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About Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL)

Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL) is your online source to build your understanding of the many martial arts disciplines such as Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, MMA, Kung Fu, etc. All these disciplines is so much more than just learning how to defend yourself. It’s an art that brings so many benefits that can help people overcome obstacles in life! To find out more about what the benefits are, check out the articles in the Martial Arts BlogLife, & Fitness Page.

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Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL) Blog Categories

Muay Thai

A combat sport of Thailand that consists of using 8 limbs from your body to throw striking techniques.

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A style of combat that consists of using only the hands to strike along with using head movement to dodge strikes.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

A grappling style of combat of Brazil. This discipline consists of performing takedowns, sweeps and submission techniques while on the ground.


A style of combat that consists of performing multiple trips, throws and takedown techniques to gain top control.

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Kung Fu

A traditional style of combat of China that consists of using different style of strikes.



Your overall health is important & training in Martial Arts teaches you to build a healthy body & mind


A style of combat that involves mixing all the disciplines together along with adding ground strikes.

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A traditional style of combat of Korea that consists of using mostly different kicking techniques than punching techniques.

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Gear & Equipment

In various Martial arts, there are many different manufactured gear & equipment used for training & sparring purposes.


Involves many different types of exercises for martial artists to build strength and endurance for their training. (E.g. Weights, Calisthenics, Plyometrics, etc.)

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Life has many obstacles, & all martial arts disciplines can help overcome them.

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Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle(MMAL) Latest Posts

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Gym Drama | 6 Reasons You Shouldn't Get involved

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12 Lifestyle Changes That'll change Your Life in 2021

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How Martial Arts Can Become Life Changing

If you’re having thoughts about wanting to learn martial arts in 2021, I highly recommend that you should start! Learning to defend …

About Author

Hi there! I’m Austin, martial artist, editor & owner of the Mixed Martial Arts Life or Lifestyle (MMAL) blog. Martial Arts have been one of my biggest passions since I was 13 years old because I became obsessed with the amount science there is when it comes to self-defence & health benefits behind it. 

Ever since I became obsessed, I have spent most of my life learning different types of disciplines over the years. To find out more about my adventures & passion for martial arts, read all about it here on my blog.


Click “Read More” to direct yourself to the “Martial Arts Blog” page. There you will be able to read about my own experiences & benefits with each discipline I have learned.