Head Movement, Blocks, Parries & Counters
For Boxing, Kickboxing, & MMA Standup
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From David Christian, Author of the #1 Amazon Best Seller in Martial Arts, Footwork Wins Fights. All 3 of David’s books are rated over 4.5 starts after several hundred reviews each.
David’s work as the Modern Martial Artist has been praised and shared by champions in boxing, kickboxing and MMA.
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His work has been showcased by boxing legend Larry Holmes on his sports show.
George Foreman appreciated The Modern Martial Artist’s video on his bout with Frazier so much that he encouraged his own brother Roy Foreman to start a podcast with David.
Julio Cesar Chavez encouraged The Modern Martial Artist to make a video on his tactics and then publicly praised it.
Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua shared a video of him watching one of The Modern Martial Artist’s breakdowns.
Joe Frazier’s family reached out to express their appreciation, as did the great Archie Moore’s daughter.
The legendary Ricardo Lopez shared The Modern Martial Artist’s video of him on his own FB page.
Great Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe praised David’s video on him and made a guest appearance in a fight breakdown.
The Drunken Master Emanuel Augustus made an entire video thanking David for showcasing his style.
In MMA, Kickboxing & Muay Thai
David’s video on Lomachenko’s footwork was shared by UFC Champion Dominick Cruz to illustrate a technique to the students who bought his footwork course.
Muay Thai Golden Age Champions Dieselnoi, The Sky Pearcing Knee, and Yodkhunpon, The Elbow Hunter of 100 Stitches, trusted The Modern Martial Artist to break down their style and teachings. Footage rights to their lessons were granted by the Muay Thai Library.
7 Time Kickboxing Champion Gabriel Varga has collaborated with David several times to make instructional content, and was even nice enough to spar him and not knock him out cold.
Kickboxing Champion Gokhan Saki’s team shared David’s breakdown on his style and tactics.
Veteran UFC fighter Chris The Crippler Leben reached out to tell David his work was incredible and that he had learned a lot from his videos.
Luke Thomas, respected MMA analyst working for CBS Sports, has recommended David’s channel to his own followers several times.
This book is the perfect tool to begin expanding your defensive arsenal. A heavy emphasis is placed on aggression and counters.
Explore techniques and tactics used by the greats. From the solid High Guard to the specialized Cross Guard and many more, each defense if full of possibilities to add to your own style. All chapters come with drills to practice with a partner. And at the end of every section references to the techniques showcased are listed, so that you can look up the techniques being used in real fights.
Please enjoy and happy training!