February 2024 - Australian Combat Sports Academy

Monthly Archives: February 2024

The reality of being an MMA Fighter

MMA Padwork

As an MMA Fighter, coach (and now as a promoter) you encounter many aspiring fighters who say they will do whatever it takes to achieve success in the fight game but what they really mean is they just want to do it if it’s going to be fun and easy and they can win all […]

Unlocking Focus: The Muay Thai Guide for Busy Adults

In the whirlwind of modern life, maintaining focus can be a challenge for adults juggling various responsibilities. Our exploration today centres on Muay Thai, a timeless martial art that offers a unique avenue to elevate focus, mindfulness, and personal well-being for the busy individual. 1. Navigating Life’s Distractions with Muay Thai: Life’s demands often scatter […]

Self Defence Training

I first became interested in Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiujitsu because I saw it as a realistic way of testing martial arts and fighting skills against a resisting opponent. I wasn’t convinced that the techniques used in my Karate point sparring would work in real life when confronted with a big angry, aggressive opponent. […]

Muay Thai for Kids: A Year-Round Journey Towards Confidence, Skills, and Fitness

When it comes to enrolling your kids into a activities for 2024, parents just have too many options to pick from. Why Muay Thai then ? Our Muay Thai gym takes pride in offering a unique and comprehensive Kids Muay Thai program, designed to in still confidence, foster problem-solving skills, enhance social interactions, and promote […]

How to get your BJJ Black Belt

BJJ differs from other martial arts in that there are no clear requirements for getting your black belt or if there are, they vary from school to school. Other traditional martial arts, on the other hand, usually have very clear-cut criteria about what you need to do to achieve each belt on the way to […]

The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Kids

In today’s fast-paced world, parents are constantly seeking activities that not only keep their kids physically active but also foster important life skills such as discipline, confidence, and resilience. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has emerged as a popular choice for many families, offering a unique blend of physical exercise and mental development. In this article, we’ll […]

Crushing Your Muay Thai New Year’s Resolutions: A Guide to Success in Thornbury

Have you made a New Year’s resolution only to find it slipping away by February? You’re not alone. Studies show that a staggering 80% of resolutions fail by the second month of the year. But fear not! If your goal involves honing your Muay Thai skills and sculpting the best version of yourself, we’ve got […]

How long does it take to get Good at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Recently I was asked an interesting question by a new student. This student had considerable experience in other martial arts and had just completed the trial week of our BJJ program. He had enjoyed his training over the week and was excited to continue. He approached me at the end of the class and asked […]