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Measuring Reach in Boxing, continued

Welcome back to our continuing series on measuring your reach in boxing. In our previous post, we looked at the advantages that come with having a long reach and how to measure your reach accurately. Knowing your reach is crucial in boxing. In this post, we will explore what happens when you are at a…
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How to Measure Reach for Boxing

Did you know that there is a common misconception that your reach is the same as your height? In most cases this is untrue. Some boxers find after measuring that their reach is actually greater than their height. Knowing your reach can make the difference between winning a match and losing one. Searching for the…
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Health and Safety Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Summer has come to an end, and it's back to school time for kids across the Triangle. As parents breathe a sigh of relief and begin to transition their kids from the lazy days of summer to the hectic scheduled school year routine, here are some important health and safety tips to keep in mind.…
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Most Important Fighting Muscles – Part 2

Welcome back to our continuing series on the most important muscle groups in your body. In our previous post, we covered some of the most important muscle groups to focus on when you want to pack a powerful punch. While many beginning fighters make the mistake of bulking up their arms hoping to throw a…
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Most Important Fighting Muscles

No one can dispute that MMA fighters and boxers are in incredible shape. It takes hours of training, time in the gym, and proper nutrition to achieve these fantastic results. Beginning MMA fighters and boxers often wonder if there are specific muscle groups that they should pay attention to in order to achieve success in…
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How Much Do MMA Fighters Really Make?

With the increase in popularity of the sport over the last ten years, the amount of money that MMA fighters make has increased substantially. However, what many fans fail to realize is that there is a massive wage gap between household name fighters like Conor McGregor and lesser-known fighters in the UFC. Newer fighters may…
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Basic BJJ Movements for Beginners – Part 3

As we conclude our series on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) moves for beginners, we recap some of the most important things we have learned thus far. One of the most crucial elements for a new BJJ practitioner to understand is that there are thousands of moves used in BJJ. When you begin to learn the sport,…
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Basic BJJ Movements for Beginners

When you begin to train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) it is easy to become overwhelmed by the vast number of techniques that are a part of the sport. From learning various sweeps and chokes to mastering guard passes and escapes, the sheer volume of moves that make up BJJ is enough to make any beginner's…
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