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post #16 of (permalink) Old 10-15-2006, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by jaymackz
Sparring = Alive Training
Shadowboxing = Dead Training

basically if you want to get used to the feeling of actual contact..just spar
otherwise, shadowboxing is only useful for maintenance and speed
It depends on the purpose of shadow boxing. If you are using it as a supplement to heavybad work then it can really increase your cardio and form.

Definitely not a complete training regimen, but it does work well as a supplement to a complete training schedule.
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