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Top 10 Posts on Judo Training

Posted on 06 March 2013 by Tony Hackerott

With the explosion of ‘Ronda Rousey fever‘ we thought we would put together a post of our top resources on the topic of martial arts Judo training methods as well as other information.  Below you will find a variety of topics between knowing which style of Judo is best in the Octagon to how the military utilizes Judo in their training of soldiers and special ops.

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3 Quick Ways To Start Your Judo Training

Posted on 04 March 2013 by Tony Hackerott

Last time we discussed Judo training methods it was from an instructors viewpoint.  However, now we wanted to cover it from a students perspective.  This post will help if you have questions like:

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Sevak Magakian : The Nicest Judo Guy to Ever Break your Arm

Posted on 24 February 2012 by DrAnnMaria

What you may know already know about Sevak Magakian – He has 10-3 record, with 80% of his wins coming by submission. He is an even six feet tall, fights at 155 lbs and was on season 12 of the Ultimate Fighter. Ever since he moved the U.S. from Armenia in his early teens, he has trained at Hayastan Academy, with Gokor Chivichyan and Gene LeBell.

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Judo Olympian Rick Hawn on his MMA Decisions: “No regrets”

Posted on 15 January 2012 by DrAnnMaria

In 2004, a young judo player named Karo Parisyan had the opportunity to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials. Instead, he chose to pursue mixed martial arts and the opportunity to compete in the UFC. Karo said in an interview recently that he had been asked the same question about “35,000 times” about whether he ever wished he had chosen differently. He said that he never regretted it once. Judo did not pay his bills. It cost him money. He took his judo skills to the UFC instead of the Olympic trials, a move which he believes was best for both him and the sport of judo.

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Ultimate Judo Style For MMA

Posted on 05 January 2012 by DrAnnMaria

Written by: AnnMaria De Mars

Best Judo Style For MMA Is The One You’ve Never Heard Of

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Martial Arts Supplies and Your Dojo

Posted on 26 July 2011 by Tony Hackerott

If you are an owner of a martial arts school in Judo, Karate, Taekwondo, or Jiu Jitsu or any other disciplines of martial arts, you probably already know that selling martial arts supplies is very important to your bottom dollar. Whether you are selling a martial arts uniforms, weapons, sparring gear, or training equipment you want the student to be able to actually use what you are selling them. So, it is imperative if they are buying a Dobak or Gi that you get them the correct size. One simple way you can do this is to use the free online martial arts uniform calculator that we provide here on The MMA Zone. All you need to figured out the size of uniform they will need is their height, body structure, and weight the calculator will do the rest.

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Should I Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

Posted on 13 May 2010 by Tony Hackerott

If you decide to get involved in Brazilian jiu jitsu training, you will not be alone. There are a large number of Brazilian jiu-jitsu academies that have opened across North America in order to supply the demand for training in this discipline. Mixed martial arts tournaments have been the perfect platform for showing how Brazilian jiu jitsu can often defeat fighters of different disciplines. Here is what you can expect in a basic class.

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How To Choose The Right Martial Art For You

Posted on 19 April 2010 by Tony Hackerott

There is no ‘one size fits all’ martial art. It is great to learn something from a variety of styles, but at the end of the day you should choose a style that really fits your fighting skills, talents and that you will enjoy practicing day in and day out for the rest of your life. Something you can really master and excel at. So how do you know which martial art is best for you?

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What’s the Point of Katas or Forms in the Martial Arts?

Posted on 13 January 2010 by Tony Hackerott

If you have attended a martial arts class whether it was Karate, Tae Kwon Do, or Kung Fu as had to practice a form or Kata. A form or Kata is a system or series of moves and techniques that are done in a specific order. Most students start martial arts anticipating to learn how to fight.

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Japanese Jujutsu

Posted on 18 June 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Although the term was not coined until the 17th century, jujutsu is famed for being the unarmed combat method of the samurai. The art forms the basis of Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and incorporates pins, joint locks, and throws. It is particularly effective in one-on-one confrontations.

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