Category: Tutorials

Hand Care for CrossFit and Olympic Lifting

The movements in our CrossFit class put significant demands on our hands. Even while wearing gloves many people develop calluses that lead to rips or tears in the skin. Rips and tears are not a sign of good CrossFitting but more »

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Refuel your muscles after training

After you finish training you want your muscles to recover.  The better your replenish your muscle glycogen the harder you can train the next time.  You need to feed your muscles carbohydrates post training.  Right after training your muscles are more »

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How to take an opponents back from half guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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.

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Front Choke for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In this video Pete Snider, a member of the Unit 2 MMA fight team, demonstrates how to do a front choke.  This technique works in mixed martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and also in no gi submission wrestling.

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Learn how to throw more punches and kicks for Boxing and Muay Thai

In his fight with Clottey, Manny Pacquiao threw 1231 punches in twelve rounds. He was able to dominate his opponent by being able to throw consistently good punches in rapid succession for the entire fight. A professional fighter must be more »

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Choosing a Mixed Martial Arts gym

Choosing a mixed martial arts gym is a very difficult choice.  There are no government regulations on the standards for a martial arts instructor or program.  Even among professional affiliations there is no guarantee of instructor quality.  Many schools use more »

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