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Tim Kennedy on Traditional Martial Arts vs. Mixed Martial Arts and How to Get Started in MMA

Monday, February 13th, 2012

MMA fighter Tim Kennedy, 32, now a staff sergeant in the Texas National Guard, got his martial start in middle school by signing up for karate lessons at the local civic center.

At 12, he began Japanese jujitsu under Terry Kelly and Barry Smith and later earned his black belt from them. During the five
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Posted in Mixed Martial Arts.

Gokor Chivichyan: The King of Sport-Sambo Submissions

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

If you don’t know Gokor Chivichyan, you’re not really into grappling.

Disagree all you want, but you can’t dispute the fact that Gokor Chivichyan is the go-to guy for submissions techniques, especially leg locks. He was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame in 1997 as Judo Instructor of the Year, but his curriculum vitae
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Posted in Grappling, Judo, Jujitsu, Sambo, Traditional Martial Artists.

Ong Bak 2 Review | Vintage Tony Jaa Movies

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

You won’t find the term “death defying” in Webster’s New World College Dictionary, but if the editors were to add it to the next edition, it would be fitting to place a picture of Tony Jaa next to the definition. That’s because Tony Jaa shocked the world in 2003 when he performed acrobatic muay Thai
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Posted in Martial Art Movies, Muay Thai, Tony Jaa Movies.