I am the author of The SPEED BAG BIBLE Book & Video training program. I am not a boxer, just a frustrated Drummer trying to get a workout!. I see it as one of the most rhythmic activities you can do. The amazing Blue Man Group recognized the unique rhythmic potential of the Speed Bag and modified a standard rebound board to make "the speed bag drum" shown at left. This photo was shot in their NY studios in 2001. Although the speed bag has not be used in their music or stage shows, (yet...) they were fascinated by its awesome potential. Go here to read a little more about this recording session.
I am also the owner of SpeedBagCentral.com, a site dedicated to teaching all aspects of the Speed Bag and how to use it. Many links from this site will direct you there.
I Love the sport of Boxing, and have personally studied various styles of the martial arts for many years. Although the speed bag is normally used in these areas, we believe it has great potential to athletes in all sports or other personal fitness benefits.
I have written numerous training articles about Speed Bag Training. Here are some web links to them, as well as other Important links.
Speed Bag for Rehabilitation
Speed Bag for Beginners Speed Bag video clips online!
How to Punch The Speed Bag
SpeedBagForums.com * (new!)
NEWSFLASH! MARCH 5th - 6th 2005
HEATHER WELLARD, Tonebridge, Kent UK.
Sets Speedball Punching Record:
26-hours non-stop! GUINNESS Record!
CONGRATULATIONS TO HEATHER & RIK!