GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE WHILE LEARNING SEVERAL STYLES OF MARTIAL ARTS
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills, from a mixture of other combat sports, to be used in competitions. The rules allow the use of both striking as well as grappling techniques, both while standing and while on the ground. Such competitions allow fighters of different backgrounds to compete. At Pound 4 Pound MMA we provide training in many different disciplines.
Muay thai has a long history dating back almost two thousand years ago. Kings that once ruled Thailand made muay thai, then known as "Muay Boran" part of military training. As Lacrosse is our Canadian national sport, Thailand recognized muay thai as theirs. Muay thai is refered to as the science of eight limbs as the hands, elbows, shins and knees are all used extensively in this art. In the past decade, muay thai's popularity has grown in western society. Once seen only as a way of income, young Thais would compete while still going to school to support their families. We have come a long way and now practice this sport to build conditioning of the mind, body and soul. It can be seen as a martial art that will challenge any individual to bring out the best in one's work ethic, discipline, and focus.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focus' on grappling and ground fighting. It emphasizes taking an opponent to the ground and utilizing ground fighting techniques and submission holds. Achieving a dominant position on the ground is one of the characteristic of the BJJ style.It promotes the principle that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themself against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique most notably by applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat the other person. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be trained for sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi) and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition or self-defense.
JAPANESE JIU JITSU
Japanese Jiu-jitsu is seen as traditional martial art that has changed and evolved over the centuries. This art of unarmed combat techniques were developed by Japanese Samurai Warriors to defeat their enemies in war. These techniques can still be used in today's times as it was centuries ago. Pressure point control, locking techniques, and throws all work in conjuction with ground fighting to make this a complete martial art. With regular training, students will attain a great level of fitness and feel confident.
Boxing is a martial art and a combat sport in which two people, male or female, generally of similar weight, fight each other with their fists (with gloves on). Boxing is supervised by a referee and is typically engaged in during a series of one- to three-minute intervals called rounds. There are three ways to win. Victory is achieved if the opponent is knocked out and unable to get up before the referee counts to ten seconds (a Knockout, or KO) or if the opponent is deemed too injured to continue (a Technical Knockout, or TKO). If there is no stoppage of the fight before an agreed number of rounds, a winner is determined either by the referee's decision or by judges' scorecards. Whether your looking to get in shape or sharpen up your hands, this is the class for you.
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
Pound for Pound's Strength & Conditioning classes will increase your muscle endurance, enhance your strength, and take your cardio abilities to the next level. In order to fully understand what these classes entail, you must come see for yourself!
Kettlebell workouts increase your strength, endurance and balance, challenging both muscular and cardiovascular system with dynamic total body movements. Kettle bell is designed to carve away the fat and sculpt lean, toned muscles! Our classes will show you a number of kettle bell exercises to workout every muscle in your body, including swings, clean lifts, presses, kettle bell squats, lunges and more.
MUAY THAI KIDS
The muay thai kids class is a great way to keep your child active while learning the fundamentals of muay thai. Self-discipline and confidence is the most rewarding aspects gained from this class. If your child has a competitive outlook, amatuer sananctioned bouts can start by the age of 8. The age range of the kids class is from 6 to 12. Feel free to stop by for a trial class.