Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Nogi Tai Toshi (Judo)

A example of how to set up the Tai Toshi in MMA, a quick and powerful takedown when timed correctly.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Footwork and movement drill (Boxing)

A great video on some footwork drills to help improve your ability to move and create angles, this is a very important skill that needs to be mastered in boxing.

Saturday, 26 March 2016

The frame defense (Muay Thai)

Firas Zahabi shows the Muay Thai frame defense to defend against strikes, especially effective for taller fighters to keep the fight on the outside.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Ryan Hall on finishing the heel hook (BJJ)

Leg lock expert Ryan Hall shows an advanced way to finish the heel hook by preventing the opponents escape.

Monday, 21 March 2016

Arm drag to single leg (Wrestling)

The arm drag is a very effective set up for leg attacks from the clinch, it is also a great way to take the back when performed correctly.

Sunday, 20 March 2016

Ronda Rousey takedown analysis (Judo)

A very in depth analysis of former UFC champion and Olympian Ronda Rousey and her takedowns which have helped her have tremendous success inside the octagon.

Fake takedown to Uppercut (Boxing)

Kenny Florian shows the fake double leg to uppercut, an excellent technique for wrestlers to prevent there gameplan of going for the takedown less predictable and keeps the opponent second guessing.

The Spear Knee (Muay Thai)

A breakdown of the correct way to throw a Spear Knee, a commonly used technique in  Muay Thai and has proven a very effective strike in MMA against wrestlers, Johny Hendricks used this very well against GSP to prevent the takedown and cause damage.

Double leg takedown counter (BJJ)

The guillotine is a very quick and easy way to get a submission when the opponent attempts a double leg takedown, the key to finishing the submission is anticipating the takedown before it happens so you are able to close your guard to prevent your opponent from passing which stop the submission from being effective.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Jeff Mayweather on the jab (Boxing)

Floyd Mayweather's uncle Jeff Mayweather shows 3 ways that you can throw the jab, these are very effective ways to prevent your jab from becoming predictable and landing efficently.

Karo Parisyan kimura sacrifice throw takedown (Judo)

Karo Parisyan shows his famous Kimura sacrifice throw which he was able to use effectively at the highest level, a great way of getting the fight to the ground and ending up in a good position to finish the submission.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Gilbert Melendez snap down (Wrestling)

Gilbert Melendez shows the snap down, a simple way of getting the fight to the ground especially in the clinch if the opponent is worried about leg attacks.

Muay Thai Teep kick (Muay Thai)

A basic instructional of the Muay Thai teep kick, as important as the jab in boxing developing a good teep kick allows you to control distance as well as landing an effective strike.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Demien Maia Mount control (BJJ)

BJJ world champion and UFC fighter Demien Maia shows how to prevent the elbow escape from mount, a common way that the opponent will try to escape.

Conor Mcgregor's left hand (Boxing)

An analysis of Conor Mcgregor's left hand and how he has been able to knockout opponents time and time again using this same shot, they key to his success is in the way he sets it up.

Daniel Cormier High Crotch (Wrestling)

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier shows his set up to the high crotch takedown which he used successfully against Josh Barnett.

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Sophie Cox Drop Seoi Nage (Judo)

Judo olympian Sophie Cox shows a very clear tutorial on the Drop Seoi Nage also known as the drop shoulder throw. A high percentage technique when performed and set up correctly.

The low kick (Muay Thai)

Former professional Muay Thai fighter Somapat Sitiwatjana shows the mechanics of the low kick, a very important tool used in Muay Thai to limit movement of the opponent.

Mike Tyson combination analysis (Boxing)

A compilation of the right hook to the body followed by the uppercut used time and time again by Tyson to stun and knock down his opponents. An effective combination for shorter fighters when fighting in the pocket.

Firas Zahabi how to escape a headlock on the ground (BJJ)

Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi shows a common technique used in catch wrestling. he addresses the best way to stay safe in this position and then how to escape using a simple escape.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Cary Kolat single leg defense (Wrestling)

Cary Kolat shows a defense to the single leg takedown.

John Wayne Parr Clinch (Muay Thai)

John Wayne Parr shows the Thai clinch as well as the correct way to throw a knee strike.

Slipping punches and getting inside (Boxing)

JT Van V demonstrates how to slip punches and get inside on taller opponents, an important skill for shorter fighters so that they can close the distance and land shots.

Steve Maxwell Vale Tudo Guard (BJJ)

Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belt Steve Maxwell shows the Vale tudo guard, a very useful position in MMA and Self defence to stay safe from strikes.

Ryan Hall triangle finish (BJJ)

Ryan Hall shows an important detail when finishing the triangle choke to result in a higher rate of finish with increased efficency.

Karo Parisyan Uchi Mata (Judo)

Judo black belt and MMA fighter Karo Parisyan shows the Uchi Mata, an effective counter if the opponent gets the bodylock clinch.

Dan Henderson double leg takedown (Wrestling)

Olympic Wrestler and former UFC title contender Dan Henderson shows a basic entry and finish to the most popular takedown in MMA, the double leg takedown.

Pedro Sauer armbar from the mount (BJJ)

Professor Pedro Sauer shows a very detailed set up for the armbar from the mount.

How to Check kicks (Muay Thai)

A basic tutorial on how to check kicks, a very important tool in Muay thai to prevent taking damage to the legs and body.

How to throw the right hand correctly (Boxing)

JT Van V shows how to throw throw the right hand correctly to ensure maximum power and speed whilst limiting the opponents ability to counter.

Osoto Gari Takedown (Judo)

A very useful and detailed overview of the Osoto Gari, a very common takedown used in Judo.

Jon Jones spinning back elbow (Muay Thai)

Jon Jones shows a basic setup for his trademark spinning back elbow, a Muay Thai technique which gained huge recognition after being showcased in his UFC fight against Stephan Bonnar.

Cary Kolat Lateral spin takedown (Wrestling)

Cary Kolat shows an effective takedown from the 2 on 1 tie up by using the opponents momentum against them.

Henry Akins side control escape (BJJ)

Rickson Gracie black belt Henry Akins shows a high percentage detailed version of the basic shrimp escape from the side mount.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Ralph Gracie open guard sweep (BJJ)

Ralph Gracie shows a simple but effective open guard sweep when the opponent stands up from guard.