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Upper Body Power Training

Here my client using a 14 pound mecine ball.  The starting position should be either in a fighting stance or a shoulder width position.  Unless you are doing it from a fighting stance, in which case your elbows will be alongside your body, I like this drill with the elbows out.
This is a great exercise for building upper body power and strength.  It is fundamental to those who train in the combat sports.  This plyometric also builds coordination and helps to reinenforce the concept, ‘keep your hands up.’  If you seek more punching power, give this exercise a try.  I do series of 30 second... Read more »

Chuck Liddell, Early Career Fight, 30 Minutes Long 1 Round!

The sport of MMA has come such a long way. Chuck Liddell is an experienced martial artist, training in styles such as Kempo Karate, Koei-Kan, Kickboxing and, of course, all that comprises mixed martial arts. His Pro career record is 21 and 8. He has collected five of his eight career losses in the 4 years, mostly due to KO/TKO. Rich Franklin won in the 1st, Mauricio Rua also in the 1st and Rashad Evans in the 2 nd round, Keith Jardine by decision and Quinton Jackson in the 1st...