Speed Bag –The
is used by boxers as a way to improve their hand speed and
timing. Make sure that you purchase a top quality swivel as they
will wear with use. Leather
bag gloves are recommended; the same bag gloves may also be used when
using a heavy bag.
A small speed bag requires fast hands and more skill to
properly master. When first starting out, BoxingHelp.com recommends the
selection of a larger speed bag. As
you practice and improve your skills it is recommend that you select
smaller speed bag sizes. A cost
effective solution for beginners is to purchase a speed
bag and platform set.
A good book/video that provide guidance on how to use the
speed bag is the “Speed Bag Bible”.
According to John Brown,
Owner, Ringside Boxing; “The Speed Bag Bible is
the definitive manual on speed bag training. The author is the leading
authority on using the bag, and the best I have ever seen, hitting
non-stop with all fists and elbows. Amazing!”
The Speed Bag Bible is available as a book or in DVD and VHS formats. The
Speed Bag Bible
Tape) offers more than 2 hours of instruction on
punches, strikes combinations and more while
the book offers 248 pages of written guidance.