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    Self Training Help

    Hey guys, can someone give me some tips on self training.... i did taekwondo for about 1 year and switched to muay thai for another, only problem...the muay thai gym is closed for a couple of months and i dont want to go back to taekwondo.

    Anyway, i need some training tips that i can do at home or w.e... i train my kicks, punches, push ups, situps, handstand puchups, squats...thats about it...but i want to improve my reaction time...so i meditate for that...err..if you got any thing..please share

    I want to practise some judo moves i picked up and some aikido for self defense purposes ..... well yea...help

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    Whats up kppgno? Get your self a heavy bag & a speed bag to start with.
    As far as I know meditation calms the mind & has little to do with reaction time.
    To help improve your reaction time, get your self a super ball,you know one's that bounces like three miles into air.Stand about 6' from a wall & bounce it from the floor to the wall then catch it on the rebound.The harder you throw it the faster it rebounds thus improving your hand eye coordination & your reaction time.
    As for your judo moves your going to need a partner,kind of hard to do that solo.

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    Might I suggest running/road work? This is actually more of a case of 'do as I say, not as I do' because my running is sorely lacking. Still, it's something that you can do on your own and will help your MT.

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    Bas rutten workout excellent stuff a great workout + you train your basics

    http://www.basrutten.tv/mm5/merchant...tegory_Code=DV

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    Quote Originally Posted by theword
    Might I suggest running/road work? This is actually more of a case of 'do as I say, not as I do' because my running is sorely lacking. Still, it's something that you can do on your own and will help your MT.
    meh **** roadwork imo, just hit the bag more. i never run.

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    thanks guys, umm about that DVD...sounds good, but...unless i can get it for free i aint...going to bother...umm the whole running thing...yea im going to do that...my goal is to basically be...a fit, aable to run long, fast, fast puncher, fast kicker, conditioned almost everypart of body, can take hits....machine... :) doing my training...alright thanks thanks ill invest in a heavy bag, nd i got 2 of those bouny balls

    If your wondering...ive been really inspired by "Ryo Hazuki" from "Shenmue" ...yes i know its a video game....see what video games influence!!!
    Last edited by kppgno; 5/16/2008 10:11pm at . Reason: forgot something

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex
    meh **** roadwork imo, just hit the bag more. i never run.
    To each his own I suppose. I've found that the more I run the better I feel about my general level of fitness. Also, if I take a half an hour to run then it varies my work out and I don't get bored of hammering the bag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theword
    To each his own I suppose. I've found that the more I run the better I feel about my general level of fitness. Also, if I take a half an hour to run then it varies my work out and I don't get bored of hammering the bag.
    I agree ... for myself, anyway, I believe roadwork is probably the most important thing I do ... especially interval training ...

    kppgno: check out www.rossboxing.com ... there are some good and practical training articles/advice there ... some for sale and some for free.

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    nice thanks, it helps :)

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    What is this doing in the PT forums? Off to Guantanamo.

    kppgno, read the forum descriptions and the sticky threads before posting here.

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