Time change and special guests for Saturday’s sparring class

Kombat’s Saturday Sparring class will be held at 12 noon this week (rather than the usual start time of 11 a.m.). This week’s class will feature a special guest: Kru Jen/York Muay Thai will be in the house, so you don’t want to miss out. We’ll see you there!

Lazy Link Dump: “Love Him or Hate Him” edition

If you missed it from a couple weeks back, check out Michael Schiavello’s interview with Badr Hari above. It’s a close look at one of the most controversial athletes in kickboxing. More good stuff: From wanting to be a ninja to finding a home at Kombat, our very own Lisa Dunn writes about how she became a “Muay Thai Mommy.” …

Kearn Nedd’s Charity Martial Arts Seminar tomorrow at Kombat

The Kombat Arts Training Academy is proud to host an all-star martial arts seminar tomorrow in honour of Kearn Nedd, a shining student of ours who was taken from us earlier this year. Please join us to pay respect to a hero and fellow warrior in an effort to raise money for the Nedd family. Donations of $20 for the …

9 easy ways to keep Kombat fresh during the summer

It’s another hot one this week, boys and girls, so it’s a good time to revisit and reiterate the many little things we can all do to help keep the Kombat experience fresh and clean during the summer. We’re all human. We sweat, and sometimes we stink. Fortunately, there are dozens of measures each of us can take to ensure …

Lazy Sunday Link Dump: “I work the angles, sharp and precise” edition

Continuing his list of things to love about MMA, Jonathan Snowden reminisces over Royce Gracie’s 90-minute war with Kazushi Sakuraba, maybe the greatest fight of the sport’s golden era. [SB NATION MMA] Speaking of the golden age, Tito Ortiz’s blog entries leading up to his landmark victory over Ryan Bader let us into his head (thick as it is), perfectly capturing the …

Last chance for the Kombat Arts membership special

I know, I know, I’ve been tweeting deadline warnings for some time now. This time I’m serious. It’s your last chance to take advantage of our amazing summer membership special. It expires on Wednesday, so clear some time off your plate today or tomorrow and visit or call the gym — you won’t regret it. You won’t just get in …

Another Smartguard Workshop

Kombat Arts will be hosting another workshop on Setp 13 at 6 PM to 8PM.  Smartguards.ca is the best mouthguard, hands down.  I personally have 4 of their mouthpieces.  if you value your teeth and want to minimize concussions and jaw injuries, I highly recommend them.  They are a thick custom-to-your-teeth laminate.  Any color and any design.  The price?  Anywhere …

Testing for Kombat MMA

Hey guys we will be implementing testing in our MMA so as to 1) eventually separate our beginners from advance students  2) allow for progressive sparring  3) develop an amateur MMA team. The pre-test will be held on September 10 2010 at 1800 hrs.  If you are interested to see what is on the test, please come on this date …