Eclectics Pankration

Craig Pumphrey Asks Local MMA Community, “Do you show respect?”

Posted by on February 5, 2012 at 9:52 am

During all my travels I have met a lot of powerful people and people of influence who receive respect because of the position they are in. Often times in the MMA world, and in many martial arts circles, we forget about such influence & respect. We forget the instructors we learn from have paid a […]

Craig Pumphrey Asks the Local MMA Community, “BJJ?”

Posted by on December 15, 2011 at 9:48 am

Have you seen the UFC? Have you noticed how some of the best fighters in the world are taken out by these Jiu-Jitsu techniques? Well, if you haven’t you might want to study the fights a little closer, rather than just watching the action. A lot of people are now wanting to study MMA (Mixed […]

Craig Pumphrey Asks the Local MMA Community, “What Tree are you?”

Posted by on November 14, 2011 at 9:37 am

I was here before the UFC explosion, I was here before everyone you know became an MMA fighter, I was here before everyone forgot what a black belt stood for and represented. These days everyone is a MMA fighter, they are cage fighters, and they know all the takedowns & submission techniques. I have found […]