moments.

• Amazing statistics.

• “Did you know” facts – ranging from the heroic to the bizarre!

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Boxing and other Combat Sports

Boxing and other Combat Sports

Journey into the daring world of mighty martial artists, weighty wrestlers and ferocious fencers.

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