Competitors vs Hobbyists In Martial Arts

Head Coach Damien Brown and good friend of the gym Courage Training Centre’s Coach Ian Bone discuss the differences between a competitor and hobbyists in MMA gyms.

No matter what separates you from someone else in the gym, every martial artist should strive towards best practice inside and outside of the gym. Watch the video below to hear what a combined 40+ years of martial arts experience thinks about the topic.

“If you aren’t losing in the gym, you’re in the wrong gym.” – Ian Bone

Athlete Performance & Aptitude Testing Day

BASE Training Centre recently facilitated the first Athlete Performance and Aptitude Testing (APAT) day which was designed and administered through a combined effort from Fight IQ Professionals Aaron Blackie, Mitchell Robinson and Marcel Noronha as well as with the facility’s head coach and UFC veteran Damien Brown.

Rolling As A Bigger Guy

Thousands of people want to start MMA but are hesitant for one reason or another. We’ve compiled some of the most common reasons for putting off the start of your MMA journey to help the general public to understand why we do what we do, and love it.