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Ultimate Guide Muay Thai Shin Pads Guide 2021

Whether you are a new nak-muay just starting Muay Thai or an experienced competitor in the art of eight limbs, a good pair of shin pads is an absolute must.  In fact, if you plan to participate or compete in any full-contact striking sports where kicks are legal, you need a pair of the best […]

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How much does a bench press bar weigh?

How much does a bench press bar weigh?  Well, that depends on whether you are using a standard (also termed regular) bar or an Olympic sized bar.  A standard barbell is the lighter of the two and usually weighs between 15 to 25lbs and can be between 5 to 6 feet long.  I say usually […]

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A Guide To Finding The Best MMA & Fight Shorts In 2020

This year, the market for MMA shorts is more stacked than it has ever been. There are a slew of quality products for those that train MMA and grappling to choose from. To help you in finding your purchase we’ve made this complete guide to finding the best MMA shorts in 2020. We’re going to […]

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BJJ Spats: Pros & Cons Of Using Them

If you’ve attended your first no-gi BJJ class, you probably noticed many students wearing skintight leggings either underneath their shorts or as standalone lower body apparel. When it comes to training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there are a number of different apparel pieces that are must-haves for successful long term training.   We instinctively understand that shorts and […]

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How Much Does a BJJ Gi Cost?

For someone new to Jiu Jitsu shopping for a BJJ gi can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many different gi brands and styles ranging from $50-$200 and you just don’t know where to start. Well you don’t have to stress anymore, because this article is going to tell you everything you need to […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Womens BJJ Rash Guards

Training and competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be challenging for women for a number of reasons. Once a predominantly male sport, the good news is that as more and more women take up BJJ, the industry has changed to meet the demands of females in the sport. Finding gear that fits the female physique […]

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A Buyer’s Guide to the Best MMA Gloves of 2020

Whether you are brand new to Mixed Martial Arts training or a seasoned veteran of the cage, you need a pair of the best MMA gloves for training, sparring, and competing.  In fact, the complete MMA gym bag should have several pairs of MMA gloves for each method of MMA training you plan to participate […]

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Best BJJ & MMA Cups and Groin Guards 2020

In combat sports, there are few things worse than taking a shot to the groin in training or competition.  Every combat sport poses a serious risk of injury due to the very nature of the activity. Proper protective gear is vital for ensuring the long-term safety of your own body.   When it comes to protecting […]

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Best Vale Tudo Shorts For MMA And BJJ 2020

The MMA and BJJ market is stacked with quite a variety of shorts to train in. Particularly Vale Tudo shorts. For some that don’t know you may be wondering, what are Vale Tudo shorts? Vale Tudo shorts are the shortcut compression shorts worn by fighters. They were popularized in the 80s/90s by Brazilian Vale Tudo […]

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Cauliflower Ear BJJ: How To Avoid And Treat Jiu Jitsu Ears

When you first started out in Jiu Jitsu, you may have noticed some of the more seasoned competitor’s ears. Some of these intimidating individuals seem to have severely mangled their ears and you wonder what happened? Well they got cauliflower ears. For those that aren’t familiar with this injury may be wondering, what is a […]