Tag : Psychology

3 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED IN MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING & NOT GIVE UP!

Motivation is your ability to begin and continue action. It’s what makes you wake up and want to train day in and day out. But how do we maintain our motivation when training becomes mundane? The Reality of Learning Martial Arts Before we discuss the simple steps to improve your motivation for martial arts training, let’s first briefly examine the reality of learning any skill. What day- to- day training is really about. “The Grind” appears when the new and exciting […]

3 Important Factors that Affect Your Performance in Fights

In the actual moment of a fight, how can you improve your performance? How can you fight better during the event itself? Surprisingly, the answer has little to do with fighting technique or fitness, but more to do with your motivational psychology.   Fighting performance can be seen as the sum of 3 components: The First component is the sum of your fighting abilities, your mental, physical, and technical skills. To a certain extent these are fixed when you enter a contest […]

3 Key Tips to OVERCOME FEAR & take a PUNCH

The fear of being punched is a common problem, particularly for beginners. After all, how can you fight well if you’re afraid of getting hit? Here are 3 KEY TIPS to overcome it.

How to Handle INSULTS & INTIMIDATION in a Fight

Chicken, Loser, Clown, you can say much worse to provoke a fight. We touched on the power of words in our video on Trash Talking in MMA. We call is the Psychological Warfare of Intimidation.

How To Spot Critical Pre-Attack Assault Cues

We’ve all come across situations in public where a person is behaving aggressively and antagonising those around them, seemingly looking for a fight!