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Having some fun training at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. What do you think of our drills? Advertisements
We’ve done a lot of updating over the past few years, including better equipment, real mats, shelving, and a Mylar “mirror”. Have a look, and let us know what you think!
Here is a quick video to help with forearm and grip training. Improving these areas is important for all forms of martial arts–especially grappling. Take a look, and let us know what you think! (We have some other video updates … Continue reading
To celebrate this year’s games we had some fun training. All events were meant to improve martial arts skills and included sanchin-style shot put, hammer throw, 40-yard dash, gymnastics, taekwondo on pads, “wrestling” (bjj with pins), and judo. Hopefully next … Continue reading
What would happen if you combined military-style PT, an adventure race, and a karate class? You would get the Meriden Martial Arts Club’s first experiment without outdoor ruck march training. We only made it out for a few hours, but we loaded up … Continue reading
Rationale Here is an other entry in the informal outdoor equipment series featured on this site. This time, we’re focused on boots. I wrote about training outdoors in minimalist footwear a long while ago–you know, before it was cool. It is … Continue reading
Rationale I’ve done a lot of posts lately about outdoor gear. As I mentioned, preparedness is an offshoot of situational awareness, which, of course, is an essential aspect of martial arts. Being prepared for personal, professional, and family needs that … Continue reading
Here are a few quick pics from our recent kyu test at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. Thanks to all who tested and helped out. Congrats!
Here’s another review I wrote for MMA Gear Addict. While I love Century products, this one is a miss. You can read the review here, and here’s a quick video that sums it up. I hope you find it helpful. – … Continue reading