Analysis of the height of power
Exploring the differences of heavy hands versus speed-based power
I've never taken a punch in the head from a professional boxer. If I had, I probably wouldn't have enough brain cells left to write about it. But back in the 1970s, when I was a regular visitor at Joe Frazier's Gym in North Philly, middleweight contender Bennie Briscoe occasionally gave me a love tap on the upper arm as he walked past.
It was a gesture of recognition from a bona fide badass, and as much as I cherished the acknowledgement, my arm always ached the next day. Briscoe had what ...
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