The Impact of weighted gloves on developing the effectiveness of performance and increasing the number of punches for youth boxers


This study aimes at developing the effectiveness of performance, defensive,offensive, and effectiveness of technical performance as well as increaseing punches performed in boxes. The experimental approach is used in this study. The research sample consists of a group of 18 young boxers, distributed into two groups ”control and experimental groups. A set of exercises is used with weighted gloves according to the player’s mass and the ratio of arm weight. After six weeks of training, an increase in punches and in the effectiveness of performance of the experimental group. This research recommendes designing gloves with masss more than the legal weights as a helpful tool to be used in increasing the number of punches and in developing the effectiveness of performance. It is also recommended the use of gloves exercises periodically, either in the general preparation period or the specisl period.