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What You Need To Know About Martial Arts Classes

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 Lora Davis (April 19, 2017)  If you are one of those parents who are always complaining that your children are lazy and that they have bodies that are unshapely and you haven’t the slightest idea with regards to what you can do about it, you may want to try martial arts classes in San Diego. The reason why many parents don’t enroll their children to martial arts school in Miramar is because they most .. (Martial Arts)

Kids Martial Arts in Keller

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 Paul Halme (October 29, 2012)  In the past times of many of the eastern cultures, martial arts has often played a very important role in the lives of the people from the east, often portrayed to have some sort of superiority complex embedded into it, as is often depicted in a lot of the motion picture projects and films to come out of that region. How often has the picture of a very young martial artist in the .. (Martial Arts)

Top 4 Tips to choose martial arts academy in Georgia

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 Rajib Dam (October 02, 2012)  With the sport of martial arts gaining popularity more and more, parents are going in for martial arts training for their children. Equally are the adults interested in undergoing the training. Many of them want to keep their body fit and healthy when many of them aim to become fighter. In every case, having a clear mind is paramount to success, which is achievable only through martial .. (Martial Arts)

Muay Thai Kickboxing For Kids

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 Paul Halme (June 18, 2012)  Kids Muay Thai in Keller Texas has become an increasingly sought-after training for kids, as more and more parents are discovering the enormous changes that martial arts classes reflect on kids. Martial arts training provide top benefits in the life of a kid. Muay Thai kickboxing is one of the top peak performance martial arts and the results from the training can last as long as .. (Martial Arts)

Styles to Train in for MMA

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 Jared Lil (June 12, 2012)  Anyone that is looking to compete in cage fighting must understand that every discpline has it's strengths and weaknesses. All styles have something to contribute, but a few provide the essential qualities that enable a fighter to be successful inside the cage. Focus all your energy on the areas of striking, grappling, and ground and pound to be a superior fighter. A fighter who .. (Martial Arts)

Kids Benefit from Martial Arts Training

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 Jared Lil (June 05, 2012)  If you want your child to be competitive in today’s world, you need to put them into a martial arts system that gives them a complete skill set that will be instrumental in their adult life. All parents understand the benefits of personal safety and discipline their child will receive from a kids martial arts program, but let's not overlook the mental and social aspects that are .. (Martial Arts)

Tips to break through a Martial arts Training Slump

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 Jared Lil (May 29, 2012)  Many experienced martial arts practitioners reach a point in their training where they don't see any improvements or feel like the current methods their implementing are no longer working. The reason a plateau occurs is due to our bodies amazing ability to adapt quickly and efficiently to the same routine. When this takes place, it's a signal for us to mix up the training regimen and .. (Martial Arts)

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

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 Zee Bee (May 29, 2012)  Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is known as a martial arts, combat sport, and self defense system. It focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It is a form of Japanese martial art of the Kodokan judo which is also from Japanese Jujutsu within the early 20th century. Jiu-Jitsu is also called Gracie Jiu Jitsu, GJJ, BJJ, and Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in recent years has possibly appeared to a .. (Martial Arts)

Picking Basic Gear for Martial Arts

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 Jared Lil (May 22, 2012)  No matter what style of martial arts you're participating in, you'll need some type of gear to enhance and complement your ability to train effectively and efficiently. With that being said, there needs to be an understanding that the most expensive gear is not necessarily the best gear for you. Take safety into consideration when choosing equipment, the proper martial arts tools play .. (Martial Arts)

Incorporate Swiss Ball Training for Jiu-Jitsu

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 Jared Lil (April 27, 2012)  It's in your best interest to incorporate the stability ball into your exercise routine. A great way to strengthen the core muscles, build coordination, and a fun way to get fit. There are plenty of movements and drills you can perform on the stability ball that will carry over into live BJJ training. The unstable surface of the balance ball puts a greater amount of stress on the core .. (Martial Arts)

Personal Defense Tactics and Strategies

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 Jared Lil (April 19, 2012)  Taking the time to learn defensive measures will make a big difference in your personal safety. Be realistic in your training about what is practical in order to prevent yourself from getting stuck in the middle of a dangerous situation. Learning and following some simple procedures will provide you with all the answers to stop a situation from getting to the point where you have to .. (Martial Arts)

White belt tips in Jiu-Jitsu

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 Jared Lil (April 10, 2012)  The guidelines below should help the new student get the most out of their training and provide a way to increase the progression towards the next belt rank without sacrificing technique. Following just a few of these tips will show a dramatic increase in development. Don't skip the Drills Achieving perfection with the movements can only be accomplished from drilling the warm up and .. (Martial Arts)

Get Started with a BJJ Intro Lesson

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 Jared Lil (April 05, 2012)  The main goal of a BJJ introductory lesson is to provide the new student with the basic details and techniques they will encounter in a fundamental class. An effective introductory lesson will put the student at ease by providing an outline of the regular classes and letting them ask questions pertaining to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It is essential for the person teaching the lesson to take . (Martial Arts)

Get in Shape with Muay Thai Training in Fort Worth Texas with Muay Thai instructor Paul Halme

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 Paul Halme (March 26, 2012)  In recent times, more and more people are suddenly realizing the power of martial arts training in losing weight and keeping shape. Muay Thai is one of the popular martial arts and you can lose substantial weight training in Muay Thai. Getting in shape with Muay Thai Training in Fort Worth Texas with Muay Thai instructor Paul Halme has never been this easy. Any kind of martial art will . (Martial Arts)

Jump training and Martial arts

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 Jared Lil (March 22, 2012)  Do you want to add a beneficial conditioning exercise to your Martial Art routine? Plyometric conditioning offers intense cardio activity and promotes total body strength and stability. Incorporating a 15-30 min workout three times a week can supply you with explosive power and improve quickness. Plyometric training works by taking advantage of the elasticity of the muscle to create .. (Martial Arts)

What Can Martial Arts Give My Kids?

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 Paul Halme (March 22, 2012)  A lot of parents wonder if martial arts are right for their kid, who may be small or shy. Two throw in two cents here-YES! Martial arts are right for your kid, regardless of their size or shyness. I started studying the martial arts when I was 9 and have never been far from it since, it was one of the most important decisions I ever made (and I was still so small). One of the reasons .. (Martial Arts)

Muay Thai in Keller and the Benefits

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 Paul Halme (March 12, 2012)  Texas, the second most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 United States. As the 2nd largest US State behind Alaska, hundreds of people are starting to learn and experience the Art of Muay Thai especially in Keller. Muay Thai Kickboxing arises rapidly not only on the aspect of being competitive but also becoming beneficial. Many questions and speculations how this combative . (Martial Arts)

Get your BJJ Blue Belt Quick

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 Jared Lil (March 08, 2012)  To get a Brazilian jiu-jitsu blue belt in a six month period requires the student to earn it by putting in a beneficial amount of effort. The student will have to be dedicated and have a strong desire to meet all the requirements for the belt level. This is an obtainable goal that can be met within the time frame if all the necessary steps are put in place for the student by the .. (Martial Arts)

Gameness BJJ GI Company Profile

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 Tony Taylor (March 03, 2012)  Gameness is a BJJ GI company that originated in Brazil and soon spread as a brand all over the world and can be seen being worn by Pros and amateurs alike in gyms and at competitions. Gameness GIs are made to a very high standard and they use some of the best materials including pearl weave cotton and also their very own platinum weave cotton. Gameness employ professional designers to .. (Martial Arts)

The Best Light Weight BJJ GI

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 Tony Taylor (February 21, 2012)  In the last couple of years Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has become more and more popular and with it becoming more popular a lot more people are starting to compete in BJJ competitions. The standard of fighter has improved a lot and because of this fighters in BJJ are looking to get every possible advantage when they are competing more and more fighters are fighting at their lightest possible .. (Martial Arts)

The Top 5 UK BJJ GI Companies

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 Tony Taylor (February 21, 2012)  UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has grown so much since its inception around 12 years ago so much so that there has been a plethora of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu GI companies started in the UK. Up until the last couple of years the British BJJ GI’s were of a low standard and most people who needed a GI would buy one from abroad from either Brazil or America but in the last couple of years the .. (Martial Arts)

The Best Gold Weave BJJ GI

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 Tony Taylor (February 21, 2012)  One of the most popular BJJ GI materials in recent years is the gold weave. Gold weave is a type of cotton weaved in a certain way and then used for the construction of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu GI’s. Gold weave is a popular material for Jiu Jitsu GI’s because it’s very supple, comfortable to wear and also durable. Below I will outline the top Goldweave BJJ GIs currently .. (Martial Arts)

Why should a man confess?

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 Lisa Kelly (February 21, 2012)  A man is seen as stronger species yet at times need to express and confess. In this article, let us find out the reasons behind the silence of a man and also talk about the gains of a man’s confession. It was never easy to be a man and meet everybody’s expectations. Agreed that a woman is the centre of everybody’s universe, but of course a man makes a potential pole .. (Martial Arts)

Confession is the way to absolution

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 Lisa Kelly (February 17, 2012)  We all have secrets and some way or the other they weigh us down at times. We need an outlet to make that confession that will lead us to our absolution. Most of the times we are too embarrassed to speak about our wrong-doings in the fear of shame and embarrassment it will bring. Confession is the only path to cleanse your soul of all the unrighteousness. For the very important reason .. (Martial Arts)

Starting with Jiu Jitsu Basics

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 Jared Lil (February 17, 2012)  Fundamental Jiu Jitsu Techniques The Jiu Jitsu Basics concentrate on grappling on the ground and will help you to master techniques to control a bigger and stronger individual. Training the fundamental positions and attacks will help you to force an aggressor to abandon the idea of taking you to the ground. BJJ techniques are a perfect complementary skill for virtually any martial .. (Martial Arts)

Restorative Effect of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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 Paul Halme (February 13, 2012)  The demands of community, perform, household and everything else do all but force us over the side. To a certain level contemporary man often seems as though he is somewhere he does not belong; in a go well with, behind a workspace, holding containers of food. Some part of the historical and our ancestors storage is always telling us to be ready to cope with a saber-toothed competition .. (Martial Arts)

Go To Mixed Martial Arts Submissions

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 Jared Lil (February 05, 2012)  MMA has made great strides in a short period of time. Committed MMA watchers like the submissions as much as they go insane over a knockout. If you're a true blooded mixed martial arts (MMA) fan or are gearing up to learn the game, then you're probably eager to know more about submission moves. These moves call for practiced skills and strategies since they are the moves that can .. (Martial Arts)

Mistakes in Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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 Jared Lil (February 05, 2012)  Martial arts is a combination of training the body and mind to excel in the art. Fatigue will take over if you lose your focus doing training. If you're preparing to train for Jiu-Jitsu, it is important to condition your mind and body before facing the challenge. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is learned from live training or position rolling. That is why you need to have an alert mind and a fit .. (Martial Arts)

Choose Boston Self Defense Classes

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 Jared Lil (January 29, 2012)  Any reputable Martial arts academy with good self-defense classes in Boston will provide the new student with a solid curriculum built on the understanding that escaping harm in a bad situation has just as much to do with the mental as physical abilities in their training. You will build up self-defense from a clear, focused mind filled with self-worth and confidence, and the ability .. (Martial Arts)

Big Bully: Martial Arts and Kids

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 Paul Halme (January 26, 2012)  Could getting your kids involved in martial arts at an early age help protect them from bullies later in life? There are many reasons to believe it just might do the trick. The problem of bullying has been working its way relentlessly into the public eye by grabbing headlines with troubled kids who have been bullied and creating a heated national debate about what parents and school .. (Martial Arts)

Kids Martial Arts. Kick Start Their Future

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 Paul Halme (January 23, 2012)  Hyperactivity, short attention span, uncontrollable outbursts: the joys of parenthood. And soccer on the weekend and video games alone might not be enough to hold back the tidal waters that are youthful exuberance. Don’t despair there may be a healthy, productive way to help your child focus and manage their energy while helping to protect them from bullies and giving them a .. (Martial Arts)

Kids Martial Arts For Everyone

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 Paul Halme (January 19, 2012)  Putting kids in martial arts may be a way to help treat a growing number of problems affecting children these days that are caused by the ease and constant distraction of modern life. Gradually, bit by bit, all of the things that required sustained focus, mental exertion, or physical exertion have been removed from our lives. If we ever feel bored it is with the constant stream of .. (Martial Arts)

MMA for Beginners "A Great Help"

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 Paul Halme (January 16, 2012)  If you’re new to MMA and don’t really know what’s involved and how to get started it can be a little intimidating. It’s very easy to trick yourself into believing that you don’t have what it takes to enjoy yourself and improve through MMA. But MMA is for anyone with the will and courage to try it. Mixed Martial Arts the term was actually not around until .. (Martial Arts)

Big Bully: Martial Arts and Kids

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 Paul Halme (January 12, 2012)  Could getting your kids involved in martial arts at an early age help protect them from bullies later in life? There are many reasons to believe it just might do the trick. The problem of bullying has been working its way relentlessly into the public eye by grabbing headlines with troubled kids who have been bullied and creating a heated national debate about what parents and school .. (Martial Arts)

Bully Prevention Through the Learning of Martial Arts Part 1

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 Paul Halme (January 10, 2012)  Bullying is present in our everyday life whether it is at work, school or in the community. Whether we open our eyes and see that bullying is taking place is a completely different thing; however, understanding that bullying is present everywhere is the first step to bully prevention. As a parent, you need to take action to help prevent bullying or at the very least, help your child .. (Martial Arts)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Therapy With a Bang

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 Paul Halme (January 09, 2012)  The pressures of society, work, family and everything else do all but push us over the edge. To a certain degree modern man often feels as though he is somewhere he doesn’t belong; in a suit, behind a desk, carrying trays of food. Some part of the ancient and ancestral memory is always reminding us to be ready to tackle a saber-toothed tiger or skewer a wild boar, or to fight off .. (Martial Arts)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Therapy With a Bang

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 Paul Halme (January 09, 2012)  The pressures of society, work, family and everything else do all but push us over the edge. To a certain degree modern man often feels as though he is somewhere he doesn’t belong; in a suit, behind a desk, carrying trays of food. Some part of the ancient and ancestral memory is always reminding us to be ready to tackle a saber-toothed tiger or skewer a wild boar, or to fight off .. (Martial Arts)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Therapy With a Bang

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 Paul Halme (January 09, 2012)  The pressures of society, work, family and everything else do all but push us over the edge. To a certain degree modern man often feels as though he is somewhere he doesn’t belong; in a suit, behind a desk, carrying trays of food. Some part of the ancient and ancestral memory is always reminding us to be ready to tackle a saber-toothed tiger or skewer a wild boar, or to fight off .. (Martial Arts)

Martial Arts for Kids: Never Too Young To Start

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 Paul Halme (January 05, 2012)  When I was a boy I always loved spending time with my grandparents, they were amazing people from an older school of thought. As soon as my grandfather would see me coming he would throw out his arms for a hug. Immediately after that he’d throw up his fists. It might seem strange to a lot of people, fighting your grandfather before being allowed into his house, but it wasn’t . (Martial Arts)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Much More Than Wrestling

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 Paul Halme (January 03, 2012)  Most fights end up on the ground. This is not a broad generalization, this is a fact. Unless one of the first few strikes thrown is so well placed that it is completely debilitating, people almost always end up grabbing and taking each other to the ground. It’s a natural and almost irrepressible instinct to grab your opponent, and for obvious reasons it; it stops them from hitting . (Martial Arts)

Basic Kicks for Self Defence

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 Paul Halme (December 29, 2011)  Street fights are normally quick, explosive and intense situations. Usually they are finished before anyone has the chance to call for help and in today’s day and age, the use of weapons to ones advantage is becoming ever more a harsh reality. So because of these reasons, are kicks for self defense worth executing? Well firstly, most of us should know that kicks are more powerful . (Martial Arts)

Essential Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Drills

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 Tony Taylor (December 27, 2011)  In Brazilian jiu jitsu its never a good idea to be flat on your back because its it limits your ability to move around and it also gives your opponent opportunities to be offensive against you. when you do find yourself on your back the shrimp move can be an excellent technique to use to get yourself on to your side and create enough space between you and your opponent. Once youve got .. (Martial Arts)

Breaking Posture in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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 Tony Taylor (December 27, 2011)  One of the most important things to learn in BJJ is breaking some ones posture. In Jiu Jitsu posture is king. If you cannot break you opponents posture then you won’t be doing much to him in terms of attacks. When you’re attempting to use an attacking closed guard then breaking his posture is essential. Your opponent is going to do everything in his power to keep his posture . (Martial Arts)

Martial Arts Training - Your Legs Are Weapons

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 Paul Halme (December 14, 2011)  Unfortunately today you hear about quite a few people getting attacked. If you ever find yourself or those you care about in a situation where you are being threatened it can be crucial to have some form of self defense training. It can virtually be a matter of life or death. There are many varieties of self defense and martial arts. Karate is the most widely spread and in my .. (Martial Arts)

The correct stance for MMA

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 Tony Taylor (October 20, 2011)  When it comes to the correct stance for Mixed Martial Arts you need to consider striking with your opponent and also being wrestled to the ground. This is the problem most people have when training MMA. Stand up too straight and get wrestled to the ground or carry a low stance and lose power with your strikes. Add being clinched in to the mix and it can get quite messy. In this article .. (Martial Arts)

5 Essential Items for Training in MMA

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 Tony Taylor (October 04, 2011)  Mixed Martial Arts is one of the fastest growing sports in the world today. Due to the rise in popularity of the ultimate fighting championships (UFC) mixed martial arts has become all the rage with teens and adults alike training in MMA either for fitness or for sport. One question a lot of people ask when starting their training is “what MMA gear will I need to start my .. (Martial Arts)

Tips on How to buy a custom BJJ GI

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 Tony Taylor (August 14, 2011)  A good BJJ GI is an important addition to every fighter’s kit. Even if you already have other BJJ GIs there’s nothing better than owning a GI that is custom fit to your measurements and the specifications for your fighting style. Take a look at these tips on buying a custom GI to be sure you make the right choice. First, before you buy your custom BJJ GI, you should be sure . (Martial Arts)

Your Guide to Fitness Training in MMA

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 Tony Taylor (August 14, 2011)  The word MMA means Mixed Martial Arts and as the name suggests it’s a sport that is made up of multiple martial arts including Boxing, wrestling, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. MMA is a physical sport and gives an awesome workout. It uses large muscle groups and builds core strength and mental focus. MMA training is can be a good workout for the average guy who wants to train .. (Martial Arts)

Choosing the Right MMA Fight Gear for You

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 Tony Taylor (August 13, 2011)  This article will provide helpful information about some of the more common problems that people have, when choosing mixed martial arts gear. There is no better feeling than when you are wearing MMA gear that fits well and is suited to your body type. Comfortable fight wear allows us to enjoy our training and work out to our maximum potential. Wearing the right fight gear that also .. (Martial Arts)

Can I Order a BJJ GI online and is it a good idea

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 Tony Taylor (August 13, 2011)  “Can I order a BJJ GI online and is it a good idea? This is a question that a lot of people starting out in BJJ ask. The main reason they ask this is because of the sizing for a BJJ GI. Because there is only 4 sizes to choose from and with most people fitting between 2 different sizes, what size should they choose and will it still fit after the GI has shrunk a bit after being .. (Martial Arts)




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