Years ago in the more golden age of boxing and the outdoor camps, the speed bag was suspended in the middle of its own ring. The boxer could then have degree movement around it. But when most training facilities moved indoors the speed bag ring was lost and it was moved to a wall. Unfortunately, this eliminated the full degree of movement and footwork capability.
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Steve Silverman is an award-winning writer, covering sports since Silverman authored The Minnesota Vikings: A boxing speed bag is a great tool for teaching boxing and it is also a wonderful cardiovascular tool. Many boxers and non-boxers love working on the speed bag because success on the bag indicates quickness and excellent hand-eye coordination. It's fairly easy to hang a speed bag in your basement or workout area. The bag and the hanging bracket will weight about 5 lbs. Pick out the area in your home where you want to hang your speed bag.
How to Hang a Speed Bag
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Speed bags are small, lightweight punching bags that you can use to improve your stamina and hand-eye coordination. Though you can find these workout aids at many gyms, you can practice in privacy by installing a speed bag at home. Check that the bars are secure, then attach your speed bag mounting plate to them. Finally, hang your speed bag on the swivel hook located underneath the mounting plate.