The Berlin Boxing Club - Part I: Boxing Lesson No. 1, Uncle Jakob, and Drawing in on Max Summary & Analysis

Robert Sharenow
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In the chapter “Boxing Lesson No. 1,” after the crowd has left the gallery, Hildy and Karl wrap up the paintings for Max. Hildy comments about Anny’s beauty, saying she wishes she were getting beauty lessons. Once the two are back upstairs, Max bounces a small rubber ball to Karl. He comments that the boy has decent reflexes. He tells Karl to exercise his hands using the ball daily. Max also instructs Karl to see if he can take over shoveling the coal for his building’s furnace, an exercise to build his arm and shoulder muscles. Finally, he tells the boy he needs to be able to do the three hundred, a basic for boxers consisting of one hundred pushups, one hundred sit ups, fifty chin ups and fifty minutes of running...

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