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 …

THE ARTIST’S WAY: Spotlight on Kru Roberto Herrera

We all know him.  We all love him.  Quietly giving out instructions to torture his students or calmly navigating a sparring athlete in the ring.  But what else do we really know about Kru Roberto Herrera??? For starters, he’s a talented and passionate visual artist who didn’t get his start in martial arts until his mid to late twenties.  (YES, …

Protect Your Teeth!

We are happy to have Smartguards.ca at the Kombat Arts on May 31 between 11am and 1pm. Like Kombat Arts, Smartguards is a true pioneer and innovator in their industry. We were the first martial arts facility to bring these amazing mouth pieces into the martial arts world, and we are totally happy with their products. If you value your …

Chasing the Bucket List: Spotlight on Michelle Sturino

Girl fighters are hard to come by.  Especially female fighting champions.  But at KOMBAT ARTS TRAINING ACADEMY, there is one right in our very midst: Michelle Sturino. Unassuming and reserved, Michelle is not a stereotypical champion – hesitant with compliments, quiet-spoken with a pretty and demure smile, she is not what you would expect in a hard-hitting athlete. Even during …

How to Hold Focus Pads for Boxing or Muay Thai at Kombat Arts Mississauga

This is a video showing how to properly use focus pads (focus mitts) for boxing or Muay Thai for the beginner student, as illustrated by Kru Joey de Los Reyes and Coach Sean Fulgencio at the Kombat Arts Training Academy in Mississauga. For a free week trial membership visit us here: https://kombatarts.com/freeTrial.html

Basic BJJ Kimura Sub as Taught at the Kombat Arts Mississauga

Check out this short vid of my instructor, Amir Yafawi teaching a basic (but very effective) submission from the mount position for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; the infamous Kimura lock. For BJJ training and other martial arts like Muay Thai kickboxing, boxing and Jeet Kune Do, come visit Kombat Arts Training Academy Mississauga for a FREE WEEK TRIAL.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Promotions at Kombat Arts Mississauga Dec 2013

It has been 10+ years since I trained consistently with a Gi in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Feels great to train consistently with Professor Amir Yafawi, and I am happy to have achieved my goal of 2 new strips on my belt today. Thanks Amir for being a great coach! I am lucky to be training with a coach who I …