Review of the Wavemaster Heavy Bag

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Review of the Wavemaster Heavy Bag

The Wavemaster Heavy Bag is a great training tool for martial artists. This heavy bag is used for practicing martial arts punches and kicks. The Wavemaster XXL is roughly 69 inches tall and weighs over 200 lbs when filled with sand or water.

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  • Durable
  • Easy to move around - when empty
  • Can handle almost any punishment
  • Tall - so you can practice high kicks
  • Easy to assemble - just screw in the center padded column into the plastic base
  • Very useful if you do not have a strong ceiling and need a stationary ground-based heavy bag


  • Since it is not chained to the ceiling, it can move around when hit (especially if the base is filled with water versus sand)
  • Very heavy when the base is filled with sand or water
  • Height is not adjustable unlike BOB
  • Use of martial arts, boxing or MMA gloves should be considered because the hard vinyl plastic can rub off the skin of your knuckles

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