PAD MAN: A VIDEO GUIDE TO FULL-CONTACT PARTNER TRAINING
Author: Wim Demeere
Publisher: PALADIN PRESS, Feb 2010
Demeere uses focus mitts, Thai pads, & kicking shields of all sizes to show you how to train your partner for anything from a high-powered MMA match to a street fight. He'll teach you the body mechanics that will let you avoid injury & prepare your partner to strike & kick his hardest against a reactive & rock-solid target. Color, approx. 390 min.
There's an old saying in the brutal, lightning-fast world of Thai boxing: "A good pad man is worth a million dollars." In Pad Man: A Video Guide to Full-Contact Partner Training, master martial artist Wim Demeere teaches you how to join that "million-dollar" league, no matter what combat art you practice.
In this comprehensive four-disc DVD set, Demeere uses focus mitts, Thai pads, & kicking shields of all sizes to show you how to train your partner for anything from a high-powered MMA match to a street fight. Using the tricks of the trade that he learned the hard way, he'll teach you the body mechanics that will let you avoid injury & prepare your partner to strike & kick his hardest against a reactive & rock-solid target. If you can't stand up to your partner's toughest moves, you're only giving him half a workout.
Demeere will train you to handle high-line & low-line punches & kicks, ground fighting techniques, shoulder slams, stomps & rising strikes?basically every move that your partner needs to burn into his muscle memory to compete at the highest level.
There's more to being a good training partner than just standing there & taking a hit? that's what dummies are for. Wise up & learn things about pad training that you don't even realize you need.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Wim Demeere has practiced a variety of martial arts for over 20 years, studying mainly Chinese systems & several full-contact fighting styles, such as sanshou & Muay Thai. He won four national titles & a bronze medal at the 1995 World Wushu Championships. He is the former national coach of the Belgian Wushu fighting team & still trains fighters for international competition.