If you have been exercising for MMA for a little bit, and you've at last booked the first MMA fight, then congratulations! You've achieved a lot more than most people who are around you. But this time you might want to transform your game up entirely. UFC News Previously, you were creating your base for tactics and building up. Currently with your first fight approaching, you must begin working on using them directly toward success in the ring. In the event you believed that you had a great base and had a few specific training going on, now you need to change and customize it in the direction of your particular opponent.
You should start working toward optimum fitness for your forthcoming MMA combat. You might have been dealing with standard workouts and base fitness to really make it through your workouts, but fighting is really a much different story. According to how much time you might have until your first fight, (if possible 8-16 weeks) you should begin periodizing, or structuring, your training system to maximize co-ordination and stability, base strength and endurance, and finally explosive strength.
In case you have booked your first MMA fight, then you and your own instructors probably possess plenty of self-confidence in your basic strategies along with your capacity to use them. Nonetheless, now you need to take a look at the opponent for your initial MMA Fight and determine specifically what are the good and bad points. Is he a seasoned kickboxer or a black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu? Try and estimate how he'll be fighting you in your MMA fight and find out how to protect against it. Try and place him in a posture in which you are going to be superior, but be prepared for him to exploit your weak spots. If you aren't a submission master, work your takedown defensive strategy and floor escapes.
From this moment up until the time of your MMA fight, you have to remain targeted, but at the same time, relaxed. Stay intense and enthusiastic about the fight, but don't worry so much that you simply lock up when the ref starts off the match. Many MMA fights are won or lost before a fighter gets into the cage. Countless fighters tense up, think too much, and just have no idea the right way to behave correctly. That is the kiss of death. Have a massage the day before your MMA fight. Do whatever you require to make certain that your head is there but not burned out from all of your effort.