Mixed Martial Artists have the option to train and fight with a variety of techniques. Successful fighters today usually have a basis in some form of wrestling, grappling, and “striking”. Under development of any of the three fundamentals can bring about a loss. Louis Landolph, a writer for the LA MMA Fitness Examiner, explains his view.
Monthly Archive: December 2010
- Boxing is a sport of self-control. You must understand fear so you can manipulate it. Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you're hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you... Fear is a friend of exceptional people.
- After several weeks of dedicated training, Victor Marin's hard work and focus paid off as he made his amateur boxing debut at South Coast Martial Art's Old Dog Boxing Event entitled Ring Challenge #9. It's always good to see guys willing to put their skills to the test. Both guys deserve congratulations on their debuts and for pleasing the crowd with some fantastic action.
- The Boxing 101 series of articles is designed to provide some instruction and explanation to beginner boxers who are interested in learning the fundamentals. While the information covered may be basic, it is also a good refresher for those with more advanced skills. This episode: Stance & Basic Footwork.
While there are many fitness facilities to choose from these days and while most gyms offer some sort of mixed martial arts instruction or kick boxing, finding a boxing trainer who focuses on the ‘sweet science of stand up’ can be difficult. Classic Boxing Coach’s boxing program solves that very problem.
Boxing is often misunderstood or overlooked as a sport. Many people cannot see past the ‘brutal nature’ of boxing and wouldn’t think to consider boxing as a sport or hobby when looking for ways to both stay fit and experience personal growth. However, these perspectives fail to acknowledge historical, cultural, and personal value of a boxing program. In The Stone: Boxing Lessons, NYT Opinion columnist Gordan Marino explains.