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Is MMA Good for Self Defense?

I know it may seem obvious to most of you, but Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is one of the most beneficial things you can do for self defense. Not only is MMA good for self defense, but it’s also great for fitness, confidence, physical health, and even mental health. I understand how beneficial MMA can be first hand as I’ve …

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What’s the Best Fighting Style for MMA?

This is one of the most debated topics when it comes to the ultimate MMA fighter. Many pundits will suggest that the best fighting style is a well-rounded fighter using all disciplines, however I tend to disagree. I personally believe that there is a specific formula needed to find the perfect MMA fighter that involves only a few disciplines. Not …

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Twins Special Boxing Gloves Review

When you think of Muay Thai gear, you think of Twins Special. Twins have been a staple in the Muay Thai game for over 25 years. The best part about Twins Special is that everything they produce comes directly from the source in Thailand itself, the homeland of Muay Thai. There is just something very authentic and special about Muay …

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What’s The Best Age to Practice Martial Arts?

Before I started my martial arts journey I would constantly ask myself if it was already to late to start training. When you look at most Taekwondo Dojangs and Karate Dojos, the average starting age at which one starts training is very young. This is discouraging to someone who is older because you feel as though you’re already at a …

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10 Reasons Why You Should Study Martial Arts

When I first decided to train Muay Thai and start my Martial Arts journey I had no idea what to expect. Looking back on that first Muay Thai class years later I can proudly say that starting Martial Arts was the best decision of my life. Everyone always asks me why I study Martial Arts and I always tell them …

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The Best MMA Gloves – Top 10 Gear Guide (2019)

Looking for the best MMA gloves? Well you’ve come to the right place. With so many different types of MMA gloves to choose from it can be hard to find the right pair for you. Some fighters even use different pairs of gloves depending on what type of training or sparring they will be doing. Many trainers believe one set …

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Do You Need to Wear Hand Wraps for MMA and Boxing?

Ahh, the age old question of whether or not you need to wear hand wraps for MMA/Boxing gloves. This is a question that almost every beginner has in Boxing, MMA, or Muay Thai. The answer will always be a resounding yes,┬áhand wraps will always be necessary for MMA or Boxing. When it comes to the importance of your hand and …

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Best Mouthguards for MMA, Boxing, and Muay Thai

If you train in any type of MMA, Muay Thai, or Boxing, one of the most important pieces of protective equipment you will use is a mouthguard. Without a proper fitting mouthguard, things like missing teeth, jaw injuries, and even head trauma are more likely to happen, which is why wearing a mouthguard for mma is always recommended. I always …

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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 a significant wage gap from …

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Ultimate Guide to the Best MMA and Boxing Headgear

With MMA, Boxing, and other combat sports like Muay Thai, there is always risks associated with absorbing punches and kicks to the head. There is no way around these types of strikes to the head when training combat sports. These types of strikes are well-known to cause concussions and permanent brain damage. Luckily the use of combat headgear can improve …