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Pummeling is a rapid-fire chess game in which two competitors scramble to get into a more dominant position while in a clinch. The wrestling tactic generally consists of both competitors maneuvering their arms to get past the other's lines of defense. Both fighters ultimately want to obtain underhooks in order to gain inside control of their opponent's body. Pummeling is an offensive and defensive maneuver done by both combatants at the same time. There are many different ways to execute this dynamic maneuver.

Best UFC Fights From the First 10 Years

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

November 2003 marked the end of an era for the Ultimate Fighting Championship—and by extension, the mixed martial arts in the United States. Over the course of those 10 years, the sport saw more evolution than Darwin’s notepad. And through it all, despite rumors of banishment, mortality rates, political machinations or simply the laws of
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Posted in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, General Martial Arts History, Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Western Martial Arts History.

Pankration, Boxing and Wrestling: 3 Combat Sports From Ancient Greece

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

In the Panhellenic games of ancient Greece, wrestling, boxing and pankration were called the “heavy events.” The term was chosen to describe combative contests in those arts because they were not only crowd favorites but also the domain of the larger and heavier athlete.
Greek Martial Art #1: Wrestling
Wrestling is Greece’s oldest combat sport, and it
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Posted in Boxing, General Martial Arts History, Pankration, Western Martial Arts History, Wrestling.

10 Kenpo Laws Every Martial Artist Should Know

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

For decades, kenpo has been renowned in the West as one of the most effective and efficient martial arts in existence, and for hundreds of years before that it enjoyed a similar reputation in Asia. Much of that success can be attributed to a set of fighting principles that has been defined and refined into
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts, Karate, Kenpo.