This is a drill from a while ago in class. We do a lot of these for a variety of reasons. Check out the video and then read the explanation below. Here's how it works:: The attacker fights his way into close range with the body kick and then punches. Plant the foot of the kicking leg hard on the retraction and then accelerate forward into the jab, following up with … [Read more...] about MMA Striking Drill: fighting your way in and out of close range
Michael Chandler knocked out Dan Hooker with a leaping left hook at UFC257. In this video I take a closer look at how he set that up and explain this latest example of the evolution of MMA and how (half)kneeling) range is still only in its infancy in the sport. A lot of people are still sleeping on it, but I can assure you that many MMA coaches are looking at traditional … [Read more...] about How did Michael Chandler KNOCK OUT Dan Hooker at UFC 257?
Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor in spectacular fashion at UFC 257. In this video, I break down that last part of the fight and explain how Dustin managed that win. There are a lot of small things people seem to miss and I will explore them all. In the upcoming podcast episode, I'll talk some more about the whole fight, but for now, enjoy this analysis of the knockout. … [Read more...] about How did Dustin Poirier KNOCK OUT Conor McGregor at UFC 257
Ciryl Gane Knocked out Junior Dos Santos at UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno. Ciryl showcased excellent striking and I wanted to do an in-depth analysis of round one. tons of different concepts and techniques that are worth exploring for your own training. Over on Patreon, I did a 20min. video on Round Two. I look forward to seeing more of Gane in the Octagon in the future. … [Read more...] about In-Depth Analysis: Gane vs Dos Santos, Round 1
It's time for some fun! Loads of places where you can find award shows, but not like the... unorthodox one we're having right here. :-) The links mentioned in this episode: Stupid move of the year: https://youtu.be/wYM0TSctDsUAwesome move of the year: https://youtu.be/FAxKaW9gKBEDick move of the year: https://youtu.be/ALqnsYptqeY"This heavyweight doesn't suck" … [Read more...] about Podcast episode 4: MMA Formula 2020 Award Show
A quick analysis of how Tom Breese KNOCKED OUT KB Bhullar at UFC Fight Night Moraes vs Sandhagen. Breese showed some excellent footwork and crisp striking. His jab was picture perfect and got him the win. In this video I explain the main components of how to develop such a jab. There is still a lot of messy striking ion today's MMA, so it's always great to see a fighter who … [Read more...] about How did Tom Breese knock out KB Bhullar at UFC Fight Night Moraes vs Sandhagen?
Cyril Gane first dominated and then knocked out Junior Dos Santos in with his striking during UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno.There was some controversy over the final elbow, and I won't really get into that in this video, but I think it is fair to say Junior was on his way down. I will do a series of videos on Patreon on this fight as Gane's striking techniques and tactics were … [Read more...] about How did Cyril Gane knock out Junior Dos Santos at UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno?