Martial arts are systems of combat practices which are done for various reasons such as acting in self-defense, military and law enforcement applications.   Martial arts are for mental, spiritual sustenance as well as entertainment purposes.   Fighting is pertained in martial arts. The unarmed martial arts involved strikes such as punching and kicking and grappling which involves throwing and some pinning techniques.   Traditional weapons were used for training armed martial artists.   It includes Japanese martial arts. Over time, modern martial arts have been developed and revived.   Martial artists need to be evaluated for good progress.

 The sport that is associated with full contact allows standing on the ground using martial arts techniques besides punching, kicking and grappling is known as mixed martial arts.  It is practiced in a competition format.  Examples of mixed martial arts are The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and shoot wresting.  Biloxi, Mississippi is where the first mixed martial arts were held.   Several MMA training gyms are located across the globe.  For fighter development there has been a number of increased organized training and information sharing that have led to an overall effectiveness of the combat strategies.  An introduction of the weight classes MMA, small opened fingered gloves which are meant to protect fists are some of the rules that have been introduced.  Time limits were put in place to ensure that fighting duration were not that long.   It is the responsibility of the judges to grant victory to the winning martial artist. Learn more about MMA at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mma-fighters-horrific-skull-injury-prompts-ex-to-reach-out-for-help-graphic-images_us_578cf734e4b0c53d5cfa3ccf.

 Ground fighting and often there is use of the back is referred to as The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  It is a common practice among the MMA fighters.   Through The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a weaker party can defend his or herself from the opponent by using appropriate and proper techniques.   It applies physical strength on the ground.   mechanical advantage in place of physical strength is developed through experience where a grappler maximizes force.  Once the party is on the ground, different form of strategies has to be used to the party to submit  It is one of the heights of this art.  The technique of guard is applied in order to guard oneself from the bottom.   The party that dominates then pins the adversary on the ground lying across.  Among the techniques used include, full mount back mount and eventually submission.

BJJ practice, raises a person’s spiritual, mental and physical being.  It’s a sport that requires concentration and body postures are used.  This work out its total mind and body which is for meditation and relaxation.   The power varies with the type. Fitness is achieved through exercising or doing work outs.


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