Luta Livre

Luta Livre – Brazilian Freestyle Fighting

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu wasn’t the only grappling martial art to be developed within Brazil. Luta Livre, which is often overshadowed by BJJ, has a...
How to pull guard

Pull Guard – BJJ Technique

In sport Jiu Jitsu, many of the best BJJ athletes in the world pull guard. Instead of fighting for a takedown or throw, they...
Dagestani Handcuff

Dagestani Handcuff – Everything You Need To Know

In MMA, Dagestani fighters have been taking over the sport. Using a variety of techniques that they were taught within Sambo and wrestling. One of...
single leg takedown

Single Leg Takedown: Explained

To go along with our breakdown of the double leg takedown, we’ll also spotlight the single leg takedown. The single leg is another must...
Double leg takedown

Double Leg Takedown: Explained

To get your opponent to the ground, nothing beats an old-fashioned double leg takedown. It is a rudimentary technique but is still the most...
MMA GYM

10 Reasons to Change Your MMA GYM or BJJ Academy to Another

Many long time practitioners of MMA and BJJ, or any martial art really, can tell you the importance of having a trustworthy gym. So...
UFC weight classes

UFC Weight Classes: Explained

The UFC has come a long way since it was originally a one night no-holds barred anything goes tournament. To survive, the UFC had...
10 Point Must System

10 Point Must System: Explained

Whenever you tune into a fight, the commentators do a quick breakdown of the upcoming fights. After breaking down the fight card, they explain...
12 to 6 elbow

12-6 Elbow Breakdown And Why It’s Illegal

For years, MMA experts and fans have been perplexed by the legality of the 12-6 elbow strike. Since MMA rules have been established, this...
question mark kick

Question Mark Kick – Everything You Need To Know

There’s one deceptive kicking technique that has really been starting to be used within MMA and kickboxing. It may look as if one kick...