9 Fight Tactics to Develop Winning Competitors

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Fight tactics are used by Martial Art competitors. It gives them a focus and overall strategy they need to win the fight. It does not matter whether you practice Muay Thai, MMA or Boxing; understanding these tactics are what will make you successful. Although these tactics are an essential key in developing winning competitors, the… Read more »

Ashton Kutcher vs. Conor McGregor in a Braziliian Jiu Jitsu Match Who Will be the Victor

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Ashton Kutcher vs. Conor McGregor. Everyone in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community knows who Master Rigan Machado is and what an impact he has had on the sport. Not only is his competition record so amazing that most jiu jitsu competitors stand in ahh of his success, but he has also made an amazing impact… Read more »

What does “OSS” mean?

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I heard one of my students ask an assistant instructor here at our academy What does “OSS” mean? He responded saying it is a display of respect. While yes this is true I thought it would make for a good article because I think many people in the BJJ and MMA communities are using this as… Read more »

What is the MMA Formula?

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The MMA Formula, which was popularized by Jeff Patterson, is a simple, efficient, and effective formula that you can use as a reference for your MMA training. Basically, it breaks down MMA combat into three basic phases, each of which can be mastered with repetition of MMA drills. With that being said, let’s learn more about this formula…. Read more »

Top Strategies for Becoming an MMA Fighter

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Becoming the best MMA fighter that you can be requires dedication, determination, endurance, strength, and skill. You must have a grueling desire to work harder than the next day, as well as partake in MMA drills constantly until you perfect your techniques. Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can become a better fighter today…. Read more »

Jiu Jitsu Chokehold Mastery

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Do you practice Brazilian Jiu jitsu? How is your submission game? Is your chokehold game successful? The Jiu jitsu chokehold game in Brazilian Jiu jitsu is not as common as it once was. Through the years many Jiu jitsu practitioners have gotten caught up in the whirlwind of new techniques and fads that have rushed… Read more »

Does MMA Help Build Muscle?

Some individuals train MMA so that they can defend themselves, while others train MMA so that they can build up their confidence. Then there’s the group of people who practice MMA so that they can build muscle. But how practical is this goal? So, does MMA help build muscle in a significant and noticeable way?… Read more »

Will Conor McGregor be next in line to match up against Floyd Mayweather?

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One of the best boxers of our time Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is considering the match up with Conor McGregor. This is could be a good pay day for Mayweather as he could bring home $100,000,000 and most likely would not be a difficult match up in the boxing arena. McGregor said: “It was him that… Read more »