Starting - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Training & Nutrition Training and Nutrition are essential in becoming a top notch mixed martial artist. Discuss with other fighters how to get and stay in top shape!

Reply

Old 09-09-2006, 12:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 3
angusyoung1189 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Starting

im looking to get into mma but i don't know where to start. ive got a little bit of highschool experience in wrestling. i live in new lenox illinois if anyone knows of a place near me that teaches anything i would appreciate the help. thanks
angusyoung1189 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 09-09-2006, 12:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
Python's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 129
Python has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Me to, i am in similar predicament, i live in Virginia anyone with info for this area drop a line PLEASE!

Thanks
__________________
Romans 14:11-12... 11It is written: " 'As surely as I live, says the Lord ' every knee will bow before me; every tongue will confess to God.' " 12So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God. May God Bless us all.www.mmaworld.org
Python is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2006, 01:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
True Grappler
 
IronMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New York City, New York
Posts: 6,225
IronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A BallerIronMan Is A Baller
Look for a local martial arts school and start training. I suggest one of the following arts:
BJJ
Judo
Muay Thai
Boxing
Chute Boxing

These are a good place to start if you can't find an MMA academy. I don't know about locally.
__________________


Sig by Toxic

Barnett - Toquinho -Werdum - "Nurmie"
Z. Gurgel - Morango - Rocha - Tiequan
IronMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2006, 03:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
Avid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Stationed in VA, from Detroit originally.
Posts: 101
Avid has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Yo man, where in Virginia are you? I'm stationed in VA. There's a few good places around here, depending on what your trying to take. In Virginia Beach there's the Academy of Martial Arts, they teach Muay Thai, BJJ and a few other things. There's another place in Virginia Beach, Eastern Academy of Martial Arts that offers BJJ, Jeet Kune Do, CSW and Muay Thai. There's a hell of alot of places in Virginia that have TKD, but that's not my thing. Let me know if you need more info.
__________________
I'm sorry your not me.
Monster Energy

http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/5...3760401lw3.jpg
Avid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2006, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 7
mrchrisieclass has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Just do what i'm doing, train in several martial arts which in itself is leading to MMA
mrchrisieclass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2006, 06:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
Crazy Kicker
 
Choke_Wire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: canada, vancover, bc
Posts: 957
Choke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enoughChoke_Wire will become famous soon enough
all these guys have good advice but i would suggest working on cardio if u cant find a gym right away. cardio is easy because u can do it at any gym or just out side
__________________
people say either the world will end at 2012 or the aliens will finnally come back to us.....


i hope not cuz im writing a sci fi novel
Choke_Wire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2006, 11:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Spartan42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 360
Spartan42 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
I just got started myself, I found that through my college there is a BJJ club affiliated with Renzo Gracie so I jumped all over it. I have also found many other places near where I live when school is not in session. I would just suggest doing a basic online search for either BJJ, Muay Thai, or Chute. Im partial to BJJ and I think it is a good place to start because it takes so much repitiion and drilling of techniques.
Spartan42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2006, 11:14 AM   #8 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
brvheart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: to infinity and beyond!!
Posts: 209
brvheart has a little shameless behaviour in the past
I would off this...


Find a great place to work out and build skills, then enter amature shows and make sure that someone is filming, most big shows require a tape of your fights, that part will be very important. Also if you can make friends with others in the same field, that will help as well.
brvheart 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