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One of the most important aspects of martial arts is competition.  The martial arts experience is one of personal development and skill building, competition allows the practitioner to gauge their growth in a far less protective setting.  Even more valuable, competition exposes the competitor to stresses unavailable in a casual training setting. As an avid competitor I’ve personally found that competition has helped me develop my abilities as a grappler, here are five ways that it has helped me, and may help you. Stress Inoculation.  The more I grapple in competition the more comfortable I become with unsimulated violence.  The...

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