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  1. Free MMA Clinic/Seminar
    Scorpions Wrestling along with JJ Ultimate MMA will be hosting a free MMA clinic/Seminar on October 23rd for anyone interested. For more information, email us at scorpionsinfo@aol.com. Kids,girls,...
  2. Not new to lifting but am having trouble creating a MMA routine.Can I get some help?
    First off here's a little information about me: I'm a 27 year old Paramedic who's 5'8" and 235lbs and am roughly 25.2% bodyfat. Even though i've always been on the husky side i've always managed to...
  3. Fastest way to cut bodyfat?
    Any tips? I know interval training works pretty good, but is there anything else besides the obvious "eat good food not crap" ?
  4. Really started back in the training!!!(need some instence advice)
    Hey guys just last week I joined back up to the gym, its not a kickboxing gym that I was at a ouple months ago due to the fact that I have moved back home, and we dont have any mma classes around...
  5. Does anyone train BJJ in Atlanta?
    If so, where?
  6. Looking For a Mixed Martial Arts Training Coordinator (Calgary Alberta)
    Grizzly Cage is currently looking for a Mixed Martial Arts Coordinator to work within a team to create and implement a strategic mma training program that incorporates Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai...
  7. Sauna Good or Bad????
    Okay so after my workouts ive been hitting up a dry sauna for aout 10-20min, i then take a 10min swim, i was just curious if this is a good way to cut down body fat, or if it just takes out water...
  8. Speed bag
    It's been 10+ years since I hit one. Just got one and damn I hope I was better before lol. Any tips?? I plan on working it into my workout routine. How long should I hit it each day?? BTW if your any...
  9. having a good chin
    What do you think helps with taking punches....Neck Strength?? is it just genetics?? Ive been dropped b4 but I usually recover fast...... Im feeling kinda self conscious about my ability to take a...
  10. MMA Martial Art
    Is MMA a Martial art like Akido Kung Fu or Juijitsu or is it a combat sport like Boxing or Judo?
  11. What would you reccomend for including cardio into workout?
    I have been really hitting the gym for the past month and a half, and I need to burn off that xtra flab around my stomach, I currently do a 5min skipping warm-up and sometimes I will run for about...
  12. Shrimping Techniques
    I've heard and seen different varieties of said technique. Some instructors prefer a feet-together-toe-in technique while other prefer a plant-foot outside technique. I'm all too curious as to which,...
  13. I need help with my strength and conditioning..Any thoughts?
    Hey everyone, I'm new to MMA and really need to work on my strength and conditioning. I was wondering if anyone could post some of their training routines or tips for a beginner. Preferably stuff I...
  14. Question about Promasil Protein?(help)
    Hey I have been at the gym everday for the past 2 months, and I just ran out of protein called Nitro-Tech so today I decided to go and pick up some more protein, and I asked the guy there if there...
  15. home made grappling dummy
    anyone ever made on??? Due to lack of training partners and the fact that I'm a tight ass, I was considering make one. I figured I could use a old hoodie, and some pants, sew them together and stuff...
  16. MMA, BJJ, Sambo etc. video tutorial and ebook
    You can watch MMA, BJJ, Sambo video tutorials here: http://www.totaldamage.hu/oktato-video/video-tartalom.html Read online ebooks here: http://www.totaldamage.hu/konyv/kuezdsportokrol-koenyvek.html
  17. Tournament Coming up(need to drop a few pounds)
    Hey guys I got my first Judo tournament coming up on Feb. 6 and im really estatic about this, it will be my first time competing in anything related to mma. The reason Im posting this is I need to...
  18. Any Tips on getting blood out of a Gi?
    Hey I was just wondering if any of you guys have gotten blood on a white gi, and whats the best way to get it out? So far I have been using clorox to get it out but I think its gunna wreck the gi,...
  19. What kinda HIIT programs do you do or reccommend?
    Like I have said before I am training for my first tournament coming up for Judo and last week I lost 6 pounds I went from 227 to 221. I have been eating lots of rice, and 2-3 eggs every morning. I...
  20. Anyone train in MMA New Jersey?
    Anyone train in New Jersey? If so where? I would like to know your experiences. Thanks, Lemureye
  21. Newbe looking for a good boxing gym in Oklahoma city.
    Looking for a boxing gym in OKC.
  22. Need help on picking hybrid gloves
    I will be using these gloves for some MMA, Grappling, Light Bag and Mitt Work. I won't be sparring with anyone with these, just practicing technique with them. I came across 3, but I don't know which...
  23. Trying to gain weight need advice
    Hey I am trying to gain weight and needed some advice on how to go about it. Im 6' 3" and 155, I have been working out on and off for about 7 years now and each time I get serious about working out I...
  24. Fairtex or Twins gloves
    I'm trying to decide if I should get the Fairtex or Twins Special MMA Gloves. Maybe you can help me decide with your comments. Thanks
  25. MMA once a week?
    I've been going to MMA for a year now but have no official fights but do you think the fact I only have MMA once a week is a big disadvantage? I do kickboxing Mondays,Gym and starting BJJ on...
  26. Would Pro-Style Shin Guards Put Up With Bag Work?
    I've been searching and reading a lot on different forums and it could be tiring sometime. I manage to pick up some new gears like Ringside IMF Tech Bag Gloves & Fairtex MMA Sparring Gloves. Now with...
  27. In quite a predictament(props for advice)
    Okay so I got my first judo tournament coming up this saturday and it will be the first time ive competed in any martial art event. Now the problem is that I need to be under 220lbs to be in the...
  28. Hydroxycut?!?!
    Okay I'm thinking about going on hydroxycut I weight 220 but have a lot of fat in my stomach area its flabby, I've heard hydroxycut works but I wanted to get an opipnion is it good bad? Any side...
  29. Mike Dolce Diet?
    I have heard a lot about this guys nutrition and diet quite a bit lately. Alves seems to think it worked great for him. A lot of other fighters have been using him too. I know he has a book out but i...
  30. Anyone train with a permanent bonded retainer?
    I am looking to get back into MMA. I wore braces, but had them recently removed. I now have a permanent bonded retainer on the rear of my upper teeth. I'm wondering if there will be synergistic...
  31. Going Crazy!!!
    I dont know what it is but I have the hardest time cutting body fat, see i have dropped around 12lbs in 2months or so, but the problem is is that all the body fat that im talking about is right in my...
  32. Protein Questions
    So with summer around the corner, i have mostly been working on getting my body fat % down. I have done pretty good so far i think. Along with eating a little better and the gym i dropped about 10...
  33. Just Asking
    I'm planning to study and learn mix martial arts. Do I need a ? knee pads ?
  34. opinions on 10th planet?
    Personally, I'm a big subscriber to the 10th planet systems and theories. However, I know that a lot of people (many of my instructors and training partners included) either disapprove or look down...
  35. Breads?
    So i have had a few posts lately about nutrition. So, i am trying to eat healthier. One question i have is about bread. I have stopped eating white bread, but now i don't know what to eat. I have...
  36. 2 WEEK OPEN MAT Santa Clarita California
    Hello everyone, we want to invite you to train with us. Starting May 2nd we will have a two week open mat for our new academy. Since our last online invitation we have had a good outcome. We receive...
  37. OPEN Mat San Fernando Valley Ca.
    just a quick reminder that open mat starts today. 7:30 pm gi 8:30 pm no-gi 26330 Diamond Pl. Ste. 120, Santa Clarita Ca 91350 Phone: (661) 255-0100 office
  38. George Pierre RUSH instructional
    here you have a some videos with George vol1 part 1 vol2 part2 part3
  39. Any healthy eating tips!!!
    okay so ive posted quite a few threads about losing weight, and i have took alo of you guys advice Id say I have lost about 20lbs of solid fat, gained some muscle in the process, i started around 225...
  40. Core Conditioning
    I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for ab conditioning drills. I see some guys able to just take a pounding on their cores and keep going, and i'm not there. Just a beginner. But I would...
  41. Training advice
    Hey guys, Im planning on heading to Thailand next year in May for around four months for Muai Thai training and perhaps some fights. I haven't did much martial arts training apart from abit of jiu...
  42. Need advice on building power..
    I'm 15 years old, I've been doing MMA for about 6 months now. I was in boxing for about 2 years before I quit and switched to MMA. I've been doing very well, a lot better than I thought. I competed...
  43. Diet
    Hey. I'm looking for a new diet for two reasons. I am getting married in a year and would really like to slim/tone up, and I want to get back into training. I work out about 3 to 4 times a week. But...
  44. Leg toughness
    I recently had my first MMA fight and did OK but lost by split decision. I received a number of leg kicks during the fight which slowed me a little but also left me bruised for about a week! I was...
  45. Any good nutrition/diet books?
    So i have been trying to cut down body fat % for the summer while doing weight lifting and some cardio. I feel i am not getting the results that i should. I am kind of strict on my diet, (maybe a day...
  46. Debunking Rubber Guard Myths
    There are a lot of myths about rubber guard. I'm going to quote a post I made in another thread that begins to deal with the two most common. I suspect that you all will have more arguments or would...
  47. does anyone know the best/affordable meals to get cut/bulk
    I've been working out for awhile now but never gave a Damn about what I ate after, and I really wanna take my diet serious from now on. I would really appreciate it if you guys could give me some...
  48. BJJ vs Japanese JJ
    Whats the difference??? Why is one better than the other. I've been doing BJJ for about 9 month now. The guy I started with moved away. Started another class and didn't like the way I was...
  49. Dodging punches/kicks
    Alright so I've been watching a lot of boxing videos lately and have been taking a lot of interest towards Roy Jones Jr. and Floyd Mayweather. Specifically their ability to dodge and slip punches so...
  50. Q&A with Mike Dolce - YOU ask the questions!
    TUF 7 and IFL Veteran Mike Dolce has recently joined MMAPlayground and has agreed to answer questions you may have. If you do have any questions, feel free to post them here and Mike will chime in...
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