To make this exercise more challenging pause the mace at the top of the movement for a split second. You can also strike at different targets at each rep.

Teaching Points

  1. Stand in a boxers stance.
  2. Keep your core braced.
  3. Grip the mace with two hands, with one hand at the end of the handle and the other close to the mace head.
  4. Powerfully thrust the mace forward allowing the other hand to slide up the mace.
  5. Return the mace to the starting position.

Alternative Options

Spear strike.

Common Problems & Solutions

Error: Losing control of the mace at the top position.
Correction: Work within a range of movement that you can safely.