Hats, Handwraps and Headaches

Hats, Handwraps and Headaches

A Life on the Inside of Boxing
Paddy Fitzpatrick with Lee Simpson
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The inspiring, surprising and sometimes shocking story of Irish boxing coach Paddy Fitzpatrick. After learning his trade at Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach's Wild Card gym, Paddy returned to England and took George Groves to three unforgettable world title fights. There are laughs and tears aplenty in this gripping account of a life in boxing.

Click here to listen to Paddy on Talk Radio Europe
Click here to listen to Paddy and Lee on the Pitch Boxing Podcast
Click here to listen to Paddy on BBC Radio Wiltshire Breakfast Show

About the author

Paddy Fitzpatrick has collaborated with Lee 'Teach' Simpson to write his life story. Lee is a director of learning in state education and has written a series of articles entitled 'Pugilistic Pedagogy' for an educational magazine. The series explores how teachers can improve their teaching techniques by observing boxing coaches and using methods from the boxing gym. He has also written poetry and short stories for various literary journals.

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