Training Armbars–Mixed Martial Arts Training In Morristown, TN

Wow – did you watch the Strikeforce Championships Saturday night on Showtime?!?!

Lots of great fights. It was cool to see former BJJ World Champion “Jacare” Souza get a win with a slick arm triangle submission in his fight. But the highlight of the evening, the fight everyone was waiting for was Rousey vs. Tate.

Ronda Rousey is a former Judo Olympian, so her takedown and submission skills are world class. Once she got Tate down on the ground it was only a matter of time before something bad was going to happen, and not to Rousey.

Good grief, that armbar was sick! Congrats to Rousey on her new title.

The armbar is just one of the many submissions we work on a regular basis here in Morristown at Fortress Mixed Martial Arts. It’s a high percentage submission, and one that every fighter should drill, drill, drill constantly.

As a matter of fact, Morristown instructor Steven Haag won his mma debut a few years back with an armbar submission from the guard. Check out the video below:

 

If you are looking for a great place in Morristown, TN to study submission grappling, brazilian jiu-jitsu or mixed martial arts, you definitely need to give us a try. We will give you two weeks to try any of our programs, hassle-free. Just give us call at (423) 587-7355, or come by and see us. For more info you can click on the link below:

Mixed Martial Arts And Submission Grappling Training In Morristown, TN

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Mixed Martial Arts Class Video Footage In Morristown, TN

Small mma class at Fortress Mixed Martial Arts in Morristown, TN Wednesday night, but everyone trained hard. Students worked punching combos to the mitts, a triangle choke to armbar submission grappling combo, an ankle pick takedown drill, hit the heavy bag and did a little sparring. Oh yeah, in addition to some conditioning drills.

If you would like to try a FREE two week trial of mixed martial arts classes in Morristown, click the link below for more info, or give us a call TODAY at 423-587-3755:

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Morristown Mixed Martial Arts Training February 2011

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Mixed Martial Arts For Beginners In Morristown, TN

A lot of people (and I mean A LOT of people) are afraid to begin mixed martial arts training due to a fear of “being out of shape” or “looking silly.”

Well, that’s silly. EVERYONE has to start as a beginner. That’s a fact of life with anything you do. To me – that’s the best part of any activity – the wonder and discovery that goes with starting something new.

Sure, things may feel a little clumsy at first, but nothing beats that feeling of satisfaction once things start to “click.”

Here at Fortress Mixed Martial Arts in Morristown, TN we welcome beginners. We will do everything in our power to help you get through that initial “clumsy” phase as quickly as possible, and we’ll have you punching, kicking and grappling with confidence in no time.

Check out some clips below of a small Saturday afternoon class full of beginners. These guys will be mixed martial arts monsters very soon.

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Light Sparring at Fortress MMA

Give us a call TODAY at 423-587-3755 to get started on a FREE 2 week trial of our mixed martial arts classes here in Morristown, TN. This is your no hassle, no obligation way to learn more about mma in general and how our training programs work. You can also click on the link below for more info:

2 FREE WEEKS OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING IN MORRISTOWN, TN

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Morristown Mixed Martial Arts Kids Promoted/2 Week FREE Trial

5 students in the kids mma/grappling program at Fortress Mixed Martial Arts in Morristown earned stripes on their belts Saturday morning.

As white belts, children earn their stripes by demonstrating proficiency in various takedowns drawn from judo and wrestling, submissions from brazilian jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling, sweeps, escapes and reversals as well as other various grappling skills. Testing is NOT easy and passing is certainly not guaranteed. We want our students to feel REAL accomplishment, not the false “everyone wins no matter what” accomplishment of some sports and activities.

As yellow belts, testing becomes even more difficult as children are required to perform hundreds of repetitions of their mixed martial arts skills in order to build muscle memory that can stand up to the rigors and stress of competition.

Continue below the break to view the proud testers and to learn more about our FREE two week trial of mixed martial arts training here in Morristown, TN for kids and adults.

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Kids Mixed Martial Arts Training In Morristown, TN/2 Week FREE Trial

Members of the Fortress Kids MMA/Grappling program here in Morristown, TN worked hard tonight in class (nothing unusual really, they ALWAYS work hard.) Tonight they concentrated on two important skills – a smooth transition from side control to the mount position, and a fundamental submission, the kimura.

If you are looking for Mixed Martial Arts or Submission Grappling training for your children in Morristown, TN – Fortress is the place to be! MMA training rocks for a variety of reasons – kids get in GREAT shape, develop rock solid confidence in their ability to defend themselves against bullies, and have a blast in the process.

Give us a call at 423-587-3755 to get started today on a FREE 2 week trial of classes. You can also click on the link below for more info or to receive a copy of our free info packet:

2 WEEKS FREE MMA/GRAPPLING TRAINING FOR KIDS IN MORRISTOWN, TN.

kids mixed martial arts students in morristown, tn model their new rash guards after class

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Free Mixed Martial Arts Training In Morristown, TN/Tournament Champions

Our 2 week FREE trial of mixed martial arts training at Fortress MMA here in Morristown, TN is a GREAT way to get in shape and learn to fight like the pro’s!

An important component of mixed martial arts and mma training is submission grappling and wrestling. You can be the greatest kickboxer on the face of the planet, but if you can’t defend yourself on the ground, you will get destroyed in mixed martial arts competition!

Members of Fortress MMA and Victory BJJ hit Columbia, SC this weekend for the 12th annual South Carolina Submission Grappling Championships. Submission grappling tournaments are a great way for students training in the mixed martial arts to test their ground skills. This particular tournament is an outstanding test, as no points are tallied during matched – the goal is to have ALL matches in by submission, or “tapout.”

At the end of the day, Team Victory had won more medals than any of the other 32 teams represented, and was presented with the 1st Place Team trophy as overall tournament Champion.

Would you like to become a submission grappling or mixed martial arts champion yourself? If so, click on the link below, or give us a call at 423-587-3755 TODAY to get your mma training started!

2 WEEK FREE TRIAL OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING IN MORRISTOWN, TN

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Mixed Martial Arts Training In Morristown, TN/Grappling Seminar

2 Week free trial of mixed martial arts training in Morristown, TN – call us today at 423-587-3755!

Victory BJJ and Fortress MMA students had the pleasure today of training with brazilian jiu-jitsu and grappling World Champion Helio Soneca. Soneca put on an amazing 3 hour grappling seminar, covering a variety of transitions and submissions from defending double-leg and single-leg takedowns. Everyone left with a ton of techniques and strategies to add to their submission grappling and mixed martial arts games. Students will look forward to applying their new skills in the cage over the coming week in mma class.

Our mixed martial arts classes here in Morristown, TN are going strong. If you are interested in learning mma for fun or competition, give us a call or click the link below for more info!

2 WEEK FREE TRIAL OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES IN MORRISTOWN, TN

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