Interested in a new heavy bag... Need a stand-up opinion.

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  1. Freestyler

    Freestyler Purple Belt

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    My training is about 98% pure boxing. I've trained in muay thai awhile back, but not enough to be a "muay thai fighter". This will be for home purposes, but my gym doesnt have any of these. I've been looking at three heavy bags on title... Let me know experiences. Im swaying towards the body snatcher or thai bag but keep questioning the tear drop...
    http://store.titleboxing.com/title-classic-banana-heavy-bag.html
    http://store.titleboxing.com/title-tear-drop-heavybag.html
    http://store.titleboxing.com/titleboxing-body-snatcher-bag.html
     
  2. blink_man182

    blink_man182 Black Belt

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    Probably get a better response in the gear forum
     
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    Rinksterk** Banned Banned

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    The body snatcher would seem like the least ideal for muay thai since you can't throw low kicks on it. However it would be great for working uppercuts and body shots.

    I personally never used one but I would love to because I love mixing in bodyshots with uppercuts. It looks fun too. We have an uppercut bag at my gym kinda like this one and it sucks IMO.
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    Out of those you have Posted I would go for the Body Snatcher like you, But you may get better responses in the Gear Forum.

    Banana Bag would be my 2nd choice!
     
  5. Jiu-Jitsu Cop

    Jiu-Jitsu Cop Green Belt

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    I like MT bags. It is just my opinion.
     
  6. John L Sullivan

    John L Sullivan Blue Belt

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    Banana bag FTW.
     
  7. IS300_TRD

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    are you going to hang this or have a stand?
     
  8. Freestyler

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    Mo'Fuckin HizAng
     
  9. IronMaidenfan#1

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    I'm not much of a kicker either. I really like the body snatcher bag, if you aren't going to throw many kicks then I'd get one of them. That said, I just have a good old fashioned heavy bag which is gradually falling to pieces!
     
  10. Curtis Gibbs

    Curtis Gibbs Amateur Fighter

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    Body snatcher if you're are 98% boxer like you say. If you meant you wanna add in some mauy thai, banana bag for sure.
     
  11. LOGAN X

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    There is the title torso bag :http://store.titleboxing.com/title-grappling-dummy-bag.html

    which IMO works well with targeting the areas of the body because of it's shape. It's super solid too which will condition your shins and create more power in your conditioning and it also can be used for a throwing dummy and various conditioning drills MMA style. I have one of these as well as a fairtex banana bag. The fairtex bags work well, they have leather straps for attaching to (ceiling stand etc.) for quieting down the movement noise of the bag. But good luck with ordering from fairtex, I've found that they aren't too accomodating for shipping bought merch.
     
  12. Freestyler

    Freestyler Purple Belt

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    My gym has one. Im trying to get something to utilize my home training. I have a regular 70lb everlast, which works fine, I just want to add a bag.
     
  13. Freestyler

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    Yeah thats the thing. I dont know where my training is going so thats why Im putting the muay thai as an idea. I love boxing but could see myself branching out eventually.
     
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    Rinksterk** Banned Banned

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    Well its not like you can't use the body snatcher for muay thai.
    Here's a video for using it for muay thai.
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=Orm7910yJ3Y
     
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    is it me or those guy in the vid don't snap their hips much.
     
  16. icyblue17

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    He's from expert village, what do you expect?:icon_chee

    on topic:
    Just get a banana bag
     

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