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|Plyometrics: Building Explosive Strength|
|Part 3: Upper-body exercises build power punches and throws.|
Plyometrics aren't just for the lower body. Upper body movements, such as the grasp and pull involved in a judo throw, or a simple straight punch, can benefit from plyometric training as well. Try the following sample exercises to develop your upper body's explosive strength:
Plyometrics provide intense training for your muscles' fast-twitch fibers. Combined with dedicated martial arts workouts and weight training, plyometric exercises can make your good techniques into great techniques. Start jumping!
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