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What Should The Minimum Grappling Requirements Be For A Fighter?

What Should The Minimum Grappling Requirements Be For A Fighter?

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We were interested in finding out what the path to success in fighting would look like for athletes of various skill levels. John Danaher, 4th Degree Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and Team Sanabul Athlete, gave us his thoughts on the topic and those can be seen below. An adult student with no background in martial arts training that wanted to begin MMA training with the intention of getting as good as he or she could using whatever training time their life permitted.  The first thing to understand is that the beginning student has two main priorities. The first is to assess...

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5 Must-Know Grappling Techniques For A Fighter With Strong Striking Skills

5 Must-Know Grappling Techniques For A Fighter With Strong Striking Skills

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We asked John Danaher, who holds a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, what the minimum grappling requirements should be for a fighter with a strong background of standing striking skills before getting serious about fighting. Below, John dives into the five must-know techniques to get you on the path to becoming a more versatile fighter. Stop a takedown in two main ways - First through the threat of specialized striking technique well adapted to stopping a shot, such as knee strikes. Second, specialized grappling techniques such as down blocking and sprawling in cases where a grappler actually gets a...

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Why MMA Isn't As Violent As You Think (most of the time)

Why MMA Isn't As Violent As You Think (most of the time)

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MMA is forever stuck with the stigma of an ultra violent blood sport. But a closer look shows it may be the safest overall combat sport, and even one of the safer contact sports to play professionally. Hear us out.
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Pro Tips on How to Survive Your First BJJ Class Without Embarrassing Yourself

Pro Tips on How to Survive Your First BJJ Class Without Embarrassing Yourself

Your first BJJ class can be the one that hooks you early, or the one that runs you off forever. Part of this is the school and your instructors. But there's some simple things you can do to make your first class go as smooth as possible. Here's our pro tips.
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