Punching, the raw basics of hand to hand combat. This sporting art is very effective for self defence. Essentially only 6 striking techniques, but the combinations, blocking, footwork movement have this 'sweet science' highly technical and respected. It is far from thuggish and brawling, there are heavy tactical training drills and of course fitness is essential.
Relationship to Krav Maga
Punching is an essential element of Krav Maga and boxing is the sweet science of punching. Krav Maga takes the basic skills, from striking through to body mechanics and power generation through to advanced footworks and evasion as well as combinations directly from the boxing style.