Month: April 2010

How to take an opponents back from half guard

In this video Pete Snider, a member of the Unit 2 MMA fight team, demonstrates how to take an opponents back from half guard.  This technique works in mixed martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and also in no gi submission wrestling. more »

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Competition and Being a Martial Artist

Competition seems to be an integral part of the human struggle. Many martial artists compete in tournaments to help home skills and challenge themselves both mentally and physically. We not only compete against others but also against ourselves. The mental more »

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Muscle Memory in Martial Arts Training

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee Many new practitioners of martial arts wonder what it takes to be successful in more »

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Obese men are more likely to be injured in a car wreck

According to a recent study by the Public Library of Science obese men are more significantly likely to suffer serious upper body injury in car wrecks than normal weight men. It is well known that being overweight puts men at more »

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