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Evaluating Makiwara Punching Board Performance

By Paul K. Smith, Ph.D., Timothy Niiler, Ph.D., & Pet




Evaluating Makiwara Punching Board Performance

This study to determined the stiffness of selected tapered board and stacked board makiwara training devices using static loading techniques to assess their suitability for practitioners of different levels. Results: a novice would be more suited to the more compliant ash stacked design and the expert more suited to the stiffer oak tapered design.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 19 No. 2 (2010): 12 pages.


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