Originally Posted by turpinr
whats the opinion on these.i think they are a good idea to introduce a young fighter (10-15 years old) to boxing.
they only box 3 1 minute rounds and no decision is given.we have a kid at our boxing club who spars well sometimes when we take him to another gym and other times not, so a skills bout will will show him and his coaches if he's ready
I think skills bouts are a great idea.
Many coaches think otherwise i.e. they say if a fighter is not ready he should not be in the ring, but I disagree. It's a great way to introduce the young un's to boxing.