Author Archives: Quan Dang

Why Martial Artists shouldn’t train like power lifters

In a previous post I talked about why it is important for martial artists to do regular strength training and in my last post, I wrote about why martial artists shouldn’t train like body builders. In this post I will be covering why martial artists shouldn’t be training like power lifters. ▪️What is powerlifting? Power […]

Why martial artists shouldn’t be lifting like bodybuilders

In the last post, I covered why martial artists should be lifting weights. The take away message was that regular training not only increases power and speed but helps with injury prevention. The natural question that arises is what lifts should you be doing to help with your martial arts training? **Don’t train like a […]

Why strength training is important for martial artists

In my opinion, everyone that trains martial arts should be doing some form of resistance training. This means lifting heavy weights at least twice a week. Why is this important? *Strength training makes you faster and more powerful* Being stronger will allow you to generate faster, more powerful movements. Add this to superior technique and […]