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View Poll Results: How many of you guys are mma training?
MMA competing 1 1.45%
MMA training at gym (full contact sparring) 14 20.29%
BJJ 7 10.14%
Striking (muay thai, boxing, karate etc.) 20 28.99%
Watch it on TV 27 39.13%
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post #21 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 07:57 PM
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I'm training to be a cage fighter.
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post #22 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 08:00 PM
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Does watching Bas Rutten's self-defence video count?
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post #23 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Lachk View Post
You should be able to train Krav Maga then, which is quite similar to JJ, my friend trains in it in the UK and he loves it.

Training in subs is usually a good way of finding any MMA gyms available too.

thats funny..i didnt know they train KRAV MAGA in england

its actually not really a sport here..KRAV MAGA was invented in the army and its aim is to deal with terrorist - how to neutralize a armed attacker and stuff like that..not exaclly mma.

i guess u can learn stuff from there if u want..im not sure how legal it is to use all of it in the octagon doe
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post #24 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 08:28 PM
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Krav Maga is a pretty tough full contact sport system invented by the Israeli army. Any full contact sport/MA is authorized in the Octagon I believe, as long as you don't break the rules.
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post #25 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 09:14 PM
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Did Kickboxing/Muay Thai for 3 years back when I was in University. Did about 3 months of BJJ, but had to stop due to work commitments.

Now, I have a baby on the way, so I'll have no time for anything.
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post #26 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 09:48 PM
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I watch mma but i also go to my kickboxing gym once a week and train in bjj/wrestling (spar) and do some kickboxing
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post #27 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 09:50 PM
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im planning on starting some thai boxing and bjj training asap, but i need to clear my debt first before that happens. i have dreams of eventually competing in amatuer fights, with any luck i'll be able to turn pro

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post #28 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 09:54 PM
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Now that my knee is healed up I plan on starting some MMA training at a local gym once school gets out.

I also used to wrestle.

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post #29 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 09:56 PM
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Black in TKD and Karate...havent been near a tournament in yrs..... Its called working....
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post #30 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-26-2008, 11:19 PM
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Does not having a gym because you can't afford, but watching youtube/other instructional videos and tapping people out... count?

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