Category Archives: Technique

Fighting Stances For MMA And Boxing

Fighting Stances For MMA And Boxing

The fighting style that a martial artist or boxer adopts is established by several variables. His or her build, height, temperament and character will be important in the continuing development of their bodily and mental abilities. For example a tall, lean, rangy fighter is not likely to decide on a crouching, brawling technique in his… Continue Reading

MMA Attacking Strategies in Back Position

MMA Attacking Strategies in Back Position

Properly implementing the back position results in probably the most dominating situations in Mixed martial arts because there is very little the adversary can carry out in defence. The opponent will consequently attempt everything never to be trapped in this manner. Turtle to back position The mma fighter initially secures the turtle position by lowering… Continue Reading

MMA Techniques – Side Control

MMA Techniques – Side Control

In the side control position the mma fighter sets their body on top of their opponent’s whilst securing their arms about their neck. To work, the fighter should press their body weight down on to their adversary while lowering their hips to the ground. It is a transition position since to implement effective punches the… Continue Reading

MMA Fight Skills – Fighting from Guard Bottom Position

MMA Fight Skills – Fighting from Guard Bottom Position

In the guard bottom position a martial artist may throw strikes, but because they cannot put their body mass behind them it’s improbable they’ll be a danger or produce a knockout. Nevertheless, this position is useful for submission moves or sweeps. The opponent should either be held well away or extremely near; anything in between… Continue Reading

Defence against Take-downs in MMA

Defence against Take-downs in MMA

A good defence against takedowns is essential for fighters who are more vulnerable on the ground, for example grapplers and strikers. Takedown defence principle The basic defence principle is the same for all takedowns: step aside and avoid contact by deflecting the opponent with a push. This also puts them off balance and provides the… Continue Reading

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