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Tag Archives: boxing and kickboxing

Mixed Martial Arts in China: Sanshou and San Da

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Sanshou is not quite kung fu, and it’s not quite MMA. It’s a Chinese amalgamation that lies squarely in the middle, and it has a lot to offer competitive martial artists who value tradition.
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One Art Is Not Enough: The Self-Defense Philosophy of Kickboxer Kathy Long (Part 1)

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Think the skills of a world-class kickboxer are all anyone would need for self-defense? Well, kickboxing legend Kathy Long might disagree with you. In this two-part story, the Black Belt Hall of Famer explains why she cross-trains in other arts for a more street-oriented skill set.
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Posted in Self Defense Training.

Develop Functional Strength for Your Martial Art With Hard-Style Kettlebell Training!

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

The phrase “hard-style kettlebells” describes a comprehensive resistance-training program that’s guaranteed to enhance your martial arts ability. How so? It will bolster your grip and your strength at odd angles. It will improve your burst/rest cardiovascular conditioning. And it will remove the internal imbalances brought on by the one-sided nature of martial arts training, which
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