MMA Fundamentals with Shay Walsh

Perfect the basics of MMA with BAMMA World Champion, Shay Walsh
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What 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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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Section 0: Introduction
Introduction
02:00
Section 2: MMA Stance
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

Section 3: Punches
04:09

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

04:24

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.

03:55

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.

02:35

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.

Section 4: Kicks
03:32

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.

02:54

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.

03:21

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.

03:13

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.

Section 5: Elbows and Knees
02:52

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.

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.

Section 6: Defence
02:29

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.

02:20

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.

02:38

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

Section 7: Wrestling Offence
02:35

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

02:41
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
Section 8: Wrestling Defence
02:07

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

02:52

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

Section 9: Groundwork
03:41

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

02:40

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

02:53

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

02:34

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

02:41

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

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