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Top Five Heavyweight Boxers of All-Time

Boxing is a beloved sport around the world because of the dedication and training it takes to compete at a high level. Another great thing about boxing is that it is open to people of all sizes. While every weight class is enjoyable to watch, there is something...

Famous Martial Artists

People who practice any disciplined style of combat that espouses self-defence, and leads to the betterment of the mind, body and spirit are those individuals known as martial artists. Martial artistry also takes the form of competitions and exhibitions, allowing the...

Top 5 Places for Martial Arts Training

No matter what style of martial arts you prefer, learning in the style’s place of origin will help you understand the cultural influence on the form and will give you new ways to train under traditional masters. Depending on your style, you’ll have to go to different...

What’s the Difference Between Kickboxing and MMA?

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact sport that is growing in popularity around the world. While it utilizes some of the kicking and punching moves found in kickboxing, the two sports are very different. Kickboxing is a mix of boxing and karate. There are...

15 Best Martial Artists in Marvel Comics

Who said you had to have psychic powers and ungodly strength to be a superhero? These guys can kick butt – even without superpowers! We’ve compiled a list of the top 15 most incredible martial artists the Marvel universe has to offer (in no particular...

The Differences in Martial Arts Styles

There are several different types of martial arts, many of which can be learned from schools around the world. Here is a rundown of some of the more popular styles. Aikido Aikido is a Japanese grappling art that involves flowing with the motion of an attacker instead...

The Mental Health Benefits of Martial Arts

The last thing you might want to do after a stressful day is hit the gym. Exercise, however, has proved to have many benefits, including making you happier, less stressed and anxious, and more relaxed. Exercise comes in many different forms and a popular practice is...

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Welcome to Andy Britnell’s blog about martial arts and fitness.