Grappling fighting is also based on takedowns and throws, unlike other sports that include aggressive attacks. Grappling fighting usually includes chokes, leverages, and pins. If you take a look at Russian Sambo, Sumo, Brazilian Jujitsu, Kodokan Judo, Chinese Shuai Chiao, and Freestyle Wrestling, you will see chokes and leverages resulting in knockdowns.
There’s a wide range of punching bags available in the market, and if you’re into boxing, MMA, or martial arts, you know there’s no better piece of equipment for training. What punching bags essentially do is mimic an opponent through either their weight, their resistance or their rhythmic swinging. Different bags work for different kinds of training, and if you’re not familiar with their functions it can be difficult to understand which one is for you. We’re looking at two popular types, the double end bag and the speed bag, to see their respective benefits.
Slipping is a very advanced form of defense in boxing. Boxing is known for its defensive techniques but slipping isn’t usually one for beginners. It is the art of maneuvering yourself out of the path of a punch. This is harder than it sounds: it has to be done in a split second during a fight, and needs adequate calculation and practice.
There’s a lot of contenders in boxing equipment market, and all of them are going for the crown. Boxing gloves themselves have come far from their original styles: no longer limited to basic leather and foam construction, they are now fitted with different technologies to make them as comfortable for the wearer (and safe for their opponent) as possible. Whether you’re new in the game or a seasoned professional, a set of training gloves is a necessity: they’re multi-purpose, heavy on protection, and can be used for sparring. Today, we’re looking at UK newcomer Starpro Combat’s best-selling M33 Glove.
Famously known as no-holds-barred fighting, MMA rules have made it a regulated sport and multiple moves have been declared MMA illegal moves. Likewise, heavy regulations have been imposed on boxing and UFC as well and there are MMA rules, boxing rules, and UFC rules in place that every fighter has to follow while in the ring or cage.
When people see Muhammad Ali, Wilfredo Benitez, Willie Pep, Cody Garbrandt, Jorge Masvidal, or Nate Diaz, they will believe that offense is the essential part of Boxing and MMA because whether they take an orthodox stance or southpaw stance, the major focus is on their Boxing and MMA punches and Boxing and MMA combos.