For snappy punches and kicks, Shin Box Switch hip mobility exercises both warm up and challenge hip internal and external range of motion – they’re harder than they look!

And adding a hip extension movement turns these hip mobility exercises into combined hip strengthening exercises too…

Not to mention increasing your ability to use your centre of mass to control balance and posture.

I typically program these exercises in the session warm-up (activation and movement preparation stage), using between 1–3 sets of 5–10 reps per side.

Give them a try and let me know how it goes!

Fighter Hip Mobility Exercises

by Don Heatrick

Don Heatrick

Founder of Heatrick Strength and Conditioning

Don Heatrick is a family man from the UK, former mechanical design engineer, European Muay Thai silver medallist, former pro Thai boxer (ranked 4th in UK while aged 40-years), a Muay Thai coach, podcast host, and the go-to expert on Muay Thai performance training with over 25 years of coaching experience.

Don helps ambitious fighters and coaches take their game to the next level by bridging the gap between Strength & Conditioning, Performance Science, and Muay Thai.

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