Essays Tagged: "Boxing"

Karate

ism to China along with a system of 18 self-defense exercises. The exercises evolved into a form of boxing, which spread, with Zen, throughout China and in the 12th century reached Japan. Karate origi ... ividuals, they are generally of the same rank and weight. Matches are conducted by a referee, as in boxing, and judges sit at the side of the mat. Most bouts last for one round, but black-belt champio ...

(6 pages) 116 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Boxing: Down for the Count

Boxing: Down for the CountThe tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxin ... practiced as a sport.' I could be mistaken, but there is a certain emphasis placed on the idea that boxing is practiced as a sport. It is rather ambiguous. Is boxing a sport to begin with? Is boxing s ... just making too big a deal out of a simple definition here. Nevertheless, this simple definition of boxing gives rise to one question we should all take some time to answer: should boxing be practiced ...

(6 pages) 99 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Violence in Society

were condoned, accepted and glorified.Today it seems like instead of gladiators we have boxers. Is boxing just a sport, or another way of violent behavior, that is not only accepted by society but al ... olent behavior, that is not only accepted by society but also in many ways glorified? Do we glorify boxing (most of the time bloody shows) because it is entertaining, or maybe because it is a multi-mi ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Robert Browning

and Italy. But he preferred tohave his education at home, where he was tutored in foreign languages,boxing, music, and horsemanship, and where he read 'omnivorously.' At theage of 14 he first discover ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Violence in Society, there seesm to be a need for it.. .

were condoned, accepted and glorified.Today it seems like instead of gladiators we have boxers. Is boxing just a sport, or another way of violent behavior, that is not only accepted by society but al ... olent behavior, that is not only accepted by society but also in many ways glorified? Do we glorify boxing (most of the time bloody shows) because it is entertaining, or maybe because it is a multi-mi ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The history of boxing

B.C. PERIODThere is an evidence of the fact that boxing existed in about the year 1500 BC on the Crete Island. The modern researches allow to insist ... Egyptian civilization through the Mediterranean region and the Middle East caused spreading out of boxing. In the year 686 BC boxing was so improved that it was included into the Olympic games progra ... roved that it was included into the Olympic games program. However that time it was roughly alike a boxing bout we know it today. All fights were carried out on open plots, where the spectators were t ...

(16 pages) 68 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernist Hemmingway.

of The Sun Also Rises with an extensive biography of Robert Cohn. Jake explains that Cohn was an ex-boxing Jewish man who attended Princeton and now worked as a journalist in Paris at the same company ...

(12 pages) 119 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

An essay that is based on a document from the regents.

n sports terminology because it is one of the most dominating American sports. Other sports such as boxing, football, hockey, gambling, basketball, track, field, and darts also contribute to our langu ... h. Basketball has given us the ever-lasting "Hi-Five" which we get after we accomplish a good deed. Boxing has given us a quote for giving up, "I'm throwing in the towel." Track and Field "Jumps the g ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The essay "1920's Recreation", is about the main recreations such as jazz, movies, and sports, during the 1920's. It also includes big names such as Babe Ruth, Charlie Chaplin, and Louis Armstrong.

lved?Sports were one of the major recreational entertainment businesses out there. From baseball to boxing, there were the reigning champions that dominated. With baseball, you could never go wrong wi ... nd fourteen home runs and dominated fifteen World Series. Then when you're in the mood for a little boxing with a champion fighter, there was always Mr. Jack Dempsey. Dempsey had once held the title f ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Narritive Essay - The Will to Win/Martial Arts Story

tional Championships for the martial art Tae Kwon Do. Sport Tae Kwon Do is a competition similar to boxing, only an impressive display of aerial kicks is the main arsenal of a competitor as opposed to ... display of aerial kicks is the main arsenal of a competitor as opposed to punching combinations in boxing. A point is scored and shown on a large electronic scoring screen when one competitor lands a ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Why African Americans Dominate in Sports"

The predominance of African Americans in sports such as basketball, football, track, and boxing is an extremely sensitive subject. The controversy lies in whether the reason for their succe ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Indigenous Races and "The Attraction of Boxing"

What is the appeal of boxing that attracts the indigenous races of society? And why is it that boxing is proving to be so ... ocial implications, which are having a great influence in the role of this current issue. If so has boxing been giving the indigenous races the platform in which to bring out their own idealism and cu ... al and social discriminations. Although black athletes only seem to excel in certain sports such as boxing they are however not so successful at sport such as tennis, swimming or cricket. To examine t ...

(6 pages) 39 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Father's Actions in "He Was a Boxer When I Was Small"

on enough rational sense to substitute these actions for the ones she believes are correct.Don used boxing as a way to leave behind the stresses of his family life. He strongly believed that boxing wo ... ould give him the courage, strength, motivation and commitment he needed to be successful. Although boxing seemed to be a sport to which Don could relate his life to, when it carried over from the rin ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce Et Decorum Est' compared to Jessie Popes 'Whos For The Game'

e 'The red crashing game of a fight?' She chooses 'red crashing game' as this conjures the image of boxing. The word 'fight' sounds a lot better than war or battle as it does not sound fatal. 'Who'll ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aegean, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art: A selsection of works to highlight on a tour of the ancient world.

e to time constraints I have narrowed the collection down to six knowledge-quenching selections.The Boxing Boys fresco (Figure 1)Our first destination is a small, Cycladic island in the Aegean Sea kno ... icular, are in impeccable shape considering their age.Selected for its Minoan characteristics, this Boxing Boys fresco (before 1628 B.C.) remains in excellent condition to this day. It is most likely ...

(7 pages) 73 0 2.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Theodor Roosevelt "T.R."

ther would go camping, but his father would have to talk him into going! His father would even hire boxing teachers for T.R. Slowly, but surely, T.R.'s welath and strength began to increase, and he be ...

(2 pages) 282 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stranger

way and although I walked alone on the street and although I would probably go home alone, after my boxing week shopping was all finished, that in reality I wasn't alone, not alone at all. In reality ...

(4 pages) 271 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Risk Of Death In Mixed Martial Arts

called for legislation to make mixed martial arts illegal they still supported such fight sports as boxing and kickboxing.Although both mixed martial arts and boxing are dangerous sports the potential ... h both mixed martial arts and boxing are dangerous sports the potential for death is much higher in boxing than in mixed martial arts because fighters do not receive repeated blows to the head and are ...

(2 pages) 384 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Boxing

BOXING Boxing is a very beneficial sport and it can also provide many rewards as well as a great dea ... d at the same time, I know of all of the unfavorable things.One of the most beneficial things about boxing is the sheer fact of the major athleticism of the sport. If you box, there is a very small ch ... If you box, there is a very small chance that you can be unhealthy. When you practice a sport like boxing, the cardiovascular effects on your body are incredible, as are the muscular effects. You gai ...

(2 pages) 414 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Muhammad Ali

with a "no". Ali then started training and began really impressive at the sport. He then began his boxing run to fame. He was known for having as people would say a "big mouth" but Clay always made s ...

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith