Mark Desa

Have you seen this excellent project from Matt Bendo and Trepalm of the KOMBAT ARTS TRAINING ACADEMY?! This video is sure to light a fire underneath you! Thank you, Socrates for arranging this! What are you going to do TODAY to further your LEGACY?!

Edgewise workshop

Mark Desa

Edgewise workshop coming up on July 15 at 12-130pm at KOMBAT ARTS.
I will be conducting a practical workshop on empty hand tactics against an edged weapon attack. For this workshop, we will be focusing on the clinch and ground defense. I will be drawing on techniques and tactics from Kali, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo. Techniques and tactics geared towards self defense and law enforcement.
Cost is $30. Please see me for more details or sign up at the front desk. Thank you!… Read the rest

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Grading

Mark Desa

Hey guys, do not forget about the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu grading that will occur on July 8 at 12pm. Please ask Professor Amir for more details. Good luck everyone!!!


Mark Desa

Hey guys, we are… OPEN with REGULAR hours and classes for Saturday. OPEN FACILITY ONLY and NO classes for Monday. The facility will only be open between 9am to 3pm Have a GREAT LONG WEEKEND!

Also Andrea Nucci’s Women’s Muay Thai/Self-Defence class is canceled for this weekend.… Read the rest

KOMBAT ARTS at the Marine Kickboxing Grand Opening

Mark Desa

Recently KOMBAT ARTS attended the Grand Opening of our friend’s school, Kerry Marine’s Marine Kickboxing.  Kerry is an instructor under the famed kickboxing and MMA coach, Henri Hooft.

It was great to see Kerry and Henri again, as they always welcome us with open arms.

Also in attendance with Henri was Glory champion Robin van Roosmalen, UFC veteran Sean Soriano and Michael ‘The Menace” Johnson, UFC Lightweight.

We all had a great time learning some new tricks, catching up with Henri and bonding with our fellow teammates and other schools.

Congrats to Kerry and his new school.  Please check out … Read the rest

Congrats Kyran Cameron!

Mark Desa

On June 17th 2017, Kyran Cameron fought on the Wreck MMA event for the middleweight title belt.  It was a five round fight against one of North America’s top Mixed Martial Arts school, Rival Boxing Gym and Grant’s MMA athletes.

Kyran executed a very good game plan, using his striking to keep his opponent from establishing a rhythm, picking his shots and only going for high percentage submissions.  That opportunity came in the second round when Kyran was able to close the deal with a guillotine choke!!! Awesome work Kyran.  We are all happy for you!

I would like to … Read the rest