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View Poll Results: For Kids: Boxing or Wrestling?
Boxing 4 21.05%
Wrestling 15 78.95%
Voters: 19. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-03-2017, 01:10 PM
 
Location: West of Louisiana, East of New Mexico
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I'd do boxing first just to see if the kid likes the sport. Outside of the truly gifted, it's a very difficult craft to master. Most people can be decent grapplers/wrestlers if they trained hard enough and were committed. If your kid is inclined to box, it'll be apparent right away. If not, you can move on without much time wasted.

However, if the kid likes both, I'd train boxing first and then incorporate wrestling later. Boxing is simply harder to learn for most so it's probably best to learn it first. The conditioning, footwork, head movement and punching skills from boxing are almost underrated in today's world.
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Old 07-03-2017, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Raleigh
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Boxing scholarships are rare but lots of colleges have wrestling teams.
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Old 07-04-2017, 07:41 AM
 
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wrestling is for people who are afraid to get hit so they crawl on the floor and just stay on top of their opponents and I wouldn't suggest it, the boy can turn out gay because of this
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Old 07-05-2017, 11:01 AM
 
Location: spring tx
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wrestling is for people who are afraid to get hit so they crawl on the floor and just stay on top of their opponents and I wouldn't suggest it, the boy can turn out gay because of this
this is the most ridiculous statement i have ever read on all of CITY DATA, and iv read some pretty ridiculous things around here
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Old 07-08-2017, 12:12 PM
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The central-nervous-system does not take kindly to receiving blows......I say wrestling.
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:00 PM
 
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wrestling is for people who are afraid to get hit so they crawl on the floor and just stay on top of their opponents and I wouldn't suggest it, the boy can turn out gay because of this
The funniest statement!
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