MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Mixed martial arts ” MMA” a term coined by the UFC “Ultimate fighting championships” in its inception in 1993.
Muay Thai kickboxing, Brazilian Jiujitsu “BJJ”, Wrestling, and Judo are in the forefront of any mixed martial artist training. Competition has taught us that no style stands alone as the best. To defeat an opponent of equal skill a fighter must capitalize on the weakness of his or her opponent. This is only possible by being skilled in various martial art styles.
Victory mixed martial arts brings you the very best of in MMA training. Our classes are designed to give students the confidence to be proficient in any fighting situation. Whether you want to be a fighter or just train like one Victory mixed martial arts is Long Islands # 1 choice in martial arts training.
BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU & SUBMISSION
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It was designed to be effective for persons of any size, allowing smaller practitioners to overcome larger and stronger opponents based on technique, body positioning and leverage. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu utilizes joint locks and choke holds to subdue one’s opponent. Known as “the gentle art,” it qualifies as a combat sport, self-defense system and a way of life. Through BJJ training, higher levels of fitness, mental focus, and self-confidence can be achieved.
Bjj/Submission grappling is a must for anyone serious about Mixed Martial Arts or Self Defense. It was Proven Effective in the first UFC events by Royce Gracie, and continues to be utilized by almost every fighter in Mixed Martial Arts today!
Kempo is a brutal martial art that turns the entire body into a weapon. At its core, it’s a system of striking, locking and throwing for self-defense. Besides punching and kicking, Kempo incorporates open hand strikes, finger strikes, knees and elbows to the most vulnerable areas of the body. VMA Students spend a portion of training like this to understand the difference between sport and defending one’s self in a life or death situation.
It has earned its title in the octagon as one of the leading stand up martial art style thanks to UFC hall of famer, Chuck Liddell. He is famous for his elusive footwork and takedown defense which allowed him to stay on his feet as well as avoid being hit. Also his use of powerful strikes, more well known is his overhand right, has accumulated him 13 K.O.’s during his UFC career. All of these characteristics can be attributed to his roots as a 5th degree black belt in the Kempo system.
MUY THAI KICK BOXING
Muay Thai is a combat sport from the Muay Martial Arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking, along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet; as well as a good physical preparation, that makes a full-contact fighter very efficient.
Today, Muay Thai is recognized as one of the most efficient and effective martial arts in existence, and is by far the most popular choice for a style of striking amongst Mixed Martial Arts practitioners. Muay Thai is also world renowned for its rigorous training regimen, as Muay Thai fighters are recognized as some of the best conditioned athletes in the world.
Judo is a tremendous and dynamic combat art that demands both physical prowess and great mental discipline. From a standing position, it involves techniques that allow you to lift and throw your opponents onto their backs. On the ground, it includes techniques that allow you to pin your opponents down to the ground, control them, and apply various chokeholds or joint locks until submission.
A Judoka and currently the number one female MMA fighter in the world, Ronda Rousey has used her Judo skills to takedown and submit her opponents in the UFC with her famous arm bar.
Wrestling is one of the most ancient combat sports today dating back to ancient Greek Pankration fights. Fighters use various grappling skills and takedowns to put their opponents on the ground. As a fighter today, this is a crucial skill needed to survive in the ring or any street fight. Regardless of one’s standup fighting capabilities if you get taken down to the ground all of those skills can end up going to waste.
Long Island’s own UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is A NCAA Division 1 wrestler; he earned his title by defeating Anderson Silva one of the most legendary fighters to ever enter the UFC. He is still the champion and continues to defend his Mixed Martial Arts Title.
Karate has its own unique and powerful fighting style. One of the best aspects to draw from Karate is its elusive footwork, the ability to hit without getting hit. Karate is also known for its powerful strikes and sweeps.
The Most Famous Karate fighter today, is Former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida. He is able to use his skills in Shotokan Karate to make a name for himself in the octagon.