It must have been the climax of The Ultimate Fighter TV show that did it: last week I recieved multiple emails asking me how to go about getting started in MMA. Now I am not an MMA expert, but I have participated in the training of several top-notch MMA fighters, so I have a few ideas on the topic. (more…)
Probably the most common question I get asked is “how many times a week should I train to make progress?” As with most questions the answer is “it depends”.
Once a week: If you are just starting grappling you can definately pick up a few things training even once a week, particularly if you already practice another martial art. (more…)
In a really good training month I might take some BJJ classes, do some submission grappling sparring, take some private classes with a wrestling coach, run and lift weights for conditioning, do some boxing drills, do some yoga, and be a sparring partner for some NHB competitors at the club. (more…)