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Coaching vs Teaching 08 Nov

Coaching vs Teaching

in Mixed Martial Arts by Ronin Athletics Team

For the longest time, if you were to ask me what I do for a living, I would tell you that “I teach Mixed Martial Arts,” more specifically Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But I’ve noticed that recently (and by that, I mean in the past few years) my response has changed to “I’m a BJJ Coach” or “I Coach Mixed Martial Arts.”

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Why Did You Stop Fighting? 07 Nov

Why Did You Stop Fighting?

in Mixed Martial Arts by Ronin Athletics Team

A student asked me this question recently. He’d just seen one of my old amateur fights on YouTube. Despite losing the decision, it was one of the best performances I ever had, and I was still an amateur (though this was before the big push to regulate Professional MMA via state sanctioning bodies, as is today’s standard).

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Mixed Martial Arts Finally Legal in New York State 26 Jul

Mixed Martial Arts Finally Legal in New York State

in Mixed Martial Arts by Ronin Athletics Team

Mixed martial arts fights are legal in forty-nine states, with New York being the only state that banned the sport. Now that’s set to change since New York’s state legislature has finally approved legalizing professional MMA.

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