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Robot Fight & Fitness: March 2014 Newsletter! :]
Robot Fight & Fitness: March 2014 Newsletter! :]

Hey all! I just have a couple quick announcements to share and then y'all can get back to working / training / reading Wikipedia articles about bananas. 1. Coach Leo and Coach Mike Fight on Friday! (ROBOT CLOSED IN THE EVENING!) They are at it again! Coach Leo and Coach…

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Muay Thai Clinch: Clinch Sparring
Muay Thai Clinch: Clinch Sparring

Robot Muay Thai Muay Thai Clinch: Clinch Sparring Getting into the clinch It's important to keep you guard up at all times and not try and catch every punch while trying to get into the clinch. By timing the punches you will have two options. 1) If you are going…

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How to build a foundation of athletic success
How to build a foundation of athletic success

How to build a foundation of athletic success Hey everyone, Here is a article written by yours truly. I know the article may use Muay Thai as an example but the formula works for any athletic discipline. Enjoy the read and keep training hard. -Coach Orion Now is the time…

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Knee Shield Passing Review and Notice of Additional Classes
Knee Shield Passing Review and Notice of Additional Classes

Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu News Hey all! We have spent a good amount of time now studying the Knee-Shield guard - both attacking with sweeps and submissions as well as how to pass this guard. Since it's a New Year I wanted to try something a bit different - I…

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Muay Thai Clinch: Body Lock
Muay Thai Clinch: Body Lock

Muay Thai Clinch: Body Lock One of the first defenses a fighter learns against the Double Neck Lock is the Body Lock. When a fighter feels his opponent pinching his elbows during the Double Neck Lock, he steps into his opponent and drops down a little to grasp his opponent…

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Popular Bro Science Myth Debunked
Popular Bro Science Myth Debunked

The Anabolic Window Have you heard of the anabolic window? Supposedly, it’s a period of time after your training session when your body is particularly primed to accept food and shuttle it towards lean muscle mass. Bro-science traditionally estimates it lasts somewhere between thirty minutes and two hours after your…

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Robot Announcements: Dec. 10th 2013
Robot Announcements: Dec. 10th 2013

Hey all! A handful of announcements for our last month of 2013! Keep in mind, this is the time of year when many will begin to slow down on their training / diet and start procrastinating until January of 2014. Do your personal-Robot-programming a favor: instead of waiting for 2014…

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Robot Muay Thai: Head and Arm Control
Robot Muay Thai: Head and Arm Control

This is where the Muay Thai Clinch becomes its most intricate. The really advanced clinch work involves boxers fighting for control of each others arms, because from these positions, it is possible to execute all varieties of Muay Thai Clinch techniques: knees, elbows, twists, and throws. There are two primary…

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Robot Muay Thai: Thai Clinch
Robot Muay Thai: Thai Clinch

Robot Muay Thai Thai Clinch POSTURING UP & POSTING A proper fighting stance in Muay Thai includes the boxer keeping one foot in front of the other, his chin tucked, and a slight crouch.  Some fighters use a more pronounced crouch than others.  When it comes to clinchwork, however, a…

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4 Tips for Keeping the Holiday Weight Off
4 Tips for Keeping the Holiday Weight Off

Plan ahead and stay motivated As we all know Thanksgiving is right around the corner and so is the time of year when everything delicious is thrown in our faces.  I enjoy the holidays just as much as any other American, but one thing I'm not so fond of is…

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Understanding Grips (Anchors) to Control Torque and Prevent Injuries
Understanding Grips (Anchors) to Control Torque and Prevent Injuries

Learn The Proper Way to Use Grips (Anchors): Hey all! Whether you are training with a gi or without one, grips / anchors are incredibly important. One unfortunate problem students run into is that the improper gripping technique or insistence on holding a particular grip can lead to injury. This…

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Clinching & Knees
Clinching & Knees

Robot Muay Thai These past few weeks we have been focusing on clinching and knees.  We must understand the importance of clinching and also know how knee strikes are scored in traditional Muay Thai.  Fighters will usually use the first two rounds as a "feel out" process.  They will use it to…

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Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Half-Guard and Variations
Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Half-Guard and Variations

Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Half-Guard and Variations Hey all! Over the coming weeks, we will be studying the half-guard. The half-guard is one of the most commonly encountered guards in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - technically, anytime you have one of your opponent's legs entangled with one of yours, you are…

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POSTURING UP & POSTING- BOTS Muay Thai
POSTURING UP & POSTING- BOTS Muay Thai

Robot Muay Thai! Hey Bots, I hope you all had a Happy Halloween and are ready to put the  goodies down and keep the momentum going!  Classes have been big lately and you all seem to be a lot more comfortable in the clinch.  Practice makes perfect so we will continue…

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Cross Training and Understanding Movement Patterns
Cross Training and Understanding Movement Patterns

Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wednesdays with Coach Tim :] Hey all! This week, let's take a look at some advice for studying outside of class. This section is featured on Robot Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's very own blue-belt, Veronica G! :] You can check out her blog by clicking / tapping / swiping /…

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