(UPDATED: Red and Adv Green added) Muay Thai Green test coming in a few weeks

The next round of Muay Thai Green testing is coming up soon. (EDIT: Upcoming dates for advanced Green and Red tests have been added.) Check below for details and please remember that the required uniform is Thai/MMA shorts and a white T-shirt. What: Green test When: Saturday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m. Requirements: Minimum of six months experience Cost: $30, …

Back to School: 3-month memberships for only $275!

The Kombat Arts Training Academy’s Back to School membership deal is only available for another week! Come check out what we have to offer. At Kombat Arts you will: Lose Weight While Having Fun Learn Self-Defence Tone & Build Your Muscles Improve Your Energy Levels Increase Your Self-Confidence Visit our testimonials page to hear from some our students. We’re offering you …

Lazy Sunday Link Dump: Georges of the Jungle Gym edition

Part one of History in the Making: The Trials and Tribulations of Josh Barnett. [MMA Mania] Great article on Sherlock Holmes and the “gentlemanly art of self-defense.” Was the art of Bartitsu the original mixed martial art? [Bloody Elbow] Enson Enoue gives another update on his relief efforts in Japan, this time recounting his covert trip to a Fukushima nuclear …

Important reminders for Muay Thai students

If you passed the recent round of Muay Thai tests be reminded that certificates and T-shirts are available. Please see Kru Joey to obtain yours if you haven’t done so already. Also, those moving up to the Advanced class must have the following equipment: 14-16 ounce gloves proper shorts shin pads cup mouthpiece To order any equipment, just talk to …

Photo: Kombat boxing team decorated at Ringside Championships

The Kombat Arts boxing team recently competed at the Ringside World Championships and represented to the fullest. Here’s a shot of the team and their well-earned decorations alongside Kombat’s boxing coach, Rafael Delgado, and assistant boxing coach, Sean Fulgencio. Congrats again guys! See more photos and check out Lee’s full event rundown here.

Lazy Sunday Link Dump: In Memory of Shawn Tompkins edition

So you want to be an effing fighter? You better learn how to balance a budget. Check out this sobering piece on “The Economics of MMA.” [SB Nation MMA] Level-up your life with these tips on how to overcome plateaus. My favourite: “Embrace the suck.” [Art of Manliness] Get your lols with this funny-because-it’s-true comedy sketch about the hilarity of …

Smartguards workshop next Monday for custom-fitted mouthguards (Edited: new date!)

*EDIT: Please note the workshop date has changed to Monday, August 29. Smartguards is returning to Kombat Arts this next Monday for another mouthguard workshop. Smartguards produces beautifully customized, dental-fitted, pressure laminated mouthguards — hands down the highest performance and best looking mouth protection gear on the market. These are far from the traditional “boil-and-bite” or vacuum-formed mouth pieces. Kru Joey …

Back to School membership deal available until Sept. 15

The Kombat Arts Training Academy’s Back to School membership deal is now available until September 15! “Back to School” doesn’t have to mean just hitting the books. At Kombat Arts you will: Lose Weight While Having Fun Learn Self-Defence Tone & Build Your Muscles Improve Your Energy Levels Increase Your Self-Confidence Visit our testimonials page to hear from some our students. …

T-shirts for Muay Thai testings now available

For the Kombat students that recently tested for Muay Thai, your T-shirts are now available — as long as you’ve met with Kru Joey. If you haven’t seen Kru regarding your test results yet, please do so in order to receive your shirt. Related info: July Muay Thai testing results Proper equipment required if you passed Muay Thai testing