We’re all counting down the days until we get to see some more action and it can be a challenge to keep track of what MMA events are coming up. We’ve taken a look at the calendars for some of the major MMA organisations and have put together a list of this week’s upcoming MMA events for you, so you can plan out what fight cards will fill your week’s viewing!Continue reading The Fight Calendar: Upcoming MMA Events for the Week
Greco-Roman wrestling, as its name suggests, is a modern style of wrestling that’s designed to be as similar as possible to the styles of wrestling practiced by the ancient Greeks and Roman’s in competitions like the ancient Greek olympics. Thankfully the tradition of wrestlers competing naked didn’t get carried on into the modern version of the sport.Continue reading A Brief History of Greco-Roman Wrestling
Sanda is China’s official full contact combat sport. It was formerly known as Sanshou and get’s called Chinese Boxing or Chinese Kickboxing. It’s seen as the equivalent to Thailand’s national sport of Muay Thai, but with its own complex history of development.Continue reading A Brief History of Sanda
The following article on learning boxing without sparring was submitted by Joe Louis from Askmeboxing.com.
Can you learn boxing without sparring? That’s the question every new boxer has in their mind. In this article, we are going to help you fully answer it.Continue reading Can You Learn Boxing Without Sparring? – Find Your Precise Answer Here
The following article on Footwork Drills For Boxing was submitted by Joe Louis from Askmeboxing.com.
Once you have accepted a fight deal as a boxer, you should already know every technique that is going to aid you with your strategies. So before you sign your name in any contract, read this article on footwork drills for boxing to get the most preparations!Continue reading Footwork Drills For Boxing – What You Should Learn Before Matches
A video taking a closer look at the MTG Pro LG2 Lace Up Boxing Gloves.
A video taking a closer look at the Engage E-Series E-400 Boxing Gloves.
A skipping rope is an extremely versatile training tool. Small enough to pack any time your traveling its the easiest way to get in work on the move. Despite this, skipping can be incredibly challenging and really push your cardio to another level. There’s a reason skipping has been a training tool for fighters for generations. Alongside developing cardio fitness it improves other aspects of your skills like footwork and rythmn. From black and white video of Muhammed Ali swinging a leather rope to 20 minute long Muay Thai warm ups you find ropes in every gym. However, like all training, not having a plan before you can set you up for a rubbish time. Thankfully Fight Quality is here to help and we’ve listed our favourite ways to utilise skipping to improve your cardio. Read on and find out our favourite ways to approach our skipping sessions.Continue reading Skipping for Cardio: Fight Quality’s Favourite Approaches
Training at a gym is always ideal, but sometimes it’s far more convenient to get those hours of training in at home. If you’ve got the space, you might be considering setting up a home gym. We wanted to help you out with some tips on home boxing equipment.Continue reading Home Boxing Equipment – What You Need To Train Boxing At Home
The following article on Rules in Muay Thai was submitted by Robert from Way of Martial Arts.
Muay Thai (also known as Thai Boxing) is a striking martial art developed in Thailand. It uses elements of kickboxing and some ancient Asian martial arts to complete one of the most effective martial arts in the world.Continue reading Rules in Muay Thai
The following article on Learning the Basic Muay Thai Stance was submitted by Joe Monzon.
Muay Thai is a stand-up combat sport that originated in Thailand. It is often referred to as the “art of 8 limbs” for its use of the two fists, elbows, knees and legs. Muay Thai moves consist of punches, kicks, elbow strikes, knee strikes and clinching (think of it as grappling in stand-up form). It is a full-contact kickboxing sport but also gaining popularity as a fitness workout regime in recent years.Continue reading Learning the Basic Muay Thai Stance
Mr Calzaghe is a 2015 documentary that follows the career of legendary Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe. It charts his journey through his highly touted amateur career, the jump to turning pro, challenges with repeated injuries all the way through to breaking through to popularity in America and his retirement – undefeated with a record of 46-0.Continue reading Fight Quality Film Review – Mr Calzaghe (2015)
If you’ve just started boxing or are looking for a quick way to improve your own home gym, then you might be looking at picking yourself up a punching bag. Most of the options you’ll see in professional gyms are far too expensive for the average person training at home. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some really good options out there. We’ve put together a quick guide full of the best punching bags for beginners, to help you train at home.Continue reading The Best Punching Bags For Beginners
The following article on The Best Contact Lenses For Combat Sports was submitted by Jericho Gonzales, a Content Marketing Specialist at Lens.com.
Do you train or fight Muay Thai, boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts? Engaging in any fight sport is tough as it gets — even with zero vision problems. You risk injury every time you train, spar, or fight. However, combat sports get even more challenging if you have vision issues like nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism.Continue reading The Best Contact Lenses For Combat Sports