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MMA Conditioning: The Training You're Not Getting

MMA Conditioning: Weekly Training Program to be an MMA Fighter During my time spent training mixed martial arts athletes at the Blackeye MMA facility in...

By: Phillip Michael Vaughn

Unlock Your True Knockout Punch Power

Nothing strikes more fear in an opponent that true knockout power, trust me from experience. Natural power is one of those characteristics that select...

By: Roland Pankewich

Krav Maga Self Defense: Training with Resistance

Warning: controversy ahead. Most Krav Maga—the combat-proven hand-to-hand fighting system of the Israeli Defense forces—is not what it says it is....

By: Ryan Hoover

Why NFL Players Use MMA Training (And You Should, Too)

NFL players training in combat sports? It may seem odd and the connection may not be readily apparent, but football and MMA have many parallels. Som...

By: Ryan Hoover

MMA Training For Non-Fighters

A.J. Hawk Training Like an MMA Fighter Mixed martial arts is a brutal sport. Look at a fighter after a match, and you will see what I'm talking ab...

By: Jeff Fields

Improve Punching Power With Physics

One of the most common questions I get is, "How do I improve my punching power?" Oddly enough, it's usually not a novice asking this question, but a...

By: Ryan Hoover

5 MMA Exercises to Dominate the Octagon

MMA training is often characterized by intense full-body workouts that have demands similar to a fight. This is true to an extent, but you can't s...

By: Nick Tumminello

A Day in the Life of UFC Welterweight Tyron Woodley

After 60 minutes of focused mitt training and shadow boxing at the ATT Evolution gym just outside St. Louis, Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley stood alon...

By: Zac Clark

5 Essential Martial Arts Stretches

Martial artists require a higher degree of flexibility than most athletes. Even the sport's novice skills demand at least a moderate level of flexib...

By: Skyword

Master the 4 Basic Boxing Punches

Before you can learn how to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, you have to master the basic boxing punches. Practice these four boxing pun...

By: Skyword