Urban Christmas Parties – Recap!
Everyone who fought on the night looked capable and comfortable in the ring, it didn’t look at all like it was their first time in the ring. – Blair Chave, Christmas Club Championship Miami This year’s Christmas parties were an exciting mix of Muaythai, partying, team bonding, and fun for the Urban Army at Tweed […]
Advent Calendar Classes
To celebrate Christmas this whole month, we had a special surprise for every day of December hidden inside our Advent Calendars! The surprises ranged from Santa Slaps to extra kicks to chocolates and even water bomb fights! Check out the gallery below to see all the Urban Christmas Shenanigans from the month.
Training Focus – December
This month in classes at Urban, we focussed on the following aspects of Muaythai: Block and return kick, same leg or opposite leg Catch kick and return strike or sweep Step back to evade kick and counter strike Muay Khao – Forward Pressure Strong blocking, make a frame, don’t step back Walk forward, pressure, then […]
Josh “The Boss” King – A young fighters journey
Age: 15 years Fight Record: 33 fights – 25 wins – 8 losses Achievements: 2015 Australian champ, IFMA Australian games Gold Coast Australia 2015 World champ, IFMA World games Bangkok Thailand. 2015 Australian kids fighter of the year 2016 Australian champ, IFMA Australian games Gold Coast Australia 2016 Competitor, IFMA World games Bangkok Thailand. […]
Training Focus – November
This month in classes at Urban, we focussed on the following aspects of Muaythai: Use your feet to get in close Keep your hands up Use your body to strike, not your arms Green Singlet Grading Run-through Kick Defence – “make them miss, make them pay” Parry punches and counter with elbows Set up the […]
Training Focus – October
This month in classes at Urban, we focussed on the following aspects of Muaythai: Set up the low kick with your hands first Step across the opponents body to evade their punches and generate power Roll the hip and shoulder all the way over Changing levels of attack keeps your opponent guessing Bend knees and […]
October Rugby Sweepstakes Recap
During the months of September and October the #urbanarmy challenge was all about World Cup Rugby! We had 10 challengers competing; the objective was to pick the most winning teams of every game throughout the tournament…. The tally is in, and AMANDA has won the challenge!!! With 36 points, that means she guessed the correct […]
September Rugby Sweepstakes
Instead of a physical challenge this month, we’ve got the #urbanarmy on board with the Rugby World Cup! The rules are: Each week (by Thursday) you pick your winning teams. If your team wins, you get a point. The person with the most points at the end of the tournament WINS it ALL! Games run […]
Training Focus – September
This month in classes at Urban, we focussed on the following aspects of Muaythai: Keep it simple, keep them moving, flow! Pad holder is the boss, boxer is the student of the padholder Keep it a conversation; boxer hits and defends Step across the opponent’s body, away from the leg that is kicking Engage your […]
August’s Challenge – Pushups!
This month’s challenge was Pushups, and the rules were: Do as many pushups as you can, in one go. They must be full pushups. You can do 1 set before and 1 set after class. Add the totals from each set on the board next to your name. Whoever has the most total pushups on […]