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Shadowboxing is an ancient Chinese exercise used in the training for combat sports…

Shadowboxing is an ancient Chinese exercise used in the training for combat sports. It is used mainly to prepare the muscles before the person training engages in stronger physical activity. In shadowboxing, only one person is required to participate; the participant throws punches at no one in particular. The main purpose of this exercise, apart from getting the muscles ready for other activity, is usually to maintain a fighter's rhythm and show the fighter how they would look at that stage of training against a certain opponent. Shadow boxing with swords and other weapons, referred to as a floryshe, is a major training tool in the Association for Renaissance Martial Arts. It is also common to see drummers using this method to critique their playing style, look and expression…

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