5 Boxing Drills With Heavy Bag
These 5 boxing drills with heavy bag will improve your overall boxing skill and conditioning. Take time to integrate these into your workout, both when you are fresh and tired, to increase boxing skill and improve your overall conditioning. Use these 5 boxing drills with heavy bag in order to harness various aspects of speed, power, and stamina for the ring.
- Choose combinations to perform 50 times. According to your boxing level of conditioning, choose several combinations that you would like to improve. Perform these 50 times each and emphasize quickness, form, and power.
- Perform basic punches 100 times each. With the jab, cross, hook, and uppercut, perform these 100 times each making sure to switch hands. As this is a total of 800 punches, beginners may wish to choose fewer punches or repetitions - yet this is a killer workout and will surely improve form, speed, and power for those who are determined.
- Box in timed rounds. This is perfect for training for a fight. Work up to a number of rounds for 3 or 5 minutes to get into shape.
- Punch out. "Punching out" means to punch until you have nothing left. Intersperse these into your routine to develop second and third winds, which will be important in the ring and to your conditioning.
- Hit high and low on the bag. Drill yourself on punching high and low. You must be able to throw punches at various heights just like in a real boxing match. Alternate from high, medium, and low punches to develop your ability to punch at all heights quickly and powerfully.