Cross Crunches

Cross Crunches – Martial Arts Strength Exercise

This page looks at the strength training exercise known as Cross Crunches. These crunches are exercises used to build up core strength as they work on abs and obliques. They also improve rotational power and thus help martial arts kicking and punching strength. For a slightly more advanced version, please visit the page on bicycle crunches.

All and exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For additional core exercises, please visit the main Martial Arts Strength Training section.

Instructional Video for Cross Crunches