WHICH IS THE RIGHT WEIGHT RANGE FOR YOU?
Think about your body structure: even if you think that up to 4 kg (8.9 lbs) is not much, when you put this kind of weight in motion with dynamic movements (or in a slow and controlled manner), the FITSWORD® will feel heavy.
You can make a test at home with a dumbbell. Wield it as a sword and mimic cuts and thrusts at different angles, with the arms extended. Make some repetitions to feel the muscles work.
If you can’t wield the weight selected with good posture, then try with less weight.
This process, should give you an idea of the right weight range for you.
Don't forget that training with the right weight allows you:
If you are not sure, you can contact us here, and we'll help you choosing your FITSWORD models.
I'M NOT VERY STRONG
Whether you have a small body structure or you are not so strong, you should consider buying the WHITE FITSWORD (1.5 kg - 3,3 lbs), as it is already heavy enough for your training.
It's heavy as the short sword used by gladiators in combat. It's also perfect to learn freestyle and dexterity moves.
If you want a tool that let you increase the weight in a progressive way, you can also order the FITSWORD MODULAR (1,2 to 2,7 kg - 2,7 to 6 lbs), that has a weight range able to satisfy the need of 70% of the users.
If you are FIT and you are on a budget, you can order the BLACK FITSWORD (2,5 kg - 5,5 lbs). We experimented with many people that 2,5 kg are a good training weight.
Obviously, if you want a more versatile tool, we suggest you the FITSWORD MODULAR (1,2 to 2,7 kg - 2,7 to 6 lbs) as the chance to reduce or increase the weight is more user friendly when you try dexterity and freestyle moves, or learning combat techniques.
I'M VERY FIT
If you want to train with maximum intensity, the FITSWORD® Modular Pro (1,5 to 4 kg - 3,3 to 8.9 lbs), is the right choice for you.
This weight range is good for all athletes with a good or excellent physical preparation, and for all the users that want a tool that will guarantee overtime a progressive training on all sport applications (fitness, cardio, dexterity, rehab, endurance, strength, combat).
This is the perfect tool also for the personal trainer, to be used with the beginner and with the advanced athlete (given the wider weight range).
I OWN A TRAINING CENTER
For Gyms and Training Centers, we designed the White and Black FITSWORD®, with fixed weight.
They are the perfect solution for groups and classes with a tool that is simple, sturdy and affordable. You can order a mix of White and Black FITSWORD, to have the right weight for any client's body type. With this weight range, you can satisfy the training needs of 80% of the people.
If you are not sure, you can contact us here, and we'll help you choosing your FITSWORD models.
DON'T WORRY. IT'S NOT ALL ABOUT THE WEIGHT
The FITSWORD is a multi purpose training tool. It's strength, cardio and mobility training, all together in the same session.
Strength it's not all about weight.
Training with limited weight doesn’t mean that the training is not effective to increase the strength.
Thanks to the momentum created with the circular motion, you increase the strength without placing unnecessary strain on joints and connective tissues. Instead you strengthen the joints through traction and shock absorption of repeated movements. This is physics applied to human mechanic: swinging the FITSWORD® twice as fast produces four times the torque and momentum, hence the superior strength conditioning.
You can get your heart rate up and get cardio.
Cardio is not just running. Cardio is getting your heart rate up and keep it there, and that's what you do with a FITSWORD session. Coupling lower body exercises with arms exercises is a great way to elevate heart rate, challenge the core muscles and strengthen the entire body.
While one muscle group is recovering, another is fresh for the next set of reps and you're constantly moving from one exercise to the next.
Mobility bundled with strength and cardio.
While most classic gym exercises work the shoulder through few degrees of its entire range of motion, the FITSWORD® allow the shoulder to be trained through nearly its entire range of motion, producing a stimulus that has such positive effects impossible to get with more conventional trainings.
Muscles, tendons and ligaments get stretched improving joints flexibility and range of motion, while you improve your overall strength and reduce the risk of injuries thanks to the improved stability, mobility and strength.
The FITSWORD® Modular Pro comes with 12 Weight Plates:
- 6 Metal Plates: cnc machined from solid block of Stainless Steel, with a weight of 0.5 kg (1,1 lb) each.
- 6 Black Plates: cnc machined from solid block of Delrin, with a weight of 100 grams (0,2 lb) each.
Combine the Metal and Black Plates in 7 different ways to get the weight that you better handle for your task, from 1,5 to 4 kg (3,3 to 8,9 lbs).
In function of your skills, your strength and kind of training that you want to do (fitness, cardio, dexterity, rehab, strength, combat), you setup your FITSWORD®, with the weight that you need.
Weight Fine Tuning: the wide number and choice of weight plates, allows the most progressive load increase.
If you want to train with maximum intensity, this FITSWORD® model is the right choice for you.
The FITSWORD® Modular offers:
- Boffer functionality (with the lightest setup of 1,2 kg - 2,7 lbs)
- Strength and Endurance training: with a weight range that reaches 2.7 kg - 6 lbs.
When you put this kind of weight in motion with dynamic movements, the FITSWORD will feel heavy after few repetitions for the average user.
This FITSWORD comes with 2 Black Plates (CNC Machined in Delrin), 2 Metal Plates and 1 Inner Metal Bar (CNC Machined from solid block of Stainless Steel).
Combine the Metal and Black Plates in 4 different ways to get the weight that you better handle for your task, from 1,2 to 2,7 kg (2,7 to 6 lbs).
F.A.Q . (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: IS THE TRAINING AND TUITION INCLUDED?
Together with your FITSWORD you will have access to all the training and tuition that we developed.
The value of all this Learning Material at your disposal (and included for free with your purchase) is really high and should higly compensate you for the money spent on your FITSWORD.
We spent almost a year to produce all this material and make it available for you, to let you have a fulfilling experience with the FITSWORD (whatever your sport level and sword sport knowledge)
Q: CAN I PRACTICE ON MY OWN?
You should train on your own, before practicing with a partner.
70% of the training has been developed to train and practice on your own (all the fitness, conditioning , freestyle and dexterity drills). Also many combat techniques can be practiced alone and are explained and shown on our videos (you have just to follow along).
Training on your own is highly recommended before practicing with a partner, in order to have the time to learn the techniques and reinforce your body, before applying the combat techniques.
Q: WHAT ABOUT THE FITSWORD VALUE?
All G-Force and FITSWORD products are Designed and Made in Italy. Each product is the result of a long process of study, experimentation, testing, and prototyping. We worked hard and long to add as much value as possible on each product, in terms of construction quality, uniqueness and versatility.
Construction Quality: The Design is the result of a long process of refinements and improvements (not only aesthetic, but functionality). Made in Italy, using the finest materials, with high-end production processes.
Versatility: Each of our products has been conceived to perform the widest range of exercises, in many branches, for many sport applications. We added as much value as possible on each product.
Uniqueness: Only with our products you can train in such a specific and effective way for your sport. You won't find something similar on the market.
And don't forget that all the training is included for free with your purchase, for a long lasting experience.
WE DARE YOU TO FIND SOMETHING MORE VALUABLE THAN OUR PRODUCTS
Q: IS FITSWORD TRAINING SUITABLE ALSO FOR WOMEN?
Yes, FITSWORD training is perfectly suitable for everybody. You just have to properly select which model is better suited for you (and the selection is mainly about the weight that you can handle). In general for a Woman, we suggest the White FITSWORD (1,5 kg - 3.3 lbs) or the MODULAR model (1,2 to 2,5 kg - 2.7 to 6 lbs), as you can improve your strength in a progressive way.
Q: DO I NEED A PREVIOUS MARTIAL ARTS / SWORD TRAINING?
Training with the FITSWORD is for everybody, and doesn't need a previous martial arts / sword training (obviously with this kind of experience, you already have some moves and useful knowledge).
We developed a fast learning method that goes from the vary basics to most advanced techniques easy to learn and apply. All has been done with the expertise of Pro-Trainers and Martial Arts experts, in order to make the learning progressive, meaningful and effective.
Q: WHERE DO YOU SHIP?
A: We ship worldwide, working with a full-scale logistics and distribution company to make the international deliveries as effective as possible. The Shipping service does not deliver to P.O.Boxes, so provide please an alternative valide address (family or friends).
Q: IS SHIPPING INCLUDED?
A: Shipping is added to your order, as you enter your address on the check-out process. You have to select your Country, and the system will calculate the shipping cost in function of size and weight of your order.
We ship from Italy, as G-Force and FITSWORD are Made in Italy.
Q: WHAT ABOUT CUSTOMS AND DUTIES?
EUROPE: As we manufacture and ship directly from Europe, goods are able to be freely exported within the EU without any additional local duties (so there will be no additional charges).
REST OF THE WORLD: even though you have paid for the shipping, you might incur in additional fees for duties and customs (levied by the customs office in your country). We have no responsibility and control over those issues, as each country manage their customs as they please.