In our Krav Maga training, we often borrow methods from combat sports, perhaps none more than focus mitts and thai pads. We’re not boxers nor Thai fighters; we don’t need to develop as high a level of skill on pads. However, training this way develops our fundamentals of striking for self-defense—and it’s really, really fun.
Below are just a few videos that, when viewed, may inspire a sudden desire to hit stuff.
Unfortunately, things didn’t work out so well for Marcus Davis at UFC 118 in Boston. Here he is training with Mark DellaGrotte of Sityodtong:
Duane Ludwig riffing on the Bas combos:
The jaw-dropping speed of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. can be seen at 0:34: