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Can You Defend Yourself?

By Ed Attanasio, published on Dec 3, 2010

... and the loss was definitely a knockout. So, after the recent incident, I decided to inquire about learning how to defend myself effectively. I considered several forms of self-defense—karate, judo, or boxing. And after some thought, I decided to try boxing.

So, I took a trip to the Polk Street Gym to see what I could learn about not getting my ass kicked at the park. The first person I met there was the owner, Simon “The Nightmare” Redmond. Redmond is an amateur boxer who came to the city in 1996 from Dublin, Ireland. He’s a former Golden Gloves champion and a boxing... (more)

Tags: san francisco, boxing, simone nightmare redmond, polk street gym

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