What Is Mixed Martial Arts?

Find out about MMA, or mixed martial arts, from Team Radical MMA head coach Rene Dreifuss in this Howcast MMA video.

Transcript

MMA is a combination of multiple martial art disciplines. MMA is not a martial art in itself. It is a combinations of martial arts disciplines. It is a rule system where any technique from any system works. Why is that good? We see what is the most effective technique for actual fighting. Of course MMA is a sport now, taking away eye-gouging and things like that. So it is a clean sport. It is the closest thing to a street fight one on one. And you see that the arts that are used over and over in MMA are the ones that are most effective in fighting -- Muay Tai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Did I miss one? Yeah that's it. Hey those are the ones that are most effective and most effective for a street fight. The premier fighting MMA is the UFC the Ultimate Fighting Championship. And they have some of the best fighters in the world, and that's about it about MMA.

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