THIS IS NOT A PUNCHING BAG.
IS A STRIKING CELL.
"When thinking about the nature of human needs, we can break them down into functional, emotional and cognitive needs. This is where I find the most inspiration: looking at people as a whole and as complex individuals and designing products that help remind them of the better version of themselves."
- Andrew Simpson, Principal of Vert Design
Feeding off outdated norms, manufacturers of training equipment have left the combat athletics market devoid of any sophistication, innovation, or elegance of form.
The time has come for the combat athletics industry to look forwards, and design an inclusive future that's welcoming to all who strive to grow beyond themselves.
INTRODUCING THE STRIKING CELL.
The Future of Combat Athletics,
Designed and Made in Australia.
“A nice and refined update of a tired product. The truly sophisticated, innovative and elegant Striking Cell breaks the mould of the traditional punching bag from interchangeable weights in the internal core structure to new foams that create a soft and tactile skin surface. It's a refreshing approach that is more suited to the modern gym environment and reduces the need for specialised and expensive gloves.”
— Good Design Awards Jury, 2021
1. DESIGNED WITH SAFETY, PERFORMANCE AND COMFORT IN MIND
2. INTENDED TO ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR GLOVES
The Striking Cell has been designed for use without gloves, when used in conjunction with correct technique and adequate wrist protection.
This enables a higher level of safety for martial artists that practise gloveless techniques, such as open-hand strikes, and kicks with the instep of the foot.
If the fighter seeks a maximum level of protection, boxing gloves may still be worn.
4. CUSTOMISABLE WEIGHT SYSTEM
3. EXPERIENCE-DRIVEN DESIGN,
The user-centric design of our Striking Cells makes them equally beneficial to beginners and advanced strikers. Striking Cells are designed to be large enough to kick, yet compact enough to fit within the space requirements of homes and exercise studios.
Unlike conventional punching bags, Striking Cells feature uniform density across all surfaces, meaning that beginners can learn with confidence, whilst advanced strikers can focus on cardio and technical power gains, without fear of pain.
6. THE 21ST CENTURY HAS NO MORE ROOM FOR PRODUCTS THAT IGNORE THE NEEDS OF THE PLANET
5. HAND-CRAFTED BY ARTISANS
Yenēsthae Striking Cells are meticulously handmade by artisans that have a name for highly exclusive, luxury furniture.
Premium synthetic leather is lined with 12mm of viscous memory foam, creating a feeling of plushness and emotional connection to the object, extending to the fleeting imprint of a fist, as the fighter completes their punch.
From their visual aesthetics to their handcrafted material, Striking Cells are designed to look as good inside a home as they do inside a beautiful training studio.
Striking Cells feature a patent-pending impact absorption technology that creates a softer impact than traditional heavy bags.
Yenēsthae Striking Cells utilise premium, high-density Dunlop Foams, to create a plush and luxurious feeling, which feels satisfying and safer to strike. We spent 2 years fine-tuning the foam configuration, in order to achieve maximum impact absorption, whilst retaining just enough feedback and "snapping" sound.
The Striking Cell features a unique open top, allowing weight to be customised, and rendering the cumbersome exercise of filling, un-filling and re-filling punching bags obsolete. This aids in transportability and manoeuvrability of the Striking Cell.
Empty, the Striking Cell has a weight of just 14kg – ideal for kids and people experiencing strength impairment. The Striking Cell can carry a max weight of 70kg (heavier than most heavy bags). The Striking Cell maintains identical density and visual form at any weight.
Yenēsthae Striking Cells use no animal products and are made locally, to maintain a low carbon footprint.
The foam used within our Striking Cells is certified by Good Environmental Choice Australia, and the premium synthetic leather used to wrap Yenēsthae Striking Cells is Fire-Rated, UV- resistant and Anti-Bacterial/Anti-Microbial treated.
Recognising the need to conserve sand and rice, our weight is achieved using recycled steel, as steel is endlessly recyclable.