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More Tips for Muay Thai Shin Conditioning

Welcome back to our continuing series on conditioning your shins for Muay Thai fighting. In our previous post, we highlighted the use of the heavy bag to help strengthen your shins. We also looked at the vital role that calcium and vitamin D play in the rebuilding and strengthening of your bones and why it's…
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Tips for Muay Thai Shin Conditioning

Any Muay Thai practitioner will tell you that conditioning your shins can help you withstand the blows that your opponents will throw at you. The reality is that you will develop tougher shins over time, but you will never have rock hard shins that can weather the powerful blows your opponents will throw without flinching.…
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More of the Best Judo Throws for BJJ

As we continue our series on judo throws for BJJ, we take a look at throws that can offer you some advantage when they are performed correctly. Whether you end up in an open guard or a mount position, these moves can help you get the upper hand on your opponent. Be sure to check…
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Best Judo Throws for BJJ

There are times in BJJ when pulling a guard isn't your best option. That is when knowing how to execute a throw can help you stay on top of your opponent and maintain control. While these throws are not unique to BJJ and are often borrowed from other martial arts like Judo, these techniques are…
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BJJ Leg Locks You Need to Know

The sport of BJJ is continuously evolving, and the surge in popularity of the leg lock makes it a move that all fighters should know. More and more competitors are using this move as part of their primary strategy at high level events with success. Here's what you need to know about this popular BJJ…
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Best Takedowns for BJJ Beginners

If you're new to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the idea of grappling standing up with your partner and then getting them down to the mat can be a little overwhelming and confusing. While it's normal to feel unsure about the moves used to get your opponent on the mat, several techniques can help you get them down…
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The Different Types of Muay-Thai Knees

Whether you are new to the sport or a more seasoned muay-thai practitioner, learning a new type of knee strike can help you take your skills to the next level. As your study of this martial art evolves, you'll learn the six types of knee strikes that are most common. Each of these strikes can…
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Georges St-Pierre Retires

During a press conference in Montreal at the Bell Center one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time retired. Former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (GSP) exited the sport by thanking his family, fans, coaches, trainers, training partners, sponsors, and agents for their support during his career. The retirement comes 15 months…
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