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What Is Karate and Where Did It Come From?

Karate is a martial art that was developed in Japan. It is defined as a method of defending one’s self without using weapons but by striking sensitive areas on one’s body, such as their hands, elbows, knees, and feet.

Submission Grappling and Submission Wrestling Are A Great Base For Mixed Martial Arts

Submission grappling, or submission wrestling is a subform of jiu jitsu that can provide a sound base for any MMA fighter. Training in submission grappling or submission wrestling will entail all of the cardio and muscle endurance conditioning that is essential to anyone training in MMA.

3 Ways That Martial Arts Training Stimulates Your Mind for Peak Performance

Stimulating the mind is one of the most important effects of martial arts training. Not only does this stimulation allow you to more effectively focus on learning new martial arts techniques, but it also provides for clearer thought that can lead to peak performance. While martial arts are most commonly associated with improving physical prowess, it is also an excellent brain stimulant. In fact, here is a look at three ways martial arts training stimulates the mind.

The Fight Week: MMA Training – Tempo Training for Muscular Endurance

Mixed Martial Arts is a power endurance sport. Maximising power endurance is always a trade-off between optimising two athletic qualities that often stand in opposition to each other: the rate of force production and producing that force for a long time. In other words, you need to hit hard and hit hard for a long time.

Routine Stance Practice for Shaolin Kung Fu

Shaolin ‘Longfist’ Kung Fu and Wu Shu movement, whether offensive or defensive, towards or away from opponents, involves a number of key stances. These stances are the foundations of all Changchuan (‘Longfist’) martial movement and six-essential examples are practised in the routine or ‘drill’ below. Two key principles apply to their design and usage.

Baguazhang Kung Fu Energy Flux – How To Align It

Baguazhang Kung Fu is unique in it’s energy flow. Unfortunately, not many people have realized how to tap into the uniqueness.

Famous Fighters in MMA History

MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, is a full-contact combat sport that is fast gaining popularity all over the world. The hallmark of MMA has been that, instead of limiting fighters to a single fighting style, like boxing or wrestling, it allows fighters to combine many styles of striking and grappling, including boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, taekwondo, karate, judo and any other style they might prefer, It offers fighters the opportunity to choose the most effective styles and techniques that work for them. MMA has its roots in many different styles, such as Vale-Tudo, Freestyle boxing and other combat…

MMA and Muay Thai Punching Bags and Equipment

Various types of martial arts are practiced throughout the world for self-defense purposes and as competitive sports. Muay Thai boxing has its origins in parts of Southeast Asia and Thailand, where the fighting style was initially developed. Once used on Asian battlefields to train soldiers, Muay Thai is now recognized as a national combat sport.

Studying Multiple Martial Arts

Studying multiple martial arts can be a real challenge. It has its good and bad points. But what are the real issues to consider?

Tips For MMA Conditioning

Training for an MMA fight is arguably one of the most exhausting types of training in most sports. MMA conditioning is a full body workout that will have you feeling exhausted in just a few minutes. This is why a typical MMA fight will only last 3 rounds and so you will need to prepare properly for MMA.

Secret Shaolin Fighting Exercises – Grasping the Sack of Pearls

The exercise strengthens the muscles of the arms and those surrounding the armpit tremendously increasing students’ throwing power (of objects and individuals) accordingly. This Exercise fits into the Yang/Gang External Power Training Category (1) and is a specific training exercise of the Arms.

Five Training Mistakes in Jiu-Jitsu

Martial arts is a combination of training the body and mind to excel in the art. Fatigue will take over if you lose your focus doing training. If you’re preparing to train for Jiu-Jitsu, it is important to condition your mind and body before facing the challenge.

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