Muscular Strength and Endurance There are many types of strength that an individual may need in order to improve performance and/or function. In order to understand the benefits of exercise, we must first define and describe the different types of strength.
As a fighter and combat sports nut, I am pleasantly surprised to have seen an evolution in the fitness industry as a whole as of late and have been watching people’s perceptions change right before my very eyes. Being involved in the fitness industry on many levels here in the UK, my wife Athena and […]
I love training clients of all ages. It’s especially rewarding when you train someone who is committed and pays well. But sessions have to be exciting for both the client and trainer to really keep the relationship going for a long time. I have found that teaching martial arts to the forty five to sixty […]
MMA requires a variety of skill, strength and conditioning. Fighters need to be quick on their feet, powerful on the takedowns, and strong on the ground. This can take its toll on any athlete, so its important to build a strong foundation in order to stay ahead of your competition. Here are 5 of my […]
MMA is demanding sport that requires multiple skill sets, speed, strength, power and the endurance to last for up to 5 X 5 minute rounds. One of the most important areas to focus on is your CORE. Every kick, punch and other movement transfers through the core or depends on the trunk’s stability, strength and […]
What Are Finishers Finishers are short body weight or single piece of equipment only, 3–10 minute routines at the end of each workout or training session. You can use them after training your MMA, Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling or Combat Athletes. Use Finishers no more than twice a week after your combat sport training session, […]
99% of the time we see the intense brutal workouts that MMA athletes go through. Some examples are sandbags, tires, kettlebells, bands, etc. Don’t get me wrong I know all these are most definitely essential tools in developing the most complete athlete known in any sport, but it is important to know that I don’t […]
THE ULTIMATE BURPPEE FINISHERS TO END YOUR TRAINING SESSIONS If there is one workout protocol that all MMA coaches should add to their toolbox, it’s the Finisher. A Finisher is a short 3-10 minute routine that you add to the end of a training session, You can use them after MMA, Muay Thai BJJ, Wrestling, […]
MMA Cardio Training Using Running Drills Here’s a workout that we used getting ready for Tough Mudder events we ran last year. This is a great workout for outside, and a track is ideal. The goal is to complete each lap without resting. If needed rest at the end of a lap.
Fads or trends? Cynics or innovators? It can definitely be difficult to distinguish at times. Especially true when you consider the constant bombardment of marketing and information that comes through the fitness and performance industry. Possibly no implement and training system has come under more debate than sandbag training.