1864 1ed Sparring Self Defense Exercise Civil War Boxing Wrestling Illustrated

HILLEBRAND, L

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Hillebrand’s book ‘Sparring’ was written as a guide for exercise in the form of self-defense. This came at the rise in organized physical education and the establishment of private gymnasiums and athletic clubs where boxing or “sparring” was practiced. Hillebrand describes sparring as

“the art of attack and defence, the practice of which trains the arms and whole body for manly self-protection.”

 

Hillebrand includes topics on:

  • Position of Guard
  • Definition of Terms
  • Preparation
  • Blows
  • Fists
  • Wall Practice
  • Bodily Position between Opponents
  • The parry
  • Feints
  • General Rules
  • Dodging
  • Counters
  • And much more!

 

This 1864 edition includes numerous black and white illustrations throughout to demonstrate forms, stances, and moves!

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1864 1ed Sparring Self Defense Exercise Civil War Boxing Wrestling Illustrated

 

Hillebrand’s book ‘Sparring’ was written as a guide for exercise in the form of self-defense. This came at the rise in organized physical education and the establishment of private gymnasiums and athletic clubs where boxing or “sparring” was practiced. Hillebrand describes sparring as

“the art of attack and defence, the practice of which trains the arms and whole body for manly self-protection.”

 

Hillebrand includes topics on:

  • Position of Guard
  • Definition of Terms
  • Preparation
  • Blows
  • Fists
  • Wall Practice
  • Bodily Position between Opponents
  • The parry
  • Feints
  • General Rules
  • Dodging
  • Counters
  • And much more!

 

This 1864 edition includes numerous black and white illustrations throughout to demonstrate forms, stances, and moves!

 

Item number: #9372

Price: $499

 

HILLEBRAND, L

 

Sparring: or, the theory and practice of the art of self defence: a complete guide: classified and explained in a most simple manner

 

Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother; New York: Fisher & Denison, 1864. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 136
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~5.5in X 3.5in (14cm x 9cm)

 

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9372

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Other

Authors

HILLEBRAND, L

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete