Inside The Ropes (Paperback)
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Inside the Ropes is a one of a kind book which reveals the inner beauty and intricacies of both the art and science of boxing. It is a passionate perspective of the sport and demonstrates the evolution of the human athlete through hard work, raw strength, and mental determination. Inside the Ropes is your all-access media pass to the training camps, press tours, weigh-ins, colourful characters, and all the drama of the big fights themselves. It features over 150 stunning images from today’s greatest ring battles by award winning and passionate-eyed photographer, Naoki Fukuda. On each page you will learn how great boxers of today have perfected their craft and achieved superb physical conditioning. They know everything meaningful in life results from hard work and putting forth an honest, consistent effort. Nothing quite like Inside the Ropes has ever been published before. This unique book is must have for every boxing aficionado.
About the Author
Andy Dumas had the fortune of growing up in an environment that promoted physical activity and the training of boxing. At a young age he hit the heavy bag, worked on his rhythm on the speed bag, jumped rope, and learned to compete in the ring. He understands the long hours of training, the commitment to the sport, and the intense mental focus that is required of the very best conditioned athlete. As a Certified Canadian Boxing Coach and a Fitness Consultant, Andy coaches novices, fitness enthusiasts, seasoned athletes, and boxers on the fundamentals of boxing and fitness. Naoki Fukuda, 55, is often called the best boxing photographer in the world.