martial arts

As tournament time approaches, I've been training hard and learning some freestyle judo tehcniques to prepare for the big day.
Here is as complete workout - including warm up, drills, and sparring focus - for practicing and refining the all-important roundhouse kick.
This week I trained at a different grappling school and got to work on tightening up some holes in my game.
This was a crazy week, but a good one as far as training goes. I'm working on my lower body submissions to prepare for the upcoming tournament.
If you practice martial arts, then you need to strength train in order to maximize your performance. Here are the top five bang-for-your-buck exercises for fighters.
The new women's rashguard from 93 Brand takes its inspiration from the hard-working women of the 1920s, with a nostalgic feel and quality construction.
This was by far the best training week I’ve had this year, and it feels like my Brazilian jiu jitsu and weightlifting are coming together.
As a coach I've observed some common trends in my beginner students. Here are the five phases most new BJJ practitioners go through.
This week we received some updates about what will be allowed at the upcoming tournament. I'm also enjoying the strength and conditioning I've added to my training.
Now that competition season is in full swing, I've started to focus on tightening up my diet, strength and conditioning, bodyweight, and my overall BJJ game.
This week was packed full of fun BJJ stuff. I did a lot of coaching, learned several new techniques, and helped one of our teammates at a tournament.
After every tournament, I always evaluate my performance with my coaches. This week I analyzed what happened on the mat during the match that prevented me from executing my game plan at my last match.
The OK! Kimonos Tora spats were designed by Seymour Yang, also known as Meerkatsu.The spats are visually appealing and made with high-quality material, plus the tiger is pretty cute.
Battle Balm is much more than a topical analgesic. It has a wide range of applications and contains high-quality, organic ingredients.
School is back in session starting this week, and it's going to be a challenge trying to balance classes, training, and coaching. I'm trying to stay positive while I figure out how to manage it all!
My first competition of 2014 didn't go as well as I had hoped, but I gave it my best. I also got a sponsorship this week, which was great news!
Despite my injured knee, I slowly eased back into training this week, and am looking forward to competing in a tournament on February 8th.