Overview:George Francis: Trainer of Champions - This is an autobiography of boxing trainer, George Francis. Borne in 1928 in the slums of Camden Town, he left school at the age of 11, and immediately started work. His earliest involvement with boxing was as a bare-knuckle street fighter but, after a spell in Wormwood Scrubs, he turned from pavement warfare to amateur boxing. He was a member of a local boxing club and it was here that he decided to switch from boxer to trainer, and soon he took on professional fighters - particularly black fighters. This was to be the start of an amazing career which saw of the best trainers in the world, involved with some of the greatest boxers in the world including Frank Bruno, John Conteh, Cornelius Boza-Edwards and John Mugabe. Francis's story is a remarkable slice of social history, an ebullient record of a colourful man and it offers an inside view of the mystique of the boxing trainer as motivator, conditioner and strategist. Francis survived setbacks and hardships that would have destroyed lesser men but he survived with good humour and exceptional moral strength. This book includes quotes from such well-known figures as Frank Bruno and Don King and the George Francis fitness method - unique to the man who is known as the best conditioner of boxers.
This book is on page /991d858404670cb95ebe7995ae4965fd/book/1603725653-9781840180596. It was written by the following authors: Stacy L. Lorenz, George Francis, Graeme Fife. Book George Francis: Trainer of Champions, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd, Transworld Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Business, Sports Books, True Stories, Finance, Law, Biography. The book was published on 1998-09-10 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 549 g. File for download George Francis: Trainer of Champions has PDF format and is called george-francis-trainer-of-champions.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our lib-et-deco.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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