Charles Martinez | Bio

Charles Martinez has been training in the martial arts since 1996 and teaching for nearly two decades. After completing his Naval service, Charles set up home base in San Diego and has coached numerous Amateur and Professional competitors in MMA and Muay Thai. He works with athletes to improve their fighting skills and mental toughness, while constantly exposing them to the most effective and current training methodologies. Charles also specializes in teaching Filipino Martial Arts, where he has achieved Guro ranking.

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How to Use Punches to Lay Down Cover Fire

In this Tip of the Week, Striking Coach Vince Salvador shows how to lay down cover fire, meaning he throws punches to help him move to the angle he wants. This lesson is good for Boxing, Kickboxing or MMA. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Vince:How’s it going?

Resourceful Boxing Training Using Pool Noodles

One of the nice things about boxing is you don’t need fancy equipment to train. Boxing Coach Joe Vargas shows how you can use some cheap pool noodles to work on your distance, timing, slips, counters, head movement and so on. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Joe

Killer Ab Exercises Using a Resistance Band

If you’re looking for a great ab workout to change up your routine, get yourself a resistance band and try out some of these exercises Strength and Conditioning Coach Jason Salazar shows in this video. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Jason Salazar:Hi, Jason here at The Arena.

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