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Essential MMA Gear For Beginners

By Jonathan Stamey (October 17, 2011)
Posted in MMA Equipment

This is a guest post from Michael

For those that are toying with the idea of getting involved in MMA, the sport can be somewhat intimidating. The thought of turning up at a gym for the first time to be confronted with a load of ripped blokes can be off-putting; especially for those with a more curvaceous physique. Then there is the worry of turning up in the wrong clothes and with the all the wrong kit. Here we loo… (Read more)

An In-Depth Look at Your Glove Choice

By Jonathan Stamey (September 23, 2011)
Posted in MMA Equipment

This is a guest post from Eon

As a beginner Martial Artist, there will be a number of very confusing things to consider. The first will be how to avoid your trainer’s right hook. The other confusing item is what type of MMA gear to purchase.

There is one item that you will not be able to live without. Gloves! An essential piece of equipment, glo… (Read more)

Your Must Have MMA Start Up Kit Sponsored by

By Jonathan Stamey (October 11, 2009)
Posted in MMA Equipment
16 Oz Training Gloves

When I went in for my first private boxing lesson I had zero equipment. Which was ok because they provided what was needed.

So if you decide not to grab any gear before your first MMA class that’s cool too, most gyms will have some of what you need while you decide whether or not you like it anyways. No sense in blowing the money just yet.

But what if you do like it? What should you buy fir… (Read more)

One Short Cut That'll Fast Forward a Beginner's MMA Training 3 Months

By Jonathan Stamey (September 07, 2009)
Posted in Intro to MMA U

Wouldn’t that be the shit? You walk into your first class and BOOM! You’re already two steps ahead of the beginner next to you who’s been there for weeks.

How Do You Do It?

Before your first visit to a MMA gym I’d like you to get a good grasp of all the fundamental techniques you’re going to be using.

If you know where you’re headed don’t you think it’ll be easier to… (Read more)

How to Find Your First MMA Gym

By Jonathan Stamey (September 04, 2009)
Posted in Intro to MMA U

It may seem obvious where to look for a MMA Gym or something close to it, but that’s not always the case. Depending on where you live the options aren’t always plentiful.

So we’ll start with what you should be looking for and then where to look for it, from the most obvious location to the most overlooked.

You Want a MMA Gym But You Don’t NEED One

The first gym I found and attended was a boxing gym becaus… (Read more)

Everything You Need to Know Before Your First Amateur MMA Fight

By Jonathan Stamey (July 15, 2009)
Posted in MMA Rules & Requirements
Elite Championship Cage Fighting

On Today’s MMA Podcast:

  • In the interview we talk a bit about what he looks for in a fighter as a promoter, and where he finds them.
  • Also we discussed what kind of experience you should have, the different … (Read more)




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