Mixed Martial Arts

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History of Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

The history of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) dates back to the Olympics of ancient Greece. Mixed Martial Arts fights originated as hand-to-hand combat performed as a sport called [more…]

Positioning Skill Sets of MMA Fighting

Although Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a blend of different styles and disciplines, you can break down the skill sets into two main categories: stand-up fighting and ground fighting. [more…]

Mixed Martial Arts Fighting Styles

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting styles can be a mixture of any combative discipline, but some of the prominent types of MMA fighting styles that have helped make it what it is today include: [more…]

Rules of Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

The rules of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) differ slightly from one promotion to the next because each fighting organization can create unique rules. For example, the regulations for the [more…]

Promoting Mixed Martial Arts through Fighting Competitions

Fighting promotions are events put on by Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organizations, and each one has its own rules and regulations. Although most fighting promotions use the rules outlined in the [more…]

What Are Some Benefits of Mixed Martial Arts Fighting?

So you’re gung-ho and ready to begin your Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training, but your loved ones question the benefits of MMA fighting and try to hold you back or dampen your interest. They may equate [more…]

Training Equipment for Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

Like any sport, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) requires special equipment, largely to protect yourself during your training sessions. Important supplies and gear that you should gather before starting your MMA [more…]

Matching Your Training Needs with an MMA Facility and Instructor

The gym or school where you train is the foundation of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) community you’re going to build for yourself, and your training instructor is the person who can share his knowledge [more…]

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