Sep 152018
 

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MMA in Poughkeepsie, NY


Women are no strangers to violence. It’s not rare that we hear of women being victimized in modern society. The statistics of women experiencing sexual or physical violence are scary and a true realization that women aren’t being encouraged to be properly taught how to defend themselves in confrontations or assaults. While abuse may happen to anyone, women are by far the more frequent victims of abuse. This is the optimal reason of why learning to protect yourself against harm is important. Women shouldn’t rely solely on male figures, groups or weapons to defend themselves, they should be mentally and physically prepared to defend against attacks if need be. Men are often viewed as stronger and bigger, which may often be the case in most confrontations, but knowing how to use your opponent’s mechanics against them is key to surviving and protecting yourself in any situation. Brazilian  Jiu-jitsu is a martial art that teaches smaller individuals how to use bigger opponent’s height, weight and movement to their advantage. This sport enables women to fight off attackers of any size and allows them to build confidence, a key to gaining advantage in violent engagements. Women don’t have to feel helpless in attacks or fall victim to physical and sexual abuse, with the proper instruction and environment, individuals can be given the tools to defend themselves. At Precision Boxing and MMA, we offer various disciplines that teach self-defense, satisfying multiple ambitions of our practitioners. Our BJJ class is taught by  knowledgeable instructors of the sport in an accepting, controlled environment. BJJ teaches individuals how to be comfortable in uncomfortable situations by empowering students with knowledge and self defense techniques. If you’re interested in learning a sport that’ll teach you self-defense and promote confidence Call 845-392-8495 or visit http://www.precisionmixedmartialarts.com Women Training BJJ for Self Defense

Aug 202018
 

Lack of physical and mental exercise can result in weight gain, fatigue, and poor motivation. An inactive lifestyle will diminish your ability to succeed in even the smallest of tasks and is detrimental to your overall health. Physical inactivity is the leading factor in weight gain and can contribute to depression and anxiety. The less daily exercise performed by individuals puts them at high risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, two of the leading causes of preventable deaths in America. Adapting an active lifestyle by picking up a sport is one of the easiest methods to kick bad habits, promote weight loss, cure depression and encourage a healthy lifestyle. Training martial arts and boxing is a great way to combat a sedentary lifestyle, as it provides all of the necessary tools to reinforce a happy way of life while whipping you into shape! At Precision Boxing and MMA, we offer a variety of disciplines so that we can accommodate everyone comfortably and help them achieve their fitness and health goals whiling having fun. From looking to lose weight to wanting to train to compete in competitions, we offer it all. Training martial arts acts as a stress reliever and promotes weight lost in practitioners. Martial arts delivers an exciting experience in a ‘no-ego’ environment while shredding the pounds. Check out what Hudson Valley student Rick Leonardi has to share about training MMA to promote weight loss and why he loves training at Precision Boxing & MMA!

Live in Poughkeepsie, New York and looking to lose weight while having fun and learning a new sport? Visit or call 845-392-8495 so we can help you get started today!

Aug 132018
 

Martial arts acts as a weapon to tackle our fears in controlled environments and serves as an effective method to gain confidence and comfort in any event. Training martial arts allows a practitioner to experience and combat the fear, anxiety and nerves that cripple the average person. Although this skill is essential for all individuals, the group that can undoubtedly benefit the most are children.

Last week at Precision Boxing and MMA, it was Jada’s first day training in the kid’s BJJ program. It was her first time learning a discipline in Mixed Martial Arts, so naturally she was experiencing some anxiety. Jada had some concerns regarding getting comfortable in the lesson and had some of the other concerns that are typically experienced when participating in a new activity. Being made to feel comfortable in uncomfortable situations is top priority at Precision Boxing & MMA to ensure all of our student’s experiences are great and memorable.

Jada was visibly upset when she came up to front desk to grab her attendance card, there she was approached by the supporting staff of Precision who immediately began trying to calm her with words of comfort. “We promise you’ll love it”, they encouraged. Jada was still feeling uneasy about starting her first class before she changed into her Gi. Coach Brian McLaughlin gently put the rest of her concerns to ease by sharing his story of experiencing anxiety before attending his first Brazilian Ju-Jitsu class. Jada’s mood began to lighten up as Coach Brian shared his experience and explained that he would ease into her training by allowing her to help co-teach the other students that day.

Brain introduced her to the other students in the class and explained that she would be assisting him teach. During the class, Brian paid particularly close attention to her throughout the lesson to ensure that she was comfortable and properly engaged. By the end of the class, Jada had participated, despite expressing that she was too nervous to join in the class, and enjoyed herself a great deal. Jada wasn’t the same intimated girl who was too afraid to step onto the mat to start her training anymore. Instead, she was now smiling and ready to take on any challenge or new experience that was thrown her way! Jada was confident and happy with the end result of the class.  When questioned if she was excited to attend the next program, her response was “yes!”.

Jada’s story isn’t uncommon. Many students are nervous about attending their first mixed martial arts class and share some of the same concerns. The age group that mostly suffers from a series of doubts in confidence or new experiences are children. Mixed Martial Arts at Precision Boxing and MMA offers the recipe to overcome these concerns with consistent training.

Unfortunately, these anxieties act as hindrances for individuals, of all age groups, and prevents them from fulfilling their dreams of taking up MMA. If you live in the Hudson Valley and have a child that’s interested in learning Mixed Martial Arts, but has some anxiety about getting started, visit Precision Boxing and MMA in Poughkeepsie, NY or call 845-392-8495 so we can help them feel comfortable and start training today!

 

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Aug 072018
 

            Why Should I Start Training Mixed Martial Arts?

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MMA in Poughkeepsie, NY

Looking to pick up an interesting, fun and overall beneficial sport? Make the decision to take lessons at our gym: Precision Boxing and MMA in Poughkeepsie, New York. Mixed Martial Arts has gained popularity in the Hudson Valley, and with the host of benefits, both mentally and physically, we understand why. MMA will improve: confidence, concentration, coordination, and most importantly self-defense and discipline. MMA will promote total body and mind fitness by working on cardio, flexibility, and strength through various methods of training. Improved flexibility, especially for older participants, can prevent pulled muscles and fractures. MMA will increase hand and eye coordination by learning how to make your whole-body work in unison for improved reaction times and agility. MMA will boost confidence by helping you physically look your best and by giving you the ability to protect yourself from potential attackers in any real-life dangerous situation, a necessity in modern society. Additionally, with an increase of confidence, you’ll gain a boost in self-esteem. Knowing that you can effectively defend yourself in physical confrontations will enable you to be relaxed and ease your anxiety in the face of a possible encounter. Gaining confidence will allow you to develop an ‘I can’ attitude to help you take on any challenge life throws at you with a sense of credence. If you’re looking for the recipe to tackle insecurities, gain confidence and promote good health, make the decision to train alongside an ever-growing number of students at Precision Boxing and MMA in Poughkeepsie, the Hudson Valley’s premier academy. Come in to schedule a consultation to see how Brain McLaughlin and his coaches can help you achieve optimal health and improved confidence.  –   Live in Poughkeepsie and looking to start your MMA journey?  Call Precision at 845-392-8495 or CLICK HERE

Nov 022015
 

Precision MMA really separates itself from other mixed martial arts gyms through its dedicated boxing program.  Many gyms might have a karate or muay thai fighter show some combinations every once in a while, but they do not have someone who truly understands the sweet science.  We are different.  Precision has Derek Ohlhoff, arguably the most seasoned boxing trainer in the entire Hudson Valley at our facility on a regular basis correcting student’s technique and adding his tricks of the trade along the way.

Here coach Derek is working with one of Precision’s up and coming fighters Brandon Clemente.  The old adage is “make them miss, make them pay” and that is precisely what Brandon is working on.  Combining defense and offense in a seamless system is the hallmark of coach Derek’s system.

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a boxer, but don’t know where to start?  Precision’s Poughkeepsie boxing program is very beginner friendly! Check out our 30 day FREE trial by calling 845-392-8495 or visit http://www.poughkeepsieboxing.com 

Aug 272015
 

Congratulations to Precision MMA’s newest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt Johnny Miranda!  Johnny has been one of Precision’s hardest working members for the past three years and he has now joined the exclusive club of Brian McLaughlin purple belts. In addition to training BJJ, muay thai and MMA Johnny is also a rock star – he’s the lead singer and front man for the group Via Vanity.

 

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Interested in training MMA in the Hudson Valley? Check out Precision MMA free for 30 days call 845-392-8495 or visit http://www.BJJFighter.com to get started

Aug 042015
 

Benefits of Precision MMA

1) The classes
Our classes consist of muay thai, boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and vale tudo. Many of these classes have different levels you can take according to how skilled you are. Unlike other gyms, we have several different forms of martial arts and beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

2) Awards for kids
We ask our young students to bring in their report cards when they come in. If you have perfect attendance in the last marking period, you receive a free private lesson. This gives the children motivation to get to school and to get good grades.

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3) Instructors
All of our instructors are experienced in what they teach. The head coach and owner, Brian Mclaughlin has had over 15 years of experience, has been on the Ultimate Fighter, and has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He trains multiple UFC fighters and has won several lightweight champions. Other coaches, such as muay thai coach Karl Nemeth, is the current Trinity kickboxing champions, AKBF muay thai champion and Kaged Kombat featherweight MMA champion.

4) We can prepare you to compete
Our coaches are equipped to make anyone into a competitor. We make sure each competitor is prepared for their journey ahead.

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5) Anyone can join
Whether you’re 7 or 50, experienced or not, you can train MMA here. Each person has a class to fit into that works for them.

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Jun 302015
 

Precision MMA coach Karl “Mr. Fantastic” Nemeth won his 145 pound title fight at Kaged Kombat 23 by second round submission. Karl used his patented “calf slicer” a submission rarely seen in mixed martial arts. Karl’s opponent was a state champion wrestler who had 10 bouts under his belt before entering the cage.  Despite the experience gap Karl was able to find the path to victory and bring another MMA title home to Precision MMA – check out the video below!

Train with Karl and the other great instructors at Precision MMA free for 30 days visit http://www.poughkeepsiemixedmartialarts.com or call 845-392-8495

 

May 192015
 

The future is very bright at Precision MMA.  Our kids program has taken off in a big way and the results are showing!  A unique feature of Precision’s children’s martial arts classes is the separation of beginner and advanced students.  This allows new students to work on the essentials without getting overwhelmed while the seasoned student is regularly challenged and excited by cutting edge techniques.

Here 9 year old Lucas Smith shows some very high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu moves including leg drags, rubber guard and D’arce chokes.  These techniques are typically only seen by veteran adult champions, but in our small corner of LaGrangeville, NY they are being executed by children.

Interested in giving your child the gift of martial arts? To start a 30 day trial call 845-392-8495 or visit http://www.lagrangemartialarts.com

 

Apr 292014
 

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This past weekend Precision’s head coach Brian McLaughlin was at the UFC cornering Jim Miller and Charlie Brenneman. Check out this article detailing the fight preparation leading up to Jim’s show stopping submission victory.

 

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