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Muay Thai or Boxing – Which Style is More Effective?

Ahh, the age old question of “which martial art is better”. If only I had a dollar for every time someone asked me my opinion on which martial art is the best to learn. Whether you have been in martial arts for years, or if you’re a newbie looking to find the best martial art to start with, you will …

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10 Ways Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Will Change Your Life

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu changed my life in many ways, some that I didn’t even realize until I started writing this article. The truth is, without Brazilian Jiu Jitsu I’m not sure if I would be here right now. Although I don’t want to make this article about myself, I believe it would be helpful to explain my own beginnings. It’s …

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The Best MMA Gloves – Top 10 Gear Guide (2020)

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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The Best BJJ Gi for Beginners Guide

When you first start your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey and decide you need to purchase a Gi, you’re probably going to be overwhelmed by the amount of Gi’s available. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi’s come in all shapes and sizes, a few colors and even different material. As a beginner you don’t need to buy the most expensive designer Gi available, …

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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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The Best Boxing Gloves for Beginners (2020)

If you’re new to combat sports and are in the market for the perfect set of boxing gloves, you’ve come the right place. There are so many different styles of boxing gloves available today, this doesn’t even include the various sizes, brands, and prices of boxing gloves. With so many different boxing gloves to choose from, it can feel overwhelming …

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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 …

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When Should a Beginner Start Sparring in Muay Thai?

The first time you start sparring can be super intimidating, especially when you don’t know what to expect. The unknown can be scary for many people. Most beginners think of sparring as a real fight, which in some ways it is. The better you are at sparring, the more success you will have preparing for a real fight. Beginner sparring …