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The Screw Push-Up is a strength mobility exercise to help prevent hyperflexion of the elbow. This is a great exercise for grapplers and MMA fighters. Check out this step by step explanation by Steve Maxwell.
Try these hip flexor exercises for building explosiveness. Building hip flexor explosiveness is critical for athletes especially martial artists. In particular strikers would benefit the most from increasing hip flexor explosiveness.
The Two Handed Mill with the short mace is one of those exercises that you just can’t do with a long mace. Grapplers can benefit tremendously from the two handed mill and using the short mace allows you to go heavier. This exercise is excellent for grip and shoulder strength.
Enhance your kicking power in MMA, Muay Thai, Kickboxing and full contact Karate with this Calisthenic Leg Exercise. The rotating squat lunge combines two base exercises and takes you through an intense progression to enhance your leg, core and hip strength, all while adding to your rotation and pivoting mobility just like you do when throwing your power kicks.