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by dodger71
8 years ago
Becoming a Martial Artist as an Adult

Learning a martial art is a great way for an adult to improve flexibility and get into shape. The two forms suggested in this piece are taekwondo or karate.

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by jcmayer777
8 years ago
Why Does ESPN Hate the UFC and MMA?

I’ve never really understood why the four letter word, ESPN, seems to hate the UFC and MMA.  Why is that?  The buy rates for pay per view fights are good, from what I can tell, the fans are packed into the shows like sardines, tens of thousands of them...

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by nunchucks
8 years ago
How To Know Its Time To Leave A Martial Arts School

How do you know when it's time to move on? For many of us, it's not as simple as it sounds. A martial arts school is a unique environment and many feel obligated to stay with a school well past the time that is beneficial for them.

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by Samantha
8 years ago
Taekwondo Gear Bag Essentials

Buying martial arts gear is not as clear cut as it seems. Between making sure you're well protected, able to move fluently and avoiding situations where you might be disqualified in a tournament, it can turn into a frustrating, never-ending cycle of buying and re-buying gear.

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by Samantha
8 years ago
Must-Have Books for Martial Artists

There are a lot of great resources available in the bookstore for the martial artist. Of those in my library, here are the 3 martial arts books that I can't imagine training without.

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by Samantha
8 years ago
Beginners Guide to Kali and Escrima Sticks

With its beautiful and powerful history, Kali is a martial art that is open to everyone of all fitness levels. The most basic tool of this art is the escrima stick, a lightweight, rattan baton that can deliver fast and powerful blows.

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by RussellH
8 years ago
Altering Your Grappling for MMA

No matter how good you are at wrestling or Jiu jitsu, in order to survive in MMA you are going to need to change your game.

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by jz_jiujitsuguy
9 years ago
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Keeping Track of Positions

Like many Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a complex art. Attempting to remember the multiple positions can seem nearly impossible to both the new practitioner, as well as the experienced practitioner. This article will provide some insight to the advantages as well as tips of keeping track of positions with a notebook.

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by BohoGypsyArtist
9 years ago
Mixed Martial Arts for Beginners

MMA stand for mixed martial arts. This is the blending of two or more styles or systems of fighting. The most common styles to be combined are striking and ground techniques. MMA has changed a great deal since its early days. In those early competitions, ground fighters had an advantage, since most strikers were not prepared for the fight to go to the ground.

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by Dr_E
9 years ago
Mix Martial Arts for Kids

I believe it would probably be best for me firstly to describe first exactly what 'mix martial arts' is and then go into a bit of its history before I start discussing why getting kids involved into mix martial arts could be beneficial for them on numerous levels.

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by spolderman
9 years ago
What Are The Best Martial Arts

Every style of martial arts has it's strengths and weaknesses. The best answer way to answer this question is to follow the steps I have laid out in this short article.

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by BeHeard
9 years ago
I Don't Have Time to Learn to Protect Myself

You should not be willing to accept being a victim because you feel that you do not have time to train. Focus on non-sport, reality based, street self protection.

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by Lynn Parks
9 years ago
Reasons to Consider Martial Arts for Kids

Martial arts for kids can help teach children to be able to protect themselves, increase their self esteem and provide them an activity that really makes them a part of something. We raise our children and teach them that violence is not the solution and this is a lesson...

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by LifeHacker
9 years ago
How To Pick The Perfect MMA and Jiu Jitsu Gym

Finding the right gym to train at is a big deal.

Here are some of the guidelines I use put together from my experience and the experiences of others.
- Some Cajones
- Dash of Craziness
- Common Sense
Do Your Homework!

Before joining a gym, do as much research on it as you...

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by Athena
10 years ago
The True Fundamentals of Aikido

Aikido is one of the oldest types of martial arts. Established by Morihei Ueshiba, aikido was derived through the studies of a lot of different kinds of traditional martial arts. As a matter of fact, it is often perceived as a kind of exercise or a dance...

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by jpwriter
10 years ago
Martial Arts or Self Defense Classes for College Campus Safety

Campus safety is a huge concern for college administrators, campus police, prospective and current students, as well as parents. Crime statistics are something that should be considered just as equally as the best football team or the best ratio of students to teachers in the classroom. ...

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by Maya
10 years ago
Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan is a very popular type of exercise. It's thought to be a form of perfected Kung Fu art. It combines meditation, martial arts and calisthenics. There're a lot of known health benefits from Tai Chi Chuan done regularly.

This form of Tai Chi is a good health...

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by Tarin
10 years ago
How to make MMA fights more exciting

There's a trade off between having exciting fights and being fair to the fighters. The first UFC events were all no holds barred. If a groin attack was part of your martial art it was allowed to be used in the cage. The first UFC events asked the question...

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by Jaron
10 years ago
8 Brutal Street Fight Techniques

This article will give you the street fighting techniques that will come in handy if you ever have to defend yourself. These specific techniques can be lethal if used correctly. If the need calls for it, you can disable, cripple or even eliminate an opponent. Technique 1...

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by goingforbroke
10 years ago
UFC 114 Betting Odds, Prop Bets and Parlay Advice

I'm back here today to give some advice about the betting odds for UFC 114 which features Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs Rashad Evans. The winner of that fight will get the next title shot against the new Light Heavyweight UFC Champion Shogun Rua. I have eagerly been awaiting for...

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