Saturday March 22, 2014. Total MMA Studios was proud to award the following students with belt promotions. Great Job!!! New Belt John Manzi – Brown belt Ed Kogan – Brown belt George Lanz – Purple belt Chris Smith – Purple belt Clay Geilmann – Blue belt Robert Goodloe – Blue belt John Pan – Blue
Tustin, Calif. – March 28th, 2014. Total MMA Studio’s own Christian “The Beast” Aguilera will be participating in one of BAMMA’s biggest red carpet events. Coming off a win in his first professional fight, “The Beast” will be back in action fighting with some of the most talented professional MMA fighters in the area.
Mixed Martial Arts is a full contact combat sport evolving from the style vs. style martial arts tournaments that was popular in the late twentieth century. Students learn to combine techniques from MMA’s most popular styles, such as Brazilian jiu jitsu, wrestling, Muay Thai, and boxing. In this class you will not only learn the fundamentals of each style but also learn how to transition and implement these techniques in any combative situation.
Clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins
Wresting is a combat sport that involves a variety of grappling techniques such as clinch fighting, throws, takedowns and learning how to gain control of your opponent while on the ground. In this class the participant will learn to utilize these techniques constant drilling and controlled live sparring sessions.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that stresses the importance of ground fighting for self defense as well as being a martial sport. Its response to any attacks whether standing or on the ground is what has made it such a popular art! Students are taught how to control and subdue any attacker using movement, joint locks and chokeholds. In our classes you will learn both the gi and nogi applications to the art.
Proven to not only burn a large number of calories, our cardio kickboxing class increases flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance while you learn practical self-defense skills using your hands and feet. These classes include a blend of intense calisthenics style exercises and kickboxing techniques that will help develop your coordination and timing while our coaches motivate you to reach your fitness goals!
Often referred to as the science of eight limbs, Muay Thai is one of the most powerful striking martial arts ever created as students are taught to use the hands, feet, knees and elbows as weapons. Our gym offers a great program for this dynamic martial art that not only teaches the use of all eight weapons but also the application of these skills through the use of bag work, focus mitts, and sparring.
Here at Total MMA Studios, we are committed to creating a program that not only teaches kids the technical aspects of a variety of martial arts but also high moral standards that become lifelong character traits, such as self-discipline, work ethics, and respect. In these classes they will learn how to strike and grapple correctly as the classes are structured to help build the child’s coordination, balance, muscle memory and flexibility.
Often called the “sweet science,” western-style boxing is an art dedicated to nothing other than the fist. Known for its lighting quick combinations and elaborate footwork our boxing practitioners learn to sharpen their skills through the use of bag work, focus mitts, shadow boxing, and sparring in an exciting class structure.