Self Defense Training, Part 1

So Davinder, one of my students, posted this on my Facebook timeline, and I’m finally taking a minute to review and post my thoughts. I am glad he did, because I have been meaning to address some of the topics in this video. I was first introduced to Geoff Thompson’s material from one of my good friends, Calvin Millar. I …

Kombat Arts | Tip of the Week | Improve Your Side Control

In this video, Professor Amir Yafawi shares his tips on how to improve your side control for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. If you reside in Mississauga and want to try BJJ, go here for a free week trial Thank you JSNJAY DESIGN at jsnjay.com for the great video work! If you enjoyed this video, please Like and Share. Thank you!

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 …

Kick Like Jon Jones Part 2

So in a previous post I was discussing some of the kicks that Jon Jones is famous for. In this post I wanted to show one of the kicks in more detail. Here I show the chasse lateral (side kick) from the martial art Savate or the sport form, Boxe Francaise with one of the youngest highly ranked Boxe Francaise …

Congrats Katrina!

Katrina Beltran Estacio is one of our newest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu members. By being vigilant with her diet, cardio training and pursuing the BJJ lifestyle, she has already lost 12lbs. Great work Katrina! The Kombat Arts is proud of you! If you are looking to be successful like Katrina. then come try out a FREE WEEK at Kombat Arts!

Happy Birthday Edgar Obregon!

Happy Birthday to Co-Owner and Muay Thai Kru, Edgar Obregon! Edgar has been with Kombat Arts for a long time, and I have had the pleasure of seeing him develop and progress in the martial arts! He is one of the main pillars behind the Kombat scene. We are glad to have Edgar at Kombat Arts…have a great Birthday today! …

New Deadlift Workshop!

Want to learn how to deadlift properly? Want to increase the weight you can lift? Get stronger? Fine tune your technique? Then you have to check out this FREE workshop on May 28, at 7pm. Daniel Thiessan from Radix Performance will be on hand to train our Kombat Warriors on the Deadlift. One of the King Exercises that you have …

Vegan, Vegatarian and Plant Based Diets

In a previous article on the Alkaline Diet, I mentioned that I would discuss plant based diets. Even though I am not a vegan or vegetarian, I think that there is a a lot of great reasons to follow a plant based diet. Precision Nutrition does a great job of describing all of these definitions, what are the reasons to …

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 …