PUNCH Mitts

Punch Mitts

 

Punch mitt training is the closest thing to replicating a sparring session. It develops precise synchronization of speed, power, and accuracy. Punch mitt drills allow you to work on timing and accuracy while mimicking real boxing situations.

Introduction To Punch Mitt Training

 

Punch mitts, also known as target mitts, focus mitts, and punching pads are hand-held padded mitts made from dense foam covered by leather or vinyl. This is an introduction to working with a partner on Punch Mitts.

Introduction To Punch Mitt Training

Punch Mitt Fundamentals

 

When starting to train with focus mitts, the catcher and the puncher need to practice throwing and catching the basic punches repeatedly to develop technique, reaction time, and fluidity. This video demonstrates how to practice basic combinations and work safely with a partner.

Punch Mitt Fundamentals

Punching Basics: Punch Mitts

 

Working on focus mitt drills with a partner allows you to perfect your punches while moving and responding quickly to changing circumstances. Here are some tips for punching basics on the mitts.

Punching Basics

Catching Basics: Punch Mitts

 

The catcher must be comfortable controlling the action and setting the pace by giving instructions to their partner. Basic number sequences can be assigned for specific punches and combinations. The catcher must clearly and concisely call out punch combinations and be ready to receive the punches.

Catching Basics: Punch Mitts

Punch Mitt Progression

 

This punch mitt drill focuses on using your legs to move into proper range to deliver punches and immediately moving out of range. This three-minute drill is broken down into 30-second intervals starting with single punch executions and gradually building a combination.

Punch Mitt Progression
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