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MMA: Mixed Martial Arts or Gym Membership?
MMA: Mixed Martial Arts or Gym Membership?
30 Sep
MMA Blog

At its core, jiu-jitsu is about efficiency in technique and energy conservation. Rather than trying to simply overpower an opponent, jiu-jitsu fighters typically use as little energy as possible and only strike when they know they can subdue their opponent. In some cases, having the patience to make a move can be a test in endurance as one methodically erodes an opponent’s stamina and waits for them to make a mistake. For people who do not have the advantage of size or strength, jiu-jitsu gives them the tools to level the playing field.

MMA Training Program: Building A Complete Fighter
MMA Training Program: Building A Complete Fighter
19 Sep
MMA Blog

Within the world of mixed martial arts, most fighters and commentors agree that jiu-jitsu is the best ground fighting technique, especially in a street fight. If you have a solid background in jiu-jitsu, and your opponent does not, they are going to struggle to control the pace of the fight or mount an effective attack if the fight goes to the ground.

Synergy
Synergy
24 Jun
MMA Blog

Not everyone comes to jiu-jitsu class simply to defend themselves or to get in shape. Many people hope to train to become a world-class fighter who can compete professionally. In some cases, this may involve training for sport jiu-jitsu tournaments. In other cases, fighters may want to focus on learning jiu-jitsu to become better mixed martial arts (or MMA) fighters.

Miyamoto Musashi
Miyamoto Musashi
17 Jun
MMA Blog

As you develop as a jiu-jitsu fighter, you will likely begin to look at the world in a slightly different way. Particularly for students who are new to martial arts, the study of jiu-jitsu may lead to a greater interest in exploring not only the techniques of the discipline, but also the philosophy that undergirds it. 

How MMA Works
How MMA Works
28 Mar
MMA Blog

Many of my clients ask me this question once they come into the gym for an introductory class. How Dose MMA Work? What is MMA? My answer usually goes as follows… MMA (mixed martial arts) is a martial art created to overcome the reality of one on one hand to hand combat. 

10 Things To Look For When Choosing An MMA School
10 Things To Look For When Choosing An MMA School
20 Mar
MMA Blog

10 Things To Look For When Choosing An MMA School Deflecting the Front Kick and Understanding Elements of MMA By KRU DR. …

What is a Front Kick in MMA?
What is a Front Kick in MMA?
20 Mar
MMA Blog

What is a Front Kick in MMA? Deflecting the Front Kick and Understanding Elements of MMA By KRU DR. JONESLY THEUS What …

What is the Kimura Transition?
What is the Kimura Transition?
20 Mar
MMA Blog

Kimura Transition Understanding Elements of MMA By KRU DR. JONESLY THEUS What is Kimura?: Named after Masahiko Kimura, a Kimura is an …