Boxing Training Equipment
Get the Right Training Equipment!
Boxing training is an extremely cost effective way of keeping fit. The equipment required to support a boxing training regime can vary. You may think for example that boxing gloves are boxing gloves, but there are some very important differences between types of gloves. On this page you can access some essential advice on what boxing training equipment to buy and how to use it.
These articles will ensure that you don't waste money on the wrong kit for the wrong purpose. They will also ensure that you can address the vitally important aspect of safety.
Look After the Tools of the Trade!
If anyone ever tells you that you don't need to protect your hands when hitting a heavy bag, don't listen to them. As you improve your boxing skills, your punching power will improve accordingly. The stresses that go through your hands in boxing are massive, so it's vital to give your hands the protection that they need. Check out this article Hand Wraps - Protect the Tools of the Trade to find out how to protect those deadly weapons!
Think You Know Gloves?
Boxing gloves come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours. But, what is the difference between them? What type of gloves are used in the professional boxing ring as opposed to the amateur boxing ring? Why are sparring gloves so big? To get your thoughts clear on the types of boxing gloves out there, check out the article Boxing Gloves - 6 Things to Know.
The Ever-Present Heavy Bag
A boxing gym is defined by the presence of punch bags, also known as heavy bags. The percussive hammer blows delivered by the boxers reverberate around the place, providing a soundtrack that is truly unmistakable. But, the beauty of a heavy bag is that it need not be restricted to the boxing gym. On the contrary they can easily be used in the home. Read the article Buying a Boxing Punch Bag - What to Know before investing in a punch bag.
The Trainer's Best Friend
As a boxing coach, there is no single piece of equipment more important and useful to me than the boxing punch pads. Also called focus mitts, the punch pads allow me to fully replicate an opponent so that I can really challenge the boxer. It takes the heavy bag principle to the next level, allowing complete interaction between the boxer and the coach. When purchasing punch pads, there are a few things that I like to consider. Here's an article called Buying Boxing Punch Pads - What You Need to Know.
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