Category Archives: Traditional Martial Arts

The worst warm-up for a kickboxing workout

This is one of the biggest mistakes I see in gyms lately in their kickboxing workouts. So many kickboxing classes have warm-ups that just set up the remainder of the kickboxing workout for failure. Failure is the key word here, and I’ll mention it a few times in this post. And I’m not talking about…

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Kickboxing Training

Four Skill sets of Kickboxing Training

Necessary Skills for kickboxing training and building KO Power Kickboxing is an intense physical sport and has high demands on the body. There is no denying that. While other martial arts and combat can be draining, and require endurance, no other art is reliant on explosive knockout power as kickboxing training. Grappling definitely requires strength,…

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Kickboxing Technique

How many Kickboxing Techniques do I need to know? I’ve seen this question time and time again. What Kickboxing techniques do I need to learn? Kickboxing is a unique sport that stems from a number of disciplines. From the Asian martial arts like Kung Fu, Muai Thai Taekwondo, or Karate to Western systems like Sambo,…

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The 1000 kick challenge

The 1000 kick challenge – WARNING – Your legs will be on fire. You may not walk right for a few days after this workout!   The key to mastery of any skill is repetition. Bruce Lee said “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who…

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Fast Workout for KO Power

It’s hitting 100 degrees here in the valley, so it’s time to break a sweat. It’s been a hectic week, so it’s been hard for me to get into the gym to do my normal conditioning workout. But I’m not gonna let that stop me from hitting my goals. Recently I picked up a shiny…

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Announcement – 7 Day KO Crash Course

Well guys, here’s the first peek at the project I’ve been working on so intently. As I mentioned, I’ve been working to produce some quality content for you guys, and I’m working hard (and learning a LOT about video production and editing) to get this out to you within the next month. This course is…

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MMA Training Top Tip #4 – Setting Goals

MMA Training Tip #4 – Why failing to set goals is setting yourself up for failure   So over the past few days, we’ve been talking about technique, self-assessments, and goal setting in MMA. Today we’re going to build on that, bridge the gap, and draw up a more specific map to connect point A…

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Top Tips #3: Setting Challenging, but Realistic Goals

Hey guys, today we’re continuing our Top 5 tips for beginner MMA training. If you haven’t already, read back on tip 2 with self-assessment in MMA. However, we’re going to keep it simple with tip #3. MMA Training Tip #3: Setting realistic, but challenging goals This sounds simple but it is a big one. If you…

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TKD Sparring

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Seen in TKD Sparring, and How to Fix Them TKD Sparring is a sport of agility, speed, and most of all, mind. Most mistakes that are made in TKD sparring are those of experience, and while sometimes it is a result of muscle memory or bad habit, these mistakes really have…

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Taekwondo Belts

What you Should Know About the Taekwondo Belts you Wear In most schools of traditional martial arts, you will find a ranking or belt system in order to gauge the personal ability of the students in your school. Each of these colors has a specific meaning, in addition to the different forms associated with each belt the…

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