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MMA Rules & Regulations

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The sport of mixed martial arts has an extensive list of rules that aim to ensure fairness during competition and protect fighters. Learn all the rules of MMA here.
MMA Glossary

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Check out this Mixed Martial Arts glossary to find the sport-specific definitions for which you have been looking. From A to Z, we've got all the words covered.
History of MMA

History of MMA

The history of the sport we know as MMA is long and complex. Check out this guide to learn all about how modern mixed martial arts came to be.
Basic Boxing Combinations for MMA

Basic Boxing Combinations for MMA

Now that you’ve learned how to throw the basic punches, it’s time to put them together in some basic sequences.
Grappling Strength Workouts

Grappling Strength Workouts

Grappling is one of the most important facets of mixed martial arts. This guide will teach you how to strengthen the muscle groups that are used the most in grappling.
Common Skin Diseases in MMA

Common Skin Diseases in MMA

Skin diseases are an unfortunate part of MMA. This must-read guide discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments of some of the most common types of skin diseases.
How to Increase Hand Speed for MMA

How to Increase Hand Speed for MMA

Hand speed is one of the most desired striking skills for any fighter. This guide discusses some of the easiest ways to get lightning-quick hands.
How to Condition your Shins for MMA

How to Condition your Shins for MMA

Conditioning the shins is one aspect of MMA that is misunderstood by many spectators and even practitioners. This guide will help you properly strengthen your shins.
How to Increase Punch Power for MMA

How to Increase Punch Power for MMA

Everyone wants to possess knockout power. This guide discusses some easy steps you can take ti increase your overall punching power.
How to Prevent & Treat Cauliflower Ear in MMA

How to Prevent & Treat Cauliflower Ear in MMA

Cauliflower ear is common in mixed martial arts. Although it is typically considered a minor injury, check out this guide to learn how to prevent and treat it.
Basic Boxing Defense for MMA

Basic Boxing Defense for MMA

Striking involves much more than just punching. This guide reviews basic boxing defensive techniques that you can implement to substantially improve your game.
Essential Boxing Footwork Tips for MMA

Essential Boxing Footwork Tips for MMA

In order to “float like a butterfly” you have to develop effective footwork. This guide outlines fundamental boxing footwork drills for mixed martial arts.
How to Wrap Your Hands for MMA

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Hand wraps don't need to be a puzzle. Learn how to wrap your hands for mixed martial arts by reading this guide.
How to Counter the Jab in MMA

How to Counter the Jab in MMA

Striking is extremely technical, and you often need to outsmart your opponent. This guide discusses how to counter your opponent's jab, a necessary skill for MMA.
How to Shoot a Takedown in MMA

How to Shoot a Takedown in MMA

The penetration step is a basic component for most leg-attacks in mixed martial arts. This step-by-step guide will help you learn basic shooting technique.
The Double Leg Takedown for MMA

The Double Leg Takedown for MMA

The double leg takedown is one of the most effective and versatile wrestling takedowns. Check out this guide for some tips on the basics.
Speed Bag Training for MMA

Speed Bag Training for MMA

The speed bag requires coordination and rhythm. This guide describes the benefits of the speed bag, and explains how to include the bag into your routine.
How to Hold Focus Mitts in MMA

How to Hold Focus Mitts in MMA

It's essential to integrate mitt training in your striking workouts in order to improve accuracy and combination fluidity. This guide explains how to use focus mitts.
Wrestling Defense for MMA: Standing

Wrestling Defense for MMA: Standing

Any experienced mixed martial artist will tell you that the basics wins fights. Check out this guide to learn about basic defensive wrestling from the standing position.
How to Get in a Wrestling Stance for MMA

How to Get in a Wrestling Stance for MMA

When grappling, position is everything. This guide explains how to stay in good position using two basic wrestling stances: The square and staggered stances.
Defensive Boxing Drills for MMA Fighters

Defensive Boxing Drills for MMA Fighters

Defense is arguably the most essential boxing skill a fighter can improve. This guide focuses on some simple drills to help you improve your defensive techniques.
Resistance Band Training for MMA

Resistance Band Training for MMA

Implement resistance bands into your workout to improve your agility, strength, and conditioning. Read this guide to learn how these bands can aid you as a fighter.
Basic Kettlebell Training for MMA

Basic Kettlebell Training for MMA

If you're looking for an alternative way to strengthen and condition your body, your search is over. This guide introduces kettlebell training for MMA fighters.
How to Practice Your Wrestling Sprawl for MMA

How to Practice Your Wrestling Sprawl for MMA

The sprawl is the most important wrestling technique for fighters to know. This guide explains the basics of sprawling so you can practice on your own.
Preventing Skin Diseases in MMA

Preventing Skin Diseases in MMA

In the sport of mixed martial arts, constant effort must be made to prevent skin diseases. This guide lists 10 things you can do to help protect yourself on a daily basis
Neck Exercises for Beginning Fighters

Neck Exercises for Beginning Fighters

Neck strength is important for fighters. A strong neck helps prevent injury and improve your technical skills. Learn several beneficial exercises with this guide.
Basic Boxing Punches for MMA: The Jab

Basic Boxing Punches for MMA: The Jab

Fighters who utilize the jab properly have higher success rates in competition. This MMA guide discusses proper technique and usage of the most valuable punch there is.
How to Clean a Grappling Mat

How to Clean a Grappling Mat

All coaches and fighters should know how to properly clean a grappling mat. Check out this guide to understand the cleaning process from start to finish.
Boxing Drills for MMA: The Heavy Bag

Boxing Drills for MMA: The Heavy Bag

The heavy bag is one of the best pieces of equipment in mixed martial arts. This MMA guide discusses basic drills to incorporate into training with the heavy bag.
Muaythai Fighting Stance for MMA

Muaythai Fighting Stance for MMA

One of the first things you will learn when beginning MMA is your fighting stance. This guide will tell you all about the traditional Muaythai stance.
How to Choose Grappling Headgear for MMA

How to Choose Grappling Headgear for MMA

Grappling headgear is an important piece of equipment for fighters, especially those who are young or inexperienced. Read this guide for some help with buying headgear
How to Practice Pummeling for MMA

How to Practice Pummeling for MMA

All fighters should drill their pummeling skills regularly. Check out this guide to learn a drill that is essential for intermediate-level fighters.
How to Do the Basic Pummeling Drill for MMA

How to Do the Basic Pummeling Drill for MMA

Pummeling is one of the most important grappling skills for fighters to master. This guide will teach you a drill that will help you learn the fundamentals of pummeling.
How to Maintain a Grappling Mat

How to Maintain a Grappling Mat

A mat is one of the most important pieces of equipment to which fighters have access. Read this guide to learn how to care for your mat and keep it looking new.
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