-Your level: Certain items are must-haves for everybody and others are the kinds of items that would be wasted on any levels other than an intermediate or professional level boxer. Often the fighter don’t even extend the arm fully, they stop the punch in a kind of arm-wrestle position (if you guys can imagine how I mean), I’ve searched alot for an answer on this, so I really hope you guys can help me . Shop for boxing bags, gloves, focus pads, accessories & more. 1) always punch as if you are making the punches count in a fight, if you throw a set up jab, throw the set up jab, but never get lazy. As always, I love your post!

In this case, I’ve shared a few examples that aren’t actually using mitts. Do not stand square with your fighter having to punch across on each punch.

I would say it’s the next closest thing to fighting or sparring. Great site by the way!

And unfortunately, that’s the biggest problem, and the biggest reason for why the old school trainers think the new school fighters waste too much time on the mitts.

Hold the the pads close to yourself, to not give your fighter a false distance in relation to your body position.
After a while, you can start to test his counter-punching ability. Guess it’s time for me to learn the proper way and do some work with him. P.s i have no wrist problems with heavy bags cz i know where nd how my punches are gonna land. Nothing but non-stop power punching. These pads have been placed through rigorous testing and usage by amateur & professional combat athletes for over 10 years. Here goes your typical mittwork routine. This will allow you to absorb the punches better, while staying relaxed, and help maintain a nice fighting rhythm. How to Use the Everlast Cardio Punching Bag.

If you’re looking for a supportive, personal training solution for fast boxing/kickboxing drills, these lightweight kick pads are a must for your training kit! POW-POW-POW!!

I love the techniques like implosive punching, two legged punching, snapping punches, having the right mindset for punching faster, relaxing to move relaxing to punch (releasing tension & not loading), also I’d like to learn how to take a break from punching (while sparring/fighting to pool energy for a bit while being extremely defensive and resting at the same time (I guess you could call it a counter stance).

Focus mitt training is not only about speed and power. How to do it: Face a partner who is wearing the focus mitts.

There can be a wide variety of factors involved when choosing the right boxing equipment but here are a few basics to keep in mind.

Bag gloves or sparring/training gloves for Mitt Work?

It’s not so much that I have to remind you to work on power but I listed power here as last on this list so that you can see that power comes AFTER rhythm and accuracy. This is the true meaning of rythm, it is about avoiding the predictable patterns. The idea is to drill the fighter to get back to his rythm and not put him in the habit of matching his opponent’s rythm.

Slow it down to the point where it’s perfect.


Whereas you can be lazy on the heavy bag, this won’t be the case when you have an active trainer holding the mitts and testing your defense.

Valleycomfy Boxing Curved Focus Punching Mitts- Leatherette Training Hand Pads,Ideal for K… Thank you for sharing! Slapping the punches is the number one deadly sin of the pad holder (and that seems to be 80% of pad holders today). Let him feint you and throw unexpected attacks. Excellent.

Also know as body pads or protective vests, they offer a more realistic workout because the boxer is able to throw a variety of punches. Arm/Side Body Blks (1-2-Dip-RtArm-6-3-2-Dip-LtArm-5-2-3

Email me when someone replies to my comment, […] you work together with a partner using focus mitts or alternatively gloves you’ll hit slightly diagonal towards your partner’s right hand, […], I read this paragraph completely concerning the comparison of most recent and whats your advice these mittwork drills, What drills would you suggest.

2. There’s another great video of him mimicing the Mayweather mitt routine using the TKD kick pads. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation: The Feasibility and Effectiveness of High-Intensity Boxing Training Versus Moderate-Intensity Brisk Walking in Adults with Abdominal Obesity: A Pilot Study, Physical Therapy: Boxing Training for Patients with Parkinsons Disease: A Case Series.

As the sport has developed, so too has the equipment available to help boxers reach the next level of their ability.