equipment required: instrumented 100-pound heavy bag, stopwatch, boxing gloves
procedure: This test utilizes a specially instrumented punching bag that can record the force and timing of a hit. The subject is instructed to
hit the bag as fast and as hard as possible for a set time period. Strong verbal encouragement will help the subject achieve their
scoring: the results include measures of peak punch and striking output
target population: boxing
comments: This test was used in the 3rd season of the Contender TV series to assess the fitness of the boxers.