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  1. Wrestling helps bottom position grappling as well
    I decided to start a thread rather than comment in 500 other ones to point out that a wrestling background will not only help you gain top position, but it will also make you more effective in the...
  2. A useful At Home Workout Program!?
    I found a great plan to use at home. It's a tad expensive but god damn its worth it. I do a military stlye workout at the gym, but a program called P90x is some good shit. Anyone who thinks they can...
  3. Rash Guards
    Hey everyone, I recently got back into my mma classes and that reminded me how much i need a good rash guard. I was thinking of getting the Sinister ones, but does anyone have experience with...
  4. Standing Punch Bag - To Buy or Not to Buy?
    I'm contemplating whether to buy a free-standing punch bag or not, they are £150-£250 ish. Would one be any good does anyone know? Website with lots of Standing Punch Bags
  5. First grappling class
    Just thought I would tell you guys I got to go to my first submission grappling class today. Though I watched, I am really stoked to begin learning some basic stuff. It looks like I am obviously...
  6. Pro Teams
    Ok recently it was announced Ken Shamrock just put together a Pro team in AZ.. What exactly qualifies a Pro team in MMA and what typically are they put together to acomplish.. and besides more...
  7. trouble shooting
    every time i shoot in for a takedown, (single/double) most of the time they sprawl to quick.. i have my technique down. but does anyone have any drills for speed and to be more explosive when taking...
  8. Asking some questions if possible.
    Well, hello everyone, kinda new here and I love it. But anyway, I had a few questions if possible. I have been interested in mma since I was about 16, never really had a chance to try out anything...
  9. Running before or after weight training
    Opinions?
  10. Question?
    So today at grapplers quest i lost in the finals to a kid who id whip his head down nd he would drop down on his back like wtf? is there any way to counter this? b/c i didnt know what to do when i...
  11. Flexibility...
    ok the Eddie Bravo post got me thinking.. Some people well are just naturally flexible... But for the rest of us.. are there any good exercises one can do to increase the flexibility they have... ?...
  12. Hand Speed.
    Silly question, but it seems ive lost about half my punching speed. how would i go about getting it back? IE. exercises, and what-not
  13. bjj drills
    i just started bjj and was wondering what are some drills that u can do at home are with a partner?
  14. Training for grappling
    How long do you train/prepare for a grappling tournament. Im just curious to know. Obvisiously training long and more is better, but i wanted to know if a full month of good training is worth a...
  15. Muay Thai/Kickboxing Club
    Wednesday I will begin training at a Muay Thai and Kickboxing Club and look forward to learning more about both disciplines. Over the past two years I have been wanting to start training in Muay Thai...
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  16. Takedown defense drills
    Im trying to get my takedown defense better for a grappling tournament coming up. Anyone have any drills or anything i can do with a partner for some good sprawl / takedown defense drills. Greatly...
  17. Josh Barnett: Diving Toe Hold
    Dont know if this has been posted before but if not Then Here It Is
  18. Karo Parisyan - Training Tips
    Training Tips From Karo
  19. Just starting out, would like some sage advice.
    I have done 10 years of wrestling (Freestyle,Folkstyle, and Greco), since my high school days are done I want to try something else and hopefully become a successful fighter. Now to the question:...
  20. Jason 'Mayhem' Miller: Taking the Back/ Rear Naked Choke
    This one is good Link
  21. Updated: Fight Results... First Smoker Fight July 19th!
    Hello I have my first Smoker Fight July 19th its, very very amateur, we're wearing head gear and normal MMA gloves. I might as well introduce myself. I've been training MMA roughly 6 months 4-5 times...
  22. Learn to Punch like Chuck Liddell....
    Im shure most have seen this before but......its good, some times I forget just how fast this dude is. Link
  23. Healthy but Delicous.
    Ok, well, this topic is basically made to see what you all eat for your meals everyday. I have been trying to stay good to my diet so far with working out. I was eating oats and wheat toast for...
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  24. Tyson Griffin/Gray Maynard Spar
    Link Not much of a Spar
  25. HIT Squad
    The HIT squad is now offering a 3-month training camp for pros, amateurs, and individuals that just want to learn MMA. It includes jiu-jitsu, boxing, MMA, strength training/conditioning, cardio, and...
  26. a good workout
    i've been doing some thinking about working out, and its been about a 3 weeks since i started. the question is do you have to do a cardio work out in order to get a good workout because I'm getting...
  27. Back escapes
    No Gi style grappling. Anyone have any good back escapes (hooks in,when im sitting down), im working on not letting them even get to the back but when the do, i need to no some good escapes. My choke...
  28. Nate Diaz - Technique
    Nate Diaz has a little something to show. Link
  29. YOUR day before your event..
    So your in the hotel , and tomorow is your fight,match,etc. Im sure most of you had this exciting moment. What would you do. How would you eat. How much would much would you sleep. And remember this...
  30. wrestling after HS
    alright my last yr of wrestling is next year and im not wrestling in college. my wrestling isnt that good and im sure after enxt year it will only be decent. how could i get it better after i am done...
  31. anbody ever strain there adams apple?
    I am new to bjj and the other day I got caught in a rear naked choke, and ever since then my throat is killing me.it is right around the adams apple.has this happened to anyone else?about how long...
  32. coffee lovers
    Im wondering if coffee is really THAT bad for you. I never really drink it that much, but the past month about 2-3 times a week. Now im not one of them people that jugs down 2-3 coffees a day. But...
  33. Places to train - information and requests
    Ok, so I have been going over a lot of old threads and notice there are a lot of threads about people asking if there is a place to train in a particular place. I thought I would just create a single...
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  34. jujitsu classes
    I'm not sure if this goes here, if i doesn't sorry. now the question is does anyone know where there are jujitsu classes in Burien, washington zip code is 98146 just in case you need to know.
  35. Problems.
    Well, I started trying to get in shape about 3 weeks ago, was going well. So far I'm down from 198 to 190. But the past few days I've been having troubles, when I start out with my running in the...
  36. need some guidance
    my initial question is: i am looking for a diet and exercise plan where i can replace fat with muscle. i am also for looking for any MMA training tips because i can not afford to train at a gym....
  37. Need to lose weight fast, can anyone help me?
    Hey guys, I was wondering if any of you have any ideas, or plans to lose weight fast. Right now i'm sitting at around 250lbs, and I would love to get back to 220lbs in like 2 weeks, is there any way...
  38. Need some help?
    Ok I'm starting to get a diet plan going and have already started running today, and I'm starting my diet plan tomorrow now, I have a question you know how they say drink 8-10 glasses of water each...
  39. Need some advice with steroids.(not what you think)
    I'm going to attempt to make a long story shot.Basicly I got real bad sick,and one of the medications the doctor prescribed to me was Prednisone.Which is a steroid.However,Prednisone is a catabalic...
  40. Diet Questions
    Can anyone suggest an easy to follow diet where I can lose 30-40 lbs? I weigh about 215 right now, I am not in horrible shape (I do have some muscle tone) but I have been at 175 before with probably...
  41. Is drugs bad for weight loss?
    Okay, I was just wondering will drugs like marijuana affect your ability to lose weight?
  42. Grappling Tournament Set-up
    A tournament is coming up for submission grappling where I live and I had a few questions. 1. With three months training, should I do it? 2. What is the point system for the tournaments, do you go...
  43. supplements
    What kind of supplements should I be taking for training in MMA, protein of course but is there anything else i might want to add?
  44. Please Help With A Strategy
    i have a fight coming up but i dont have a team or a camp just a few friends to train with so really i never have gameplans i just go in there blind so id really appreciate any suggestions as to a...
  45. need a little help...
    I have already posted in the newbie forum and was directed to this section for some added advice. As I said in the other forum I am quite small, 5'4 and only about 120 pounds. I have recently gotten...
  46. Healthy eating carbs/calorie calculator.
    http://www.hpathy.com/healthtools/calories-need.asp Kind of a generic calc for how many calories/carbs/fats/etc... one should consume for staying healthy in different age groups, exercise levels and...
  47. I use my bare hands when punching the heavy bag is that a problem?
    I have just been wondering cause for the first time ever my two middle knuckels skin ripped open is that bad at all or she i keep doing what im doing?
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  48. Shortness of breath while working out. what causes?
    I've been working out for quite a while and this just started happening to me so I dont know what that can be caused by. Has anyone ever had this happen to them, while working out all of a sudden...
  49. Good strength training routines
    Hey everyone, I have followed mma closely for awhile now, and i have decided to start to train for some local fights. I think i want to start with a strength and conditioning routine before i join a...
  50. do your knees get sore from rolling to much?
    When I got up today my knee was really sore.all I have been doing is bjj and riding bike.I don't think it was the bike because it is low stress on the knees.I don't remember getting in any knee...
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