• The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The rise of MMA has been closely shadowed by Brazilian jiu-jitsu. While they are definitely not the same thing – BJJ doesn’t involve striking for one thing – every MMA fighter knows some amount of the famous Brazilian sport. If you’ve been thinking about trying it out for yourself, the following benefits may help you [...]

  • 6 Misconceptions About MMA Training

6 Misconceptions About MMA Training

MMA continues to grow around the world at an unprecedented rate. People aren’t just sitting back and watching it either. Many are actually going to their local gyms and trying out the sport for themselves. Perhaps you’ve been interested in doing the same but just haven’t followed through yet. If it’s because of one of [...]

  • Has MMA Become More Popular Than Traditional Martial Arts?

Has MMA Become More Popular Than Traditional Martial Arts?

As a kid, you probably grew up idolizing karate and kung fu masters. You likely thought that these traditional martial arts were the pinnacle of self-defense. However, today, there’s a new champion in the ring. MMA, or mixed martial arts, combines a host of different techniques drawn from a wide variety of different martial arts [...]

  • Muay Thai

A Brief Introduction to Muay Thai

One of the martial arts we teach here at Alliance Training Center is Muay Thai. If you’re not familiar with the sport, we’ll provide you with a brief introduction below. It’s a unique form of striking that is popular throughout the world and guaranteed to give you a serious workout. The Origins of Muay Thai [...]

  • Wrestling

Why Wrestlers Make the Best Employees

Article by Steve Cooper “More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill—none have wrestled without pride.” ~ Dan Gable Today’s workforce is extremely competitive. When comparing resumes it’s easy to get lost in all the bullet points of software literacy and past responsibilities. If you really [...]

  • Ross Pearson

UFC Featherweight Ross Pearson Excited To Test His Skills Against Cub Swanson, Make Title Run

Article by UFC.com British striker Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson's doesn't anticipate his second fight at featherweight will be any easier than his first against opponent Junior Assunção; and that's just how Pearson wants it to be. Dropping to 145 lbs. in an earnest attempt to obtain UFC gold, Pearson looks to start off a [...]