Dustin West: Honor, Courage, Commitment, a Pro MMA Now exclusive interview

Dustin West (1-1) started his professional Mixed Martial Arts career with a bang, escaping an early triangle attempt and then TKO’ing “The Ultimate Fighter: Season 6” cast member Blake Bowman in the first round back in July of 2009. The first round TKO was just the first step in the evolution of West’s MMA career. … Read more

How to choose an MMA gym that is right for you

The H.I.T. Squad is an example of a gym that has everything you need.
The H.I.T. Squad is an example of a gym that has everything you need.

When the average person is searching for a gym to join there are factors to take into consideration. How big is the facility? What hours are they open? Do they offer classes I will like? And (whether you admit it or not) what are my chances of picking up a girl / guy?

These are all valid questions, but let’s face it, a treadmill is a treadmill and an aerobics class is an aerobics class. Granted, every now then you will hear about an amazing instructor that can make a spin class “fun for all,” but for the most part you are comparing apples to apples when it comes to the standard gym.

However, when your interest is in becoming a mixed martial artist the decision becomes a lot more important.

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