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The Mixed Martial Arts Handbook

The Insider's Guide to Fighting Techniques

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Packed with more than 300 full-color photographs, this book takes you through all the moves, step-by-step, demonstrating the various techniques required to master this martial arts phenomenon.

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport in which a variety of fighting techniques are used, including striking techniques (kicks, knees, and punches) and grappling techniques (clinch holds, submission holds, sweeps, takedowns, and throws). Here is a guide to how to fight and win. The table of contents includes:

  • Mixed martial arts in competition
  • Fighting strategies
  • Stances
  • Strikes
  • Stand-up grappling
  • Takedowns
  • Defense against takedowns
  • Fighting from the ground
  • And much more!

Here’s an essential handbook for anyone considering entering the Octagon.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (January 27, 2010)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781602397927

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