We know you’ve seen it, and maybe have even tried it.
You know…. the super-duper, ultra-complex, multi-angle, compound circuit, training day that looks far more like a circus act than a training protocol for combat athletes.
Yes, you do learn hundreds of scientifically proven training routines and principles in the MMA Conditioning Coach Certification course. However, you don’t need to combine all of them in any single workout. And, it’s unlikely you need all of them in a full season of training for any single athlete.
Your job is to have a massive toolbox of knowledge and skills. Then, you carefully select the best possible combination for the task at hand.
Keeping an Open Mind About MMA Training & Martial Arts Styles
We’ve all been surprised more than once by watching the outcome of a fight.
Right when you think you have it figured out, the striker gets in close on a grappler and gets choked out. Or, a really talented boxer is struggling to get inside on a strong kicker and takes a hard high kick to the cheek.
There are 1 million other scenarios that have played out.
This is what makes MMA so exciting and difficult to predict an outcome.
We’d like you to have that same open mind when it comes to the fitness and conditioning for you and your athletes.
One type of strength training (Olympic lifting as an example) may not give you what you need. In this case, there is no rotational movements, and martial arts are all about rotation.
Here’s another example: [Read more…]