We all know how tricky speed ball can be to begin with, so we have a “how to”, to help you along the way.
Stand a little closer than arms lengths to the speed ball. The centre of the ball should be at eye level. Hit the speed ball in small circles with the outside of your fist. Your hands should travel to make small circles in the air when you hit the speed ball . Follow the rhythm of 1 – 2 – 3 punch. Beginners should start with a large size speed ball.
Speed ball is important for sharpening reflexes and improving hand and eye coordination.
However, it takes a while to learn. Make sure to give it a go and keep trying! The average person takes at least 6 weeks to learn and be confident with it.