Fighters! Shadowbox is one of the many training materials that do not know the benefits behind this exercise, and for the beginners they are still confused and quickly feel bored at the time shadowbox. Very, very different spirit when entering into heavy bag drills session or when entering into mitts drills session. But do you know what benefit we really get when doing shadowbox? Here's an explanation of what benefits you will get from shadowbox:
Why shadowbox can help or raise your balance? Because you will always move and do combinations of punches or kicks without getting impacts such as heavy bag drills and mitts drills. But that's what trained you to keep moving and train your stance to stay strong last until the last round.
2. Taking The Pressure Off
A fighter can feel the pressure of themselves because they are essentially against themselves. This not only helps their confidence but also enables them to do the right technique and form better fighting habits.
3. Hand Speed
Shadowbox is the best manner to practice andimprove the speed andblow explosivity or your kick. In addition to focusing on technique,the fighters alsoneed about the velocity in attackand shadowbox could be the one practiceto increase your speedness.
4. Prevention of Injury
The fightersget a lots of difficult practice material andit can make hands, wrists, or your footfeel hurtafter a training session. Then shadowbox can be the solution, because shadowbox can get over the pain and provide a good recovery. Furthermore, shadowbox also can be used for exercisewhen you have finished the injury, with movementswhich has a low impact andlow intensity can restore you body into a slowly performing performance.
5. Visualization & Calorie Burn
Shadowbox can improve your vision whenattackandhold onat the time of sparing or fight in real terms in the ring.Because every time you do shadowbox you visualize how you can do the attackeffectivelyand how you survivewell andwith the perfect timings. Thereby, if you already get the perfect timings for doing attack and defense, your confidencewill increaseand build your mentallyin the winner mentality. Furthermore, shadowbox if you done for one hour or morecan burn calories as much as 400 calories.
Above are some benefits that you get from shadowbox practice. Once more, this practice is very important to add your vision when you compete, and give you good a balance because shadowbox is full body workout, from head to toe are all moving.