Belt Test Results Adult Muay Thai:  Franco Palines-Green belt, Van Lee-Yellow belt, Mike Slack-Yellow belt, Calvin Le-White and Yellow belt. Jr. Pankration/MMA: Ayron Baria-Black stripe, Adam Posener-Yellow belt, Nicholas Tran-Red belt, Gilberto Moradi-Yellow belt, Imaan Begg-Yellow belt, Buffalo Lighning-Green belt, Ayden Arnold-Purple belt, Jaeden Ampana-Yellow belt, and Aladdin Ramadan-Purple belt. Congratulations to the students who tested. Next test on Sep.24 … Read More

Applications of martial arts concepts off the mat for Martial Arts Vancouver

Applications of martial arts concepts off the mat for Martial Arts Vancouver After requests of this concept and the need to expand student thinking, I am inserting some information from the student manual with a couple of minor additions from the original printing many years ago. **** Physical Qualities of a Champion and Their Mental Equivalent **** The following examples … Read More

Nutrition Ideas for Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness Vancouver

 Nutrition Ideas for Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness Vancouver Energy in > Energy out = Gain Weight Energy in < Energy out = Lose Weight *factor in metabolism, energy expenditure & athletic goals   In order to perform at peak levels athletically, one needs to have proper diet with quality natural nutritional supplements. Athletes have special nutritional demands and needs … Read More

The Objectives Goals of our Martial Arts System for Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver.

The Objectives /Goals of our Martial Arts System for Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver This is a graphical representation of our Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver System showing the range and interconnectedness of each discipline. The goals are specific. 1) Self-defense: Armed Unarmed 2) Physical Fitness: Muscular strength Muscular endurance Flexibility Nutrition 3) Mental Discipline: Self-confidence Mental Focus/Concentration Power Goal Achievement Peace … Read More

Virtues and Tenets describing our Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver style emphasizing traditional philosophy

Virtues and Tenets describing our Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver style emphasizing traditional philosophy The main philosophies of Martial Arts are exemplified in the Tenets and 10 Martial Virtues.  Through adherence to the philosophy, character development progresses.  All the rituals and formalities of our style, (bowing and saying OS, etc.) have a philosophical and spiritual meaning.  However, the depth of study … Read More

Looking forward…

Mixed martial arts athletes have shown throughout all the UFC challenges that it is the well-rounded athlete both in spirit, body and technique that excels and dominates the ring.

Hello to all the M.M.A. fans!

Hi to all. This is it. UFC #115 is here in Vancouver and it’s great. Just walking into the place today, to set up for the Timekeeper duties, you could feel the charge in the air. You could tell the house would be on fire tonight with all the talent coming. This is an extraordinary   event am I am glad … Read More