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Blog & Research

Articles from MartialBody & interesting research from around the web


Check out our articles on a wide variety of topics related to MartialBody as well as any interesting bits of research we thing are relevant to you as a martial artists, competitor or combat sports athlete.

The title of this post was said to me after rolling with a fellow Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach. I thoug...

There is a tendency in all practices to find and hold up the most talented of individuals. The F1 dr...

In this post, I will outline the basic concepts that underpin the MartialBody approach and why it is...

The first MartialBody Foundations course is now Live! Grapes, Connor vs Mayweather, Roger TV

The Place for CooperationIn my previous article, I explained how honest enquiry was a vital part of ...

With the recent emergence of challenges where traditional Martial Artists are bested, often in secon...

Stability can be thought of as our ability to maintain control of our posture, position, motion, and...

Announcements!For those of you waiting for the MartialBody Foundations/Fundamentals courses to be re...

The Friday Papers  –There is a huge amount of debate regarding the best way to ‘Str...

The Friday Papers  –This week I have been researching Reactive Neuromuscular Training. A ...

We have all seen lines of martial artists repeating a specific punch or kick over and over as they a...

The Friday Papers  – This week I have been looking at the review of material supporting T...

Well, its been a couple of weeks off the Friday Five! But its back! :)The Friday Papers  &ndash...

Whole body power forms the bedrock of some Martial Arts, indeed it is a performance enhancer that we...

The Friday Papers  – Learn all about Fascia, a foundation of the connection training in M...

The Friday Papers  –  This week I have been researching foot and lower limb strength...

I have a challenge for you, name a top tier MMA coach that has a published a peer reviewed study, ma...

Friday Papers - "training principles for fascial connective tissues. Inspired words - Ueshiba's thou...

An important focus for the martial artist or combat sports athlete is to create a body that minimize...

"If one reaches the deepest point, arms, legs and body remember what to do; But the mind does not en...

Today we will talk about one of the most fundamental aspects of the 'FluidBody' method, utilizing ou...

In some martial arts the ‘spiral’ holds a place of special importance for the practitioners. Along...

Engage with any high level martial artist from almost any style and one of the qualities you will fe...

We can’t really look at movement skills without talking about how movement complexity and capacity ...

Martial arts are, at their core, simply ways to move. The movements can be those of war, violence, t...