FIGHT SPORTS CENTRE BLOG

Fitness Training For Middle Age Adults is not a “one-size-fits-all” approach

I’m over forty and want to lose weight, tone up, get in shape, move, look, and feel better…what do I do? Going to the typical health club and sitting down on a bunch of machines…the ineffectiveness of this should be self-explanatory. Your body has succumbed to tight fascia (the tissue around your muscles) over the […]

6 Excuses For Not Training (That Just Don’t Fly)

Combat sports have a stigma around them which makes people less likely to start combat sports training. We’ve identified the popular excuses people love to use to skip a workout. These excuses just don’t fly with us. Take a look at the top 6 excuses we’ve heard and how we put them to bed. I […]

The “Roots of Combat” System

Roots of Combat The idea that gave birth to the “Roots of Combat” system is a simple concept from something I remember reading from Bruce Lee. Paraphrasing, “the question of style becomes meaningless when one understands the roots of combat.” What that means is, when you understand what applies across disciplines and without disciplines, you […]

The Difference between Self-Defence Training & Sport Fighting

Sport fighting, and the general perception of self defence training, is to fight and win. I say general perception because there IS real value in self defence (and close protection) training, but it’s in the prevention, rather than the engagement, of a fight or self-defense situation. If you want to know more about prevention, this […]

Why We Love Fight Sports Centre

The gym we call home – Fight Sports Centre. We’re taking a look at all the reasons to put this incredible gym at the top of your list. Top 7 Reasons: We know the reasons to love this gym are endless but these are our Top 7: 1.  Awesome Atmosphere There’s an awesome atmosphere in […]

What is MMA?

Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA for short, was a term coined in 1993, with the first Ultimate Fighting Championship. In the very first UFC, martial artists from different styles (karate, boxing, etc) fought in a no-rules, no time-limit contest to see who would reign supreme. It was won by a smallish guy called Royce Gracie […]

Keeping Up with the Kickboxing Craze

We’re revealing all there is to know about this popular workout No matter what your goal is - increase in strength, confidence, coordination, or you’re just looking for a killer workout - kickboxing will keep you coming back for more. What is kickboxing? The term “kickboxing” was created by a Japanese boxing promoter named Tatsuo [...]

The Benefits of Training with a Friend

Keeping fit is the best way to stay physically and mentally strong. It aids in keeping you in good health for the future and in this case, it helps you learn survival of the fittest. Training can be tough but incredibly rewarding so why not do it with your best mate? The importance of staying [...]

White Collar Boxing Training – What to expect and how to prepare for it

Would you purchase a car without test driving it first? Probably not because you’d have no idea what to expect when you purchase it. The same way that you may only sign up for White Collar boxing if you know what to expect during training and know that there are ways you can physically and [...]

Can you handle the heat in the ring?

White Collar Boxing  - it’s not an underground club and we’re not going to ask you to pick fights with strangers. What we will ask you though, is whether you can handle the heat (and yourself) in the ring. Who is White Collar Boxing for? You don’t need to be selling soap or have insomnia [...]