The Extreme Fighters Guide to Studying Fight Videos

Intro The Basics Watching Others Instructional videos Intro Standing over your opponent after years of training, knowing that your arm is about to be raised. There is nothing quite like the thrill of completion. The feeling of victory, to experience great sacrifice coming to fruition is one of the peak experiences in life. Competitive fighting … Read moreThe Extreme Fighters Guide to Studying Fight Videos

Rurouni Kenshin “A sword is a weapon”

“A sword is a weapon. The art of swordsmanship is learning how to kill, and no matter what flowery words you may use to describe it, this is the truth.” ~Kenshin Himura, from the anime and manga series Rurouni Kenshin~ The above quote may not have been used in the series in the context of … Read moreRurouni Kenshin “A sword is a weapon”

The Three Elements of Breaking

  Three elements are needed to successfully, and safely, break boards in a demonstration or incapacitate an attacker in a self-defence situation – a basic understanding of the physics involved, a good striking technique that exploits that knowledge, and the confidence to execute the strike properly. A martial arts student should have a grounding in … Read moreThe Three Elements of Breaking

Does Mental Skills Training, specifically Game Plan & Mental Rehearsal, Increase Mental Focus in MMA?

We all know that physical training is an extremely crucial part in the preparation of an MMA athlete for an important fight. However, rigorous physical training alone will not be enough for you to win the fight, another important preparation you must have is the right game plan, which can be improved through mental rehearsal. … Read moreDoes Mental Skills Training, specifically Game Plan & Mental Rehearsal, Increase Mental Focus in MMA?

Dojo intro for parents

Martial arts is an activity that is endlessly valuable for young people because it instills discipline, boosts self-confidence, and encourages physical activity — among many other benefits. I did not train martial arts as a child, but I salute all the adults who make martial arts part of their child’s education. This important sacrifice that … Read moreDojo intro for parents

Eight Mental Rehearsal Lessons from Legendary Athletes that will make you a Better MMA Fighter

Intro Muhammed Ali Michael Jordan Ted Williamse Diego Sanchez Jack Nicklaus Bill Russell Russell Wilson Michael Phelps Intro In this article you will learn eight aspects of mental rehearsal as practiced by top athletes. Each of these aspects can be implemented into your game plan in the octagon to make you a more complete fighter. … Read moreEight Mental Rehearsal Lessons from Legendary Athletes that will make you a Better MMA Fighter