What Is the BJJ Belt System and How Does It Work?

BJJ Belt System

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a system built around the concept that a smaller, weaker person can, with the aid of leverage, defend against attacks from larger, heavier, stronger opponents. The system is derived from Japanese Judo and focuses heavily on ground fighting. The aim of the game is to take your opponent to the ground … Read more

How Much Do Professional Boxers Earn?

Professional Boxers Earn

The Muhammad Ali Act: How Much do Professional Boxers Earn? The Muhammad Ali Act is a piece of legislature that provides boxers with protection against exploitation and match rigging amongst other things. Unlike many other sports, boxing isn’t unionized, so there’s no standard salary to speak of; the fighters have to look out for themselves. … Read more

Top 5 Sparring Tips for your First Session

Sparring Tips

Your first sparring session is always a bit nerve-wracking. You’re a low ranking color belt who’s only been training a couple of months and you’re surrounded by black belts of varying degrees who’ve been at it for years. How could you possibly survive a sparring session with them? This is something every newcomer to the … Read more

Best Style for MMA/UFC

Best Style for MMA

A commonly asked question is: “What’s the best style of martial arts?” However, this question is very open-ended and subjective. The answer depends on whether you are looking at martial for self-defense, sports, or both – you see the problem? It might help to consider, “Best for what?” So, what’s the best style to train … Read more

Best Kickboxers with the Highest Win Ratios

Best Kickboxers

With the explosive popularity of the UFC and combat sports in general, it should come as no surprise that there are some top-notch athletes in this field. So, who are the best of the best, and what qualifies them to be labeled the ‘best in their sport? In the case of kickboxing, the number of … Read more