martial arts

I made it to 2014 alive and had a great year for competing and training. Here are my goals for 2014, as well as the long-term goals that I'm striving towards.
Mas Oyama was a true modern warrior, but he didn't begin as one. Here are four tips taken from his life that can help you to become a powerhouse in your own training.
I trained a lot this week and was also excited when several women came in asking about BJJ. Most of the women at our gym do kickboxing or boxing, so it will be nice to have more women to train with.
In this video, we're going to look at four heavy bag drills to improve the timing of your roundhouse kick.
With more and more people taking to the mats, Brazilian jiu jitsu was a popular topic in 2013. We featured a range of excellent articles covering all aspects of the sport.
School has ended for the semester and I'm getting in as much training as possible. I’m sad that I have to go back to school eventually, but I’m going to enjoy this while it lasts.
The ability to accelerate a punch plays an important role in impact and accuracy. In a new study, researchers asked which conditions are most conducive to fast striking in martial arts.
If you’re a female grappler looking to treat yourself to a high-quality, off-the-rack gi, the Grips Athletics Amazona Gi is the one I would recommend.
If you're a serious combat athlete, you've probably experienced hand pain from time to time. The Radius wraps are an effective product to minimize hand pain issues.
In this video, we're going to be looking at three drill ideas to improve the level of your teep.
Heart rate variability, or HRV, is becoming more common in sports, and for good reason. A recent study found it is particularly helpful for combat athletes.
What is the best balance between technical training and conditioning? To what extent do judo-specific exercises also develop fitness? What rest and recovery requirements does judo training impose?
While training with partners is beneficial, training by yourself should not be overlooked by any martial artist. Here's a great muay Thai workout you can do on your own and with little equipment.
Finals are right around the corner, but I've still managed to get in my training. The schedule at Scranton MMA finally changed, so I can teach and train every day.
There is no need to put on unnecessary weight during the holidays. All it will do is make your weight cut more difficult. Here are tips and workouts for the holiday season.
This week I had a few reminders that I need to make sure my basic techniques and self-defense are on point, including the seminar with Royce Gracie at our school.
Don't know what to buy for the MMA fan in your life? This wish list from Sally Arsenault has got you covered.