Category Archives: Sports

MMA corner advice

Having a corner team in combat sports isn’t just about saying when you’ve won a round or wiping the blood from your nose, the tactical advice given at the correct time can be the difference epic victory and devastating defeat. It is interesting to see the experienced corner men dissecting what they’ve seen in the previous rounds and offering strategic advice to overcome problems and land shots. Anybody who takes part in training, sparring or fighting should take note that an opponent will fall into pattern like behaviour, especially when tired, rocked or nervous. Finding gaps and spotting patterns is key to maximising the effect of technique power and speed. Brilliant video.

Anderson Silva Vs Tony Friklund

Arguably one of the greatest MMA fighters to bless the sport, Anderson Silva showcases his proficient Muay Thai skills in one of his early mixed martial arts matches. The effectiveness of the Thai clinch, utilisation  of knees to the body from inside and outside the clinch and then an absolutely devastating upwards elbow to seal the deal. Beautiful movement and superb timing top of this fight.