Medicine Ball Chop or Wood Chop - Martial Arts Strength Training

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Medicine Ball Chop or Wood Chop - Martial Arts Strength Training

This page will teach you how to do a Medicine Ball Chop or Wood Chop. This plyometrics exercise will improve your arm, shoulder and core strength. As a result, this twisting medicine ball drill will also help your punching power and grappling techniques. This exercise is done with the ball raised straight up and own. However, you can also do a medicine ball diagonal chop for a greater oblique workout.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor to ensure the proper technique is being utilized and to avoid potential injuries. For other medicine ball exercises, please visit the main Medicine Ball Workouts section.

Instructional Video for the Medicine Ball Wood Chop

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