The tactics of the coach against Vorg is based on a succession of sudden melee after which the least enduring two boxers will drop his guard for breath. The victory Ippo so upon his endurance. He will have to work hard breathing and cardiovascular system. In order to have a chance, the coach must impose an extremely strong pace to Ippo. Because of that, a few days before the game, Ippo begins to think that it will not recover in time from his training.