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The shot put exercises as an useful component of ballistic training for female boxers
Zbigniew Obmiński, Wiesław Błach
Journal of Combat Sports and Martial Arts 2012; 3(2):135-139
ICID: 1047661
Article type: Other
IC™ Value: 1.50
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Introduction. The shot put is the motion similar to some type of boxing punches. An effectiveness of both those specific efforts depends, in a great part, on the level of upper body explosive strength. This study aimed to test how the inclusion of the shot put exercises into daily boxing drills may improve the performance in highly skilled female boxers after shirt-term period
Material and methods. The study involved seven national level Polish female senior boxers. They attended in a routine 2-week training camp in the middle of the training season, when their general physical fitness reached the highest level. At the beginning of the camp and in the end of its they completed the same exercise test, consisted of maximal four variant of the shot put, by dominant, non-dominant hand, in habitual and inverse boxer`s stances (2 hands x 2stances). Each of those trials consisted of six successive attempts with 1-minute intermissions between them. The best personal outcome of the each type of bout was taken for determination the post training effects. The same exercises with put had been performed every day, in addition to the other the traditional drills recommended for boxers.
Results. The results of mean shots were better when performed by dominant hand, and for both hands after 2-week training, however, they were not dependent on the stances.
Conclusion. The shot put seems to be useful exercise for development and determination of the specific physical ability in boxing

ICID 1047661

DOI 10.5604/20815735.1047661

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