Fusion Fitness: Incorporating Asian Martial Arts into Boxing Training
May 04, 2024
The worlds of boxing and Asian martial arts offer unique and complementary approaches to combat...
Jiu Jitsu Gi Weight: Finding the Perfect Balance for Optimal Performance
Aug 13, 2023
Jiu Jitsu, a martial art known for its technical intricacies and physical demands, requires practitioners...
The Shin Guard
Jan 28, 2023
The history of the shin guard can be traced back to ancient civilizations where fighters would wrap their shins in cloth or animal hide to protect them during combat.
How to Choose the Right Martial Art - Wicked Boxing
Dec 31, 2022
Most martial arts’ pioneers and practitioners teach and practice martial arts as procedures of self-defense and fighting. Therefore, we can argue that the main objective of learning and practicing martials arts is to know and be ready how to defend yourself against an aggressor. In other words, all types of martial arts try to answer the question of “how one can successfully defend oneself against attack by a bigger, stronger, and aggressive opponent”. 
Jiu Jitsu History - Wicked Boxing
Dec 27, 2022
Initially the Brazilian jiu jitsu and Japanese one was the same, as the former originated from the later when, in 1915, a famous Japanese judoka, Mitsuyo Maeda, went to Brazil, where he soon began teaching and giving demonstrations in jiu jitsu and judo. After him, three of his first students: Carlos, Helio Gracie, and Luiz França became the founders of what is known as Brazilian as they actively contributed to the development of this style of jiu jitsu, by maximizing the effectiveness of existing techniques, and creating new ones; giving rise to a distinct martial art.