MMA Fundamentals with Shay Walsh
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MMA Fundamentals with Shay Walsh

Perfect the basics of MMA with BAMMA World Champion, Shay Walsh
5.0 (10 ratings)
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Created by Grit Publishing
Last updated 12/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Carry out fundamental MMA moves including a variety of punches, kicks, defensive and grappling techniques
  • Be able to spar safely
  • Understand the basic principles of MMA
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Requirements
  • Students need to have comfortable ‘work out’ gear to wear and a large, clear space to practice. Punch bags or focus pads are only necessary once the techniques have been understood
Description

BAMMA (British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) Bantamweight World Champion, Shay Walsh takes you through the fundamental Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) strikes, defence, takedowns and grappling techniques.

This course is designed to teach you the basics in your own home.

Take this course if you:

  • Want to learn MMA from a World Champion in your own home
  • Want to sharpen up your MMA skills
  • Want to learn techniques you can use in self defence situations
  • Want to increase your fitness

This course has been designed by Shay Walsh and features over one hour of professionally shot footage of Shay Walsh in training. Each lecture explains the technique in question, why and how to use it, breaks the move down to allow you to practice easily and provides key points to remember.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn the fundamental MMA skills in their own home
  • Anyone who is already learning MMA and wants to brush up on their skills
  • Anyone who wants to be trained by a World Champion
  • Anyone who wants to improve their fitness
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:13:10
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Section 0: Introduction
1 Lecture 02:00
Introduction
02:00
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MMA Stance
1 Lecture 05:12

We’ll start by looking at how to find the correct MMA Stance. We’ll explain the benefits of the MMA Stance for attack, defence and wrestling as well as the importance of hand position. Finally, we’ll show how to practice the MMA stance to generate power and move without risking balance

Preview 05:12
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Punches
4 Lectures 15:03

We’ll look at what is a jab, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct jab technique, how to perfect it with practice and how to develop more power and use the jab with movement

Punching in MMA with the Jab
04:09

We’ll cover the cross and how it differs from a jab, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct cross technique, how to perfect it with practice and how to develop more power and use the cross with movement.

Preview 04:24

Next we’ll cover another ‘power punch’, the left hook. We’ll explain why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct left hook technique, how to perfect it with practice and how to develop more power and use the left hook with movement.

Punching in MMA with the Left Hook
03:55

The final punch is the upper cut. We’ll explain why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct upper cut technique, how to perfect it with practice and how to develop more power and use the upper cut with movement.

Punching in MMA with the Upper Cut
02:35
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Kicks
4 Lectures 13:00

We’ll begin with explaining what the right low kick is, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct right low kick technique, breaking it down into small sections to practice and the best way to develop more power in your right low kick.

Preview 03:32

Next we’ll show the difference of the left inside low kick, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct left inside low kick technique, breaking it down into small sections to practice and the best way to develop more power in your left inside low kick.

Kicking in MMA with the Left Inside Low Kick
02:54

Moving on we’ll cover the right front kick, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the right front kick technique, breaking it down into small sections to practice. We’ll also suggest the best way to develop more power and accuracy in your right front kick.

Kicking in MMA with the Right Front Kick
03:21

Finally, we’ll show the difference of the left front kick, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the left front kick technique, breaking it down into small sections to practice. We’ll also suggest the best way to develop more power and accuracy in your left front kick.

Kicking in MMA with the Left Front Kick
03:13
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Elbows and Knees
2 Lectures 05:44

We’ll cover what the right elbow is, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll demonstrate the correct right elbow technique and show you the best way to practice to generate more power and accuracy in your strikes.

Using the Right Elbow in MMA
02:52

In this lecture we’ll talk about the right knee, why to use it and how to use it in a fight. We’ll cover the correct right elbow technique and show you the best way to practice to generate more power and accuracy in your strikes.

Using the Right Knee in MMA
02:52
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Defence
3 Lectures 07:27

Hitting the opponent is only half the fight, in this section we’ll cover the parry and how to prevent your opponent’s jab from landing.

Preview 02:29

In this lecture we’ll move on to the block, a heavier defence against the power punch of the cross. We’ll show you the correct way to prevent your opponent’s heavier punches from landing.

Using the Block in MMA
02:20

The final lecture of defence covers the check. This is the defence for the low kick. We’ll also you show the best way to practice safely and build up your speed and timing

Using the Check in MMA
02:38
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Wrestling Offence
2 Lectures 05:16

In this lecture we’ll cover one of the most effective ways of taking your opponent to the ground, the double leg take down. We’ll cover how to use the double leg takedown and break it down into steps to allow you to practice your technique

Using the Double Leg Takedown in MMA
02:35

Next, we’ll cover another simple and effective takedown, the sit and sweep. We’ll cover how to use the sit and sweep and break it down into steps to allow you to practice your technique
Preview 02:41
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Wrestling Defence
2 Lectures 04:59

Now you know how to take an opponent to the floor you need to know how to defend against those techniques. In this lecture we’ll cover sprawling and how to avoid letting your opponent take control of your hips and ensure you maintain a dominant position

Sprawling in MMA
02:07

Next we’ll move on to the defence of a common position, the double under hooks and how to prevent a takedown from happening

Double Under Hook Defence in MMA
02:52
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Groundwork
5 Lectures 14:29

The majority of any fight will end on the ground at some point. In this lecture we’ll one of the most common positions on the floor, the Half Guard. We’ll cover what the half guard is, when to use it and break this position down into small stages to allow you to perfect your technique

The Half Guard (from Sit and Sweep) in MMA
03:41

This lecture covers the mount, one of the best positions to be in an MMA fight. We’ll cover what the mount is, when to use it and break the position down into small stages to allow you perfect your technique

Preview 02:40

This lecture will cover the first of the two submission moves in this course, the arm bar. We’ll cover what this submission is, how it works and break the submission hold down into small stages to allow you to practice your technique

The Arm Bar in MMA
02:53

This lecture will cover how to escape from the mount position quickly and effectively. We’ll break down the escape into small stages to allow you to understand what needs to happen and perfect your technique

The Bridge Escape in MMA
02:34

The second submission move we will cover is the triangle. We’ll cover what the triangle is, how it works and break down the hold into small stages to allow you to perfect your technique

The Triangle from Guard in MMA
02:41
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