MMA

From kickboxing to muay Thai, the overhand is an important weapon in any fighter’s arsenal.
The rear naked choke can be used from a standing position or on the ground and serves as an effective submission technique.
Setting up in the arm triangle can help drain your opponent’s energy, set you up for a choke, and improve your defensive position.
It is important to nullify an aggressive fighter's attack to stay in control during a fight.
This video demostrates a progression of five escapes you can perofrm as the triangle gets tighter and tighter.
Top UK MMA coach and former M1 Champion Matt "12 Gauge"Thorpe provides step-by-step tutorials on anti-grappling techniques from standing.
Former Pro Muay Thai fighter Master A's gives a step-by-step tutorial on how you can develop powerful knee strikes.
These are the most common mistakes I see in fighters' strength training plans, and my suggestions for fixing them.
Training this way will help you get past being a "first round hero" and give you energy in later rounds.
From finding the calm in chaos to learning how to roll with the punches, martial arts will make you a stronger person.
This 12-week program focuses on flexibility training to improve mobility and enhance performance in the ring.
In BJJ, we are not mixing different martial arts - we are mixing multiple energy systems.
This cycle of MMA/BJJ workouts is a well-rounded strength and conditioning plan for the MMA and BJJ athlete that leaves plenty of time and energy for mat time and skills work.
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Build a good base of work capacity and strength by manipulating volume and intensity in the early off-season.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
It’s much more fun to hit than get hit, but learning how to take a punch is vital to your success as a martial artist.