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 (), 41 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Bartfast, ZapEm, AndyLA, danacohenn, ksusanc
22906 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Dobbersky 6
AndyLA 5
Ed_Morris 4
futsaowingchun 3
VDJ 2
August
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
Biu Tzu- Snake hand strike
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:02 PM
Chum Kiu 2nd section applications
by futsaowingchun
08/20/14 09:54 PM
2013 World Championship Rio: The Gallery (HD)
by ergees
08/19/14 05:22 AM
Chi Sao demonstration
by futsaowingchun
08/14/14 10:57 PM
Decent Fight channel
by FrankyFruits
08/07/14 09:19 PM
2014 European Championships Cadets Athens: Videos
by ergees
08/07/14 10:00 AM
Life goes on....
by Dobbersky
08/07/14 05:59 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Bartfast
08/05/14 04:18 PM
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by Dobbersky
07/10/14 07:14 AM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Recent Posts
Biu Tzu- Snake hand strike
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 09:02 PM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Ed_Morris
08/26/14 09:58 PM
The Karate punch
by Ed_Morris
08/26/14 09:27 PM
Chum Kiu 2nd section applications
by futsaowingchun
08/20/14 09:54 PM
2013 World Championship Rio: The Gallery (HD)
by ergees
08/19/14 05:22 AM
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by VDJ
08/15/14 05:46 PM
Chi Sao demonstration
by futsaowingchun
08/14/14 10:57 PM
** Introduce Yourself! **
by Dobbersky
08/11/14 05:03 AM
Decent Fight channel
by FrankyFruits
08/07/14 09:19 PM
2014 European Championships Cadets Athens: Videos
by ergees
08/07/14 10:00 AM
Forum Stats
22906 Members
36 Forums
35572 Topics
432478 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#284977 - 09/12/06 12:20 AM Some Boxing Questions
MastaFighta Offline
Member

Registered: 04/10/05
Posts: 260
Loc: United States
I was wondering about a couple of things:

I remember seeing Boxers having some kind of large pad smacked into their abs and I was wondering what it's called and what does it do for you.

Another thing I remember seeing is Boxers having their feet on the top rope of a Boxing ring and laying on their necks on the canvas. They roll on their necks left and right and I was wondering what this is called and what does it do for you.

Top
#284978 - 09/12/06 12:03 PM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: MastaFighta]
gskowal Offline
Newbie

Registered: 09/05/06
Posts: 15
The neck exercise is probably for strenghting the neck muscles, some believe by doing so your will be stronger and more resistant to snaping when punch will at the end will give you ability to take stronger punches to the head( less of a chance to be knocked out) does it work? i dont know, it hasnt been proven that it actually helps you with knockouts..

Top
#284979 - 09/12/06 03:26 PM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: MastaFighta]
Prizewriter Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 2573
Regarding the ab excercise, are you referring to a medicine ball? If so, it is done to help condition the abs to tense upon impact, which is what should be done to deter the opponent from hitting your stomach because a) they will feel the impact more, b) it won't effect you as much.
_________________________
"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food" Hippocrates.

Top
#284980 - 09/13/06 05:40 AM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: Prizewriter]
crablord Offline
th3 t4sty sn4ck

Registered: 08/10/06
Posts: 1530
Loc: Australia, QLD, GC
normally i just make a habit of keeping my stomach tensed during the whole fight.
_________________________
"They say the only way to kill a lion is with a rear naked choke, but I'd just kick it in the head"

Top
#284981 - 10/03/06 02:50 AM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: crablord]
Boomer Offline
Member

Registered: 11/26/04
Posts: 304
Loc: York, Pa
how do you breathe? seriously...cause your lungs don't operate fully in the chest cavity, so clenching your stomach would ruin your wind for the fight. conditioning is key: train the abs to resist impact, train the cardio to breathe thru your techniques.
_________________________
Calling yourself "Master" implies that you have slaves.

Top
#284982 - 10/05/06 02:02 AM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: Boomer]
Duckman540i Offline
Stranger

Registered: 09/03/06
Posts: 2
So what would be the best way to condition your Abs? What exercises or training is best?

Top
#284983 - 10/05/06 07:31 AM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: Duckman540i]
silvershamrock Offline
Member

Registered: 09/28/06
Posts: 25
Loc: Plymouth Area, Mass., USA

Top
#284984 - 10/05/06 08:43 AM Re: Some Boxing Questions [Re: Boomer]
crablord Offline
th3 t4sty sn4ck

Registered: 08/10/06
Posts: 1530
Loc: Australia, QLD, GC
Its quite easy actually. Try walking around the room with your stomach tensed, then try running. Theres not much difference in terms of how hard it is. Im not reccomending the method but thats just what i do. I love opponents who dont tense.
_________________________
"They say the only way to kill a lion is with a rear naked choke, but I'd just kick it in the head"

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki, Taison 




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

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga