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More on How Gratitude Can Make You a Better Athlete

Welcome back to our continuing series on how gratitude can make you a better athlete. In our previous post, we looked at how gratitude can help you turn a tough loss or an injury into motivation to work harder or help you become a mentor. By merely expressing thanks for the good things in your…
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How Gratitude Can Make You a Better Athlete

As we turn the calendar to November and begin to enter a season of thanksgiving, we begin to see the word gratitude more and more. While living a life filled with gratitude for friends and family lets those around you know they are appreciated, developing an attitude of gratitude when it comes to martial arts…
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The Big List of Grappling Martial Arts

Knowing the differences between the martial arts can help you identify the style you wish to study or learn about a new technique that can help improve your MMA performance. Having a variety of grappling skills in your arsenal can help you defeat a difficult opponent and take your ground game up a notch. Learning…
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How Yoga Will Improve Your Mixed Martial Arts Training

When someone says mixed martial arts training the last thing that comes to mind is yoga. However, the benefits of doing yoga can really contribute to a fighter's overall physical abilities. Professional MMA fighters like Diego Sanchez do yoga on a daily basis. Many trainers believe that yoga should be incorporated into a fighter's training…
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More Types of Muay-Thai Punches

Welcome back to our continuing series on Muay-Thai punches. In our previous post, we highlighted three Muay-Thai punches that delivered fight altering blows to your opponent. In this post, we will showcase more punches that Muay-Thai fighters should learn and have in their arsenal for their next fight. Regardless of which technique you are working…
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The Different Types of Muay-Thai Punches

Muay-Thai fighters learn to land powerful punches on their opponents. By combining punches, kicks, elbows, and knee strikes fighters are able to defeat their opponents in MMA fights and be successful in the ring. Most of the Muay-Thai that is taught today is a hybrid version of Thai kickboxing, and this means that the traditional…
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Dirty Boxing for MMA

Throwing a less than legal punch without getting caught by the referee in your next MMA matchup may be just the thing you need to win. These techniques have been proven to work time and time again. While your opponent may try and plead their case to the ref, you'll be raising your hands in…
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Nutritional Supplements for Combat Training

There's no doubt that mixed martial arts (MMA) training is one of the most physically demanding activities you can participate in. From the grueling workouts to the strict diet and disciplined eating regimen that fighters need to maintain, many of these athletes are looking for ways to keep their hard-earned muscle. With the average MMA…
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