Does having big hands have any advantage in striking?
- 10-22-2013, 11:51 PM
- 10-22-2013, 11:54 PM
well from a physics point of view, force = mass x acceleration
if we assume the speed of every fighter's punch is constant, then yes bigger hands = more force
- 10-28-2013, 02:20 PM
Just look at Frank Mir's face after Brock Lesnar rabbit punched him on the ground haha.
10-30-2013, 10:41 AM
A small fist would concentrate that force to a tighter area, hitting someone "on the button" would deliver more force per square inch to "the button".
That said, precision punching is nearly impossible, so a bigger hand would be more forgiving but size differential probably isn't statistically significant in either direction.
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