AGE AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS.
In amateur boxing, there are age restrictions. Athletes no younger than 17 and no older than 34 years old can take part in international competitions held under the auspices of AIBA. Usually, by the age of 34, many boxers leave a big sport or become professionals. (By the way, you can’t go back to amateurs, even if age allows.) Continue reading
BOXING (eng. “Boxing”, from “box” – “beat with a fist, box”), a kind of martial arts, fisticuffs according to certain rules on a special platform (ring). Compliance with the rules monitors the judge in the ring – the referee. The fights are in full contact. Boxers perform in special gloves; protective equipment is also used to minimize injuries. The course of the fight is necessarily observed by a doctor. Continue reading