Flowing Arts & Hammers MMA Newcomer Challenge Feb 2019

On Saturday, February 23rd I competed in the I. Flowing Arts &Hammers MMA Newcomer Challenge in Corinthia. My fight was scheduled for three, three minute rounds under Aggrelin rules. In this post, I will shortly outline my preparation - which was quite different from what I usually do - and elaborate on the rationale behind it. First, … Flowing Arts & Hammers MMA Newcomer Challenge Feb 2019 weiterlesen

Announcement: MMA Masterclass with Michelle Rirsch

I'll be hosting a couple of events in the near future. For a good beginning,  professional MMA fighter and BJJ purple belt Michelle Rirsch will be teaching a three hour workshop on MMA strategies such as the transition between standup fighting / striking and ground fighting / grapplingsweeps and escapes on the groundselected submissionsThe event … Announcement: MMA Masterclass with Michelle Rirsch weiterlesen

Disappointed

On Friday, December 11th 2009, Mariusz Pudzianowski, polish strongman with an impressive record of 6 european titles and 5 won world chmapionships, made his MMA debut at the "Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki", or short KSW.Pudzian, as Mariusz is called in Poland, was facing Marcin Najman, a professional boxer.There'sa good intro on both fighters on youtube, for … Disappointed weiterlesen

Mariusz Pudzianowski enters the MMA circuit

Well, if you're observing the scene, you'll know by now that Mariusz Pudzianowski, "world's strongest man" will be competing in December at the "Martial arts confrontation" ("Konforntacia Sztuk Walki, KSW").In a Black Belt Magainze interview, Rickson Gracie said that "Just being strong and well conditioned gives you an advantage" and "makes the other guy the … Mariusz Pudzianowski enters the MMA circuit weiterlesen

Poland #2

Had a hell of a day.At 12:00 I went to the MMA training at Miroslaw Okninskis Vale Tudo school (www.valetudo.pl).Unfortunately, due to the fact that Okninski himself is currently at his clubs summer training camp, there was no actual trainer to supervise the lesson. However, there was a BJJ guy (Christopher), a former wrestling now … Poland #2 weiterlesen