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Competing in mid-adulthood: How to train to win after age 35

I love training for competition almost as much as I like competition itself - I love the hard rolling sessions, purposeful drilling, and competition focused energy.I have been training and competing jiu jitu for almost 7 years now and I don’t want to stop, like ever. But, as I settle into my...

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4 PILLARS OF A PRIDE MARTIAL ARTIST

A lot of places teach martial arts...but what makes training at Pride Mixed Martial Arts different? There are many benefits I could list, but I will narrow it down to the top four. These are OUR pillars of training and development. Self-Esteem is satisfaction with oneself. It is...

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10 REASONS TO TRY JIU-JITSU

10.02.2013 Since 1925, over 40 members of the Gracie Family have dedicated their lives to developing the jiu-jitsu system of self defense. From its roots also sprang the ever popular MMA and the now ubiquitous UFC. So what is Jiu-Jitsu and why should you incorporate its practice? It's...

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts provides a number of excellent health benefits, in addition to instilling discipline and confidence within students. Through improving one’s skills during practice, a student of martial arts will also be able to build a healthier body and, by extension, lifestyle Since health and...

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THE AUTHENTIC, TRADITIONAL AND TRUE KARATE!!

...What is the Authentic, Traditional and True Karate? Today’s article is not about Scientific Knowledge! Today, we’re going to write about the Authentic, Traditional and True Karate… But let’s start with a personal reflexion. Think by yourself… … What really is the Authentic, Traditional and...

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Wing Chun as a Principles Based Art

Wing Chun is an interesting martial art. There are countless videos on the internet of sifu’s showing their techniques and forms, and while they all sort of look ‘like wing chun’, each school’s expression of the art is uniquely different from the others. Which one is correct? How can we tell...

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THE 5 KEY-STONES OF TRAINING PERIODIZATION!

Periodization models have two things in common: All the Periodization models have created champions, in Sports history!! They have different time frames and progression structures… But we can identify 2 things that all of them have: Regular Training Variation – 1st...

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WHAT DO YOU MEAN WHEN YOU SAY YOU ARE STRONG?

You must know this... It should be basic knowledge for every Karate coaches One of the most misunderstood subjects in Karate and Sports, in general, is the concept of “being strong”. Who is stronger: A Karateka that jumps higher or a Karateka that lifts more weight in a single squat? A...

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4 Reasons Why Martial Arts Yell

Published: May 11, 2020 Categories: Benefits of Taekwondo, Taekwondo, Training Tips Tags: karate, kiai, kihap, kihup, kyup, martial arts, taekwondo Martial artists often generate an impressive and intimidating shout when throwing a kick or strike. In Taekwondo, we call this sound a kihap 기합...

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Discipline and Martial Arts

April, 2 2020 How Martial Arts Can Teach Your Child Discipline Every parent understands that it’s important to enroll their child in extracurricular activities to ensure that they develop the skills that can’t be taught in a classroom. When choosing an extracurricular for their child, many...

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