Category: Fitness

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Punch Shield With Some Twists

Punch Shield With Some Twists Written by Gary Edwards, Head MMA coach at Laurel Mountain MMA, North Carolina.   Since a large portion of my time spent in the gym is consumed by holding focus mitts, thai-pads, and taking punches and knees to a body shield…I’m always looking for an alternative piece of equipment to give my shoulders a break and introduce new angles to my fighters. I’ve never been...

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Upchurch Submits Opponent in First Round

Stephen Upchurch defeated his opponent in 3:20 of the first round at Wild Bill’s Fight Night 40 via guillotine choke. ...

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Which Martial Arts Style Is Right For You?

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How Do You Know Which Martial Arts Style Is Right For You? Written by Gary Edwards Head MMA coach at Laurel Mountain MMA, North Carolina. I’ve always been curious how or why someone chooses a particular martial art for themselves to study. What are the influences behind a student’s decision to walk in the front door and sign up for classes? Do you drive down the road and...

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Gem Of A Bag!

Gem of a Bag! Written by Gary Edwards, Head MMA coach at Laurel Mountain MMA, North Carolina. Yes, I have a heavy bag graveyard in the corner of my basement. I hold on to these bags like my 80’s baseball card collection and high school love letters. Some bags are blood stained; a few are completely wrapped in duct tape, one of them will break your hand...

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Nogawa Emerges Victorious

  Revgear  Ambassador Spencer Nogawa was victorious at Grappling X on Sept. 10 in the 16-17 year old division at 159 lbs. Spencer won two matches via submission and a 7-0 decision in the finals match.               ...

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Some Extra Tips for Staying Fungal Free!

Some Extra Tips for Staying Fungal Free! Gary Edwards is Head MMA coach at Laurel Mountain MMA, North Carolina. What is that little red circle on your neck, honey?” Oh man! The dreaded words you don’t want to hear from the significant other. Ring worm, staph, and impetigo are all problems in most MMA and Jiu-jitsu gyms across the country. I’ve tried to learn all I can to...

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Upchurch, Revgear A Wining Combination

Upchurch (1-1) is relatively new to MMA (since 2009) but not to fighting. He has already begun to establish himself in the 155lbs weight class, winning his first match only to let his guard down against his last opponent. Back on March 25th Upchurch was submitted by Joshua Glover and is looking for redemption in his next match.  Upchurch has an MMA training background and...

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What types of hand wraps are available?

There are many types of hand wraps available now. Hand wraps can be broken down by size, style, and function (disposable or reusable). Hand wrap size: The most common sizes you will see are 120″ and 180″. When you have smaller hand wraps you should consider buying shorter wraps. If your hand wraps are too long they will be cumbersome and you will have to make extra...

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Revgear Gel Handwraps

Revgear Gel Wraps are designed for serious fighters who want more than ordinary hand wraps! The lightweight, form-fitting neoprene material prevents hand cramping, while the interior gel padding provides exceptional impact absorption. Learn more about our Gel Handwraps and other MMA Gear >>> ...

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