Lightsaber Fitness Exercises

Discussion in 'Physical Training, Diet, and Health Tips' started by CareyMartell, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. CareyMartell

    CareyMartell Administrator Staff Member

    Lately there has been a lot of news coverage about lightsaber fitness classes. That has gotten me thinking about what kind of warm up drills can be done with a lightsaber. For the next book I am working on I am including a section on drills like this and thought I'd share one of them here.

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    I call this exercise Saber Leg Raises. It's a pretty challenging exercise that really works your core.

    Does anyone have any ideas on other cool warm up exercises that can be done with a lightsaber?
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2016
  2. Justin Robinson

    Justin Robinson New Member

    I think proper warm up for lightsaber training doesn't necessarily need to include the use of the lightsaber... Every body is different and everyone should do a bit of research (while listening to their body) to create a warm up routine that is specific to their needs, fitness goals, and abilities. I find that a Yoga based routine is ideal for me... something similar to the "cold start" routine from P90X3 for those of us familiar to that program. :)
     
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  3. CareyMartell

    CareyMartell Administrator Staff Member

    This is very true. It's not my intent to make every warmup exercise require use of a lightsaber, but I thought since the tool is available it can't hurt to incorporate some.

    Interestingly enough it seems many Yoga studios are offering lightsaber classes, combining Yoga with saber drills.
     
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  4. Chris_A

    Chris_A Member

    Nice! Can`t wait to learn more about this. Incorporating a lightsaber with your daily warm-up routine seems a very novel ideal, for sure.
     
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  5. Shad0w

    Shad0w Member

    This is very neat, I didn't even think of something like this. I would love to see a full list. This is like yoga for saber arts haha
     

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