A21 Academy Eagles Jun24

A21 Academy Eagles

Congratulations to our A21 Academy students for earning their first stripe in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! It has been a pleasure teaching you this semester. Enjoy the summer and we’ll see you on the mats in September! A special thanks goes to Ms. Kristi for approaching us with this...

Lamas vs Aldo for the Belt! Nov01

Lamas vs Aldo for th...

It is confirmed, UFC 169 — the promotion’s Super Bowl Weekend card that’s scheduled for February 1st, 2014, in Newark — will be headlined by a featherweight title bout. In the main event, MMA MASTERS’ very own Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas will challenge the 145-pound champ Jose...

BJJ Belt Promotions Sep22

BJJ Belt Promotions

Congratulations to everyone that was promoted in the art of Daniel Valverde Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu over the weekened. Through hard-work and dedication you have taken your skills and understanding to the next level. You’ve made your coaches proud- well done! Kelly Mcleod – Orange Belt...

Hard work paying off for NHL’s Zack Kassian Feb19

Hard work paying off...

Hard work paying off for Kassian by Jeff Angus from Canucks.com Canucks.com freelance writer Jeff Angus recently had the opportunity to talk training and Zack Kassian with Dave Orton. Orton, who has been training professional athletes for over a decade, worked with Kassian in the summer of...

BJJ Belt Promotions Dec16

BJJ Belt Promotions

First off, thanks everyone for the overwhelming donations for our food-drive and supporting our community over the holidays! A big congratulations to everyone that earned their belt promotions in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Jiu-Jitsu is not always fun and can grind you down, but today all...

A New Black Belt on the Mats! Sep10

A New Black Belt on ...

A big congratulations to Coach Dan Tanevski for his promotion to Black Belt in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Dan’s skill level is a true testament to his love of Jiu-Jitsu, his powerful technique, relentless hard work and dedication. It’s an honor to have Dan as both my student...

Mary Spencer will Fight at the Olympic Games Jun18

Mary Spencer will Fi...

The wait is over: Mary Spencer is going to the Olympic Games. After a month-long delay, the Canadian boxer was chosen by the International Olympic Committee’s Tripartite Commission to receive the Americas’ lone wild card berth in the 75-kilogram weight class. The 5’11”...

From Chasing Quarters to Chasing Gold May10

From Chasing Quarter...

How boxer Mary Spencer went from chasing quarters to chasing gold By Sean Fitz-Gerald,  May 5, 2012   It was the best when it rained, when the sewers backed up and the water in the parking lot crept high on her boots, almost to her knees. Those were the best days, because those were the...

Spencer One Step Closer to Olympic Dream Jan16

Spencer One Step Clo...

By Randy Starkman Olympic Sports Reporter, Toronto Star.   It was the biggest win of boxer Mary Spencer’s life, a huge step in her quest for Olympic gold, but her celebration in the ring was muted. Spencer had just rallied to pound out an 18-12 decision over good friend turned fierce foe...

Congratulations to our New Blue Belts Sep25

Congratulations to o...

Congratulations to our new Blue Belts! Senei Daniel and Coach Z where made proud and impressed by the overall skill, knowledge and determination presented by the group. Well done guys! They are: – Justin Arnold – Manny Aujla – Tyler Briffa – Dan Fraser – Chris...

Seminar with World Champion Daniel Valverde Aug27

Seminar with World C...

Clear your schedules– Daniel will back at Central conducting a no-gi jiu-jitsu seminar on September 24th 2011. The seminar will begin at 12:00PM and will be followed by a belt testing for approved Blue Belt and Purple Belt candidates. The cost of the seminar is $50 and is open to the...

Women’s Only Boxing Aug19

Women’s Only B...

NEW PROGRAM FOR SEPTEMBER 2011 Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00pm to 7:00pm Ladies, are you fighting to step away from the at-home fitness DVDs? Or are you looking to add that much-needed variety to your workout to keep you inspired? Are you ready to fight your way into fitness? No matter what...

Baboon Enters Bellator Tournament May27

Baboon Enters Bellat...

MMA Master’s fighter and coach, Luis “Baboon” Palomino, a 4-time world champion, is set to compete in the Bellator Summer Series Featherweight Tournament. Palomino, a Bellator veteran is on a 3 fight win streak. He will be facing Pat Curran on June 25th live on MTV2 from the...