Punching Mitts (also called "focus mitts" or "focus gloves") are one of the most recognized piece of training gear in the martial arts and boxing world, yet it still remains the most misused pieces of workout equipment in the gym. Using the focus mitts properly requires instruction and a considerable amount of skill. However, with our Punching Mitts DVD, you can acquire the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to successfully get working on the mitts and ultimately master them!
Punching Mitts: Drills & Workout Routines is truly a one-of-a-kind instructional DVD! It cuts to the chase and teaches you how to use the focus mitts like a pro! This DVD is your number one source for learning how to properly use the punching mitts for any style of fighting including, boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts (MMA), karate, kung-fu, eclectic martial arts and reality based self defense training.
Punching Mitts DVD will challenge even the most seasoned fighter by improving both offensive and defensive sparring skills, punching speed, stamina, rhythm, endurance, accuracy, timing, reflexes, footwork, punching combinations, punching power and counter punching techniques.
With over 30 years of hands-on experience, Sammy Franco shares his unique focus mitt methods and routines that will push both you and your workout partner to your limits. Punching Mitts covers a variety of different drills and exercises ideal for self defense, mixed martial arts, boxing and kickboxing applications. It includes beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of training and is recommended for both coaches and fighters alike.
Topics covered in our punching mitts DVD include:
- Punching mitt terminology
- Difference between a focus mitt feeder and a striker
- Proper ways of holding the punching mitts
- Dangerous focus mitt errors.
- How to kick a focus mitt.
- Clinch fighting with punching mitts
- Offensive techniques on the punching mitts.
- Defensive techniques on the punching mitts.
- Punching mitt combinations.
Punching Mitts is also chock-full of striking combinations and advanced focus mitt exercises. Some of the techniques demonstrated include: vertical kicks, push kicks, side kicks, hook kicks, lead straights, rear crosses, palm heels, hook punches, shovel hooks, uppercuts, elbow strikes, short arc hammer fist and head butts.
Punching Mitts DVD is without a doubt, one of the best ways to add different, new and exciting elements to your current punching mitt routine. Here you will see advanced exercises and routines like the gauntlet drill, back and forth drill, 360 degree punching mitt feeding, the walk through drill and weapons training demonstrations. BONUS FEATURE: As an added bonus we have included a special section on using punching mitts for ground fighting strikes!
DVD Details: Punching Mitts DVD is a multi-regional DVD and will play anywhere in the world. Top audio and color quality. Total DVD Run Time: 1 hour & 10 minutes.