Unbreakable -: An Autobiography

Unbreakable -: An Autobiography

Mary Kom

Language: English

Pages: 180

ISBN: 9351160092

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


About the bookunbreakable is an autobiography from a five-time world boxing champion mary kom. This book talks about the boxing life of india's leading female boxer, mary kom and the hardships she had to overcome to reach the position she is in currently; a successful endeavor told from the very words of the person who went through it all.this autobiography is everything you need to know about the great boxer, mary kom. The book includes her childhood, her rebellions, her love and marriage life and her steep rise in the world of boxing. Born in a modest family, mary kom shared a keen interest in athletics right from her childhood. But she did not decide upon taking boxing as a career until she met an inspiration from the success of dingko singh. This inspiration led her to become a boxer in the year 2000. Being born to parents who work in agricultural fields, mary's dream to become a professional boxer couldn't be a cake walk. But her tough childhood of physical labor worked her way when she decided to step into the boxing ring.mary kom intended to inspire millions of women around the world by telling her story and it's needless to say her story is indeed an inspiring one. She also shares her love and marriage life in the book. After meeting onler kom in 2001, they dated for the next 4 years and married in 2005. Unbreakable was published by harpet sport on 27 november 2013 in paperback.

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was such that I didn’t want to waste time doing anything else. I thought the occasional admonishments were well worth the time I spent practising. I was too young to understand the adverse effects it might have in the long run. Fortunately, I had my coach looking out for me. We had to follow a weekly schedule of different exercises to remain fit. The schedule was divided into morning and afternoon sessions of three hours each. Monday MORNINGFitness exercises EVENINGPlaying, tactics and training

Grandfather’s wishes. Anu, on the other hand, was disappointed. Like most expecting mothers in India, she had hoped for a son. A daughter, she believed, would be more of a burden than a help. Would she be able to toil in the fields alongside her father as a son would? The disappointment was short-lived though, because she was soon wrapped in gratitude that her child was healthy, and in the happiness that she was now a mother. The tradition in my tribe is to name the children after their elders.

worried that I would give up my career once I got married, as was common among women sportspersons. I was startled that he should say such a thing. I thought he, of all people, understood that the ‘gold medal haul’ (as people were calling it those days) was not easy at all. I had put everything else in my life aside to spend five or six hours every day working out and keeping fit. I practised my techniques with single-minded devotion, fought bouts in the ring with different sparring partners,

called father to say, ‘Apa, please pray for me. I have to play today.’ He assured me, ‘Don’t worry, I’m always praying for you. Sanahen, I am confident you will not come back emptyhanded. May God bless you abundantly.’ My first bout on 5 August was against Karolina Michalczuk of Poland. It was a special day for me – the birthday of my twins. It was an auspicious day for my inaugural entry to the Olympics. I was convinced that nothing would go wrong. So I quelled my nervousness at the vastness

both, he says. ‘I’m sad about the hard times, happy that you’re so successful today.’ Night falls early in the east, just as dawn arrives early. It is only after dinner, when it’s pitch black outside and not conducive to work, that my parents sit down and relax. There was no television in the village then; we certainly couldn’t afford one. So Apa would ask me to roll out the mat and study. I would be bone-tired, but this was the only time I could catch up on homework and other assignments. I

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