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The Modern Martial Artist is a resource for martial arts practitioners interested in developing both the physical and mental side of themselves.

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Tyson & His Hero Jack Dempsey – Comparison Highlights

Jack Dempsey was one of Tyson’s idols, and he studied him all he could, often sitting down with Cus D’amato to watch old fights of his. From their shifting bob and weaves to their off balance explosiveness, there is a … Continue reading

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Ali vs Tyson – Masters of Opposite Styles – Comparison Highlights

If Muhammad Ali had met Mike Tyson in the ring, who would have come out victorious? Both men were the greatest ever at their particular styles; styles that could not have been more different. Ali was a Defensive counter puncher, … Continue reading

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Rocky Marciano’s Gazelle Punch Explained – Technique Breakdown

Undefeated power puncher Rocky Marciano’s left hook punch, which he used to evade blows, cover distance, set up his incredible overhand right, and knockout his opponents. Books Written by Champion Fighters: http://www.modernmartialartist.com/be… Want Lessons or Online Video Consultations? Email: TheMMArts@gmail.com Website: http://www.ModernMartialArtist.com/ … Continue reading

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Mike Tyson’s Shifting Punches & D’Amato’s Peekaboo Style Explained + Tyson’s Arching Uppercuts & Leaping Hooks Explained – Technique Breakdown

Mike Tyson was one of the most exiting and controversial champions of our lifetime. Explosive and unpredictable, Tyson was a stick of dynamite that could go off at any second. In his prime, he was always in the perfect position … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali’s Footwork & Jab + Muhammad Ali’s Defense, Combos, & Counters – TECHNIQUE BREAKDOWN

Muhammad Ali is the self proclaimed greatest of all time, and it’s hard to argue with him. Today we are going to break down how Ali used his footwork, speed, and a unique sequence of steps to circle his opponents … Continue reading

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Jack Dempsey’s Roll & Drop Step Explained – Technique Breakdown

Championship Fighting: http://amzn.to/2q618mU Dempsey was known for his extreme aggression, and his punches matched his personality. But at the same time, Dempsey put of lot of thought and subtlety into the mechanics of his boxing. In any given match, his opponent could … Continue reading

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Joe Louis’ Perfect Cross Explained – Technique Breakdown

Joe Louis’ How to Box: http://amzn.to/2tQyIzi Joe Louis was perhaps the most technically skilled boxer to ever rule the heavyweight devision. He reigned as the heavy weight champion for an astounding 12 years, and had 52 wins by KO. Many of them … Continue reading

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Sugar Ray Robinson’s Perfect Punches – TECHNIQUE BREAKDOWN

Sugar Ray Robinson is considered by many (Including Ali and Louis) to be the best pound for pound fighter of all time. His punches were “perfect”, and his footwork was the inspiration for many great fighters after him. Lets take … Continue reading

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Jon Jones Leg Kicks & Spinning Elbows Explained – Technique Breakdown

Jon Jones is considered by many to be the best mixed martial artist who ever lived. As he tries to retake the light heavyweight title this week, it’s worth looking at the unique and innovative techniques that Jones used to … Continue reading

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Sugar Ray Robinson’s Perfect Punches – TECHNIQUE BREAKDOWN

Sugar Ray Robinson is considered by many (Including Ali and Louis) to be the best pound for pound fighter of all time. His punches were “perfect”, and his footwork was the inspiration for many great fighters after him. Lets take … Continue reading

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Joe Louis’ Perfect Cross Explained – Technique Breakdown

Joe Louis’ How to Box: http://amzn.to/2tQyIzi Joe Louis was perhaps the most technically skilled boxer to ever rule the heavyweight devision. He reigned as the heavy weight champion for an astounding 12 years, and had 52 wins by KO. Many of them … Continue reading

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