Answers To Your Important Questions
About The Safety Of Amateur Boxing
What is the Difference Between Amateur Boxing and Professional Boxing?
Amateur boxing provides a safe, fun environment for boxers to train and compete in. Boxers are required to have mouthpieces as well as special safety gear when sparring. The safety gear is designed to absorb impacts rather than transfer them keeping the boxer safe. The physical condition of boxers is evaluated before and after each bout through physicals as well as the referees during bouts. Amateur boxing referees exercise more control in the ring than professional boxing and are constantly evaluating boxers throughout each bout.
How Does Amateur Boxing Compare With Other Sports?
Amateur boxing ranks as the safest sport among contact sports such as football and wrestling.
And according to a National Safety Council accident report, amateur boxing ranked 23rd on its list of injuries, below hockey, gymnastics and skating.