If you have been preparing for MMA for a long time, and you've lastly scheduled the first MMA combat, then congrats! You have achieved much more than most people close to you. But this time you might want to change your game up totally. In the past, you were developing your base for techniques and fitness. Currently with the initial fight coming up, you might want to begin working on applying them directly toward success in the ring. In the event you believed that you had a great foundation and had a few distinct exercising taking place, now you need to adjust and customize it in the direction of your particular challenger.
You need to start working toward optimum fitness for your MMA combat. You might have been experiencing regular workouts and base fitness to really make it through your workout routines, but combating is a much different tale. Based on the amount of time you've got till your initial fight, (if possible 8-16 weeks) you should begin periodizing, or constructing, your training plan to optimize coordination and stability, base strength and endurance, and lastly amazing vitality.
If you have booked the first MMA combat, then you and your coaches likely have lots of self-confidence in your basic approaches along with your capacity to apply them. UFC Fights
Nonetheless, now you need to examine your opponent for the initial MMA Fight and discover specifically what are the good and bad points. Is he a skilled kickboxer or maybe a black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu? Try and estimate how he'll be attacking you in your MMA fight and understand how to defend against it. Try and put him in a posture where you will be dominating, but be ready for him to use your flaws. If you are not a submission master, work your takedown defensive strategy and ground escapes.
From this moment up until the time of your MMA fight, you must stay focused, but simultaneously, calm. Stay serious and anxious about your fight, yet do not worry so much that you simply lock up once the ref starts the match. Numerous MMA combats are won or lost before a fighter gets into the cage. So many fighters tense up, think too much, and just don't know the right way to react correctly. That is the kiss of death. Have a massage the day before your MMA fight. Do what you require to be sure that your head is in the game but not exhausted from all your effort.