Chris Leben | Bio

Chris Leben is a future UFC Hall of Famer and former star on the 1st season of The Ultimate Fighter. From there, he went on to fight 22 times in the UFC against opponents such as Anderson Silva, Michael Bisping and Wanderlei Silva. He also set the UFC record for most strikes landed. Besides his vast MMA experience, Chris is a talented grappler in No Gi Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling. He coaches MMA at The Arena and runs the Accelerated Training Program, which offers Private Training designed to accelerate learning for Combat Sports athletes.

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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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