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Making Moves With Muay Thai: Muay Thai Techniques for Beginners

Beginning any type of sport for the first time is not only challenging but a scary experience. Especially if you are getting into the martial arts, it’s not exactly a cake walk, a walk in the park or any other walk for that matter. However, taking that first step and putting yourself out there will

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gear: The Combat Gear in Your Corner

Getting geared up to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you will need a few things that might not be offered at the school or gym you're attending. To get the proper Jiu Jitsu clothing you can search at your nearest Jiu Jitsu shop or BJJ warehouse for gear

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The Top Ten Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in the World

You've done the impossible — or rather — you've picked a martial arts branch to really train and get into. Choosing a branch fit for you was already tough enough—imagine having to make another decision towards your martial arts career. Well, if you are looking to train seriously and get an edge

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Taking on the Punching Bag: Punching Bag Basics

Whether you're a beginner or are wanting to start getting into martial arts, working with the punching bag is one of the most popular, effective, and mainstream techniques used in training. However, there is so much more to a heavy bag workout than just hitting the punching

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What is Jiu-Jitsu: Everything You Need to Know

  jiu jitsu   When you're deciding on a branch of martial arts, there’s nothing wrong with dating back to the most traditional. Going back to the adage, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix

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Kicking It: On Your Own or at a Gym, This Is a Great Cardio Kickboxing Workout

You've all seen it before. Perhaps you have even been to one before. But one thing is certain: as soon as your cardio kickboxing class is offered at your local gym, the sign-up list is quickly filled up.   There’s a reason behind the craze. Cardio kickboxing has, ultimately, in the last few decades,

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Taking on the Art of Eight Limbs: The Best Muay Thai Workout

One of the most effective and popularly practiced martial art in the world, Muay Thai is a practice that easily sets itself apart from the rest of the other branches. With emphasis, mainly on striking, sparring, and competition, it is seen as a physically, deadly practice that is effective not only

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First, Begin with Yourself: How to Shadowbox for Beginners

Ever see a boxer training by himself, tangled up in a fight with someone he can only see? No, he’s not crazy — well, maybe a little. However, this is actually a part of the training program set to make a boxer be the best athlete that he can be.   If you are just starting off in the ring and

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Keeping You on Your Feet: Best Balance Exercises For Boxing

Whether you are boxing for exercise or are looking to commit hundreds of hard-working hours trying to make a career in boxing, one of the most important assets to work on is balance. Although most sports require balance, being able to stand on your own two feet and take a few hits is what boxing

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How to Cut Weight for a Fight, Effectively and Safely

Weight manipulation or cutting the weight, especially days for a fight is a world-known concept that fighters have to deal with on a regular basis. There are benefits and downsides to this game-strategy. If done correctly, this process can let larger fighters lower their weight incrementally enough