Still not sure what to get the martial artists and fitness buffs in your life this year? We’re here to help.
It’s time for the sixth edition of the AWMA Blog’s Holiday Gift Guide! This year, we’ve decided to focus on last-minute gift ideas. Whether you’re still searching for a big gift, or looking for stocking stuffers, there’s something here for every training level and every budget.
Boxing Gift Ideas
From big ticket items, to a one-stop shopping gift pack, to small essentials, there’s something on this list for every boxing and fitness enthusiast.
Recommended for: Boxers, aspiring boxers, boxercisers, people who are building or expanding a home gym, people who are looking for a new fitness challenge.
ProForce® Ultra Plus Heavy Bag – This bag is ideal for martial artists who want to work on their power and conditioning at home — and anyone who wants an intense and fun full body workout. The ProForce® Ultra Plus Heavy Bag is constructed of durable Japanese Cordley and has reinforced stitching throughout. It comes with four solid stainless steel chain links and a pro style swivel with zinc galvanized finish and four ‘S’ hooks for fast and convenient attachment. This style of bag also features a double-ended design a D-ring on the bottom, which allows you to secure it to the floor or a sand bag if you’re looking for more stability. It measures 12” x 35” and weighs 50 lbs filled. It comes in multiple colors and can also be shipped unfilled. $99.95 USD.
ProForce® 70 lb Heavy Bag Kit – Everything you’ll need to start training, or to start building your own home gym in one handy package. The ProForce® 70 lb Heavy Bag Kit includes a black 70 lb heavy bag made of dyamex, 8 oz polyurethane black boxing gloves, and 180 in. black elastic cotton handwraps. It also contains a steel carabiner hook that is 3.75” x 1.75”, and a heavy woodbeam attachment. $139.95 USD.
ProForce® Leatherette Boxing Glove – A great first pair for beginners, and a great replacement set for boxers and fitness buffs who have been at it for a while. These multi-purpose gloves by ProForce® are ideal for martial arts, boxing, cardio and fitness workouts. They feature a pre-curved form fit design with flex grip palm. Ultra cuff wrist strap with hook and loop closure ensure a perfect fit. The thumb-lok feature offers proper form while punching. The foam core with cotton lining makes these gloves very comfortable. Available in 8 oz. – 24 oz. and multiple colors. $39.99-$49.99 USD (depending on size).
ProForce® Stretch Hand Wraps – 180″ – A perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who puts on a pair of boxing gloves. ProForce® Stretch Hand Wraps are made of lycra fabric for flexibility. They’re 180″ long, 2” wide, and feature a hook and loop closure for a secure fit. Available in multiple colors. $8.95 USD.
Target Practice Gift Ideas
These gifts are a great choice for anyone who wants to hit things with precision.
Recommended for: Martial artists who train in boxing, kickboxing, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, and Muay Thai. Fitness buffs, personal trainers and fitness instructors who are looking to add fun and challenging new workouts to their routines. Anyone who needs a new source of stress relief!
ProForce® Tombstone Shield – This great piece of equipment has a whole bunch of useful fitness and martial arts applications. Check out our recent blog on strike shields for more info! The ProForce® Tombstone Shield has multi-angle striking shield to protect against multi-striking combinations. It is 20″ long x 5.5″ thick x 12.5″ wide with reinforced cordura nylon cover with ultra durable foam designed for heavy punch and kick strikes. The Tombstone Shield has two(2) elastic arm bands centered on the back and four(4) handles to provide a sure-grip every workout. $89.95 USD.
ProForce® II Double Paddle –This double paddle has reinforced vinyl covers, a double foam core, and double foam design which makes a clapping sound when struck. Additionally, the elastic wrist wrap strap helps secure your grip with a contoured handle, and an oversized Proforce® logo helps to focus onto the target. The ProForce® II Double Paddle also comes in multiple colors. $29.99 USD.
Combat by Proforce™ Round Strike Shield – The pros’ choice for a round strike shield! The Combat by Proforce™ Round Strike Shield is 16″ in diameter and features premium leather construction for ultimate durability. It has a high density 4″ thick multi-layer foam core, reinforced rivets on handles, 2 side handles and 1 back handle. The shield’s reinforced hook loop forearm straps allow you to use a JUMBO focus mitt, sustaining a sure grip. Hand-crafted satisfaction guaranteed. $109.95 USD.
ProForce® Target Master – Focus mitt stands are an amazing solo training tool for anyone who wants to work on their strikes and their cardio on their own. For more information on how to train with stands like the Target Master, check out our blog about it. The ProForce® Target Master features 4 adjustable 19″ long paddles for multi angle strikes. Reinforced with steel flexible spring coils, the Target Master springs to life after every strike. With a plastic base measuring 24″ in diameter and an overall height of 60″ the Target Master is perfect for training. Fill the base with sand or water to keep it weighed down for secure striking. Approximately 130 lbs. total when base is filled. Some assembly required. Not for outdoor use. $299.95 USD. Additional shipping applies.
(If you’re looking for a little extra, all of these gifts would go well with a pair of boxing gloves and/or handwraps.)
Martial Arts Weapons Gift Ideas
As beautiful as they are powerful, martial arts weapons are a great gift for anyone who is an admirer of the arts, martial or otherwise.
Recommended for: Martial artists who train with weapons. Anyone who is interested in martial arts weapons training. Collectors.
Black Sword with Red Engraved Blade – In our first of four sword recommendations, this beauty features a hand guard with warrior imagery. The scabbard includes a tiger’s eye stone and has been modelled to perfectly fit over the blade. The scabbard is complete with a black woven waist cord that matches the tightly wrapped handle. The blade is a bright red and black, beautifully contrasting the purple woven handle. The sword is 41” overall, with a 30” blade and 10” handle. Its 1045 steel blade is sharpened. $174.99 USD.
Black Sword w/ Black Engraved Blade – This beautiful sword also features a hand guard with warrior imagery. The scabbard includes a dragon skin texture and has been modelled to perfectly fit over the blade. The scabbard is complete with a red woven waist cord that matches the tightly wrapped handle. The blade is a bright red and black, beautifully contrasting the red woven handle. The sword is 41” overall, with a 30” blade and 10” handle. It has a dragon skin texture sheath, and its 1045 steel blade is sharpened. $145.99 USD.
Black Sword with Dragon Hand Guard – This stunning sword features a hand guard with a dragon and phoenix design. The scabbard includes a dragon and has been modelled to perfectly fit over the blade. The scabbard is complete with a black woven waist cord that matches the tightly wrapped handle. The sword comes with a dragon illustration sheath. It has a 1045 steel blade and is sharpened. $129.99 USD.
Black Sword w/ Gold Hand Guard – Finally, we have this gorgeous sword which features a gold hand guard and gold accents. The scabbard includes red and gold accents and has been modelled to perfectly fit over the blade. The scabbard and handle are a bright red, gold, and black. $99.99 USD.
ProForce® Competition Bo Staff – With a black finish and ProForce Logo design in center of the staff, these stylish hardwood staves have rounded ends for less splintering. The 1″ diameter at center of the staff tapers to 5/8″ at ends. This bo is great for forms competitions. It’s available in six lengths and multiple colors. $39.95 USD. (Additional shipping charges may apply to this item due to its size and/or weight.)
Throwing Stars and Throwing Knives 4 Piece Set – This kit is the perfect option for someone training with knives and stars. For more information on throwing knives and stars, check out our recent blog post! The knives in this set are 9 inches each and the stars are 4. Both are sharpened. $34.99 USD. (This item cannot ship to the following states: CA, DE, IL, IN, KS, MA, NY, VA.)
3 Point Triangle Star – Constructed of a solid steel, this 4 inch, 3-point triangle throwing star is the perfect option for someone training with stars. The perfect weapon for practicing self-defense techniques. These stars are sharpened. $10.99 USD. (This item cannot ship to the following states: CA, DE, IL, IN, KS, MA, NY, VA.)
Still not sure? Check out our previous gift guides for even more great ideas!