Friday, August 14, 2015

FACE-OFF FRIDAY: Is MMA a Martial Art?

It's FACE-OFF FRIDAY!

Let's consider "Mixed Martial Arts".

These days, there are people claiming to teach, train, and have rank in "Mixed Martial Arts".

Some people claim this is a legitimate natural progression in the combative arts and is becoming a new, accepted term for a hybrid modern martial art.

Others will claim that MMA is a blend of existing martial arts and is not actually a martial art in its own right.

But I want to know what YOU think.

IS "MIXED MARTIAL ARTS" A "REAL" MARTIAL ART?