A tale of two neck cranks

Blog The can-opener vs the crucifix Neck cranks may be one of the most frequently misunderstood submissions in the MMA fighter’s repertoire. Few fights end by neck crank, but are feared nevertheless because of their potential to cause serious injury. They can also be...

Weight cutting and your kidneys

Blog Your kidneys are two fist sized organs, each shaped like a bean. They lie either side of the spine, just below the rib cage. Their main function of the kidneys is to filter the blood and to regulate what is in your circulatory system. They eliminate waste...


Blog A bursa is a small fluid filled sac. There are lots of them in the body – often at joints, or places where tendons slide over bony areas. Bursitis occurs when one or more of these sacs become inflamed, and can affect the knee, the elbow, the hip or the...

Sponsored athlete – Chris Miah

Blog I’ve been working with Chris since 2015, when I first moved to Solihull. I was looking for a few fighters to work with, and Chris fit the profile perfectly – he was talented, hard working and smart about his training. He was also having a tough time...

Neck strength for combat sports

Blog Neck strength is important for anyone who takes part in contact or combat sports, and it’s something I’m often asked about. It can be a tricky area of the body to work on – and some of the traditional approaches can (for some people) cause more...
Q&A: Should I be using an ankle support?

Q&A: Should I be using an ankle support?

Q: I had an ankle injury a while ago. Since then, I’ve been using an ankle support in training. But then, someone mentioned to me that I might be weakening the ankle by wearing it. What’s your view on joint supports – do they help? A: In some cases,...
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