In one session on the heavy bag, you can develop all the attributes you need as a martial artist or fighter: power, form, speed, timing, endurance, and explosiveness. What other training tool can make that claim?
Throughout The Fighter's Guide to Hard-Core Heavy Bag Training, Wim Demeere and Loren Christensen show you how to master the critical skills needed to survive a fight. From these acclaimed martial artists, you will get solid information on how to choose the right bag for your needs, how best to hang it, and how to care for it so it lasts for years. You will also learn the types of impacts and how to make the best use of them for specific situations; innovative drills to maximize your fitness level and fighting ability; creative ways to grapple a heavy bag, including chokes, takedowns, and armbars; and how to avoid the most common mistakes in heavy bag training.
Whatever your fighting art or goal, you can benefit from the hard-core drills in this book.
Wim Demeere has practiced a variety of martial arts for over 20 years, studying mainly Chinese systems and several full-contact fighting styles such as sanshou and Muay Thai. He won four national titles and a bronze medal at the 1995 World Wushi Championships. He is the former national coach of the Belgian Wushu fighting team, and still trains fighters for international competition. You may find out more at his website.
Loren Christensen's service as a military policeman in Saigon during the Vietnam War, his 25 years as a street cop in Portland, OR, and his training in the martial arts have given him real-world perspective on truly functional self-defense techniques (and earned him a spot of the list of "20 Toughest Streetfighters") Learn more from his website.....