Congrats to Kyran and Caroline!

As many of you know, we had a really strong showing at this year’s Canadian National Championships. Caroline Carty gave an awesome performance, losing a very close split decision in the finals, and Kyran Cameron won the 2011 low-kick championship! Here’s the complete rundown from Poo Choi Kru Brian Naidu: This was a record year! Over 130 athletes registered for …

Sparring

Hey guys we will be really limiting if not eliminating the sparring in the Adv Muay Thai classes.  From now on if you want to get some good sparring in, we will have you come to the Mon and Wed fighters class at 7.00 PM to do some intro sparring / progressive sparring. This will be until we re-introduce a …

Please Take a Few Minutes…

Please take the time to look at this article. A few weeks a female athlete, Adrienne Simmons passed away after a Muay Thai bout.  It is a very unfortunate event.  I want to highlight this event because I think we should all be aware of the possible dangers that exist in our sport.  Especially when we are not diligent with …

How to Spar #2

In the second article of this series, we will look at some sparring drills from Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do.  These are progressive sparring drills. In the ring we start both participants off with only the jabs.  This means that they are only restricted to jabbing to the face or the body. For the next round we allow both of …

How to Spar #1

In this series of posts I will suggest some different sparring drills that will progressively improve your game.  At the Kombat Arts we don’t believe in throwing people right in and watching them get maimed.  The “survival of the fittest” idea will come later on as they  develop a good base in ring tactics, technical application and confidence. For all …