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What’s the Best Martial Art for Self Defense?

With the popularity of MMA rising, more and more people are beginning to discover how useful Martial Arts can be for self-defense situations. Although I’ve talked about this topic a lot, I still continually get questioned on which Martial Art is the best for Self-defense. I believe all Martial Arts are great for building character,…
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How Much Money do MMA Fighters Make?

How much money do MMA fighters make? For such a short and simple question, you might be surprised to learn that the answer is a bit more complicated. With the explosion of popularity in MMA thanks to fighters like Conor McGregor over the past few years, the pay has substantially risen. Although there is still…
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Which Martial Art Should I Learn First?

So you wanna start studying a martial art, but don’t know where to start. This might sound stupid to some people, however a true martial artist can understand the difficulty in choosing your first martial art. Picking the right martial art to study is crucial if you’re going to enjoy yourself and ultimately stick with…
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Guide to The Best MMA Workout at Home

Stuck at home without any equipment or gym to work with? A true Mixed Martial Artist doesn’t let his surroundings impact his training or spirit. Although we recommend joining an MMA gym, if you aren’t able to do that or if you currently can’t afford an MMA membership, there are still ways to get a…
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