Golden Gloves Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people engage in a contest using only their fists. Amateur boxing is an Olympic and Commonwealth sport and is a common fixture in most of the major international games – it also has its own World Championships. Boxing is supervised by a referee over a series of rounds lasting between one to three minutes. The result is decided when an opponent is deemed incapable to continue match by a referee or if an opponent is disqualified for breaking a rule, resigning by throwing in a towel, or by judges’ scorecards at the end of the bout.

The birth of boxing as a sport can be traced back to its acceptance by the ancient Greeks in the Olympic Games as early as 688 BC. Modern boxing evolved in Europe, particularly Great Britain and Germany.

*Not all programs are available at every AMAA location. Please call your local school to find out if the program you are interested in is offered.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

© 2018 American Martial Arts Association | Site by Kevin O'Neill