Month: December 2022

MMA for Self Defense

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is suitable for self-defense because it gives one the upper hand over opponents without any training[1]. MMA classes teach concentration, discipline, and focus which are essential for self-defense[1]. MMA is also beneficial for problem-solving, improving mental health, and weight loss[2]. It consists of striking and grappling elements which can be used …

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MMA Techniques

MMA techniques include the jab[2], double leg down[1], round kick[1], low kick[1], single-leg takedown[2], overhand[2], roundhouse kick[2], triangle choke[3], heel hook[3], Thai clinch[3], double-collar tie[4] and ground striking[4]. These techniques are used in various combat sports such as Muay Thai, wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. They can be used to knock out an opponent, make them …

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What is MMA

https://youtu.be/PnUmcL07xnY53,556 views Jan 29, 2015 Experienced MMA, Muay Thai and Boxing coach, Anthony Manning. Head Instructor at Phoenix Combat Sports Club, Australia talks about what is MMA. MMA is not a style alone, it is mixture of martial arts. How MMA is now different to Mixed Martial Arts due to competitions and how MMA champions …

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What is Wrestling

Wrestling is an ancient, individual combat sport that pits two wrestlers against one another in a match[1]. The objective function of wrestling is to win the match by “pinning” your opponent’s back flatly on the ground[2]. Wrestling was developed by the ancient Greeks as a way to train soldiers in hand-to-hand combat[1], and it has …

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Muay Thai for Self Defense

Muay Thai is a very effective form of martial arts for self-defense[1][2][3][4][5]. It utilizes the fists, elbows, knees, and shins to strike opponents[1], and its techniques are designed to inflict pain and incapacitate opponents instantly[2]. Muay Thai also teaches practitioners how to fight in real-life situations, such as defending against multiple assailants[3], and it develops …

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Muay Thai Techniques

Muay Thai is an incredibly effective striking martial art with a wide variety of different techniques[1]. These include punches such as the jab, cross/straight, hook and upper cut[2], kicks such as the diagonal kick, axe heel kick and straight kick[2], elbows such as the jumping downward elbow and upward elbow[2], throws and sweeps[1], blocking techniques …

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