Everyone knows the importance of sparring, but most coaches and gyms don’t teach you HOW to improve or jump into sparring class. If you’re constantly flinching, blinking, or unable to practice the techniques you use, those eventually become the habits brought out during your training which will hold you back in your development.
Drilling is extremely crucial to ones training, and it’s what will help bridge the gap between your technique and conditioning training to sparring class.
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In this video, I show you 7 of my favourite liver hook combinations used by striking legend, Nieky Holzken! Nieky is known for his liver punch knock outs. He has an aggressive style where he marches forward against his opponents and punishes the body! A good fight I recommend you watch is his fight against Joseph Valtellini!
As some of you may have saw in my ONE MONTH in Phuket highlights video, I dropped by Tiger Muay Thai. Today's video is my on session in their pro MMA sparring class! I got to spar very high level fighters, including ONE CHAMPIONSHIP Lightweight fighter, Saygid Guseyn 'Dagi' Arslanaliev!
In this video I break down 10 of my favourite leglock set ups! Leg locks are essentially BJJ techniques that put your opponent’s leg joints or muscles under tremendous strain. Leg locks were not popular in the past, but have recently become highly used.
In this video, I show you an inside look @ Absolute MMA, located in Phuket, Thailand! During my stay there, I got to train with 4 Thai instructors, and with their fights combined accumulates to over 1000 fights! Later in the video, I got to spar with Javad Torkk, a professional Muay Thai fighter with over 80 fights, and one of Saenchai's most recent opponents!
I hosted my first ever MMA Train + Travel Camp in Phuket, Thailand and I got to meet amazing and passionate martial artists from around the world. Here are the highlights of what you can expect if you are interested in joining future camps!
You can find more information or sign up here: https://www.mmashredded.com/traintravelcamp
I flew to Phuket, Thailand to host and coach my first Train + Travel Camp. I was lucky enough to enjoy the island for one full month, training at top gyms, sparring with ONE Championship fighters, Muay Thai champions, and doing some short hikes around the area. I also got my PADI Open Water license, and ate some delicious food. I really hope this video inspires you to visit Phuket sometime!
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Being able to fight in both stances or switch your stance temporarily can be utilized to trick or confuse your opponent. The best fighters today like former UFC Champion Max Holloway, Tj Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz are doing it! Today I will show you my personal 4 favourite offensive stance switch tactics.
During my time in Phuket, Thailand, I dropped by AKA Thailand to do some MMA sparring with their pro MMA athletes! I got to move around and do some technical sparring with some of the fighters, and I also had to bang it out with others (who were preparing for fights). Overall very nice and respectful people and a very beautiful gym!