Mixed Martial Arts Vs. Traditional Martial Arts!

Mixed Martial Artist all train in three disciplines: striking, submissions, and takedowns. The MMA fighter may have a strong background in one particular style of Martial Arts, but they change their style to meet the demands of facing a well-rounded opponent in a controlled fighting environment. The MMA fighter does strength and conditioning training, along…

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What Killed the Traditional Martial Arts?

While growing up in the 80’s, I was fascinated by all the amazing martial artists I saw on TV and in the movies. Because I was born in 1979, the years of Bruce Lee had come and gone and the most popular martial artists in cinema were Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Steven Seagal.…

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Choosing The Right Self Defense Class

You just had a close call – you were waiting for the bus afterstaying at work late. The neighborhood gets a little roughafter hours and a suspicious character approached you. Beforethings could escalate, a handful of people joined you at thestop. Still, the situation was enough for you to seriouslyconsider how you would react to…

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Women’s Self-Defense – Why Most Programs Are Wrong

The truth is though, that many of the same techniques and tactics taught to men for self-protection simply will not work for a woman. Why?… … because attacks perpetrated on women have, at their foundation, certain inherent problems, issues, and conditions that are often very different for men who find themselves in defensive situations. Women…

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Mace Pepper, Gel, Foam & Triple Action Sprays

Mace uses the byproduct of the cayenne pepper, oleoresin capsicum (OC Pepper), as its main ingredient. When OC Pepper is applied to the skin it causes intense burning and pain and can cause breathing difficulties such as choking and coughing. The effects of the OC sprays are not permanent and cannot cause death to the…

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5 Self Defense and Safety Tips for Women

While most women are not endowed with the same brute strength of males, they can use their wits to gain advantages when it is needed most. For women living on their own, self defense can be the difference between life and death. In order to be self-sufficient and independent, it is important to keep the…

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Advantages Of Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts is a full combat sport. It is called mixed martial arts because it mixes together various skills from various martial arts. Its aim is to help people master different skills, thus improving their overall fitness, fight-readiness and defense tactics. Mixed martial arts offer a forum that allows martial artists to compete against…

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Mixed Martial Arts And Over Training

“Are you ready? Are you ready? Lets get it on! ” These are the words often heard in the matches of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). UFC is a mixed martial arts (MMA) sports event which features the world’s finest fighters using their own styles. Viewers of these event satisfy themselves as they they watch fighters…

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Considerations In Buying Mixed Martial Arts Gloves

When Mixed Martial Arts was first introduced, the concept of MMA gloves never even existed. All that changed when the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the US made them mandatory in 1993. Since that time, all Mixed Martial Arts make it a point to make the fighters wear MMA gloves. These gloves function in two…

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5 Essential Items for Training in MMA

Below we will outline 5 essential items that you will need to start your training 1. One of the most important items of kit that you will need is a mouth guard. Due to MMA being a contact sport you will take some knocks and get some bruises but one thing you don’t want is…

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