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8 YouTube Accounts That Will Teach You How to Fight

If you plan on watching a few YouTube videos and running your mouth like Conor McGregor, don’t expect to be able to back it up like him. Unless you …

What is Marvel: Avengers Academy, and why you should play it

It seems like Marvel is everywhere lately from the television with "Agent Carter" and others, to the continued rule over comic book movies, to the …

How to add bone crushing leg kicks to your arsenal

Muay Thai has some of the most helpful tools that you can use to slow down the footwork and mobility of a faster fighter.<p>If you’ve never been struck …

Martial Arts

Neural Charge Training

Super Growth and Recovery Strategy<p>Simply put, I build high-performance muscle mass on athletes. I don't care if you're a CrossFit competitor wanting …

Deep Learning

Your Movement Needs an Upgrade: How to Reboot Your System

You’re behind the wheel of the most powerful machine on the planet: the human body. Has anybody taught you how to use it most effectively? <b>No matter</b> …

Jack Slack's Ringcraft: The Art Of The Stance

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Stephen Thompson and the Wonderful Art of Head Kicking

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC<p>There was a time when Stephen Thompson was receiving the kind of derision that Sage Northcutt is experiencing now. Thompson came to the UFC as a highly touted karate stylist and quickly did away with his first opponent with a beautiful high round kick, …

Strengthen Your Grip

You can’t get pumped-up wrists the same way you get pecs and biceps, but there are plenty of compelling reasons to train your grip. Use this routine …

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

Beginner Plyometric Workout to Burn Fat and Improve Athleticism

<i>By Mark Jellison, CSCS, SFG</i><p>Are you looking for fun, quick, and challenging exercises that will increase the intensity of your workouts? Plyometrics might just be the answer. As a 3x USA Decathlon team member, I know the power of plyometrics. But these exercises aren't just meant for serious …

Top 5 Exercises To Improve Footwork In Boxing

Your footwork is just as important as your hands in boxing. It’s absolutely crucial that you perform exercises that improve footwork in boxing to …

4 Strategies to Improve Athletes’ Innate Acceleration

<i>Today's guest post comes from Lee Taft, who just released his</i> <b>Certified Speed and Agility Coach (CSAC) course</b><i>.</i>We often hear or read about coaches and …

How to Get Stronger by Greasing the Groove | The Art of Manliness

To become a defter tennis player you have to practice tennis. To become a better chef, you have to practice cooking. To become a more masterful piano …

4 Rules of Posture

<i>Today's guest post comes from Physical Therapist Chris Leib. Enjoy! -EC</i>Recently, there has been plenty of discussion regarding the efficacy of the …

Learn about Japan through film

Planning a trip to Tokyo and want to learn more about Japanese culture before you arrive? Below is our pick of the top ten Japanese films you should …

Savate: France's Dangerous Ballet

Fightland Blog<p>Image via Wikipedia<p>An evolution in mixed martial arts is happening right before our eyes, as athletes begin to absorb, master and execute techniques from a very wide variety of disciplines and fighting styles. Fighters are striking differently, moving differently, training and eating …

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Corrective Exercises for Athletes with Strongman Zach Reed

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Ultimate submissions: Breaking down the guillotine choke

<i>(FanPost edited and promoted by MMAmania.com)</i><p>When the French invented the guillotine, one of the most feared and popular killing devices in the world …

10 Basic Muay Thai Combos For Beginners - Muay Thai Guy

Best Muay Thai Combinations For Beginners<p>10 basic Muay Thai combinations. Wait? Isn’t this quantity over quality? Well, that depends on how you look …

Jack Slack: Secrets of the Pettis Kick

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images<p>Back at school, I used to play pool with a friend who I just couldn't beat. It wouldn't matter so much if he hadn't adopted such an attitude of <i>sprezzatura</i> about the whole thing. He used to recount that he got good at the game because his …

Basic Muay Thai Footwork: Cutting Angles And Evading - Muay Thai Guy

How To Utilize Basic Evasive Footwork To Take Dominant Angles<p>Footwork done properly allows you to take dominant angles, which allows you to …

BJJ Scout: Dominick Cruz Study Part 2 - Footwork Details and Counter Strategy (Ft. Luke Thomas)

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The Art of Shifting in Mixed Martial Arts

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Jon Durr/Zuffa LLC<p>When Robert Fitzsimmons met Gentleman Jim Corbett in 1897 he took a horrific beating. Ruby Rob's nose was open by the eighth and his face was masked by blood by the tenth. Each time Corbett lead he connected. Each time Corbett hit the body, Fitz spat blood. …

The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills

Learning new skills is one of the best ways to make yourself both marketable and happy, but actually doing so isn't as easy as it sounds. The science …

14 Tips For Learning Any Skill Incredibly Fast

He writes:<p>"Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in one weekend, or how to memorize a deck of cards in less than a minute, the true recipe of this book is exactly that: a process for acquiring any skill. The vehicle I chose is …

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

Productivity

Want to Lift More Weight Overhead? Then You Must Do This Move

Tight shoulders and upper back muscles are a menace to your health and your workouts. This mobility drill improves both<p>Serious strength training requires your upper back to perform two opposing functions: It needs to provide a strong, stable base that allows you to lift and hold heavy weights …

Workouts

Technique Video: How to maximize uppercut power!

10-time Muay Thai world champion, John Wayne Parr returns for his final edition of Submission Radio's "Technique of the Week".<p>In the video above, …

Can You Do the Navy SEAL Workout?

<i>The Ultimate Navy SEAL Workout (Photos: Travis McCoy/travismccoy.com)</i><p>Navy SEALs are some of the toughest and most highly trained men in the American …