All posts by Ricardo Vasquez

The Top 10 Tips From The Cage

Below you can find a collection of 10 “tips from the cage”.  This is a section in our twice weekly, email magazine where I give a bite sized tip to help improve your performance as it relates to MMA. The topics range from techniques, strength & conditioning, nutrition, psychology,  post work out recovery, recovering from an injury […]

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The Answers to Your Top 10 MMA Questions

​Every day my inbox is flooded with questions about Mixed Martial Arts. People want to know how to improve their conditioning. They want to know how to recover between training sessions. And they’re trying to figure out how to improve without getting injured.Chances are, you probably have these same types of questions. And you’ve probably […]

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29 Killer Sleeper Finishes

​You’re probably familiar with the term “rear naked choke”. In fact, that term has become quite popular thanks to the UFC and other fighting organizations.Here’s the thing, the name and the description don’t match. Here’s why…Choke hold (aka rear naked choke)A choke hold prevents air from reaching the lungs by constricting the trachea and preventing air […]

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Escape Side Control Like A World Class BJJ Black Belt: 4 Highly Effective Escapes

One of the main reasons people fail in grappling is because they don’t use negative preparation. By that I mean, putting yourself in the worst case scenario and practicing it over and over until it becomes second nature.In the video below, we have 4 escapes from the side mount. If you master your escapes, you’ll […]

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What George Chuvalo Can Teach Us About Avoiding A Knockout

The one lesson I wish I learned years ago is the importance of neck and jaw training. Specifically, how I could strengthen them for my own safety and protection. In the video below, you’ll get to watch a short, but very important interview with one of the all time greats George Chuvalo where he discusses […]

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1 Quick and Easy Way To End A Fight

If you can lift up your leg and extend it, then you can end a fight quickly. This is true inside the cage, the ring, or, even out on the street. What am I talking about? One of the most devastating lower body attacks. You’ve seen many of the top fighters use it and its […]

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