How to choose a good MMA gym

What should I look for when choosing a gym for the first time?  Whenever people start looking for Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Mixed Martial Arts classes near their hometown they will be bombarded with options. You might see a Krav Maga school across the street from a traditional Muay Thai academy. That Muay Thai academy might rent […]

3 Things To Consider When Buying Boxing Gloves For The First Time

Starting a new sport is always a big investment both financially and emotionally. When walking into a local kickboxing or jiu jitsu gym it is easy to be overwhelmed by all of the new requirements, rules and techniques you’ll be exposed to in a short time. Don’t worry!  We’re going to guide you through this process one step at a […]


Mixed Martial Arts in its current form arrived in the United States in 1993 when Royce Gracie won the first Ultimate Fighting Championship tournament. MMA combines concepts and techniques from many martial arts to create a truly efficient and modern fighting system. Athletes will learn the principles of Boxing, Wrestling, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo and will develop the […]


Muay Thai is a brutal striking form imported from the country of Thailand. It is the national sport of the country and Muay Thai fighters, known as Nak Muays, often begin their fighting careers during childhood and retire in their early 20s.  Known as the Art of 8 Limbs, Muay Thai combines punches and kicks with hard strikes delivered by […]