testimonial

Student Testimonial – Mark Desa

Hi. This is Mark. I’ve been working on the blog and I figured I would take the opportunity to offer my own little testimonial about my experience at Kombat Arts.   I’ve been a student at Kombat Arts for over 10 years. I didn’t even realize how long I’d been there until I just thought of it! I guess time …

Thai Pads

How To Hold Pads for Muay Thai Correctly

Holding Thai pads is beneficial to not only the striker but also the pad holder. The pad holder’s job is to provide good targets for their partner with an aim of making the striker better. In doing so, the pad holder has to work on their timing, concentration, and accuracy. If you actively hold pads for others, here are some basics you …

Losing Weight in Your Sleep, Part Two

Losing Weight in Your Sleep: How Good Sleep Habits are Vital to Good Health This is Part 2 of a Two Part Article.  You can find Part 1 HERE How to Adopt Good Sleep Habits Getting eight hours of sleep is fine in theory, but for most adults, this can be quite challenging. The fast pace of modern lives coupled …

How Martial Arts Can Help With Child Obesity

How Martial Arts Can Help With Child Obesity According to World Health Organization, childhood obesity has increased dramatically since 1990. This presents a serious public health problem, as obese children are more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases or diabetes at a young age. Furthermore, childhood obesity has negative effects on mental health, as it’s connected with a number of psychosocial …

Happy Birthday Kru Brian Naidu!

  Happy Birthday Kru Brian Naidu! Happy birthday to this handsome stud, Kru Brian Naidu! Kru Brian does a great job as one of the leaders of our Teen Muay Thai class. And recently he’s been making these awesome videos of our classes here at KOMBAT. Thank you Brian for your support at KOMBAT and have a great Bday!

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 …

Strength Training for the Martial Artist

Strength Training for the Martial Artist One of my associates made a very good observation; there are a lot of martial artists that spend a lot of time on conditioning, but not so much on developing strength.  Typically you will see most practitioners of the martial arts doing tons of pushups, skipping rope and maybe some “functional training” stuff like …