Monthly Archives: July 2011

07/26/2011

Coach Sakmongkol will be facing Muay Thai champion Cosmo Alexandre in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 20th for the main event of the "Battle Desert 3".  
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07/26/2011

Colorado Open BJJ & Grappling tournament. Saturday, August 27th at the National Western Complex in Denver. For more information and to register visit the Fight to Win website.
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Dr Alex

Guys, let's help our friend Dr Alex. You all heard the news about the tragic loss of his wife and 3 kids. Please re post and donate. http://www.fighttowinmma.com/index.php/Upcoming-Events/donations-for-dr-alex.html Thank you
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BJJ – 5 Reasons to Train in the Mornings

Recently, we have had some students asking for early-morning classes in BJJ. Folk wisdom, along with various scientific studies, says that getting a workout first thing in the morning can have numerous benefits. I couldn't agree more, and below I've listed a few reasons why I think getting a morning BJJ training session in is…
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Strength Training for Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is a game of technique.  Jiu Jitsu was perfected by Helio Gracie, who wanted to practice a martial art where size didn’t matter, and a smaller practitioner could use his technique on a larger opponent without having to rely solely on strength to win the fight.  The theory of “technique over strength” still…
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Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Conditioning…. The Secret Weapon.

MMA conditioning is as important as skills. When talking about Mixed Martial Arts or MMA the first thing to come to mind is the UFC and the martial arts techniques used by the fighters to win their bouts. Most people think about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Boxing and other styles of fighting currently…
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Jiu Jitsu: The Gentle Art?

As anyone who has trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can tell you, it is sometimes hard to believe that the term "Jiu-Jitsu" translates as "the gentle art". At Zingano BJJ, we start our beginners out in a fairly low-impact fashion; the first few months are about learning the fundamental techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, not about…
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Jiu Jitsu, The Focus Effect – Part 1

My step son began Jiu Jitsu as an undersized 7 year old. His name is Jace and he is now 9 years old. I’m very proud of him and, at least to me he is looking more and more like a young man every day! He is a very intelligent and lovable kid. Like many…
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