01/06/2013 13:47:30 PM
By reading the title to this post, you may think that we are implying that Judo may not be street friendly. The truth is, Judo trains you to clinch, grapple and stay on your feet, something that is very important when it comes to street fighting. Cou
05/13/2011 13:29:57 PM
No Gi grappling is very popular. More and more martial artists are starting to train no gi and this DVD is tailored specifically for this. Roy Dean, a master of the martial arts has done an excellent job in providing no gi grappling lessons that all
05/09/2011 15:10:10 PM
Many people view Aikido as a waste of time. They see it as ineffective and not practical. Wrist locks, a major part of Aikido, have been around since the dawn of time. They are used amongst law enforcement officers throughout the world to restraint a
01/09/2011 14:02:25 PM
Training With Muscle Soreness - Should You Do It? And Can It Actually Help You Get BETTER Results?
By Nick Nilsson
Muscle soreness is something that every trainer has
experienced. The typical advice is to wait until you're not
sore to train that m
06/09/2010 15:17:03 PM
Sweeps from the guard are a vital part of grappling. From a competition point of view, sweeps can win points and can help put a fighter in a better position to dominate their opponent. From a self defence point of view, sweeps are vital. Although not
05/09/2010 06:39:07 AM
Lyoto Machida got knocked out at UFC 113. He fought against Mauricio Shogun Rua. The cause of the knockout was due to Machida throwing a punch to Rua, but at the side time getting caught with an overhand right to the side of his head.
05/07/2010 16:06:36 PM
Basics are the cement which holds all martial artists fighting together. Without good basics one will never develop into an advanced fighter and it is for this reason that they must be drilled again and again.
Unfortunately though, it is very easy t
04/28/2010 15:27:20 PM
There is a saying in martial arts that the body must become a weapon. There are many weapons on the human body including the fist, feet, knees, elbows, shins and many more which seem practical. There is one part of the body however which is very prac
04/24/2010 11:56:04 AM
The following video shows the kicking power, flexibility and speed of the "Little Dragon" Kyokushin fighter Kenji Midori
Be sure to watch out for his stop kicks which he uses to send his opponents crashing down towards the mat when they attempt an
04/22/2010 14:34:00 PM
One of the greatest weight training methods that a martial artist can perform is giant sets. Giant sets are a training method that is very beneficial for all. It is a way of boosting not only your muscle tone, size but also stamina of the muscles.
04/19/2010 16:39:08 PM
Takedowns are a major part of martial arts. For MMA, they provide one with the opportunity to ground and pound, or work for a submission hold, and for self defence, taking down your opponent can provide you with the chance to flee the area quickly.
04/16/2010 15:56:34 PM
In the world of MMA, there has been some shocking upsets.
For example, did anyone think that Royce Gracie, a small jiu jitsu fighter would ever dominate his much larger opponents? Or how about Anderson Silva ever losing to a heel hook? No one ever
04/14/2010 13:44:41 PM
Everyone wants to develop more powerful kicks. Heavy bags, weight training and certain exercises are used to develop this much needed attribute that every fighter needs. However, one exercise which seems to have fallen out of fashion over the last fe