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So I have been watching this reality show and I am loving it. I have been training since I was 10 and I am now 30. I figured I was too old to fight in competition anymore, but after watching some of these guys go at it, I now know I could get back into it.
I have decided to join the local gym that offers, BJJ, Muay Thai, Submission wrestling, Kickboxing, boxing, and freestyle fighting. They have fights very often and they are a growing spectacle here in Idaho and E Washington.
I am going to talk to the instructor there and probably start training in Muay Thai and submission wrestling next week sometime.
Now, I have extensive ground experience and I have studied a mix of martial arts all of my life. I am good and I have yet to lose in Sport Jujitsu. I am undefeated.
I have however noticed that my stand up fighting doesn't flow as well as my ground fighting. So I have decided to take Muay Thai to gain as much as I can on my feet.
Even with all of my years experience on my feet in Karate nothing compares to Muay Thai on your feet. I believe Jujitsu and Muay Thai are the best combination for an all around great fighter. Both of these styles you can actually compete and practice against someone that is definately going to intend on hurting you and vice versa. I can't wait.
I am going to train my heart out this entire year and then I am going to submit an application to the Ultimate Fighter.
I will continue teaching and train at least 6 days a week for the entire year. I hope I have enough discipline to make it happen.
I do have a son now though, which I HAVE to think about. He is my true world, and if I do not complete this goal because of my priorities, then so be it. Family first.