FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 29 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Antalerico, Uzumaki, dbrit, pwm, 3DMAA
22977 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Antalerico 2
cxt 2
Dereck 2
futsaowingchun 2
ergees 1
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
2015 Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar: Finals bronzes stream
by ergees
07/19/15 05:40 PM
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:06 PM
CSW Erik Paulson Chicago Area October 10, 2015
by Marcus Charles
07/04/15 05:25 PM
if you had only one tech to teach for self defence
by WesJones
01/28/15 09:20 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by
01/07/08 03:11 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by
08/15/00 07:29 PM
Recent Posts
2015 Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar: Finals bronzes stream
by ergees
07/19/15 05:40 PM
if you had only one tech to teach for self defence
by Dereck
07/15/15 10:52 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by cxt
07/09/15 08:54 PM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by cxt
07/09/15 08:52 PM
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:06 PM
Forum Stats
22977 Members
36 Forums
35620 Topics
432578 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#263992 - 06/16/06 01:20 PM Wrist Weights on a Heavy Bag
kyokushinkai Offline
Member

Registered: 05/27/05
Posts: 327
Loc: Prince Edward Island , Canada
I asked a question like this awhile ago, but it was for non-heavy bag use. I was wondering If They are beneficial to use on a heavy bag.
_________________________
"Using a spoon to row a boat is clearly the act of an idiot." Cord

Top
#263993 - 06/16/06 04:04 PM Re: Wrist Weights on a Heavy Bag [Re: kyokushinkai]
Cord Offline
Prolific

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
sadly not. The force of gravity on the wrist weights as you punch is downward therefore all that happens is that the shoulders fatigue prematurely from stress unrelated to the mechanics of punching. They will not help you punch faster or harder in any way. If you want to experiment with a specific exercise that could help whilst mimicking the movement of punching, search for footage of a 'standing neider press'. At least when done properly, you work the body with the correct biomechanics. Personaly I prefer to keep resistance work, and striking practice as completely seperate entities.
_________________________
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'
http://cord.mybrute.com

Top
#263994 - 06/17/06 10:15 AM Re: Wrist Weights on a Heavy Bag [Re: Cord]
kyokushinkai Offline
Member

Registered: 05/27/05
Posts: 327
Loc: Prince Edward Island , Canada
yea I didn't think it would work, but now I know for sure.
_________________________
"Using a spoon to row a boat is clearly the act of an idiot." Cord

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga