Keeping Your Body and Equipment In Top Working Order

Keeping Your Body and Equipment In Top Working Order In order to be at your best in your chosen sport, two things need to be maintained. Your body, and the equipment needed for your sport. Check out Kombat Member Igor Osowski’s tips on maintaining both. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  I cannot stress enough that you should not wear the same gi for more …

The Story of George Nipah

The Story of George Nipah One thing that I love about the martial arts is the mental training that comes from it. The toughness, resilience, commitment, discipline, focus, confidence, grit…I can keep going on with all the mental stuff that I love from the martial arts. Of course I love the physical conditioning, the art and the ability to apply …

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 …