RXT-1, a robotic combat trainer created by a US. Army Special Forces Veteran, has finally arrived! Its main purpose is to teach you how to properly punch, kick, and fight anyone who will attempt to harm you or your loved ones.
Getting a personal combat coach or going to the gym can be quite challenging during this pandemic since there are many implemented restrictions. Fret no more! With the arrival of RXT-1, you can now have your own robotic fighting coach in the comfort of your own house. It is designed with a head target, a torso pad option, and four foam arms.
Cision reported that it also has three different training mode options, including spar, practice, or a combination of both.
Nonetheles, it is important to note that while it has promising features, RXT-1 still can't replace a human trainer since it can't provide you with the experience of hitting a real person.
Why RXT-1 amazes MMA fighters
According to its developer STRYK USA, the robotic combat coach comes with a 4.5 inch screen monitor that is wall-mounted, 12 inches adjustable height, four removable arms, three-fight modes with over 100 combinations, and a leather head target with automotive-grade spring.
RXT-1 can help you improve your defensive stance, enhance your speed, headwork, footwork, and agility. Not only that, but it can also train your fighting skills by enhancing your cognitive processing actions and eye-hand coordination.
Many famous MMA fighters already gave the product five-star ratings.
"This is the future! Fight training will never be the same again," said Mark De La Rosa, a BJJ (Brazilian jiu-jitsu) black belter who is currently fighting in UFC Flyweight division.
View this post on InstagramGoing over basic combos / head movement with @stryk.usa aka chappie;) #havefun #blessed #TXMMA #ufc #flyweight #nearfallclothing #koreps #champion #reyesbc #GBJJHQ #GMMA #sponsored #robot A post shared by Mark De La Rosa (@markdelarosamma) on Aug 24, 2020 at 7:40am PDT
You can check his official Instragam account @MarkDelarosamma. Here's a video of him using RXT-1.
Top benefits that RXT-1 can provide
One of the many advantages of Since RXT-1 the fact that it is a handy machine. You can bring it at your house, at the gym, in a dojo, at schools, in your garage, or anywhere since you can just mount it in walls or doors.
With its three-fight modes, you can practice the lightning flicker jabs of Mahamed Aly or even the peekaboo style of Mike Tyson. Practice mode is the best option for beginners since the strikes are still predictable and have an interval of two seconds. Once you get the hang of it, you can now proceed to Spar mode. During this option, the robot will strike randomly according to the pre-selected level of difficulty.
STRYK RXT-1 #MMA sparring robot hits Kickstarter https://t.co/NF9JFJ8nhm pic.twitter.com/nO49JsWiXV — panah (@panah) September 22, 2020
The Combinations mode, the last option, you can adjust the time or rounds you want RXT-1 to operate. You can set it to run for 1-3 minutes and 1-12 rounds.
If your reflexes are not fast enough, you can adjust its speed from 20%-100%, allowing you to have some time until your body's reflexes improve. If you feel like you're ready to have some real training, you can set it to 100%.
Once you do that, the robotic combat coach can strike five times in just one second, which means that its robotic arm travels at a speed of approximately 40 mph. You can get this incredible machine at $699, as reported by News Atlas.
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Written by: Giuliano de Leon.