Mixed Martial Arts Unleashed

Mastering the Most Effective Moves for Victory

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007159891X

Date

August 18, 2008

Format

Paperback, 240 pages

ISBN

0071598901 / 9780071598903

$

Your Price

21.00



Overview


Main description

Get what it takes to win-and unleash the ultimate fighter in you

Think you know your way around the cage? Think again. Mixed martial arts powerhouse Mickey Dimic, two-time middleweight world champion and Hall of Famer, kicks your game into gear with this no-holds-barred guide to grounding and pounding, sprawling and brawling, and boxing dirty like the toughest contenders.

Breaking down the fundamentals of mixed martial arts competition, Dimic brings his decades of MMA experience to teach you the various skills of boxing, wrestling, Muay Thai, judo, and Jiu-jitsu, arming you with an unstoppable arsenal of weapons sure to yield maximum damage to any opponent. With Dimic's cage-tested tips and drills, you'll learn to:

  • Hone your body with proper training
  • Punch and kick with power and precision
  • Beat down your opponent with a merciless full mount
  • Escape from the tightest traps
  • Force submissions with vice-grip grappling holds
  • And strategize your way to victory in every fight


Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: History and Origins
Chapter 2: Basic Skills: Striking and Defense
Chapter 3: Basic Ground Skills: Wrestling, Pins, Escapes, and Submissions
Chapter 4: Tactics and Strategies
Chapter 5: Sparring
Chapter 6: Full MMA Sparring and Competition
Appendix: Consultants
About the Authors


Author comments

Mickey Dimic has thirty-four years of experience in martial arts. A two-time middleweight world champion, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame member, and fifth-degree black belt, he has trained six world champions and countless students at his dojo. Living in Ontario, he is currently the coach for the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Association.

Christopher Miller is a judo black belt and successful national- and international-level competitor with podium finishes in major judo, submission grappling, and amateur MMA events.





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