Speed & Agility Equipment for Martial Arts Training - Martial Arts Store
To win during martial arts sparring matches, you need to be quick and agile. Therefore, here is a list of speed & agility equipment that will help to improve your overall sparring skills by making your strikes faster and your movements quicker.
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Speed & Agility Training Gear
- Agility Cones
- Agility Ladders - Agility ladders are famous… or is that infamous? for improving an athlete's footwork.
- Agility Rollout Ladders - These are similar to agility ladders. However, an agility rollout ladder is more like a rollout carpet as it geared towards reducing the chance of an athlete tripping on a ladder rung during training.
- Jump Ropes - As boxers know, jump ropes are great for improved cardiovascular health, leg power, footwork, endurance, etc.
- Plyometrics Equipment - Professional athletes use plyometrics to build explosive leg power.
- Reaction Belts
- Resistance Bands
- Speed Bags - Speed bags are used for punching speed, timing, upper body strength, hand-eye coordination, etc.
- Speedsac - Work on your speed and acceleration by dragging a heavy bag around with a rope. Sounds like lots of fun! :)
- Speed Training Parachutes - Elite athletes use the resistance of a speed parachute to improve their acceleration speed.
- Step Hurdles - Step hurdles are like agility ladders but force you step higher.
- Weighted Vests
Books on Speed & Agility Training
- Developing Agility and Quickness (Sport Performance)
- Developing Speed (Sport Performance Series)
- High-Performance Training for Sports
- High Powered Plyometrics
- Jump Rope Training - 2nd Edition
- The Science of Running: How to find your limit and train to maximize your performance
- Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA: How to Maximize Your Hand Speed, Foot Speed, Punching Speed, Kicking Speed, Wrestling Speed, and Fighting Speed
- Speed Training: How To Develop Your Maximum Speed For Martial Arts
- Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness: Special Book/DVD Package
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