It's not how hard you can hit, it's how hard you can get hit. Or at least that's common boxing ring wisdom that good fighters take to heart. There's a science to taking a punch (or a kick) that will help you come out on top, but unfortunately there's only one real way to study it.
The one-punch knock out is something that we associate with unrealistic action heroes, but if you've watched your share of heavyweight bouts you know it does happen from time to time. If you've ever wondered how you can do it (for when you need to take your shot and make it count), here's an explanation of the physics behind the Sunday punch.
With the popularity of mixed martial arts and ground fighting submission holds are becoming more popular than they've been since the days of ancient Greece. Perhaps one of the most feared chokeholds out there is the Guillotine; a maneuver that can end a fight in seconds if it's executed properly. Here's how to do it.
While mixed martial arts hit big in the world of sports in the early 2000s the idea of combining fighting styles had actually been around significantly longer. Perhaps the first mixed Western style, Bartitsu, was created in the 1880s. By the British.
The sleeper hold has become famous for its ability to end a fight in less than a minute when it's applied properly. A legend of street fighting and backroom MMA stories, the sleeper hold is actually surprisingly easy to apply. It is far from the safest choke hold to put someone in though, which can make practicing it a little difficult.
It is necessary to take some time to clear up this unbelievably pervasive misconception, that you have to "get into shape" before training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Here are three reasons why that's just not true.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be more fun than just about anything you've ever done before, but it can also be frustrating. Here are three quick tips to help you enjoy your time on the mats from a BJJ black belt gym owner with two decades of experience.
Getting your kids into martial arts can be a bit of a challenge, especially for the younger ones. Picking a good school is essential.
Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California. He was the son of Eurasian parents, Lee Hoi Chuen and his wife Grace Ho. His father was an actor in the Chinese opera. Early in Bruce's childhood, the family decided to leave...
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art, self-defense system that specializes in the ground aspect of combat, it focuses on joint manipulations and chokes to control or submit your opponent while absorbing the least amount of punishment possible. It's applications vary from law enforcement to sport Jiu-jitsu as well as Mixed Martial Arts or (MMA). It's been called the gentle art because the practitioner doesn't need to be very athletic or big to excel.
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Many people want to learn martial arts for several reasons, including fitness, self-defense, or inner peace. Different martial arts styles focus on one or two of these aspects. In this article, I will give you some steps to help you choose which martial art to study.
Credit: www.1800-sports.com Quoted by UFC’s manager Dana White, Kimbo Slice was said never to step foot inside the octagon. Being the name and face that the UFC had worked so long to prove that it was not, Kimbo Slice began making his name by beating up random non-trained fighters on...