[Live Technique Breakdown] Chris Weidman’s back door finish on Anderson Silva

Chris Weidman takedown Anderson Silva

In today’s feature, let’s take a look at Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva, UFC 162. In this category of posts, I take one great fight (recent, or historic) and break down a single technique from that fight. It’s been a while since the last breakdown, but no better time to resurrect than right before the … Read more[Live Technique Breakdown] Chris Weidman’s back door finish on Anderson Silva

In the Zone … but what's actually happening?

  You’ve been in the zone before. Athletes and artists talk about it all the time – The zone is the essence of the athletic experience, and those moments of going beyond yourself are the underlying allure of sport. -David Meggyesy The zone is not about trying hard. You can’t force it. The zone feels … Read moreIn the Zone … but what's actually happening?

Killer practices, why work hard if flow is a calm state?

Push yourself today, to be prepared for tomorrow. Iowa Wrestling, especially under Dan Gable, is famous for its intense practices. Gable as a competitor was known for his uncanny intensity and toughness. In a 1973 Esquire article, John Irving wrote about “Gorgeous Dan, The almost undefeated life of the world’s best wrestler”: Dan brought this … Read moreKiller practices, why work hard if flow is a calm state?