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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 27, 1911, Image 9

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LEARNING TO HANBLE YOtJR1 FISTS ABE' VATTELL'
n f. GIVES'AfiyipE.QN PEFENSET . ,'.
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Attell blocking left and countering with,right.
(Featherweight Charnpidn Abe
'Attell is the hero of more f than.
250 battles in the' squared .ring.
Hehas come-up from the bottom
round of the ladder through sheer.
ability. At first he' was a knock
out fighter, but quickly picked up'
cleverness until he is today heatf
and shoulders Oyer-most of the so
called clever, boxers. In today's
story he explains ;the .defensive
side of boxing. Editor.) . '
By Abe Attell.'
Featherweight Champion.
I have engaged in about 250
bouts since I .began boxing and
what I have to say here, about
the defensive side of the sport, ex
plains the methods I. follow.
Having learned position, the
yqung boxer should-take up the
defense. Beginners invariably
overlook one. important part of
defense guarding , the body.
3Vhena'b'low is sliot' toward a

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