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  1. anyone own there own gym
    I am thinking of buying the local mma gym and have a few business related questions if some one here could answer I would really appreciate it.
  2. Gracie Barra Orlando
    Does anyone know the prices for Graccie Barra in Orlando, FL Thnx
  3. First Blood
    First time I step inside the mat for spar for a ground fight. I've never forget the feeling of being so empty. I don't what is in to me. I could not preform the techniques I've practiced. All I'm...
  4. Some of your diet strageties
    What are some of your diets that you are currently on, or what do you eat before a fight, whats good to eat everday and whats bad to eat. I know it sounds dumb but some people may be interested in...
  5. jack links beef jerkey, good or bad?
    Hey dunno if u guys have ever had jacks jerkey in those little packs u can buy for 2.99 but there an awesome snack I was wondering if it is a good snack food for trying to lose weight or to have in a...
  6. Cutting weight to soon or too late?
    Hi, im a highschool wrestler who currently weighs 200 pounds(Not a lard ass) i wrestle at 160 and im getting sick of cutting weight wrong, should i start cutting my weight in september or october,...
  7. Core help
    Im starting a grappling class th fist tuesday in october and looking for some advie. I feel like i really need to build my core strength up more more so in the abs then anything. i work out at home...
  8. stretching?
    Hey I'm becoming pretty interested in parkour and I just read in one of the articles about stretching that if u don't warmup before u stretch u can lose up to 30% muscle strength is this true? And...
  9. Good or bad diet for cutting?
    Could you guys give me some feedback on this diet. Breakfest: shake consiting of greens, fruits, scoop of whey protein Snack an apple or orange Lunch Shake with different veggies than what i had for...
  10. Lifting while cutting weight?
    Should i be lifting while cutting weight? i start my diet in september and have to be down by december 8th or 12th
  11. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's MusclePharm Training Facility
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson told everyone a few weeks ago that he would be spending his whole training camp preparing for his UFC 135 light heavyweight title fight...
  12. keeping Chin Down
    Probably already answered, but I am having trouble keeping my chin down while training, any solutions to this?
  13. getting into mma
    i am 18 and ive been training in taekwondo and karate since i was 7. ive competed at several tournaments and im pretty good. i was actually the arkansas state champ. Now i want to try to get into mma...
  14. Favorite Grappling Position
    I would have included more positions but I ran out of room in the poll. Personally, I'm more of a bottom game kind of guy so guard is my #1 position. If there is a more specific position that you...
  15. How hard is the twister to pull off in MMA
    I was wondering why the twister wasnt pulled off on anybody before Leonard Garcia, is it hard to do on bjj tournaments, better with gi no gi? im curious first time i have seen such sub on mma
  16. looking to train again
    so ive been a fan of mma my whole life and ive done jiu jitsu and boxing since i was little, but i wanna get back into it, i just dont know where to start, considering cash isnt exactly falling into...
  17. Blood Test
    Does anyone have any idea if regional MMA circuit fight promotions do blood testing before fights both for ammy/pro? Help please. =D
  18. Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares - back muscle.
    This is not a thread about his recent ADCC matches... I've been doing a little (perhaps very little) lifting for a few years. I'm working on the basics of developing good form. I believe I can only...
  19. Submission Grappling
    does anybody know of any no gi submission grappling tournaments coming up in the midwest near or in michigan? looking to compete
  20. BJJ Gi or No Gi
    What do you guys prefer? Gi or No gi? Pros and cons of each? come at me.
  21. **VIDEO** The Trademark Avellan Guard Pass!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUDXqnrt3xA Hey everybody, I've been posting up a technique video every week and wanted to share this week's technique on this forum. This week I'm showing what...
  22. Anybody owns a training dummy hear? I need to get one.. :) thanks!
    Anyone have dummies? what do you recommend? (for starters like me!) many thanks!
  23. **VIDEO** Avellan Shows Kimura Revenge!
    http://www.marcosavellan.com/kimura-revenge This week I'm showing what I call the "Kimura Revenge!" This uncommon counter to the most common submission in the guard is easy to do, extremely high...
  24. **VIDEO** Avellan Shows The Prayer Heel Hook!
    http://www.MarcosAvellan.com/prayer-heel-hook I got a LOT of positive feedback about the knee cut across pass video - a.k.a. the Avellan Trademark Pass :) Check out the positive feedback on the...
  25. **VIDEO** Avellan Shows The Neck Crank Armbar From Mount!
    http://www.MarcosAvellan.com/neckcrank-armbar Here is my #1 armbar setup from mount... the neck crank armbar! I've been executing this vicious technique for years... it is an amazing technique...
  26. Please check out our website
    www.grizzlycage.com Thank you
  27. brabo choke, darce choke, anaconda choke?
    What is the difference???????!!!!!!!!
  28. **VIDEO** Marcos Avellan Shows The Wrestling Switch!
    www.MarcosAvellan.com/wrestling-switch Hey everybody, this week I'm showing the Wrestling Switch! This is a very common move in wrestling but should definitely be more popular in Mixed Martial Arts...
  29. Kickboxing Mouthguard
    Alright so I have been training Kickboxing for 3 months now and love it my trainer is going to let me start sparring after christmas and I am looking for a good comfortabe mouthguard any suggestions?...
  30. Hey hey hey. 1 Month. 20 lbs.
    I'm Joining the Air Force with my friend under the buddy system, and he has a month and a half to lose 15 pounds. Though they said he should shoot for 20. For some leeway room. If you have any...
  31. Awesome BJJ for MMA Videos on Silver Fox BJJ in Bergen County Website.
    Some great Video Techniques from a Renzo Gracie Black Belt. Enjoy BJJ for MMA Video Techniques
  32. Best place(s) to buy gear online.
    I have 5 Kids. 4 of them do Jiu-jitsu, 2 do boxing (so far) and the youngest will probably start Jiujitsu in the near future. I am always finding that we need this or that and it's hard enough to...
  33. **VIDEO** Rock N' Roll Escape!
    http://www.MarcosAvellan.com/rocknroll-escape It's been a while... but I'm back! I had twins right before Xmas and it has taken me about a month to finally get back to making videos again This video...
  34. weight training ...
    Hey guys, Diego Sanchez recently said in an interview that he will be dropping back down to fight at 155 as fighting at 170 he said he needs to do a lot of weight training. I want to know for my own...
  35. Cauliflower ear in training
    Just a quick question Is cauliflower ear unavoidable is you train wrestling or MMA regularly? I know that you can get it drained but just wodnering because i've started up wrestling not too long ago.
  36. Do you Know the Y-Choke? (vid)
    Hey guys! I got inspired by my brother to make a website and I have finally got it up and running. I will be sharing all sorts of training drills, strategies, techniques, sports psychology and much...
  37. I can Tap YOU out with One Arm! (Avellan vid)
    In ADCC 2009, I submitted BJJ Black Belt World Champion Tarsis Humpries on the road to earn a Bronze Medal - using only one arm to choke him. I do not have double tendons, I am not super strong, and...
  38. Wrestling with Knives (Avellan Vid)
    Hey guys! Today I'm going to teach you a position that is often overlooked in grappling and MMA. It was taught to me by an Olympic bronze medalist, and has become one of my go to take downs from a...
  39. The Underhook Pin (Avellan Vid)
    This is one of my favorite ways of pinning people. It is super simple and easy to setup. Check it out and let me know what you think: http://DavidAvellan.com/underhook-pin If you like what you see,...
  40. What equipment next?
    I am very interested in MMA, MMA workouts etc, I am by no means a fighter though. So far other then the weight-lifting side of things I have a punching bag, reflex bag, and a striker bag. What do you...
  41. MMA Injury Research
    Hi All I'm currently doing some research into injuries sustained during MMA training and competing. The Medical profesion has very little information on the types of injuries sustained and I am...
  42. You MUST Know This Guard Pass (Avellan Vid)
    Guard passing is a crucial part of Jiu Jitsu. To be able to achieve a dominant position, you have to get out of your opponent's guard. An awesome guard passer can achieve control easily over his...
  43. **VIDEO** Cradle Choke by Avellan
    I'm big on incorporating wrestling moves into submission grappling... and the cradle is a powerful hold for grappling, MMA, and self defense that is very under utilized. In wrestling, the cradle is a...
  44. Cris Cyborg MMA Seminar May 12th!
    Hey folks! Just want to spread the word that Women's Strikeforce Champion Cris Cyborg Santos will be having a Chute Box & MMA SEMINAR on May 12th, 2012 at Fairtex Muaythai Gym in Newark, CA! Please...
  45. p90x
    Just wondering if anyone has tried p90x and if so if it got you good results? I just started it a few days ago not a big fan of the yoga but i gave it a shot its more of a work out then i ever gave...
  46. Street Fight Tactics? Skinny vs Muscular
    We are both 15 im Skinny 5"11 135lb. he 5"9 150-160.... i know more tactics and better reaction but hes realy muscular than me but ive got longer arms and taller...What good combos/tactics are there...
  47. Leglocks in Action (Avellan Video)
    I am on the road in California, so I haven't had a chance to get in my studio and film more videos. Since people enjoyed the last video review, I decided to do another but this time of a much more...
  48. Classic Takedown Battle! (Avellan Video)
    For this week's video, I dug deep into my grappling history into a great wrestling match up. In this video review, I return back to 2003 in my very first GQ Pro division against Todd Margolis. This...
  49. FREE Webinar on DU Sweep - 6/2/12, 2:30pm EST
    Have you struggled sweeping people from your guard? Attend my FREE *LIVE* Webinar this Saturday (6/2/12) at 2:30pm EST! After my first webinar on the Guillotine Choke, I had the live audience vote...
  50. A Sneaky Submission I Learned From Sambo (Avellan Video)
    Back in the day, we had one of the great sambo masters come to my academy, the Freestyle Fighting Academy. It was more by accident that we managed to get him to teach an amazing leg lock seminar. Lot...
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