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If you can find a gym (commercial or otherwise) that opens 24/7 or near to, then that's going to be a better option for using an actual punchbag. Otherwise, I would recommend getting a bob; http://amzn.com/B003QOHSLQ or similar standing thing. it's good for distancing too. I would recommend you getting some tuition to teach you how to safely punch. I would ...


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I have a couple suggestions for you on this issue: If you plan on using this for punches, kicks, knees, elbows, and possibly sword work I would suggest getting something like a kendo stick to do the sword work. Kendo Stick on Amazon This will help minimize any damage to the bag that would be caused by a bo staff or a dull sword but still give you the feel ...


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Your fist is not optimal. You are pulling in your whole thumb side inwards when you make a fist and it causes your 1 + 2 fingers to not have enough room to make your fist flat. Relax the muscles and area around your first carpometacarpal joint and your palm will give way for your fingers. With this kind of posture, I also suspect that you are pulling your ...


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My Sensi taught me years ago that you will fight the way you train and to build yourself up slowly. If your knuckles start bleeding, treat it like a hand injury in a fight and switch to throwing palm strikes without losing rhythm. Also, as others here have alluded to, after you build calluses on your knuckles this won't happen anymore. The way I did it ...


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I had the same problem, which went away the more I punched with bare knuckles. My knuckles got slightly larger to the point that when I punch the wall like you did in your picture, my knuckles hit first. The skin on my middle joints became calloused. It did teach me the hard way what it felt like to punch with the wrong technique. It was a good lesson.



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