New guy, please advise - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Standup Technique MMA Standup fighting techniques.

Reply

Old 02-08-2010, 04:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Bloodhound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 35
Blog Entries: 1
Bloodhound has a little shameless behaviour in the past
New guy, please advise

So here's the deal. I'm not new entirely to MMA. I started amateur boxing about 2 years ago and started amateur MMA this year (six months ago).

I do not have the money for a gym (shitty hours at work, low pay). I have been working with a heavy bag, punch mitts, as well as a sparring partner on a decently regular basis. I plan on starting Shotokan, self-taught, through a PDF file containing most of the basic katas I downloaded off the intenet.

NOTICE: I do not have any illusions that this is going to be effective enough to work a my principle sparring art, however I aim only to develop a base from which to build when I get enough money for a gym.

So, I would definitely like constructive critizism as well as any nuggets of wisdom the veterans have. Thanks in advance.
Bloodhound is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 02-08-2010, 04:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
Dexter Morgan
 
Intermission's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,703
Intermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bloodhound View Post
So here's the deal. I'm not new entirely to MMA. I started amateur boxing about 2 years ago and started amateur MMA this year (six months ago).

I do not have the money for a gym (shitty hours at work, low pay). I have been working with a heavy bag, punch mitts, as well as a sparring partner on a decently regular basis. I plan on starting Shotokan, self-taught, through a PDF file containing most of the basic katas I downloaded off the intenet.

NOTICE: I do not have any illusions that this is going to be effective enough to work a my principle sparring art, however I aim only to develop a base from which to build when I get enough money for a gym.

So, I would definitely like constructive critizism as well as any nuggets of wisdom the veterans have. Thanks in advance.
So whats your question?
__________________
Intermission is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2010, 04:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Bloodhound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 35
Blog Entries: 1
Bloodhound has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by Intermission View Post
So whats your question?
That line about the critisizm about the plan, and advice in general...maybe
Bloodhound is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2010, 05:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
Dexter Morgan
 
Intermission's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,703
Intermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bloodhound View Post
That line about the critisizm about the plan, and advice in general...maybe
Working from your computer by all means is acceptable. But there is one major flaw, you don't have a teacher to tell you what you doing wrong, so if your doing something wrong but you think it is right then you will learn the wrong thing.
__________________
Intermission is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2010, 05:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Halfraq9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Monroe, WA USA
Posts: 314
Halfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to behold
I am not really a fan of the "true martial arts" like karate and whatnot as they relate to mma. Too much theory as opposed to realistic application.

My 2 cents. Boxing is awesome for standup. Stay with it. Find a site that has detailed submission wrestling and Muay Thai videos. (PM me and I'll send you a link) Like Intermission said, you can only go so far without a coach to point out the finer points and you will probably have to unlearn a few bad habits, but it is a starting point. .

Good Luck
Halfraq9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2010, 07:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Bloodhound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 35
Blog Entries: 1
Bloodhound has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by Halfraq9 View Post
I am not really a fan of the "true martial arts" like karate and whatnot as they relate to mma. Too much theory as opposed to realistic application.

My 2 cents. Boxing is awesome for standup. Stay with it. Find a site that has detailed submission wrestling and Muay Thai videos. (PM me and I'll send you a link) Like Intermission said, you can only go so far without a coach to point out the finer points and you will probably have to unlearn a few bad habits, but it is a starting point. .

Good Luck
Yeah, I recognize any traditional martial art would need some, possibly significant alteration for sport use. But I love karate, always have and feel its the right route to take. But I understand where your coming from with the boxing and Muay Thai.

Also, since I forgot to multi-quote, thanks to Intermission for his advice as well, I agree that I will possibly do things incorrectly and continue to do so ignorantly.
Bloodhound is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2010, 03:15 PM   #7 (permalink)
WEC For Life
 
HitOrGetHit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 17,823
Blog Entries: 13
HitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the system
If you have the extra money, I would invest in a grappling dummy so you can try and get the basic techniques of the submissions down. Gotta have a ground game to go with that standup for sure!
__________________

The 2014 Hit Squad (FFL)
Eddie Alvarez - Junior Dos Santos - Patricio Freire - Jessica Eye - Pat Curran
HitOrGetHit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2010, 01:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 12
buckeyefighter has a little shameless behaviour in the past
I am still a rookie fighter myself, i just started this past march and only have 1 fight under my belt. I also train at home the majority of the time due to lack of hrs @ work. What i try to do is make it to one MMA class at my gym, Mansfield MMA only charges $10, and i try to pay VERY close attention to the small details of how my coach does what we are learning. then at home i do just that one thing until i feel i can do it to perfection. Then i save up the funds and go bk to a class take coach aside and show him the techniuqe, and listen to his instruction.

Good luck to you in your mma career. hope my advice helps.
buckeyefighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2010, 01:02 AM   #9 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
punchbag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 603
punchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the roughpunchbag is a jewel in the rough
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bloodhound View Post
So here's the deal. I'm not new entirely to MMA. I started amateur boxing about 2 years ago and started amateur MMA this year (six months ago).

I do not have the money for a gym (shitty hours at work, low pay). I have been working with a heavy bag, punch mitts, as well as a sparring partner on a decently regular basis. I plan on starting Shotokan, self-taught, through a PDF file containing most of the basic katas I downloaded off the intenet.

NOTICE: I do not have any illusions that this is going to be effective enough to work a my principle sparring art, however I aim only to develop a base from which to build when I get enough money for a gym.

So, I would definitely like constructive critizism as well as any nuggets of wisdom the veterans have. Thanks in advance.
I didn't notice any mention of brazilian ju jitsu,judo or sambo even if you are not interested about submissions, they're good to learn because you will be taken down eventually and at least you'll be able to counter the submission attempts of opponents,/ be able to get back to your feet where you can use your boxing to start smashing heads again.
A good standup fighter with good takedown defence is Chuck Lidell,.
For submissions used well in mma see Shinya Aoki, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Demian Maia,Bj Penn, Jake Shields, "Jacare", Paulo Filho, and any of the Gracie Family.
punchbag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2010, 04:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
Squirrel Fighting Champ
 
Squirrelfighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,719
Blog Entries: 4
Squirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatSquirrelfighter Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
Quote:
Originally Posted by punchbag View Post
I didn't notice any mention of brazilian ju jitsu,judo or sambo even if you are not interested about submissions, they're good to learn because you will be taken down eventually and at least you'll be able to counter the submission attempts of opponents,/ be able to get back to your feet where you can use your boxing to start smashing heads again.
A good standup fighter with good takedown defence is Chuck Lidell,.
For submissions used well in mma see Shinya Aoki, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Demian Maia,Bj Penn, Jake Shields, "Jacare", Paulo Filho, and any of the Gracie Family.
How exactly do you roll and learn subs without a teacher?
__________________


Sig courtesy of that photo-matic magician limba

Quote:
I went out the way that I fight. I went out on my shield. That’s it. Done. --Chuck Liddell
Quote:
My goal is to end my opponent --Carlos Condit

Last edited by Squirrelfighter : 03-23-2010 at 04:30 PM.
Squirrelfighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios