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Old 08-04-2009, 12:30 AM   #1
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What is better to get more strenght used in combat sports: planche progression or lever progerssion? I ask, because I don't have chin up bar at home yet and haven't much time during the week also.
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:37 AM   #2
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What is better to get more strenght used in combat sports: planche progression or lever progerssion? I ask, because I don't have chin up bar at home yet and haven't much time during the week also.
theyre meant to be done together as compliments, but if you dont have a bar...why not just do planche?
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Old 08-04-2009, 06:04 PM   #3
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I don't know that either one really does much for combat. There is some element of static strength needed in combat depending on the style/sport, but not a ton.

Combat sports primarily rely on a mix of strength endurance and power. Not sure how either one is going to really develop those conditioning attributes.
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Old 08-05-2009, 01:21 AM   #4
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both motions teach you how to keep a firm body. they don't make a direct correlation to fighting. they will make you stronger though
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Old 08-05-2009, 01:59 AM   #5
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I need to build up my strenght because my muscles are weak and also it will be used in grappling techniques. Is power of the punch related to the velocity of short circuit of muscles in the final phase of punch? I think that much stronger muscles give more short circuit of muscles, so strenghten body is more effective to develop speed and power of the punch. Is that right?
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The best way to train punching power is to actually practice punching.

But stronger muscles do help, yes.
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Strength is a tricky matter. You can get a wirey guy who's got wicked power, or a real blocky, and strong guy who doesn't have much on his punches.

It's as much about foot placement/rotation, hip rotation, strength and snap through the shoulders and arms (as well as chest and upper back) as well as range as it is about being strong.

But like Steven said, being stronger is never a hinderance.
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:19 AM   #8
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I'm no expert on gymnastics, but if you don't have a chinup bar, it seems like the front lever work will be more difficult to engineer. That itself would tell me to do the planche. This assumes you're talking about working at home.
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