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  1. Some tips
    Some good tips for some whos kinda new. I got in my first fight in 1st grade and loved fighting ever since. Just some pointers would be nice. I know alot of stuff.. Just wanna know more. IM a fairly...
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  2. training in va
    i'm going to be moving to va in a couple of months, the only part that sucks is i will be leaving a bunch of great guys i train with now. so anyways i'm gonna have to find a place to train down...
  3. If you're going to give out advice....
    What exactly is your background. I go through this on almost every forum. I know I sound like an asshole so I'll beat you to the punch, I am. Not that I'm trying to be it's just that I've done this...
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  4. MMA in the Midwest
    I know that mma is fairly popular in california and that the west coast is littered with various mma camps, but i cant seem to find a place in wichita, KS that specializes in mma. theres lots of...
  5. Excercise // Dieting
    Anybody have a Decent excercise/dieting plan that can help the average "little overweight" guy get in shape? btw im 6'0 190 lbs..wanna drop to 175-180 and lose this damn beer belly.
  6. MMA near Evesham, NJ
    Anybody know of a good school in or near Marlton / Evesham, NJ?
  7. What belt rank does your school require to compete in MMA?
    I train at Creighton MMA, I also have been training at Sam Chong Sa Martial Arts since I was 14. I had my MMA debut through Sam Chong Sa, so I mentioned it to my Trainer at Creighton, and he said no,...
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  8. Training on Long Island NY
    Where do you guys train? Anything pertaining to MMA included.. Serra's camp is local as well as SOCA BJJ but the prices are pretty expensive.
  9. training cardio
    Hey guys, I just did Bas Rutten's drill for skill excercises an I gotta say it rules. His standup drills are great and his BJJ drills are really good drills. Its a really good alternative if you cant...
  10. MMA in California
    My brother wants to look into getting a fight, but we're not sure how to go about it. He has quite a bit of wrestling experience and a 1st degree black belt in tae kwon do (probably doesnt mean much...
  11. BJJ training
    Ok so I live in the middle of fricken no where PA and it's very very hard to find a place to train BJJ. I found a school about 35 minutes away from me, but the teacher is not from BJJ! He teached...
  12. Two styles at once??
    Anybody in here ever taken up two separate styles at once? I've never attempted it as I've always been a fan of dedicating yourself wholly to learning one style at a time, but I find myself wondering...
  13. Kettlebells
    Does anyone on here use these? They build insane punching power and functional strength, and if used right, are an effective cardio workout as well. I've got a 50lber and love the thing.
  14. When is the best time to take a supplement?
    Okay just thought i wouldpo a question here. I currently take Protien Whey after i weight train. I have heard that it is better to take it directly b4. Any ideas?
  15. Introduction
    Hey all, I usually like to hang around the grappling forums more than anywhere else, so I thought I'd introduce myself to anyone and everyone who trains. I train Judo under Bill Thomson, a top...
  16. Building core strength
    i heard that a great way to start training for mma is to build up ur core strength. i know break-dancing and wrestling do this but i also wanted to hear from some of u more seasoned guys how to go...
  17. single supplement
    for those of us who are a little strapped for cash, whats the one single supplement that will help most for putting on muscle mass? is it just protein?
  18. Is this impressive or what?
    A friend of mine who is a sophmore, deadlifted 500lbs. today without a suit! He's about 5"10 and 190 lbs. Keep in mind that he's a sophmore, he benched 320 lbs. without a vest and squated 460 lbs....
  19. breathing technique
    My old teacher used to tell us to make a quick exhale out of your mouth kind of like a stt sound, so you won't hold your breath when you punch. It works but I never see any MMA fighters do it, is...
  20. training in windsor
    anyone know an inexpensive place to train in Windsor ontario canada?
  21. weight gain
    I am 5'10" 135lbs and I'm tryin to get to 155lbs, any suggestions? (high motabolism)
  22. What should i start with?
    Im looking to get into MMA. I dont have any intention of competing but i am open to it later on. Anyways, im a small guy (128 lbs 5'10), i do lift and im in decent shape. Im tired of ppl writing me...
  23. losing weight (in 50's)
    this is for my mom, she wants to lose some weight. shes in her 50's and shes had a heart attack so she cant excercise too much. im lookin for some tips to give her on how to eat and how much to walk...
  24. my first fight
    Hey guys I'm training for my first fight in April and it was supposed to be against someone at 154. He backed out and now I'm without an opponent at that wieght but I have the option of fighting at...
  25. anyone know any good neck excercises?
    anything to help with strengthening the neck?
  26. Can anyone tell me the best way to wrap your hands? not tape, but wrap?
    I just got some new mma gloves...i've been wrapping my hands when I wear my bag gloves for when I go to town on the heavy bag, but I've never really learned the proper way. Can anyone tell me?
  27. Box squats yay or nay?
    Our strength and conditioning coach has us do box squats and they are much harder than regular squats. If you have never heard of them its when you have a small wooden box and when you are squating...
  28. working out the abs.
    any of you mma guru's have any good exercises for the abs besides sit ups? Thanks in advance
  29. PR thread
    I can't believe no one has come up with this thread yet so I'll start it. Post you PR's in Bench, Squat, and Deadlift and your age and weight. age: 16 weight:145lbs bench:215lbs squat:300lbs...
  30. Boxing training videos
    Here's some boxing training videos I found. I posted the hand wrapping video in another post, but thought people might find the other ones useful. Enjoy....
  31. Supplements: scam or legit?
    I posted this in another thread, but thought there might be enough opinions out there to start a new topic on it. Here is what I said: "OK, I've always wondered so I'll bring it up here. Any chance...
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  32. How do i get my strikes and elbow strikes faster?
    Anyone have some good ideas on how i get my strikes and elbow strikes faster? Cause i am working on them but cant seem to get them quicker on the trigger. Well is there any drills you can do with the...
  33. Training is Saskatchewan?
    Is there any MMA gyms in Southern Sask, Canada?
  34. Opinions on getting myself back in to shape...
    Alittle info about myself Im 26 5-10 207lbs.. I use to be really active and stayed around the 165-175 . But after sitting in a truck 24-7 repoing cars for 3 years I sit at 203-207 . I no longer repo...
  35. youtube post help!
    Hi guys, I want to post some sparring vids of myself before my fight,( Thought you guys might have some pointers, find it interesting) but Im a lamo and cant figure out how to youtube post. plz help,...
  36. Mats
    Hey guys, I'm 16 years old, I've been wrestling for years, and I train in BJJ, and Muay Thai at my gym. The problem is, I can only get out to the gym about 2 times a week, so I thought, hey, why not...
  37. Best Equiptment?!!
    What do you guys think is the best equiptment for sparring (gloves, shinguards) I got all Twins stuff, but I really like Fairtex. What does everyone else use?
  38. Where to Start?
    Alright everybody!! I've a few questions for all you people... I'm interested in starting in some MMA training, now I would like to know what would be the best type to start in? I should tell you I'm...
  39. Best way to start training?
    Anyone out there that has been in any type of mma or had training from a professional would know this but i would like some good advice.We just started training in a small town and have a...
  40. kettlebells
    i really paid no attention to kettlebells untill recomended them to me a while back. im 5'10 180, use to clean 210-220, i train discus/javlin. in just wondering what weight kettlebells i should get...
  41. Grappling Techniques
    This is a very good site with good explanations and pictures , step by step Link
  42. any mma fighters looking for a sponsor??
    Please contact me ...I sponsor 7 UFC fighters and 2 amatures...looking for all good attitude fighters to have a great sponsor back them
  43. dropping wieght
    My first fight April 21st I was supposed to be at 160, but I dropped the match because I found out my opponent was 4-0 all KO's. I would have taken the bout but my trainer didnt want to throw me to...
  44. Anybody from the San Diego area train??
    Im looking to start training in MMA. I just moved out here fro Illinois and im looking for a gym. PLEASE HELP
  45. So Cal Pankration event coming up - this weekend
    http://www.fightleague.org/Events.html anyone else going to compete? driving down from nor-cal.
  46. BJ Penn's My Gym series
    This is good MMA reality TV!!! http://www.bjpenn.com - yes, it's on the main page
  47. Help me out!!!
    I just moved to the San Diego area, and i was looking for a place to train? Do gyms normally cost a lot of money to get started? Or do u guys no people at the gyms and you just show up for free???...
  48. Training doesnt matter?
    So Im in the mma lounge forum and getting into a minor dispute with one of the other posters. My argument is that training MMA, boxing, Muay thai etc helps shapes ones perspective on watching MMA...
  49. Weight Gain Advice?
    Hey guys, I was looking for a little advice on How to Gain Weight. I've always been rather thin, and despite the fact I lift weights and eat like a bear, I can't seem to gain any weight. Anybody know...
  50. Punching Bag Techniques
    So how do all u other fighters out there punch the bag? Has hard as u can or lightly? How do u train for ur punches and kicks?
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