Author Archives: moaimartialarts
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
Kataaro is a custom martial arts belt and equipment company that I’m consistently impressed with. Their products are excellent as is their customer service and delivery. Better still–all their products are made in the USA! Here is a quick review … Continue reading