Mixed Martial Arts for Fitness
Further Your Fitness
Mixed Martial Arts for Fitness
Further Your Fitness are dedicated to helping fitness professional go above and beyond in their chosen fitness careers. Further Your Fitness courses include boxing, mixed martial arts, kettlebells and nutrition. Our courses are designed to allow trainers to integrate practical training skills into their business model. Here at Further Your Fitness, we thrive on our ability to present affordable courses of the highest standards to Personal Trainers throughout Australia. We also provide martial arts equipment and personal training mentorships.
Our coaches specialize in their respective fields and have dedicated their careers to educating fitness professionals. Walking the talk and practicing what we preach are crucial values that Further Your Fitness coaches live by. Competing in their chosen fields at a professional level and integrating that into the principals of a personal training session are what sets us apart from our competitors.
Mixed Martial Arts for Fitness Rundown
It is a combination of kicks, punches, ground and pound and basic martial arts strength and cardio drills. This course is not for the faint-hearted.
Duration: 4 Hours
Instructor: Jared Thomlinson
Introduction -10 Minutes
The history of Mixed Martial Arts and its potential benefits for fitness with clients making sure of suitability to all body types and fitness levels.
Warm Ups - 20 Minutes
A range of fun, creative and sport specific ways to warm up group and personal training clients participating in MMA including, Ju Jitsu transitions, battles for under hooks and basic striking fundamentals for both punching and kicking.
Pad holding and stance fundamentals- 20 Minutes
Correct way to hold pads, recommended stance techniques, potential exercise selections and integration into group and personal training.
Punch and Kick Technique - 45 Minutes
Working technique for a range of punches including hooks, jabs, uppercuts, rips and the cross (how to punch safely). This will also involve correct footwork to assist in punch power. There will also be a component of round and front kick technique for the safest way to throw kicks and still expel maximum power.
Break - 15 Minutes
Combinations - 45 Minutes
Working through a range of 30 + boxing, kicking and clinch combinations and workout techniques. This component of the course will also involve Ju Jitsu training that is functional and relative to MMA fitness movements. Ground and pound will also be a key fitness concept outlined in this section.
Cool Downs - 20 Minutes
A range of fun, sport specific ways to cool down group and personal training clients.
Boxing Practical - 1 Hour
Group MMA session outlining all the fundamental skills learned. This part of the course will give an in-depth look at how to structure a beginner group MMA session using components of a group session including, demo (including technique points), warm ups, workouts (combinations) and cool downs (stretching).
In this section, the participant will structure and facilitate a 15 minute MMA session for a random group member to participate in. This will be assessed by the presenter via the assessment checklist.
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