Scientifically, there's never even been any proof speedbags work.

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Boxed Ears, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. Bill Watkins Jr.

    Bill Watkins Jr. New Member Full Member

    Aug 8, 2020
    Well neither does jumping rope when I tried boxing coming from football most of the exercises other than running were useless in my opinion.
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  2. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot banned Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Jumping rope is great. All top boxers do it.

    Boxing is about subtle fine footwork, Balance, Lifting your feet off the ground to a minimum, same as skipping rope. Timing of the hands and feet.

    Even though it's typically a static exercise you still can move left, right, forward and backwards whilst skipping.
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  3. sparta

    sparta Active Member Full Member

    Feb 4, 2008
    Shoulder endurance as it forces you to hold your arms high and keep them there, helps timing and hand eye coordination, There you have it.
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  4. panchman69

    panchman69 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 10, 2012
    are you a pro fighter or trained world class fightes?
  5. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt ESB's own bitchy old Capote-cum-Runyon Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    Speedbags are largely cosmetic and just a parlor trick for clout in the gym, yes. The double-end bag, however, is arguably just as integral to a complete training routine as is the heavy..
  6. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016

    Absolutely,,,if the speed bag was useless I have a difficult time believing Ray Arcel, Angelo Dundee and Emanuel Steward would have been fooled into their fighters using it..
  7. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears Ducking Regional Manager Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    Bro, if a Gretzky was training for hockey by using a sit and spin, I ain't gotta be a trainer or a hockeystick player to know it's dumb. It's just dumb unless they can prove otherwise against all odds. But nobody can prove that a speed bag does anything special at all. You can just move your arms around. Or maybe how about spar somebody. Since you have to actually move around and evade punches that way. Instead of sticking your head into a moving bag and pretending you dope when you get out the way. It's like a big scrotum more than a fist.

    But you can just hold your arms up without the bag, jeenyis. Nintendo works for hand eye coordination but nobody praises you for dragging the console into the gym and having nice moves on that. You guys just will not let this thing go about this bag I swear.


    Pretty much every great fighter has used ethnic slurs at some point or cheated on they wives and girlfriends. That don't make it helpful or right or based in anything scientific. It's like you don't know how to reason, man.

    See above. You're just saying other people do it so it's right. There have been thousands of terrible traditions that aren't based on anything helpful. My granddaddy used to beat up ladyboys on the streets of Myanmar as part of a tradition but nowadays everyone tells us that is wrong even though that's what everybody used to do, the best people in the whole neighborhood, pillars of the community would do that.
  8. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

    Aug 18, 2019
    No. I gave actual science. You didn’t refute any of it.

    You responded with homophobic nostalgia. My mistake. I didn’t know you were just trolling. Trolls out in force with COVID-19. Welcome to ignore.
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  9. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears Ducking Regional Manager Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    I ain't said nothin homophobic. What are you talking about? I read that article it was just a guy who sells speed bags talking about what he things. Trolling = anyone who disagrees with us
    I get it. Believe me. I get it.
  10. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    You spent a whole lot of time to say a whole lot of nothing
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  11. sparta

    sparta Active Member Full Member

    Feb 4, 2008
    Your just a lazy ****.
  12. Shrollleftupper

    Shrollleftupper Active Member Full Member

    Mar 21, 2016
    Lol, that's not science you silly, you gave examples without any EXPLANATION. You should have given an explanation, i.e., a SCIENTIFIC MODEL to EXPLAIN why those examples supported your claim. Since you didn't give any scientific model, you didn't give any actual science.
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  13. Shrollleftupper

    Shrollleftupper Active Member Full Member

    Mar 21, 2016
    And by the way, everything these people say the speed bag trains is false, all those things are actually trained with a double-end bag (while wearing big gloves (14-oz. or more)) and just wearing big gloves (14-oz. or more) more often!!!
  14. sparta

    sparta Active Member Full Member

    Feb 4, 2008
    Not false, the speedbag is a usefull tool, if you cant see the purpose of the tool then you are a tool yourself lol. Just because you can train similar aspects on another piece of equipment doesnt automatically void the one in question. It has been used for an eternity for a reason. All you have to do is try to pull 6-12 rounds on it and then think about the usefulness of it.

    No one should jump rope as you can just run instead, silly stuff.
  15. bandeedo

    bandeedo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 19, 2007

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