Congratulations Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Professor Amir Yafawi!

With great pride, The Kombat Arts Training Academy would like to offer our Congratulations to our very  own  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  Professor Amir Yafawi for his Double Gold Medal win this weekend at the Ontario Open International Jiu Jitsu Championships. With these victories he has earned a spot in the Worlds 2015.      

FREE Muay Thai Clinch Workshop at Kombat Arts Mississauga

Hey guys, you are very lucky! My good friend and mentor, Edward de Nobrega will be teaching a workshop this Saturday at 3.00pm to 4.30pm on the Muay Thai clinch. Topics that may be discussed: Entering into the clinch Proper posture Proper positioning Off balancing Attack and defense in the clinch This workshop is FREE for Kombat Intermediate and Advance …

Congrats New Muay Thai Graduates!!!

Congrats for the following students for passing their Intermediate Levels in our Muay Thai Program, at the Kombat Arts Mississauga! Green: Mohamed Hamlah Husain Thujan Krishakumar Jacqueline Douglas Advance Green: Korey Ferreira Giancarlo Penaherrera Red: Mark Medeiros Judy Villanueva Emily Gutierrez Kitty Wong Lisa Dunn Larry Indovina Thank you to all the coaches who have been doing a great job …

Nutrition for Performance Workshop

To get the results you want in the gym, here are the basics: a properly designed training program and a nutrition plan. Most of you probably have the training part down, but I can probably guarantee that your nutrition plan is non-existent. That’s why at Kombat Arts we will be starting a series of nutrition workshops. In June 2013 we …

The 7 Takedowns Every BJJ Fighter Should Know

This video was posted about a month ago on Facebook, and I think it has some very essential information for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete. It is definitely a very good video that will stimulate some good conversation amongst your team players and coaches. Take a look and hope you find it informative Know anyone interested in BJJ? Invite them …

New Muay Thai Class!

We are slowly making changes to our program schedule…and one of them will be the addition of a Muay Thai (mixed level) class on Fridays at 12pm. So if you happen to be free during the day, please feel free to join me. Also if you happen to know of anyone else interested in Muay Thai, please do me a …

Congrats to Two of Our Muay Thai Teens!!!

Congrats to 2 of our teens in the Teen Muay Thai class…Myles and Mason. Myles received a recognition award for showing great attendance in our program, and Mason received an award for most improved technique. Great work guys! Also great work Kru Brian Naidu and the other coaches for developing these students! Know any kids or teens who can benefit …

Are You Sabotaging Your Own Training?

So as you may know, I am writing a series of posts on goal setting, nutrition and intensity. In this post, I will give you 3 tips to improve your nutrition. Most athletes train pretty consistently, and they also usually train hard. But the one area that they fail in, sabotaging their hard earned work in the gym, is in …