16 FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH EXERCISES FOR MARTIAL ARTISTS
IMPROVE YOUR PUNCHING POWER THROUGH ROTATION TRAINING
With these rotation exercises you will improve your hull muscular, wich will lead to an optimal transmission of your power from your lower body to your upper body. Practice the following exercises to get a perfect high intense work out.
PUNCH SIMULATION WITH RETURN
Attach a resistance band to a solid object and grab a dumbbell or a barbell.
Stand stable in fighting position, elbows always close to your body, with one hand pull the resistance band past your ribcage, with the other hand move the weight diagonally upwards.
Switch weight and dumbbell hands during Intervalls.
SHADOWBOX WITH RESISTANCE BAND
Simulate a punch combinations with a resisance band.
DUMBELL BOXING PUNCHES
Stand in a fighting position, holding a weight in one hand, the back foot slightly out to the side, your elbows are close to your upper body.
Move the weight diagonally forward by rotating your hips forward, your foot turns slightly inward at the same time.
Take a weight in your hand, stand stable, hip width, you feet are firmly on the floor, bend your knees slightly.
Position the weight in front of you, pull the elbows slightly down.
Start to rotate you upper body while keeping your hips firm and stable.
Be sure to breathe evenly, control your rotation.
MORE SPEED THROUGH PLYOMETRIC TRAINING
With plyometric training you will improve your speed. With more speed in your punches and kicks your opponent will have difficulties in avoiding your hits. Furthermore, fast punches are way more powerful.
Practice these exercises explosive.
PUSH UP WITH FLYING HANDS
OFFSET JUMP PUSH-UP
IMPROVE YOUR UPPER BODY MOVEMENTS
In fighting your body movement is extremely important. With these exercises you´ll improve especially your body movements to avoid and land punches perfect.
MOUNTAIN CLIMBER PUSH-UP
EXERCISES WITH THE MEDICINE BALL FOR MORE POWER
Workouts with a medicine ball have many variation possibilities. The exercises are perfect for training your strength, stamina and coordination.
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