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.
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:
Posted on 25 March 2012 by Mike Long
Written by: Mike Long
Ask 10 MMA enthusiasts what the best grappling art for MMA is and chances are you’ll hear BJJ 10 times. Ask 100 and you might hear Judo once or twice.
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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Sevak Magakian : The Nicest Judo Guy to Ever Break your Arm
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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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Judo Olympian Rick Hawn on his MMA Decisions: “No regrets”
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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
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.
Posted on 17 January 2011 by Hobson Lopes
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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.
Posted on 29 January 2010 by Tony Hackerott
The unique Japanese martial art of Aikido was developed by by Morihei Ueshiba almost a century ago. Aikido is often translated as ‘The way of unifying life energy’. This style is often mistakenly confused with Judo or Kendo Bogu. It’s unique form uses the force and motion of the attacker and re-directs it instead of attacking it head on. These techniques use turning movements, throws and joint locks to manipulate opponents.