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20 Ways Martial Arts Builds a Child’s Confidence

[ad_1] Self confidence plays a very important role in our happiness and success in life. It is crucial that children are given the opportunity to develop it at a young age. A good martial arts school can be a great place to build self confidence in children. Here are 20 ways in which martial arts… Read more »

Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Nate Diaz ‘Bullsh*t Guy Who Lost 100 Fights’ – LowKick MMA

LowKick MMA Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Nate Diaz ‘Bullsh*t Guy Who Lost 100 Fights’ LowKick MMA The training methods of American Kickboxing Academy have come under the spotlight recently, with UFC president Dana White describing the San Jose, California gym as ‘stone aged’. It’s good to hear the Sambo master will be changing up his training …… Read more »

Luke Rockhold promises to bring ‘cockier’ UFC champ Chris Weidman ‘back down … – MMAmania.com

Bleacher Report Luke Rockhold promises to bring ‘cockier’ UFC champ Chris Weidman ‘back down … MMAmania.com Rockhold’s American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) camp has been criticized by White for its “stone age” training methods, which have played a part in former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez’s injury woes. While he has seen the effect injuries had on …… Read more »

Lightweight Josh Thomson switching to Bellator MMA from UFC – ESPN

ESPN Lightweight Josh Thomson switching to Bellator MMA from UFC ESPN Fighting out of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Thomson (20-8) joins the promotion on a three-fight skid, although two of the losses came via razor-thin split decisions to Ben Henderson and Bobby Green. Thomson won the 155-pound Strikeforce … Josh Thomson Signs with Bellator… Read more »

Daniel Cormier to make 1st title defense vs. Alexander Gustafsson – ESPN

ESPN Daniel Cormier to make 1st title defense vs. Alexander Gustafsson ESPN Fighting out of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, Cormier is 3-1 since dropping down from the heavyweight division in February 2014. Gustafsson (16-3) receives the title shot despite coming off a first-round knockout loss to Johnson … Daniel Cormier-Alexander Gustafsson LHW… Read more »

Vitor Belfort taunts Luke Rockhold: ‘I think that spinning kick got to his head’ – MMAmania.com

Vitor Belfort taunts Luke Rockhold: ‘I think that spinning kick got to his head’ MMAmania.com The American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) product finished each of his next four opponents, including the likes of Michael Bisping and former 205-pound champion Lyoto Machida. Belfort’s title shot came more than a year late after he was originally … and… Read more »

WSOF 22 Preliminary Lineup Set For August 1 Card – Fightline.com – FightLine.com

FightLine.com WSOF 22 Preliminary Lineup Set For August 1 Card – Fightline.com FightLine.com Heun faces Clark, a 33-year-old American Kickboxing Academy product from San Jose, Calif., who has been competing professionally since 2007. While he suffered an October loss to fellow veteran Joe Vedepo, Clark’s previous two appearances saw him … and more » Source: Google News

Luke Rockhold: Mass Appeal – Sherdog.com

Sherdog.com Luke Rockhold: Mass AppealSherdog.comHowever, all bets were off once the fight started on April 18, and the American Kickboxing Academy fighter thoroughly dominated Machida en route to an impressive second-round rear-naked choke. The victory secured Rockhold’s spot as No. 1 contender and …and more » Source: Google News

Luke Rockhold would have loved to fight Chris Weidman in New York – Newsday

Newsday Luke Rockhold would have loved to fight Chris Weidman in New YorkNewsdayTempers flared slightly last week when Rockhold and American Kickboxing Academy teammate and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier got into a dispute with Weidman on Twitter, though Rockhold doesn't see emotions rising during the fight.Vitor Belfort On Luke Rockhold: I Don't Have Any… Read more »

Daniel Cormier to make 1st title defense against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 – ESPN

ESPN Daniel Cormier to make 1st title defense against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192ESPNFighting out of American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, Cormier is 3-1 since dropping down from the heavyweight division in February 2014. Gustafsson (16-3) receives the title shot despite coming off a first-round knockout loss to Johnson …Daniel Cormier-Alexander Gustafsson LHW… Read more »