Why You Eat Like Crap

Why You Eat Like Crap By Coach Gaetan Boutin   Do you ever wonder why you choose to eat certain things over others? Like why did you reach for that cookie instead of that celery stick and vice versa? We wanted to take a minute to help you understand the basic principles that make up your decision tree when it …

Why You Should Enroll Your Children in Martial Arts

Why You Should Enroll Your Children in Martial Arts Enrolling your children in activities that will keep them entertained and teach them valuable life lessons in the process is always a worthwhile pursuit. While there’s certainly no shortage of activities to choose from, one of the most beneficial activities that children can engage in is martial arts. Below, we’ll take a …

Creating Physical Freedom

We are very happy to have this workshop at KOMBAT ARTS: An Introduction to Movement Workshop, with Oskar Gut. I have been lucky to do a few private lessons with Oskar, and I can say that it has really improved my mobility.  I really believe that doing this workshop will improve your mobility and will greatly enhance your martial arts, …

Losing Weight in Your Sleep

Losing Weight in Your Sleep: How Good Sleep Habits are Vital to Good Health This is Part 1 of a 2 Part article. Losing weight can be incredibly difficult. From 8:00 AM jogs to less than appetizing diets, shedding pounds certainly takes some sacrifice. But what if you were told that one of the most crucial components of weight loss …

What You Need to Accomplish Your Goals

What You Need to Accomplish Your Goals So it’s the New Year and you’re now ready to establish some new martial arts and fitness goals. Unfortunately; most of you will write down your goals on a piece of paper. Put it away in a drawer and might look at it again at the end of 2017. And you probably didn’t …

Gymnastics Rings

Is Gymnastics the Missing Link to Reaching Your Goals?

Is Gymnastics the Missing Link to Reaching Your Goals? If you’ve had or have the slightest bit of interest in bodyweight training, then you’ve probably seen videos of people performing incredible strength feats, using just their bodyweight. Your reaction was either, “meh, don’t really care” or “whoa, that’s so cool!” Followed by… “now how the heck do I do that?!” …

Are You Ready to Compete? Becoming an Amateur Muay Thai Fighter.

Are You Ready to Compete? Becoming an Amateur Muay Thai Fighter. People do sports for many reasons. But there are two main ones: Passion, and Competition. For some, learning the art and receiving the health benefits are enough. They are passionate about it, and love to practice it daily. Then there are some who take that passion and apply it …

Tips on How to Open Up Your Hips

If you’re like most of us suffering Kombat students, many of you have faced the problem of extremely STIFF and SORE HIPS with limited range of movement.  This can occur for many reasons, including inflammation, strains, overtraining, improper form/technique or just kicking too darn much! 😉 Many athletes also use cross-training in different sports to help develop their skills in different areas, alter their workout routines …