Boxing is the practice of fighting with the fists, especially with padded gloves in a roped square ring according to prescribed rules , usually wearing Protective Gloves, throw Punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a Boxing Ring . It Includes Shadow Punches and heavy bag workout.
- a) Amateur Boxing
Amateur boxing (also called Olympic Boxing or Common Wealth Boxing) is a variant of Boxing with some rules and regulations .Athletes are geared to protect the health (Head guards). 10 oz. Gloves for competitions, specially designed with cushion . Scoring is based on number of clean punches landed, rather than physical power. Referees also ensure that the boxers don’t use holding tactics to prevent the opponent from swinging . If this occurs, the referee separates the opponents and orders them to continue boxing.
- b) Professional Boxing
Rules vary from country to country, sometimes even within one country. 6, 8, and 10 oz. gloves for Competitors, depending on jurisdiction . Scoring is based on punches, knock-downs, knockouts and injuring the opponent can also be counted. Some tactics considered fouls in amateur boxing are permitted in professional boxing.