Fast and Quick Combat Sports: A Quick Guide
The definition of fast and quick were well studied first, right before this article has been written. But, according to the dictionary these words are synonymous. In terms of martial arts or combat sports, fast and quick have different interpretation, most especially the ‘quickness’. Being quick does interpret that there is an explosive speed or kind of technique being shown. But, fast means no explosiveness, happened. The goal of the combat devotee should be the former. You have to know how to cook explosiveness, it when you learn the techniques and movements. The second main ingredient is the components of speed; such as relaxation, perceived speed, timing, delivery speed and course strength.
In the initial part, the coach should be certain that body moves are given focus, it can be during or after doing the technique. A teacher should have keen eyes, to be able to see the mistakes of the students both internal and external. The reason for this, is that there is no problem that may occur, because the unnecessary movements can affect the original technique.
Make sure the muscles involved are relaxed, before having the performance. If you will throw a reverse punch, this is applicable in boxing, make sure your shoulder, rear leg and hips work together, so that one forced will go forward. If you have a much tensed muscles, you will end being smacked in the center. That is the reason, why it is advised that timing and relaxation must go hand in hand. If you plan to attack, see to it that your distance is not too near or far to strike. Your timing is able enough to determine this. For a faster delivery, main thing is improving your speed. See to it, that you can see the opening so fast, as fast as you grab such opportunity.
Lastly, the fast and quick connection in terms of strength. If you want to have an impeccable delivery, an amazing perception speed and a pretty great timing, then learn the mechanics. You may be fast, but you are not yet quick. Then, add strength to your strike, it is a need. By having the resistance training, your muscles will get stronger, these are those involve in the movement. To make it simple resistance training involves training for your muscles to have more resistance, like calisthenics, weight training, plyometrics and so as water training and others. These strenuous activities pr exercise, should not be embarked right away, instead consult a physician before you begin. Do not just make any experiment on the things mentioned about, for your safety purpose.