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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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How to Win a Fight Against Someone Twice Your Size

The truth is, size does matter in a fight. If you ever find yourself in an altercation with an opponent who is taller or weighs more, it’s recommended to employ the best strategies to overcome their size advantage. Almost all fights start standing up which is good thing, because the last thing you want to do is grapple with your …

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10 Reasons Why Your Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Getting Better

So you’ve been struggling with your Jiu Jitsu lately? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. If I had a dollar for every time I felt like I wasn’t progressing in BJJ I’d be a rich man. It’s an awful feeling when you’re doing everything right however your progression feels slow or non-existent. That desperate feeling of wanting to improve so …

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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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How to prepare for your first BJJ tournament

Your first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition can be a nerve racking experience filled with stressful thoughts.Beginner or not, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments still make many people nervous. There are many things that can be overlooked because of the stress of the situation so we’re here to help make sure you’re completely prepared for your first BJJ tournament. I wrestled in …

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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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The Top 10 Best BJJ and MMA Rash Guards (2020)

If you’re in the market for a new BJJ or MMA rash guard, you’ve come to the right place. Rash Guards were originally designed for surfers to wear underneath their wetsuits to stop chaffing (gross right). However, as surfers started moving into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu culture, so did their rash guards. So I guess you have those Cali surfers to …

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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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What to expect from your first Muay Thai class

When I walked into the Muay Thai gym the first day I didn’t know what to expect. Of course I had many thoughts in my head about how the class was going to go, many of them being fears about how hard it would be. I was very nervous to say the least, I had always been active and played …

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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 …