Barbell Shrugged Podcast Episode 11 features a discussion with Gracie Jui-Jitsu black belt Alexandre Meadows. Topics: history of BJJ UFC running a gym importance of strength & conditioning for MMA
Here is a nice BBC documentary about Cuba’s boxing youth. They follow the kids as they prepare for the Cuba’s U-12 National Championships. via Ross Training
Another training focused Paleo Solution Episode. Guest: Joel Jamieson from 8WeeksOut.com Topic: Heart Rate Variability mixing crossfit and skill strength training for fighters when more does not equal better Link to mp3: here (right click + ‘save as’) Update: Joel also made an appearance on Mike Robertson’s the In the Trenches Podcast episode 39. Download: link to mp3 (right click […]
Meanwhile in Thailand. Buakaw Por Pramuk slaying some trees Thats how you harden your shins for kicks. First click play here and then click play on the video below.
On his blog Ross Enamait pointed to an diy reaction trainer.Edit: Ross added a quick explanation on how to make your own.You need: hat tennis ball elastic cord is one fighter who often trained with a similar device. You can see an example at the link below: Here are some pros using it. Vasyl Lomachenko (at […]
Here is a video of Thai welterweight Muay Thai kickboxer Buakaw Por. Pramuk‘s training. This guy’s kicks will chop you into halves. Amazing display of power.
Martin Rooney has a nice little Combat Conditioning Circuit Workout for you. Workout: 10 straight punches 10 push ups 10 straight punches 10 ankle grab sit ups 10 straight punches 10 pull ups Repeat as much as you like 🙂 Combined Combat Circuit #2 10 straight punches 3 kicks with each leg 6 alternating split […]
Over at 8 Weeks Out Joel Jamieson writes about how to program interval training for MMA. Here are some sample interval training programs. Amateur Interval Training Program Method Monday Tuesday Thursday Saturday Tempo Intervals 12-15 x 12s – 60s rest 10-12 x 12s – 60s rest Reactive Power 5-10 x 8s –90s rest VO2 Max 3-5 […]
At Elite FTS Shaun Mirjavadi, gives some insights into combining periodization and MMA training. Read: Periodization Training and MMA, Why All the Confusion? Here is a nice workout schedule for someone working 9 to 5, Mon to Fri. MondaySkill Training (boxing/Thai boxing)High intensity cardio – (interval sprints) TuesdaySkill Training (boxing/Thai boxing)Strength Work – Squats (4 sets, […]