REASONS FOR OVERTRAINING & HOW TO AVOID IT

Overtraining is a result from prolonged loading. Overtraining or overstrain as a rule is result from frequent training with intensive and unvaried physical and neurological loads (with stronger opponents). First sign of overtraining is the sleep disorder (mainly when falling asleep). The fighter becomes nervous, loses speed, his coordination disrupts; the color of his skin […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPETING

Sport competitions are important part of pedagogic process in training of an athlete. Competitions are best test for physical, moral and will capabilities of the fighter, but also a test for the work of his team and coaches. Competitions help the exchange of information for the work of coaches and athletes, help spreading of good […]

TACTICS IN TAKE-DOWN SETUPS

OFF-BALANCE – grappling move in standing or ground game where by physical contact in different directions – forward, backwards, sideways, down – the grappler forces his opponent to move his center of gravity out of the plane of balance, so the opponent to lose his stability posture. FAINTS – grappling move that forces the opponent […]

USE OF MAT/CAGE AREA IN GROUND FIGHTING FOR TACTICAL PURPOSES

Use of mat/cage area for tactical purposes has great significance in a fight. If the attacking fighter establishes an effective hold for submission and the defending fighter is trying to escape the mat or to climb the cage, it is necessary effort to be applied to turn opponents head towards the center of the mat/cage. […]

TRAINING REGIME FOR FIGHTERS

Under regime we understand detailed order of life, work, rest, nutrition, sleep etc. Strictly established and rigorous followed regime is the basic condition for success in the sport of fighting. For creation of rational regime it is necessary to be planned, when and what the fighter have to do during the day, the week, the […]

Self-Training As a Method of Will Development for Fighters

Physical culture, especially involvement in any sport, is impossible without SELF-TRAINING. SELF-TRAINING for an athlete is developed by performing list of requirements. First of all you should KNOW YOURSELF, being able to ACCESS YOUR POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES, assessing critically your own behaviour. One has to be able to LISTEN TO OTHERS opinion as well. Developing Self […]

Tactics in Sport Fighting

I. UNDERSTANDING TACTICS IN SPORT FIGHTING Under the term “tactics” we understand the ability of a fighter to assess the situation development in a fight and according that to choose most appropriate way to the victory. Tactics in sport fighting includes the following elements: COLLECTING INFORMATION about developing situation at competition ANALYZING the received information […]

How Conor McGregor lost the mental game being master of it

Many mental game principles played against Conor: 1. He had MORE TO LOOSE because he had to prove his talk, and he had his wife and son watching – you can talk but you can not ignore the pressure of losing in front of the eyes of the people who really love you. No man […]

Comprehensive strength training design for fighters

“Technique is queen, strength is king, you need both to have kingdom.” Ross Enamait When you enter the world of Combat Sports you quickly realize that the popular myth that “technique always beats strength” is nothing more than an old kung-fu movies slogan embraced from martial arts community for the simple reason that illusions sell […]

Grip Training for Combat Sports

Grip strength is very important in all combat sports. In grappling based combat sports the match itself starts with fight for better grip. In striking based combat sports it is known to increase the punching power and was long hidden secret of many heavy hitters. Grip training also adds stability and prevents many wrist injuries […]