What is MMA?

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.


Common disciplines

Stand-up: Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Karate, Taekwondo, Capoeira, Combat Sambo, Savate, and Wushu Sanshou are trained to improve stand-up striking.
Clinch: Judo, Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, JuJutsu, Ninjitsu, Sambo, and Wushu Sanshou are trained to improve clinching, takedowns and throws, while Muay Thai is trained to improve the striking aspect of the clinch.
Ground: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, JuJutsu, Sambo, Catch wrestling, Luta Livre and submission grappling are trained to improve ground control and position, as well as to achieve submission holds, and defend against them.

Benefits of MMA

Teaches self-defence
Help improves confidence
Teaches discipline
Burns calories quickly
Fulfills once need for physical expression
Ignites the competitive spirit
A huge stress reliever
A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a thousand men in battle.Budhha