Archive for the ‘Muay Thai Kickboxing’ Category

Why EVERY Police Officer Should Be A Good Martial Artist

Ask any martial artist worth his or her salt, and they’ll tell you that it’s imperative for police officers to learn and regularly practice a solid martial art. This isn’t due to bias and preference; it’s due to the simple nature of what happens when a suspect resists arrest and, quite simply, puts you in […]

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Eat as Smart as You Train!

I used to hate nutritional advice articles. But then again, that was when I was in my early 20’s and I was worried about the fat-content of peanuts and walnuts. In other words, I was a white belt in basic nutrition because I considered it a hassle to deal with (i.e. why should I “fix” […]

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A Quick Breakdown of Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 194

At last, Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are going to fight. The trash-talk, wordplay, and toughguy-drama (mostly fueled by McGregor) is settling down, and this is the quiet before the storm that will go down tonight at UFC 194. Unless one of these guys plays an unexpected takedown game, we’re going to see a brutal […]

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The Need for Guerilla Warfare in the Cage: Why Holly Holm Beat Ronda Rousey at UFC 193.

Well, I’m glad I’m not a betting man, because I would have lost a lot of money last Saturday at UFC 193. I would have put all my money on Ronda Rousey beating Holly Holm via superior clinch work, takedowns, and ground control. Holm certainly prepared well, as she negated almost all of that. But […]

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Street Fighter Finally Gets Its First Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu-Themed Character

One drawback to martial arts in general is that you simply can’t train all day. So when you’re resting or injured, it’s good to have other ways to fulfill your nature as a fighter, but without choking or punching actual people. This is where good videogames come into play. I’ve been a fan of Capcom’s […]

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MMA Fighter Thwartz Home Invasion

This story is exactly why I believe that every man, woman, and child should train martial arts. Ask yourself this question, would you be able to defend yourself in a home invasion if 4 men broke into your house? What if they were armed and you weren’t? What if not only did you have to […]

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Saturday Open Mat

Check out some training pictures from Saturday’s Open Mat at NJ United Mixed Martial Arts. Everyone got some great drilling and training in at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Mat. There were some battles on the mats. The Muay Thai men and women also did some good technique and got some great sparring in. Everyone is […]

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Tuesday Night Classes

Great training in CAP No Gi Jiu Jitsu class tonight. We worked on our sprawls then worked some nice chokes from the front overhead position. While CAP Gi Jiu Jitsu class was working their Berimbolo defenses, we had some Muay Thai students doing some sparring with coach Dan on mat 2. Instructor Derek taught another […]

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Muay Thai classes getting packed

Muay Thai classes have been packed lately. I see a lot of improved technique out there due to the hard work everyone has been putting in. Looks like it’s getting about time to add some more Kickboxing classes to the schedule! Check back soon! Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Wednesday Night Classes

At 6pm Wednesday night the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 101 class is already packed and everyone is excited to train some awesome techniques! Everyone is training extremely hard drilling their new arsenal of jiu jitsu skills and it’s great to see the progress. The hard working NJU soldiers have been finishing up the night strong in […]

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