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MMA Comes to New York, Finally!

MMA Tamdan McCrory
MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, has finally become legal in New York. Finally. On March 22, 2016 the NY State Assembly voted to pass Bill No. S05949, by more than 4 to 1 in favor.   On April 14th of 2016, the bill was officially signed which establishes protocols for combative...
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What It’s Like To Be a Fight Choreographer

A Fight choreographer (sometimes called fight directors) are responsible for mapping out and overseeing sequences of staged combat in a film, a play, or other performances.  A fight choreographer’s job is to make a fight look as realistic as possible while keeping it safe for the actors.  Many...
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The Hunting Ground: A Documentary

What is The Hunting Ground The Hunting Ground is a documentary that is receiving a lot of attention recently and its putting a lot of pressure on colleges and universities around the country.  The Hunting Ground is an expose that tackles the disturbing epidemic of sexual assault on...
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Increase Kicking Power: Stretch Adductors

Do your kicks just not have the power you want?  We all like to hear the whomp, whomp sound indicative of a good kick, but some struggle trying to get the right technique.  Your struggle could be due to tight adductors. What are the Adductor Muscles? The adductor muscle...
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What’s a Sifu Francis Fong Seminar Like?

My First Sifu Francis Seminar The first time I met Sifu Francis Fong was at a seminar in Upstate New York. I had only been training for 6 months and I was a beginner of epic proportions. When I first started my martial arts training I knew nothing,...
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