How to Be a Good Athlete

What are the key attitudes and principals for athletics? This article explains the most fundamental keys to being an athlete. It is very helpful for beginners who don’t have access to an involved coach yet.

Boxrec

BoxRec is an online record keeper compiling data about past and present professional boxers and their bouts. It was inaugurated in May 2000 with 20,000 bouts. With nearly 100 editors representing 38 countries, it now has data on over 2.1 million bouts, making it the premier boxing record resource.

Pound-for-Pound Lists

A pound-for-pound (P4P) list is a ranking of boxers according to numerous objective and subjective factors. Accordingly, this list is a handy tool for both experts and enthusiasts to compare boxers across weight divisions and across time. In this article, we compile some of the most prominent P4P lists and explain how each list ranks their boxers.

Types of Boxing Styles

Styles make fights, and the best style is a versatile one. Yet, every boxer has a natural style–tendencies in their game that ideally maximizes their strengths and minimizes their weaknesses. Your opponent (or you) will resort to one of these four basic types of styles and their accompanying guards.