Old School Boxing, How accurate is this video?

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  1. lklawson

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    Absolutely right. The covering hand position you describe is from the LPR era. John L. Sullivan stuff. The rear hand was held so it covered "the mark" (solar plexus). Some writers said that with a left lead, position your right fist in front of your left nipple.

    Called "milling." The action performed a similar function to the Dog Brothers "snakey stick" (I think that's what they call it).

    The extended guard acted as a foil to parry long range punches with, a barrier to inhibit closing distance, and a feeler to read movements. Many authors talk about this but Driscoll talks about it extensively in his book "The Straight Left and how to Cultivate it."

    Right on all counts.

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    Actually, "Marquess" is a valid spelling within this context.

    Marquess of Queensberry Rules - Wikipedia

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    Isn't everything that's good and right in the world? ;)

    I always think the same thing. :)

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    I should probably say people shouldn't go on the ARRSE NAAFI site, not really for the faint hearted lol. The forum site might be a bit much for many. :D
     
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    Why? Do they use British spelling instead of proper American? <ducking>

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    Have you ever met British Squaddies lol, lets say 'they are imaginative' when they speak?
     
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    This is how evidence works as well by the way.
     

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