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8 Tips For MMA Beginners

Are you just starting out with MMA training? In this video I will give you 8 most important tips for MMA beginners.

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How To Conquer The Fear Of Being Punched In The Face

Today I talk about how to get rid of the fear of being punched in the face so you can start sparring properly.

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How To Use The Gradualness Principle In MMA Training

Gradualness is one of the most important principles in MMA training, and in today’s video we will show you how to use it.

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Should You Train While Sick?

Many fighters hate taking breaks from training, even for a couple of days. I was no different and I tried to have as many sessions as possible. Sometimes I even trained sick. But is this such a good idea? In this video I discuss whether you should train during illness.

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Motivation For MMA: Extrinsic VS Intrinsic

In this video I explain the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation and which one is better for MMA. First, what motivates one person might not work for another. Some people are externally motivated while others are internally motivated. What’s the difference?

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How To Improve Your Grappling With Lower Skilled Training Partners

This video and article feature my 4 most favorite methods of improving your grappling with lower skilled training partners. Use these methods, take care of your partner and both of you will get better. 1. ALLOW DOMINANT POSITIONS The first method of handicapping is simply to allow your partner to place you in dominant positions…

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How To Train So You Can Fight In The UFC

How Should You Train So You Can One Day Fight In The UFC? That question was asked by a youtube user “Backpack Bobby” and you can watch my answer in the video bellow. INSTRUCTIONALS REFERENCED IN THE VIDEO: MMA: Essential Lessons Total Ground & Pound Blueprint

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Interview with strength & conditioning coach and sports scientist Mladen Jovanovic

Today I’m interviewing my friend Mladen Jovanovic from www.ComplementaryTraining.net which is a website dedicated to high performance physical preparation and sports science. Mladen is one of the best people in this field that I know (if not the best), and today’s interview will focus mostly on strength & conditioning for MMA. The interview is divided…

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When To Start Competing In MMA?

When is the right time to start competing in MMA? If you’d like to know my thoughts on this, watch this short video. Youtube user DNICKX asks: When are you ready for your first fight or know if you’re ready or not for it? There is no clear cut answer for this question, and the…

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Do What You Don’t Feel Like Doing

Why is doing what you don’t feel like doing so important for developing a strong mental game for MMA? Watch this video and find out. INSTRUCTIONALS REFERENCED IN THE VIDEO: MMA: Essential Lessons instructional. “Mental Training For MMA 2.0: A Fighter’s Guide to Mental Toughness”

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