THE WINNING FORMULA: Spotlight on Marc “Gwapo” Pagcaliwangan

This month, we are thrilled to get up-close-and-personal with professional super bantamweight boxer, Marc Pagcaliwangan, who recently celebrated his 9th win and still undefeated record. (9-0-1 with 7 KO’s) We learn how he got started, how he trains, what he eats, what it takes to be pro-athlete and what his dreams are for the future. Enjoy! 🙂 1) What drew …

New Class: Functional Fight Strength Training now available

Kombat Arts is not only Mississauga’s best MMA gym, it is one of the Greater Toronto Area’s most elite fitness centres. This year we’ve been adding to our strength and conditioning programs with more Konditioning sessions, Dynamic Stretch and Flex, TRX Training, and Modern Savage Training. We’re not done yet. Starting August 3 is Kombat’s latest daytime offering, Functional Fight …

(Video) Fighter Workouts with Radix Performance: Knees, hammers and medicine balls

First off, belated congrats to Kombat Arts athlete McKenzie Wright on her recent victory in the main event at Dynamite Fights 9. If you’ve never seen McKenzie do her thing, check out her hard-hitting highlight reel. To see some of the conditioning drills that helped get McKenzie into fight shape for this bout we’ve got three more videos from strength …

How to use kettlebells with Coach David Beckles (Video)

Kettlebells are great tools to have in your arsenal, especially for explosive sports such as MMA and traditional martial arts. Kettlebell workouts will improve speed and power in the hips and help to shed fat, combining cardio and strength training. For some kettlebell basics and workout routines, check out these how-to videos from Coach David Beckles. The Kettlebell Swing: Kettlebell …

Video: Kombat Konditioning is the ultimate workout

We know you’re tired of the same old workout routines. Think outside of the big box gym and switch things up this summer with Kombat Konditioning. A workout class that builds strength, confidence and endurance while incinerating fat, Kombat Konditioning is both fun and functional. See for yourself below. Contact us today to get started and don’t forget about our …

Video: Setting Goals and Reaching New Heights part II

A couple of months ago we talked about Sifu Joey’s goal of being able to deadlift 405 pounds before his birthday on August 1. Not only did he reach his goal, he surpassed it, lifting a crazy 415 pounds. It just goes to show what you can accomplish when you stay focused and push yourself to reach new heights. Check …

Sledbarrow conditioning now available

New toy! We’ve got a shiny new Sledbarrow for anyone looking to push their performance to higher levels of muscle control and explosive power. The Sledbarrow is a three-in-one system that combines a drag sled, drive sled, and training wheelbarrow. It’s great for overall conditioning and perfect for anyone looking to ramp up their MMA, firefighter or police training. Check with …

Belated congrats to Sean Sherk and Greg Nelson

Big shoutout to Sean Sherk on his UFC 119 win over Evan Dunham. Great job done by Sherk and his trainer Greg Nelson. Sherk’s been with Nelson since way back in 1994, and a lot of you experienced his expertise first-hand at the excellent seminars he’s held at Kombat.  Hopefully we can have Nelson back at Kombat soon. During the …