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  • BJJ is a fun sport that takes many years to master. Finding the right balance between training enough to build muscle memory, but taking enough time to recover & avoid injury is essential to success.

    How Often Should You Train in BJJ?

    How Often Should You Train in BJJ?

    by Leslie Ann0

  • Teaching gymnastics skills correctly is similar to teaching academics—kids learn what they practice. If you take the time to teach a child good basics, they will benefit from the time you spend. A good foundation of skills is the best thing you can give your athlete.

    How to Teach and Coach Gymnastics to Kids: Build a Great Foundation

    How to Teach and Coach Gymnastics to Kids: Build a Great Foundation

    by Kristi Sharp0

  • In this article, I will go over four options to pass the guard, useful for white belts and black belts alike. Working on these fundamentals can really improve your BJJ skills on the mat.

    Four Basic Ways to Pass the Guard

    Four Basic Ways to Pass the Guard

    by Andrew Smith0

  • A guide to converting an old road race bike into a cyclocross racer whether you're using an old road racing frameset or a touring bike. It's pretty easy to create a budget CX bike

    How to Convert a Road Bike for Cyclocross Racing

    How to Convert a Road Bike for Cyclocross Racing

    by Liam Hallam0

  • A brief BJJ tutorial on how to escape the omoplata submission. This escape requires some quick thinking and quick movements, but you will be glad you know how to use it in a pinch.

    How to Escape the Omoplata

    How to Escape the Omoplata

    by Andrew Smith0

  • This is the story of a boxing jester who went toe to toe with a bear, a kangaroo, and an octopus. A man who once ate 52 hot dogs right before a fight and even dropped the immortal Joe Louis to the canvas with a left hook. Oh, there's more!

    Two Ton Tony: Boxing's Most Colorful Character

    Two Ton Tony: Boxing's Most Colorful Character

    by Brendan Michael Cronin1

  • A basic breakdown of the pendulum sweep for BJJ (definitely not a "flower sweep" since there are no flowers in jiu-jitsu).

    How to Do a Pendulum Sweep

    How to Do a Pendulum Sweep

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Pickleball is an outdoor game similar to table tennis, played on a badminton court with paddles and a whiffle ball. Read up on the rules of the game, a description of the court and equipment, and lots of resources for people looking for places to play, including leagues and tournaments.

    Pickleball Rules of the Game: A Beginner's Guide

    Pickleball Rules of the Game: A Beginner's Guide

    by Stephanie Marshall40

  • The Ryder Cup scoring works slightly differently to the usual golf tournaments you see in that it is a matchplay tournament rather than strokeplay. Find out exactly how the Ryder Cup scoring works in this article.

    How Does the Ryder Cup Scoring Work?

    How Does the Ryder Cup Scoring Work?

    by Marian L6

  • Attending one of the four major golf tournaments is a big occasion, so you need to know how to dress and what to bring. Learn how to balance appropriate attire with comfort for the perfect spectator outfit. Find out which items you will need and which ones are prohibited.

    What to Wear and Bring to a Golf Tournament: A Spectator's Guide

    What to Wear and Bring to a Golf Tournament: A Spectator's Guide

    by Sarah Johnson20

  • Practicing martial arts is an important part of many people's lives. Find out what the significance of training is.

    Why Are Martial Arts Important?

    Why Are Martial Arts Important?

    by Nathan Bernardo6

  • Learn easy ice skating tricks for the beginning skater of any age, including how to skate backwards, do the bunny hop, or shoot the duck.

    Figure Skating Tricks for the Beginner

    Figure Skating Tricks for the Beginner

    by H C Palting13

  • The Monuments is the collective name for five one-day races organised by the UCI. Cycling's Monuments are five Classic cycling races the Milan-San Remo classic, the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and the Giro di Lombardia.

    What Are Cycling's Monument Races?

    What Are Cycling's Monument Races?

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • The Dempsey Roll is a boxing technique that was pioneered by Jack Dempsey and used extensively by Mike Tyson. It allows a boxer to generate tremendous power while expending minimal energy.

    How to Use the Dempsey Roll in Boxing

    How to Use the Dempsey Roll in Boxing

    by CJMcAllister4

  • Learning how to serve in tennis is important, as an effective serve can give you a big advantage over your opponent. I outline the four main types of serve.

    The 4 Main Types of Tennis Serves

    The 4 Main Types of Tennis Serves

    by Paul Goodman1

  • This article explores the benefits of martial arts training for the individual. These benefits include the enhancement of learning and physical fitness, the development of self-defense skills and good relationships, the sharpening of problem solving skills, and an overall heightened awareness.

    Why Is Martial Arts Good for You? Benefits of Martial Arts

    Why Is Martial Arts Good for You? Benefits of Martial Arts

    by Nathan Bernardo11

  • Imagine getting free products and gear to use, traveling around the globe, skating all the best skateparks, and ultimately getting paid to do what you love: skateboarding!

    7 Keys to Getting Sponsored Skateboarding

    7 Keys to Getting Sponsored Skateboarding

    by Billy44

  • Have you ever heard of the sport called power tumbling? It is similar to gymnastics—but different! Read on to find out exactly what power tumbling involves, how it compares to traditional gymnastics, and whether it is the right sport for you.

    What Is Power Tumbling? How Is It Different From Gymnastics?

    What Is Power Tumbling? How Is It Different From Gymnastics?

    by SmartAndFun39

  • A brief tutorial on three options from technical mount in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and some conceptual considerations. The technical mount is critical for mastering proper BJJ techniques.

    Technical Mount

    Technical Mount

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Get into figure skating and go in prepared. Learn more about typical figure skating expenses for various levels of the sport.

    Typical Figure Skating Expenses

    Typical Figure Skating Expenses

    by H C Palting17

  • Without the ability to take a punch, the most talented MMA fighter would not be successful for long. These fortunate fighters had chins that bordered on legendary. ...Find out which ten had the best chins ever in MMA history.

    Who Has the Best Chin in MMA?

    Who Has the Best Chin in MMA?

    by CJMcAllister3

  • We turn back the clock and re-visit Konnan's cult promotion that influenced modern AAA and featured one of the greatest rosters ever

    Lucha Tributes: Promo Azteca

    Lucha Tributes: Promo Azteca

    by Eric Mutter0

  • Aikido is a peaceful martial art that focuses on using your mind in concert with your body in such a way that harnessing Ki energy becomes second nature.

    Aikido Principles and Philosophy

    Aikido Principles and Philosophy

    by Hal Gall19

  • The gi vs no-gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu debate is one that has passionate advocates on both sides. No-gi advocates say gi is boring and slow. Gi lovers say that no-gi is less technical. Who is right?

    Should You Focus on Gi or No Gi Jiu Jitsu?

    Should You Focus on Gi or No Gi Jiu Jitsu?

    by Leslie Ann1

  • When choosing a martial art for self-defense, obviously, you want one that has practical application in the street and other situations in which real-life attacks occur. You want a system that takes into account a good range of scenarios and uses...

    Best Martial Arts for Self Defense in the Streets

    Best Martial Arts for Self Defense in the Streets

    by Nathan Bernardo24

  • People often wonder about the marvelous, wonderful, and sometimes magical world of competitive gymnastics. This is the truth about competitive gymnastics. This article details the good, the bad, and everything in between.

    Competitive Gymnastics for Young Girls: What to Expect

    Competitive Gymnastics for Young Girls: What to Expect

    by Kristi Sharp204

  • A brief BJJ tutorial on how to reverse armbar from butterfly guard, featuring instruction by Andrew Silber, Daniel Frank, and Andrew Smith of Revolution BJJ in Richmond, VA.

    How to Reverse Armbar in BJJ (Butterfly Guard)

    How to Reverse Armbar in BJJ (Butterfly Guard)

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Sometimes, people die in the ring. This fact provides entertainment for the masses and fattens the bank accounts of promoters and hangers-on.

    Death in the Boxing Ring

    Death in the Boxing Ring

    by Rupert Taylor4

  • We love to hate them, but heels are a necessity in professional wrestling. Storytelling requires a good villain, someone for the hero to eventually overcome. This list looks at five great wrestlers that audiences love to hate.

    Five Greatest Heels in Professional Wrestling

    Five Greatest Heels in Professional Wrestling

    by Nigel Kirk0

  • The basic teachings of Aikido are those of self-control and finding inner peace and confidence. Learn more about the basics, history, and philosophy of Aikido.

    Aikido Basics for Beginners

    Aikido Basics for Beginners

    by Hal Gall9

  • Before 2017, no one had shot below 63 in one of golf's major championships until Branden Grace shot a 62 in the British Open. Johnny Miller was the first to card a 63 in a major. Since then, 34 players have equaled this score on 37 separate occasions.

    Lowest Scores in Major Golf Championships

    Lowest Scores in Major Golf Championships

    by Chris Price0

  • Chemistry is an important element of the NASCAR racing industry. The drivers and their crew must not only understand the chemical science involved in making their cars run fast—they must also develop a personal chemistry, allowing for the direct and subliminal communication that brings out the best in both the car and the driver. Both of these aspects of NASCAR chemistry will be explored in this article.

    Chemistry for NASCAR Drivers and Crew

    Chemistry for NASCAR Drivers and Crew

    by Teresa Coppens25

  • A brief BJJ tutorial on how to defend the single leg takedown. It is very important to master this defense technique so you don't get taken down in a match.

    How to Defend a Single Leg Takedown

    How to Defend a Single Leg Takedown

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Are you thinking about starting your child in junior golf, but you're not sure how to choose the appropriate equipment? Look no further, I'll explain how to ensure that you select the right clubs.

    How to Measure Your Child for Junior Golf Clubs

    How to Measure Your Child for Junior Golf Clubs

    by All Child's Play7

  • Making a balance beam for gymnastics practice is not difficult. This article offers details and instructions for building a simple and inexpensive balance beam.

    How to Make a Gymnastics Balance Beam

    How to Make a Gymnastics Balance Beam

    by Dan Harmon7

  • Ape index compares an individual's arm span relative to their height. MMA fighters with a higher ape index have numerous advantages in their weight class. Here are fourteen of the best.

    14 MMA Fighters With Incredible Ape Indices

    14 MMA Fighters With Incredible Ape Indices

    by Charles Nuamah11

  • These games are primarily designed for children in a Karate class, but they could effectively be used with any group of children in various settings.

    16 Karate Games for Kids

    16 Karate Games for Kids

    by Nathan Bernardo15

  • A basic Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) tutorial on how to set up gi chokes from the back or rear mount position. This is an important skill to master if you want to get submissions on the mat.

    Basic Gi Chokes From the Back: A BJJ Tutorial

    Basic Gi Chokes From the Back: A BJJ Tutorial

    by Andrew Smith0

  • A guide to the winning bicycles of the tour de france. Including Tour De France winning groupsets, wheel manufacturers and frame materials.

    Winning Bikes of the Tour De France

    Winning Bikes of the Tour De France

    by Liam Hallam12

  • Thinking of investing in a hitting net so you can practice your swing and improve your golf game off the links? Go over the prices, features, and advantages of the four best golf practice nets on the market.

    The Top 4 Best Golf Nets for Your Home, Yard, or Garage

    The Top 4 Best Golf Nets for Your Home, Yard, or Garage

    by Doc Wordinger7

  • I'm not a golf pro but I've learned a lot from playing the last 20 years. Check out my golf tips and advice on the little things that make the game go more smoothly.

    Tips for Enjoying Golf More

    Tips for Enjoying Golf More

    by Virginia Allain3

  • This article examines the issues over whether boxing should be banned or not. It looks at the arguments for and against that are used by people.

    Arguments For and Against Banning Boxing

    Arguments For and Against Banning Boxing

    by Paul Goodman52

  • Learn the basic things that all bowlers should know. This covers bowling etiquette, where to look on the lane, and how to begin the path to having a hook.

    Bowling Tips for Beginners

    Bowling Tips for Beginners

    by Lifebeatme12

  • I think it goes without saying that our Founding Fathers were all for fighting for your rights and standing up to bullies. After all, they went up against an empire to secure their own rights and the rights of Americans. Some of them also happened to practice martial arts. Read on to find out more.

    12 U.S. Presidents Who Practiced Martial Arts

    12 U.S. Presidents Who Practiced Martial Arts

    by Nathan Bernardo9

  • A brief how-to on the BJJ Ezekiel Choke. This technique can be really useful in a match when you need to get a quick submission.

    How to Ezekiel Choke Someone

    How to Ezekiel Choke Someone

    by Andrew Smith0

  • A guide to how to ride a time trial. Featuring tips and techniques for faster cycling against the clock. Time trial equipment for faster riding and strategies to follow to improve bicycling performance.

    How to Ride a Time Trial: Tips and Techniques

    How to Ride a Time Trial: Tips and Techniques

    by Liam Hallam9

  • Many parents have opted to put their children into martial arts classes as a positive activity for their personal growth and development. Find out why martial arts are good for kids.

    Why Martial Arts Are Good for Kids

    Why Martial Arts Are Good for Kids

    by Nathan Bernardo0

  • Back in the day, there were many wrestling territories and Vince McMahon raided the territories in order to be the king of the mountain. He did whatever he could to decimate the competition.

    A Look Back at the WWF vs WCW Monday Night Wars

    A Look Back at the WWF vs WCW Monday Night Wars

    by Jan Michael Ong0

  • If you are studying martial arts, you are learning a lot. What you learn gives you confidence in yourself, especially in terms of self-defense. However, you'll find that you'll probably never ever use the self-defense techniques you've learned...

    How to Do a Shoulder Roll

    How to Do a Shoulder Roll

    by J Forlanda4

  • A description on how to get the guard open, and then how to start passing, with proper base and posture. This is an important skill to get down as it can be used in a variety of situations.

    How to Open the Closed Guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    How to Open the Closed Guard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    by Andrew Smith1

  • This guide tells you how to set up and perform the rear naked choke to submit or KO your opponent. It's useful for martial artists and also people that want to learn a great self-defence move!

    How to Perform the Rear Naked Choke to Submission/KO

    How to Perform the Rear Naked Choke to Submission/KO

    by Rain Defence12

  • A brief tutorial outlining several ways to combine and flow in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Flow is critical if you want to hold your own against your opponent in a match.

    Combinations in BJJ

    Combinations in BJJ

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Pay special attention to Tiger's hips . . . do they fly open? Or does he keep them quiet and stationary? Believe me when I say that there is no tip, pointer, or one-page article that can give you the perfect swing, but working on your hips can certainly help.

    The Perfect Golf Swing: Quiet Hips

    The Perfect Golf Swing: Quiet Hips

    by The Golf Guru8

  • For success at gymnastics competitions, there are a number of important elements including consistent strength and stretching, a healthy diet, adequate sleep, and positive self-talk. Here's how you can accomplish each of these elements and have your best gymnastics meet ever!

    Tips for Success at Gymnastics Competitions

    Tips for Success at Gymnastics Competitions

    by Stephanie Marshall16

  • Judo has been a well-known martial art for centuries around the world. Where does it come from and what other martial arts are related to it and similar to it? Read on to find out!

    Martial Arts Similar to Judo

    Martial Arts Similar to Judo

    by Nathan Bernardo4

  • How to stop your opponent from passing your guard! This is a critical skill to master, so make sure you get the movement down correctly.

    Preventing the Guard Pass in BJJ

    Preventing the Guard Pass in BJJ

    by Andrew Smith0

  • Pickleball is a unique sport where players don't have to invent new ways to improve their game but rather strategize better ways to win the point. Here are some of the most effective strategies in pickleball.

    The Best Pickleball Strategies

    The Best Pickleball Strategies

    by Raymond1

  • There are many skills that can advance the career of gymnasts. I've put together this list of ten core skills that will be exemplary building blocks for any athlete that wants to further their career in gymnastics.

    Skills Every Gymnast Should Know

    Skills Every Gymnast Should Know

    by Kristi Sharp9

  • If you’ve studied any variety of martial arts or self-defense options, chances are you’ve learned how to do a hip throw. The hip throw is designed primarily to avoid injury and get an attacker away from you quickly. As I grow older, I find...

    How to Do a Hip Throw Correctly

    How to Do a Hip Throw Correctly

    by Cameron Corniuk5

  • Let's explore how math and physics are involved in martial arts. Geometry, angles, and shapes come into play for movement and footwork, and physics is involved in movement, power, and energy.

    Martial Arts Mathematics and Physics

    Martial Arts Mathematics and Physics

    by Nathan Bernardo5

  • Points to consider about the sport of skateboarding today. It is not only healthy but fun. Meet one individual who knows first-hand what makes this activity a positive experience at any age.

    The Positive Side of Skateboarding

    The Positive Side of Skateboarding

    by Dianna Mendez35

  • Learn the best badminton smash technique and avoid common mistakes. This article includes helpful diagrams and a slow-motion video of Fu Haifeng.

    How to Hit a Great Smash in Badminton

    How to Hit a Great Smash in Badminton

    by Badminton Doubles32

  • Pickleball is a popular sport among seniors, and is gaining some traction with younger participants as well. Trying new things is always a good idea, even when it doesn't turn out quite as planned!

    So What If I Suck at Pickleball?

    So What If I Suck at Pickleball?

    by Michelle Thelen1

  • These six mental tricks are intended for golfers of all skill levels who are preparing for a tournament, or those who are just interested in improving their golf score.

    6 Mental Tricks to Improve Your Golf Score

    6 Mental Tricks to Improve Your Golf Score

    by Blake Atkinson7

  • Although known as the peaceful martial art, Aikido does incorporate weapons training in its curriculum, most notably the Jo Staff. Discover some of the history behind the Jo.

    Aikido Training With Jo Staffs

    Aikido Training With Jo Staffs

    by Hal Gall30

  • During the 1950s, pro wrestling was one of my favorite sports. You couldn't keep me away from the TV or a live bout if I could see my favorite grapplers. Here are my four favorite pro wrestling champs from that era.

    My Favorite Pro Wrestling Champs in the 50s

    My Favorite Pro Wrestling Champs in the 50s

    by Paul Richard Kuehn18

  • Randall "Tex" Cobb was a character of epic and hilarious proportions. A championship contender, kickboxer, karate black belt, football player, actor, scholar, songwriter, bar-brawler, etc. This guy gave new meaning to the term renaissance man.

    Tex: The Incredible True Story of a Boxing Outlaw

    Tex: The Incredible True Story of a Boxing Outlaw

    by Brendan Michael Cronin1

  • Many people who are new to golf may think the scorecard looks like a bunch of numbers with no rhyme or reason. Here are tips to help golf newbies read a scorecard.

    How to Read a Golf Scorecard

    How to Read a Golf Scorecard

    by Chris Price1

  • Colorado is home to many beautiful, technical disc golf courses in the Denver area and beyond. Check out this list of both free and paid disc courses to visit.

    Best Disc Golf Courses to Play in Colorado

    Best Disc Golf Courses to Play in Colorado

    by Katy Medium0

  • Not many know that the fictional Rocky Balboa is based on a real person named Chuck Wepner. He was a small time boxer who got the chance of a lifetime and inspired many with his raw courage.

    Meet the Real Rocky Balboa

    Meet the Real Rocky Balboa

    by Dan W Miller9

  • When most people think of the top ten golfers of all time, Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus are likely to come to mind. However, there are many golfers from earlier eras that also deserve a look.

    The Top Ten Best Golfers of All Time

    The Top Ten Best Golfers of All Time

    by Chris Price0

  • Long arm span or reach is an important physical attribute in boxing. A good percentage of boxing champions have enjoyed a significant reach advantage over most of their opponents.

    15 Boxing Champions With Incredible Ape Indices

    15 Boxing Champions With Incredible Ape Indices

    by Charles Nuamah0

  • In Georgian Britain, pedestrianism was all the rage and large crowds gathered to watch men walk over vast distances. Eventually, the practice became an Olympic event.

    History of Long Distance Walking Races

    History of Long Distance Walking Races

    by Rupert Taylor0

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