1. L

    Dan Hooker vs Claudo

    Dan Hooker vs Claudio In this Videos Dc says ( this works because he a southpaw ) but why? I dont understand this? Dan Hooker teeps him in the Stomach but this kick dont work so well vs a orthodox fighter? Can somebody explain me this?
  2. M

    Struggling with sparring/rolling as a female

    I've started to get back into Muay Thai (5x a week), strength training (2x a week) and then BJJ gi and no gi (5x a week), which is manageable for me. But the issues im having is: For Muay Thai: Everyone I spar with is a male and usually over 6ft and just built like an absolute unit, im 5'4 on a...
  3. R

    Kicking technique in Praying Mantis Kung Fu

    During my time at University, I learned kickboxing from Wutan, UK which I believe is based on Praying Mantis Kung Fu. Master Liu Qun Kiao taught They Soon Tuan who brought Wutan to the UK. The eldest disciple of Liu Qun Kiao, Fou Tien Kok, was appointed as a teacher of martial arts and as...
  4. S

    How to Beat a Muay Thai/BJJ Practitioner in an MMA fight?

    I do Krav Maga, but we do training that much more closely reflects kickboxing/karate as opposed to the usual knife/gun defense stuff that Krav has ill reputation for. I'm good with my knees and elbows, and I've got a decent ground game. I've been practicing martial arts since April of this year...
  5. R

    Rishinjuku karate

    Rishinjuku karate is a full-contact karate style which allows all strikes. This includes: bare knuckle face punches, head butts, knees, elbows, kicks and attacks to the groin in its Tatsujin competition format. It is trained in such a manner that men, women and children can train it safely...
  6. P

    A practical discussion on endurance and its limits

    I competed in shotokan karate, junior MMA and kickboxing as a kid (10-14) with fairly good results for the chubby bastard I was for the first 2 years My endurance was always sh*t, getting gassed out in the warm-up jog sometimes, but what I lacked in endurance and work ethic I made up in heavy...
  7. A

    Mass or Definition?

    Hello guys, i just want to ask you is it better to do the gym workout with weights or street workout like push ups etc... for martial arts? Thanks :)
  8. D

    Kicking question: Combing Strength Training with Flexibility training.

    Hey guys, this is a Taekwondo related question because it will involve high vertical kicks. In a book I read called Ultimate Flexibility by Sang H Kim, he talks about how doing high kicks involves not only kicking drills but resistance and flexibility training. The question I want to ask is...
  9. T

    The Truth about Dan Severns Gym- MICHIGAN SPORTS CAMP

    No coaches that know what they are doing, 1 coach will not coach because he does not get paid by Dan. 2nd coach has multiple felony charges piled up for domestic assault, and 3 is Dan who is only there about once a week.
  10. K

    TKD Sparring- Why aren't front kicks thrown?

    While the simple answer to why front kicks aren't thrown is that the kick is usually done with the top of the foot and there isn't a scoring area for that kind of front kick. However if the toes are pulled back and the kick is executed with the ball of the foot being the point of impact would...
  11. L

    Terrified of low kicks

    Hi my name is Lennaerd and I have being doing kickbox for about 3 months but recently somebody in my kickboxing gym kicked me in my knee and it was dislocated, a piece of carthalage broke off (1cm widht 2cm diameter) and my patella tedon is a bit damaged. and I cant kickbox and regular trips to...
  12. T

    Filipino Kickboxing: Sayaw Ng Kamatayan "Yaw-Yan" (Dance of Death)

    Hello community, I'm new to this forum but, I thought I'd just stop by and share a quick showcasing of a video as part of an on-going series our school will be putting out. Not very many Filipinos are aware that we have our own style of kickboxing that is able to compete on an international...
  13. andyscriven

    An awesome drill to improve your understanding of leg kicks.

    I have taught Karate and Muay Thai for many years and this drill has been really successful in teaching students different ways to use leg kicks. The routine is 5 separate kicks put together in one flow drill. As it incorporates angles you can work in safe entry and exit from each move. You can...
  14. EMT

    Kickboxing combinations (list)

    I've noticed that there is a lack of sites with Kickboxing combinations on the internet. And Kickboxing is like a younger brother to Muay Thai so I had to do something about it. I wrote this post with a brief list of simple and more advanced Kickboxing combinations. I'm thinking about writing...
  15. S-K-K

    Muay Thai/Thaiboxing or American kickboxing.

    I have done American kickboxing year and a half, here in Norway. My head coach of this kickboxing club does not have a lot of resources for its kickboxing fighters. When it comes to kickboxing glory or any other big organizations because we are member of WAKO. There are many rules and...
  16. S-K-K

    American Kickboxing in street

    I have been attending American kickboxing classes for about a year and a half. I would like to know if practicing American kickboxing for street fight is useful or useless? Can you as a American kickboxer be confident in a street fight? I know one club that offers, Krav maga, MMA...
  17. J

    Why the hate between TMA and MMA?

    I've been looking through forums and am seeing so much hate between TMA and MMA / Kickboxing / BJJ, I've also experienced this from people I've met. My question is, where does all the hate come from? I've trained in different TMA's and also in K1-Kickboxing and I just don't get why anyone would...
  18. K

    Uppercut to the ribs...

    Hello, I am a thirteen year old black belt in multiple styles such as Kickboxing Jujitsu MMA and Karate. Last night I was boxing when I took a hard uppercut below the belt line (my floating rib and ribs above) And I didn't feel the pain at first, but now I feel it hard. Breathing hurts, I feel...
  19. sugarfoot8802

    Cleto Reyes Hybrid Glove Review

    Hello! I've been using these new cleto reyes hybrids for a while now and I wrote a review in case anybody is interested. I also talk a lot about Fairtex BGV1's that I was using before and there's some comparisons. Any and all feedback is appreciated! Thanks "Cleto Reyes Hybrid Boxing Gloves...
  20. sugarfoot8802

    Cleto Reyes Hybrid Glove Review

    Hello! I've been using these new cleto reyes hybrids for a while now and I wrote a review in case anybody is interested. I also talk a lot about Fairtex BGV1's that I was using before and there's some comparisons. Any and all feedback is appreciated! Thanks "Cleto Reyes Hybrid Boxing Gloves...
  21. sugarfoot8802

    New to Kickboxing / Muay Thai? Here's some tips.

    Hello! A few months ago I joined the local mma gym and I've documented the process and given some tips for beginners and some good things to know before you start. Article is below and if you have no questions or comments, please let me know! "Introduction to Kickboxing, Muay Thai & Boxing"
  22. andyscriven

    A cool kicking drill to improve your roundhouse kicks

    This is a drill use myself and teach at my school. It helps strengthen your hips muscles, improve balance and flexibility.
  23. andyscriven

    Strength & Conditioning for improving kicking technique

    I use a variety of drills to help my students improve their leg strength and condition the hip muscles. Thought i'd share this one and would be interested to see what other instructors do.
  24. andyscriven

    A great round house kick drill to develop strength and improve flexibility

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  26. MAfreak

    finding oneself in stranger's sparring-videos :D

    two times i saw videos on youtube or facebook where i found myself in, what is funny when you see yourself in trouble 'cause being fully exhausted or with bigger and heavier guys. :D but no excuses, i cut the scenes and put them on my own small channel, so i'd like to post them here. :) the...
  27. MAfreak

    sparring with everyone :)

    hello everyone! my name is tobias and i'm a martial arts enthusiast from germany. i started with karate and took lessons in (or watched to) many other styles to find out what are they doing differently and why (judo, jiu jitsu, kobudo, (kick)boxing, krav maga etc.). however to introduce myself i...