HOW TO ESCAPE A FULL NELSON

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ESCAPING THE FULL NELSON You’ll find the full nelson in Muay Thai, wrestling, MMA, and other combat sports. It’s a common attack no doubt. It’s a simple way to restrain someone and everyone knows how to do it, whether it’s on the street or on the school playground. Because this is a really simple move to apply, even for non-fighters, there have been a few cases reported of injuries from incompetent application of the full …

WORKOUT LIKE WONDER WOMAN

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TRAIN LIKE A SUPERHERO! Wonder Woman is one of the most beloved characters in all of comic books. Why not aspire to achieve her peak-form body and functionality? (Lasso mastery is optional.) Wonder Woman is an Amazonian. She is a warrior. This is a fun workout you can try in the gym that incorporates fun with function. The key is intensity. If you want a tough workout, you must be tough on yourself. Perform the …

FUN Warm Up For Kid Ninjas

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KIDS LOVE THIS NINJA CIRCLE WARM UP There can’t be a good workout without a good warm up. If you don’t warm up, not only will you get less out of training, but you will probably get yourself injured. Warming up, however, is not nearly as exciting as the main chunk of training, otherwise known as the workout. If you’re trying to get your kids into martial arts, anything that isn’t fun is going to …

MUGGERS, Beware Of Muay Thai!

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PREVAIL OVER PICKPOCKETS WITH MUAY THAI Muggers. If you are one to travel a lot, you will most likely encounter a mugger or a pickpocket who’s trying to pick on the foreign tourists. What should you do when that happens? What’s the answer to this conundrum? Muay Thai. The first line of defense in any fight — whether a street fight, professional fight or self-defense scenario — is awareness. If you can anticipate the problem …

BREAK Bullies’ Pushes & Chokes

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BEAT THE BULLIES WITHOUT HURTING THEM Everyone who is trained in Muay Thai should be able to defend themselves against a bully or unarmed assailant of some kind. You can put them in the clinch and blast them to smithereens, or you can leg kick them into oblivion. But let’s say that you don’t want to do that. Maybe you’re not in the mood for leg kicking or clinching. You just want to put space …