The Best Martial Art Gyms to Visit in Birmingham England

A Guide to the Best MMA, Kickboxing and Muay Thai Gyms in Birmingham England. With Leon Edwards putting Birmingham on the map with his head-kick knockout of Kamaru Usman at UFC 278, there are more and more eyes focused on martial arts in the Birmingham area. It doesn’t look like it at first glance, but …

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What is the Best Martial Art for Street Fighting?

Which martial art would be best for self defense? To begin, we’d like to clarify that we’re discussing martial arts and street fighting in the context of self-defense. The best defense is to simply escape the situation, either by running or diffusing the confrontation either by talking, or submitting to avoid the negative implications that …

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Techniques we don’t see enough of in MMA & UFC

Straight to the point, here’s some techniques I think are vastly underused and wish we saw more of in MMA. Shoulder Cranking Shoulder cranking is initiated in the clinch, when a fighter’s opponent has an underhook (their arm is under their opponent’s armpit), they can wrap the forearm under the armpit of their opponent and …

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