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Mixed Martial Arts News

Latest news and stories about our MMA classes and students.

Mixed Martial Arts News

Coronavirus update : 16.03.2020

After much deliberation and consultation over the weekend here is our present stance on the Coronavirus situation though please appreciate this may change on a daily basis. Please read all of it. We’ll continue to stay up-to-date with what is being released by the NHS/Government, as well as our amazing

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MMA Testing System 2020 Upgrade

For quite a while now we’ve been testing the testing system! We’re trying to find the best balance between a few different factors: A system that is easily accessible to all members A system that has a high level of structure and integrity so that the quality of the grades

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Charlie Aylett Becomes First Junior MMA Member Black Belt

Congratulations to Charlie Aylett. After more than 6 years of training and two and a half years since his last promotion he finally made it to the top – promoted to Black Belt.Charlie becomes the first junior student to ever reach this level and he has become an amazing example

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The MMA Experience

The MMA Experience is a one day course that provides beginners with the fastest possible entry into Mixed Martial Arts. This weekend, Sunday 8th September we hold our next all day course starting at 9:30am upstairs in our dedicated MMA space. This course provides an awesome mix of education, technical skills

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New MMA Class : FIGHT READY

The class will be open to all levels and you could think of it like a combination of a Combat Fit class and an MMA Core class. For now the class is going under the working title of ‘MMA Fight Ready’.

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It takes 21 days to form a new habit. Bullsh*t.

How long does it take to break an old habit, or form a new one? This is something that fascinates us. Coaches, we’ve come to find out first hand, are communicators, psychologists and behaviour economists as much as they experts in their field. A coach could have an encyclopaedic knowledge

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The New MMA Junior & Youth Terms For 2019

The new terms for our extremely popular Junior Mixed Martial Arts programme are now set for the first term of 2019. Here is a breakdown of the details of the term for the various groups Junior MMA Classes – Primary School Age Wednesday 5pm – all levels Saturday 9am –

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Goldilocks: More than an innocent-looking criminal

One of the morals of the Goldilocks story (and not just lock your doors so a stranger doesn’t sneak in and eat your food, break your child’s chair and sleep in your bed!), is the idea of things being ‘just right’. If you were asked to race someone over 100m

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Two New Blue Belts! Leading The Way For The MMA Ladies…

Angela Doyle and Aneesha Phull were successfully promoted to Level 3 – Blue Belt after their MMA assessment on 4th November. It was a truly supreme effort from these two highly skilled students and the promotion was well deserved, they are now the highest ranked female students at the gym.

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Training Age

You wouldn’t expect a 6 year to have the expectations to achieve what a 12 year old can. You wouldn’t expect a 12 year to be able to compete with a 21 year old, at pretty much anything. Now that’s pretty broad and generic, so let’s get a little bit

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New MMA Coaching Course Kicks Off

In another landmark event for TRIBE One Gym and the PRO MAI MMA team on Sunday 4th November we held the first of our new Mixed Martial Arts Coaching Course days. The course took participants through core coaching principles and theories to help us ensure that our next generation of

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November MMA Grading

Congratulations to everyone who was brave enough to enter themselves into the Mixed Martial Arts Grading test that took place on Sunday November 4th. Everyone gave everything they had and left it all on the mats in an attempt to get themselves a promotion, it was a great display of

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Introducing the PRO MAI Pumas & the PRO MAI Panthers…

Our unique junior MMA Classes (previously Little Warriors) is getting an amazing makeover with the introduction of two junior MMA programmes. Primary school aged children from beginner to Blue Belt will be part of the PRO MAI Pumas and primary school aged children Purple Belt and above will be part

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Josh Herdman 2nd MMA Bout At Rise Of Champions 5

PRO MAI MMA Fighter Josh Herdman is due to make his second Amateur Mixed Martial Arts competitive appearance at Rise Of Champions 5 at Brentwood Leisure Centre in Essex on 17th February 2018. Josh made his fantastic MMA debut at ROC 2 where he defeated his opponent via decision after

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December MMA Grading Results

Congratulations to all of the MMA students that put themselves through the MMA testing system in December, there were some fantastic performances from the Little Warriors and the adult MMA students. The adult test results are as follows: Pascal Baptiste: promoted Level 1 – Orange Belt Angela Doyle: promoted Level

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Where it all began…

Where it all began… It was 5 years ago. A cold winter’s month. Ok, enough with the narrative! We’ll give you the short version! But seriously, it was 5 years ago! Matt had a friend. His name was Charlie. Matt had an interest in ‘real’ MMA, and knew Charlie trained

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MMA Grading Day – December 2017

Sunday 10th December was testing day again and it was great to see so many of the students being prepared to put themselves through the challenge of grading day in our MMA studio. Our MMA gradings are designed to assess all of your core Mixed Martial Arts skills through a

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