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2014-03-12 08:27:32

NOTTINGHAM, England, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MMA combines a range of different martial arts, as the name suggests, including Muay Thai, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Karate. A lot of skill and technique is involved in MMA and for this reason, beginners need to be well equipped to avoid injury and progress. Due to the amount of disciplines that are involved in MMA it can be hard to distinguish what is needed when taking up the sport. As MMA is a full body combat...

2014-02-28 08:23:29

"Boxing Coach Derek," Author of "The Boxing Manifesto," Is Head Coach to a Boxing Team at One of the World's Most Respected Gyms in East London LONDON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2012 London Olympics, Britain's boxers, led by gold medalists Nicola Adams, Luke Campbell and Anthony Joshua, won a total of five medals, the country's best showing in the sport ever - resulting in a massive 44.5% increase from UK Sport's 2016 Olympics funding program to 13.8m pounds, or over $22.5...

2014-02-18 12:28:32

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New fitness and health fads are always popping up, but some of the most effective workouts have been around for years, centuries even. Take boxing for example, it is a great all body workout and has stood the test of time. SportsDirect.com take a look at the health benefits of the sport and what equipment is needed. Boxing, dating back to Ancient Greek and Roman times, has come a long way over the years and although...

2014-02-11 23:27:05

The School is Offering Students of All Ages the Opportunity to Sign up for Any Martial Arts Program for Just $99 per Month Ozone Park, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Training Zone NYC Inc., one of the most influential martial arts schools in Queens, New York, recently announced the grand opening of its newest location in Ozone Park. The new school is located at 94-00 Liberty Avenue, Ozone Park, NY 11417, at the corner of Crossbay Boulevard and Liberty Avenue. The kids and adults mixed...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...

2013-12-08 23:01:17

In response to growth in attendance, intro classes nearly doubled at Lloyd Irvin’s Martial Arts Academy. Camp Springs, MD (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts Academy, located in Camp Springs, MD, has always been a pillar in the local community, serving its members with high-quality, professional martial arts training, fitness, and self-defense. The Academy, led by Master Lloyd Irvin, has been in existence for over 15 years, and both his kids and adult competition teams...

2013-11-22 23:23:21

AWMA® is pleased to announce they are now running a promotion on their Facebook page for one lucky customer to receive a shopping spree to use at AWMA.com. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 When a fighter in training is in line for new gear or an updated uniform for their karate or MMA training, AWMA®, Asian World of Martial Arts, serves as a one-stop shop for all martial arts supplies. A serious fighter knows how expensive new accessories and gear can cost, so to reward those valued...

2013-11-05 23:27:20

Art of Boxing Magazine founder and boxing expert Vinny Furlani announced that two-time world champion Tracy Patterson will now deliver professional boxing training advice in the iMag, debuting in the November issue, available October 31; Patterson will also be featured in two upcoming video series. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Art of Boxing magazine revealed that the acclaimed Tracy Patterson, two-time, two-weight world champion, will now be a regular contributor to the iMag,...

2013-10-11 23:25:22

Workouts For Judo created by Matt D'Aquino is a new course that provides people with a lot of judo exercises and workouts to strengthen their grip. A full Workouts For Judo overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the course is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Workouts For Judo is a new strength and power training course that provides people with a wide range of basic judo training exercises and advanced workouts for both beginners and professional judo players...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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