Structuring & Implementing Additional Strength & Conditioning Around Mat Time

When we are looking at the relationship between lifting and sport specific training there are a few considerations that need to be addressed. Firstly what is your main priority? Are you looking at being the best fighter you can be or the best weight lifter? Maybe you’re looking to be a bit of both?

All are completely valid, everyone gets into combat sports for different reasons and that alone is why considerations must be made when planning and implementing different phases of training.