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How to Become a Cage Fighter | Mixed Martial Arts

A “cage fighter” is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter who sometimes fights in a cage (or octagon, or a boxing ring in Pride). The fighter wins by knocking out, or putting the opponent in a submission hold by which … Continue reading

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The Turkish Get-up

When you’re in a fight, the last place you want to wind up is on your back with your opponent bearing down on top of you.  The Turkish get-up is one of the most fundamental strength and conditioning exercises for … Continue reading

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Sandbag Training

In the fight world, the term “sandbagging” can be a dishonorable accusation.  Individuals who enter beginner tournaments when they really have years of experience are said to be “sandbagging.”  They’re trying to cheat the system.  Using sandbags in your strength … Continue reading

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How to Improve Brazilian Jiujitsu Skills

Like most martial arts, Brazilian jiujitsu requires that you practice constantly in order to learn new skills and perfect old ones. While the road to improving your Brazilian jiujitsu skills is long, a few steps will speed things up and … Continue reading

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MMA Fighting Techniques – Throws | throw

Throws are integral to MMA and are used in a variety of ways. Simplicity is the key as the opponent may strike, clinch or perform a take down at any time. With this throw the fighter applies an under hook … Continue reading

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MMA Strength Training - Core Strength for Mixed Martial Arts

Strength In MMA Strength goes hand-in-hand with conditioning in regard to importance in MMA. That said, conditioning refers to cardiovascular capacity, while strength refers to the ability to move objects for a short period of time. Explosiveness is more closely … Continue reading

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Complex Training for Muaythai Power | muay thai

Boxers and martial artists have always been warned about developing heavy, slow and inefficient muscles by lifting weights. Beyond pushups, pullups, and situps, Thai fighters themselves rarely engage in other forms of resistance training to supplement their conditioning. There is … Continue reading

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