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Old 03-30-2009, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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training for first amateur fight

Hey guys I want to fight in my first MMA Amateur event soon and just thought I'd throw my schedule up on here and see if you guys think it's adequate!

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY/FRIDAY: Hour of Circuit Training, hour of Boxing

THURSDAY/FRIDAY: 2 hours of Jiu-Jitsu, hour of boxing
SATURDAY: hour of Jiu-Jitsu

Im still a junior in high school so I feel I am literally going as much as I can, so considering more than half of my day is lost to school, is this enough training for my first amateur fight!?
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What do you do for circuit training, Specifically.

Write down your entire workout that you do on those specific days.

How much sleep do you get?

What is your diet like?

How "soon" is your first fight?

Do you feel you are doing enough?

You need to go into more specifics if you want helpful advice.

Just giving vague descriptions is not going to help.

When you say curcuit training how do we know what you are doing? You could be doing curls, leg presses and pull-ups!

Be specific!
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The circuit training changes every time but its generally a mix of plyometrics and running for warm up. Then we go through a set of 5 or 6 different excersices with very little rest in between sets. An example day is like this
30 sec rollouts
10 sec rest
30 sec double unders
10 sec rest
30 sec jump squats
10 sec rest
30 sec 1 handed stability pushups
10 sec rest
30 sec kettlebell squat and presses
10 sec rest
30 sec hanging stability pushups
10 sec rest
30 sec cable hammer fists

then we keep going through like that in rapid cadence and every 2x through they mix up the movements and excersices.

I get about 8 to 9 hours of sleep every night, my diet is good, I don't eat that much, 2000-2300 calories max, but my breakfast is always eggs or oatmeal. My lunch at school is stuff like peanut butter on whole wheat bagels, tuna on whole wheat bagels, chicken, meats, sandwiches. I have those with fruits and vegetables and a protein bar. When I get home from school before I go train I just have a protein shake and a banana. When I get home I have my moms dinner which is healthy, good stuff. There is no actual scheduled fight I just plan on putting myself out there soon. I feel like I am doing quite a bit ya.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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what im noticing is you're not getting any kicking in here, at all...you're gunna get raped if you dont know how to deal with the leg kicks, or throw your own for that matter

also, you may want to get some pure strength training in here somewhere, for obvious purposes
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On tuesday and thursday at the MMA class we do a lot of kicking/counter kicking and defense of the kicks. Also, not saying I am, but just curious-if someone is a really good striker can they fight in MMA just working on Jiu-Jitsu like once a week and being not that good?
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On tuesday and thursday at the MMA class we do a lot of kicking/counter kicking and defense of the kicks. Also, not saying I am, but just curious-if someone is a really good striker can they fight in MMA just working on Jiu-Jitsu like once a week and being not that good?
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I think you are doing enough, One thing I would make sure of though is that your coach talks to the promoter to insure that you get an even matchup, someone also making their debut or only has one fight under their belt. I know one thing I always struggled with when I was in high school(still do sometimes, im only 19) is grown ass men being much stronger than me so maybe try to get an opponent who is not like 25 lol. Just dont have some promoter who knows nothing about you match you up with someone who he knows nothing about or is boys with, it happens a lot.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:30 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I agree with Tyson

I'd throw in more power and strength exercises

Squats (Regular and Box)
Deadlifts
Power Cleans
Tire Flips + Sledgehammer
Box Jumps
Hyperextensions
Farmers Walk
Med Ball Slams
Lunges

and a lot of core work.

Don't be afraid to use some heavy weight.

The workout you are doing right now, IMO, doesn't have enough strength and power involved.

Definitely get a lot of protein and a good amount of carbs and fats. Get in some Vegatables and Fruits too.

Make sure you don't skimp on the water supply. Drink around a gallon per day. Maybe look into an electrolyte supplement to use during, after workouts/training.
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so wait? Practicing Jiu-Jitsu only once or so a week and being not that good I could still be successful in MMA? I also definitely wouldn't take a fight until I knew who it was I was against. I really am not doing much weightlifting but I talked to my trainers there and they said this circuit training is enough?? I agree however there are no heavyweights and even for the one kettle bell section we do it is a relatively light KB.
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