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Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Box

Kids in 2019 are spending more and more of their time glued to one screen or another instead of being physically active. Over time that level of inactivity is prone to increase and is often paired with an unhealthy diet. This, in turn, can lead to serious health concerns like type 2 diabetes and obesity, which can affect their mental as well as physical well-being. If parents do not take action to change these habits, they can easily be carried into adulthood. If you are a parent whose child has Read more [...]

4 Tips to Help You Control Anxiety Before an MMA Match

Every mixed martial artist faces many battles before stepping into the ring. From conditioning to be in the best physical shape possible to pushing hard through training, the life of a fighter demands a warrior’s discipline and attitude. However, one of the most important fights a fighter deals with before battle is the one against their own mind. Pre-fight anxiety and fear can plague any warrior. Often, they come in the shape of not believing in your ability and doubting you can win. But to be Read more [...]

A Proper MMA Diet Is More Important Than the Workout Itself

Food is the primary fuel our body needs in order to function at its best. Unfortunately, not all the foods available to us are equal in this. To maximize training performance, it's vital that we watch what we eat. Even the world’s greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes understand the importance of eating right. They know what they eat will have a direct result on their performance, whether they are training in Muay Thai, taking kickboxing classes or competing in a match. To become the best Read more [...]
Important Things to Know Before Joining Your First MMA Class

Important Things to Know Before Joining Your First MMA Class

To be a full-time MMA fighter there are a few things you must know. Mixed Martial Arts or MMA is a full-contact combat sport which combines both striking and grappling from different martial art forms. Being a great way to get in shape and learn self-defence, this type of combat has become extremely popular in Brampton, and around the world. MMA is a mix of different combat sports. Some of them are Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Since it is a combination sport, it is okay to feel Read more [...]
Train Like an MMA Fighter at Home01

Train Like an MMA Fighter at Home

A combination of moves from all martial arts disciplines such as Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Boxing and Free-Style Wrestling, can help you lead a fitter life as you’ll be training like an MMA fighter. However, not everyone has the time to visit a gym. This blog post covers a few MMA exercises you can do at home. 5 Exercises for MMA Training Workouts at Home Technical Stand Up: This exercise has its origin in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu movements such as sweeps and takedowns. Practicing this Read more [...]