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In addition to the other answers, I'd suggest looking for a pair of gloves that offers better wrist support. I train Muay Thai (and was previously doing boxing) and have flimsy, injury-prone wrists. I'm much more comfortable in some gloves than others. I consider the Hayabusa Tokushu a standout for being much stiffer through the wrist area than most models ...


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I started boxing when I was younger but stopped because of concussions. In that time I progressively learned how to punch, move, pivot and use proper footwork in order to throw a powerful punch, so my wrists gradually built up strength. I missed boxing and joined my gym and started using the heavy bags. I wrapped my hands well (although I only had 108" wraps ...


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There are various options that you can take, each with its own merit. Wing Chun and/or Tai Chi is a good option but it may take some time to properly learn the techniques. If you have a long term plan this is a good option though. Wing Chun does include kicks, but it is mostly low kicks. Aikido or Judo are also good options. These though focus less on ...


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Boxing is fit for self defense and upper body strikes but adding martial art for striking is definitely the better idea for improving the skills. The below upper body exercises will help you to generate stronger punches and grappling techniques, Back Extensions, Barbell Row, Bench Press, Bicep Curls, Chair Dips, French Press, Hand Gripper Exercises, ...



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