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What do you wear in MMA? – Fred Mergen

What do you wear in MMA? – Fred Mergen

What kind of uniforms do you wear for MMA? In mixed martial arts we wear usually MMA shorts, it all depends on the brand, you can wear Sprawl, Tap Out, you can wear Hayabusa there’s a whole bunch of different brands and then just a regular T-shirt or a rash guard. The reason we wear that is so that we…

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What is cage fighting? – Fred Mergen

What is cage fighting? – Fred Mergen

What is cage fighting? Cage fighting is the actual fighting arena for the MMA guys. Or for the students who train MMA. We actually put one here in the school to help the students train if they want to get into the cage and fight. The reason you have a cage when you do MMA is there is no out…

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How MMA Fighters are Matched? – Fred Mergen

How MMA Fighters are Matched? – Fred Mergen

Hi I’m Fred Mergen with Mergen Mixed Martial Arts and in this video we’re going to talk about how MMA fighters are matched. The way MMA fighters are matched is by weight class. Let’s take light heavyweight which is 205 – 215 so if you are in that weight class that is what you’re going to be in. You’re going…

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What is MMA? – Fred Mergen

What is MMA? – Fred Mergen

What is MMA? MMA stands for “Mixed Martial Arts”. The most typical mixed martial arts you’ll find out there is going to be Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai or kickboxing based system or maybe even boxing. What we teach here is more of a Judo, Jiu Jitsu, American Kenpo, Kickboxing, and boxing. So mixed martial arts is a bunch of…

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Prevent Overtraining in MMA? – Fred Mergen

Hi my name is Fred Mergen from Mergen Mixed Martial Arts and today we’re going to talk about how to prevent overtraining in MMA. Overtraining in MMA is very easy to do if you are one of those hungry fighters and you just want to go to the gym every day, every day, every day and train, train, train. There’s…

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What are your class schedules? – Fred Mergen

What are your class schedules? – Fred Mergen

Our class schedule is Monday through Friday 4pm to 9pm, Saturdays are 8am to 3pm, and Sundays 8am to 9am. Some schools only allow you to come 2 to 3 times a week, at our school here it’s unlimited classes, you can come to as many times as you want. We also have stripe testing which you get the tips…

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What Is The MMA Liver Shot? – Fred Mergen

What Is The MMA Liver Shot? – Fred Mergen

Hi my name is Fred Mergen from Mergen Mixed Martial Arts and we’re going to talk about the MMA liver shot. Today we’re going to talk about the MMA liver shot. The MMA liver shot can either be a kick, a punch it all depends but your liver is located right here on the right side of your body right…

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What to look for in a MMA school? – Fred Mergen

What to look for in a MMA school? – Fred Mergen

What to look for in a mixed martial arts school? Again you want to make sure the instructor is credible. Do research on your instructor and make sure they they’ve trained with somebody who’s got the knowledge and the experience. Make sure they have fighters if you are looking to cage fight. Watch their classes, see how they interact with…

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How to Prepare for an MMA Fight? – Fred Mergen

How to Prepare for an MMA Fight? – Fred Mergen

Hi my name is Fred Mergen from Mergen Mixed Martial Arts and I’m going to talk about how to prepare for an MMA fight. When you prepare for an MMA fight it’s really important that your conditioning is up. Do a lot of mitt work, do a lot of kicking, if you’re fighting somebody who is a ground fighter, a…

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