Dr Gavoni and Dr Edmonds have recently published an article in Bloody Elbow (bloodyelbow.com) which is a site for MMA and UFC news. Bloody Elbow is part of SB Nation the fastest-growing sports media brand with over 300 fan-centric team communities, including five of the most popular combat sports verticals.
Their article focuses on a critical training technique for boxing skills in MMA. The technique of shadow boxing, according to the article, is a critical part of a martial artist’s training arsenal. A fighter increases fluidity, can plan for responding to an opponent and can correct style when using a mirror. In addition, since repetition is critical to gaining proficiency in any skill, shadow boxing is a pivotal training technique because it provide fighters the opportunity to unlimited repetitions with little physical wear-and-tear.