US 9,808,699 B2
Adjustable swivel mount device for heavy punching bag
Bruce Hockridge, San Diego, CA (US); and Jeffrey O. Meredith, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to HOIST FITNESS SYSTEMS, INC., Poway, CA (US)
Filed by Hoist Fitness Systems, Inc., Poway, CA (US)
Filed on May 30, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/291,926.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/842,002, filed on Jul. 2, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0011366 A1, Jan. 8, 2015
Int. Cl. A63B 69/22 (2006.01); A63B 69/20 (2006.01); A63B 71/02 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 69/205 (2013.01) [A63B 69/201 (2013.01); A63B 71/023 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49826 (2015.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A swivel mount device for hanging a punching bag from an overhead support, comprising:
a swivel joint defining at least first and second perpendicular pivot axes;
an upper connector connected to the swivel joint for rotation about the first pivot axis and configured for attachment to an overhead support;
a lower member pivotally connected to the swivel joint for rotation about the second pivot axis;
a mounting device having a central connector secured to the lower member and a peripheral portion surrounding the central connector; and
a plurality of attachment members rigidly attachable at spaced intervals around the peripheral portion of the mounting device and configured for engagement with respective straps secured to a punching bag, whereby each strap is secured to the mounting device independently and separately from the other punching bag straps.