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Is Boxing Good for Self Defense?

Boxing is undoubtedly a popular sport and can be a lucrative career path for a small percentage of people.


It’s also quite fun and exciting to watch. These days, we get to enjoy incredible fighters like Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin, Anthony Joshua, and Tyson Fury bless the ring with their presence.


But what about self-defense? If you’re interested in signing up for boxing to improve your self-defense abilities, would it help you? Let’s find out.


Boxing For Self-Defense?


At first glance, boxing might seem like one of the simplest martial arts out there:


Land punches and avoid getting hit.


This certainly makes up a big part of boxing, but the art is much more nuanced than most people imagine. You have to master footwork