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41 proven tips to make fitness and martial arts a lifestyle

You want to live the modern warrior’s way of life and add physical fitness and martial arts into your lifestyle. But how do you start? How do you find time for it? How do you stay motivated if you’ve fallen off training? This list is meant for both beginners and experienced modern warriors who...

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how many styles do you really need

In the era of mixed martial arts, it’s become clear that, whether you’re training for competition or the street, being competent in more than one way of fighting is a necessity. Inside the octagon, some of the most dominant fighters in MMA history—Fedor Emelianenko, Jon Jones, and Anderson Silva...

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10 MMA Techniques Every Karate Practitioner Should Know

By Jesse Enkamp MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport. It’s spreading like wildfire. But, what can Karate practitioners learn from it? A lot – if they open their eyes! You see, Karate is actually an original Mixed Martial Art. Long before UFC and its octagon...

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Protect your heart with Martial arts

All martial arts involve physical activity that increases both your mental and physical endurance. But did you know that practicing martial arts also helps to maintain healthy heart function and a strong cardiovascular system? February is American Heart Month, an opportunity to raise awareness...

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The mixed martial arts workout of a legend

At Warrior Martial Arts Academy, we appreciate the legends of Mixed Martial Arts. These are the people who train, fight, sweat, win and lose but never quit. Bas Rutten is a GREAT example of the life-dedication to this sport that leaves us inspired. Mr. Rutten’s awesome recommended MMA workout was...

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Kickboxing can improve your power and agility

the sport say nearly everyone—even older people who might shy away from such things—can benefit from throwing a punch. Unlike most other types of exercise, kickboxing emphasizes powerful movements. Power is different from strength, and for older adults, it’s an even better predictor of mobility...

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5 Smart Ways To Improve Your Karate Faster

By Jesse Enkamp Train smarter, not just harder. Do you want to improve your Karate? Of course. We all do. Unfortunately, sometimes it feels like we’re not improving as fast as we want. Especially if you’re an advanced practitioner. In fact, research shows that your rate...

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Why you shouldnt make excuses when you lose a fight

Posted by Stephen When it comes to fighting, you will win, and you will lose. Unless you are in the sport of Boxing, where promoters pick and choose opponents to ensure that fighters maintain perfect records, you are going to suffer losses. If you follow fighters on social media, you...

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Muay thai workout from home - how to survive the quarantine

Posted by Stephen In the past month, businesses around the world have closed down due to the coronavirus. With most local governments doing everything possible to promote social distancing, training at a gym is nearly impossible. Even though you might not have access to a pad holder,...

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4 Powerful Mindsets of Traditional Karate

By Jesse Enkamp Everything begins in the mind. If your mindset is wack, you can’t even get out of bed in the morning. Karate is no exception. The art of Karate involves many states of mind. Today I’d like to share 4 with you: Shoshin, Mushin, Fudoshin and...

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