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#381136 - 01/30/08 11:45 PM How do I increase my punching speed?
Kr00c Offline
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Registered: 01/30/08
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I want to punch quicker with hard hits, but i don't know how to train for this......can someone help and give me some training tips?

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#381137 - 01/31/08 07:35 AM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: Kr00c]
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Get a heavy bag, or a partner with focus mitts, and start hitting. Check here, too:

http://www.rossboxing.com/
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#381138 - 01/31/08 10:12 AM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: MattJ]
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Kr00c how long have you been boxing? What punches are giving you the most trouble?

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#381139 - 01/31/08 09:38 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: bo-ken]
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im not a boxer, im just starting, i jus want to know how to faster and harder.....

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#381140 - 01/31/08 11:44 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: Kr00c]
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Hit the weights and hit the heavy bag. Best way to get better at punching is....to punch. Best way to gain strength and power is to lift weights to aid your punching.

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#381141 - 02/01/08 10:20 AM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: jasperdaman]
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Loc: Glasgow Scotland
I dont lift weights and i can hit hard enough,

focus on hip and shoulder rotation learn the way proper punching mechanics work and pratcice, it isnt easy at first but eventually you'll get there,

theres no quick fix just hard work
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#381142 - 02/01/08 10:08 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: shills11]
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Shills...
Now imagine if you lifted weights. You would be punching even HARDER!!!

I say:
-lift
-use heavy bag
-focus on technique
-use your body to execute more power
-practice sparring to work on the punches
-make sure you do not get stiff before the punch (it makes you slower)

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#381143 - 02/02/08 07:45 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: WhiteDragon11]
shills11 Offline
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I'm not disregarding weights or anything I use body weight exercises such as plyometric press ups e.t.c this helps with explosive punching power, which is what your really looking for, I may eventually start to use free weights I dont disagree with them just dont think they are essential.......i could be wrong however
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#381144 - 02/02/08 07:48 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: shills11]
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Well since its your opinion, you cant be wrong...
And sometimes all you need are the bodyweight excercises. I believe push ups are better than some weighted excercises. I am not saying you have to lift weights, just get stronger (I guess)...

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#381145 - 02/02/08 07:59 PM Re: How do I increase my punching speed? [Re: WhiteDragon11]
Kr00c Offline
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Registered: 01/30/08
Posts: 12
everyone here said how to punch harder, but how do u punch faster?

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