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I agree with this very comprehensive explanation that I recommend to read. In resume: Wing Chun was not designed for ring fighting. In order for an art to be “represented” in the UFC, you have to have a gifted young athlete start in your style and then get the UFC bug. Conditioning is not the strong point of most Wing Chun fighters. Wing Chun ...


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I imagine you're looking for the right teacher and motivation, and not so much the right martial art. I suggest going to a few local various MA gyms and checking out the physical intensity of their workout, and choosing the one with most sweat and partner-work involved. This will match with the boxing ethic and any martial art, which requires intensive ...


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It could be worth it or you could be better served by just going to a gym and focusing on conditioning. In terms of time used before the summer, you should consider what you can gain. It is unlikely that you will gain more then the bare basics of either kickboxing or BJJ (unless you mean to devote a large amount of time of each each day to the art). Beside ...


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Usual caveat: check in with your physician, physical therapist, etc. on what is or isn't ok for your condition. When you are looking to develop self defense skills while suffering long term/permanent impairment, you will need to focus on training that is practical and effective and doesn't necessarily rely on you having full mobility or strength. ...


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Boxing is good for body shape, easy/quick to learn, and it is ok for self defense. You can practice your by yourself easily. Kick Boxing and/or Muay Thai are good for shape too, a little bit harder (slower) than boxing but they are easy/quick yet, better than boxing for self defense. You can still use your punching bag to practice. Other Martial arts are ...


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Whoever said you have to choose between long hair and uninterfered training is dead wrong. Have you never seen women's martial arts or combat sports? Have you never seen Clay Guida, Brian Ortega, Benson Henderson, Miachel Chiesa, Uriah Faber, or the plethora of fighters with long hair fight? For mma training whether you are striking or grappling or both ...



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