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. […]

Healthy Tips for Christmas

Christmas season is upon us! We’ve got all kinds of fun activities planned for the month of December in the Gym, but we also know that your life outside the gym will be full of silly season stuff – which may, or may not, help you stay on track to your fitness goals. If anything, […]

Urban Events – November

November was a nice cruisy change from the non-stop action of October – but it wasn’t without excitement. We had 2 successful Green Singlet gradings, a massive yellow singlet grading and Leonie won her fight in front of a huge crowd of Urban Fans. Green Singlet Grading We had another successful Grading this month, with […]

Muaythai Instructional – Styles of Muaythai

[dt_sc_one_column id=”column_data” first] Muaythai is an intricate and complex chess game but it comes with dire consequences; some win, some lose, everyone gets hit, and everyone learns. This is our sport, and there are many ways to play this complex game.  Each individual practitioner differs in his or her own style, execution, and vision of […]

Fight Recap – Leonie Macks vs. Jemma Byard – 9th November

What a fight! Leonie fought in the Main Event Bout at Kirra Sports Club on the 9th of November to a packed crowd and a sea of Green Urban Army Supporters. Leonie faced a strong opponent in Jemma Byard, known for her strong boxing and relentless pressure, but Leonie closed down every attack with strong […]

Announcements – November

We’ve confirmed our travel dates for next year’s Thailand trip; we will go from September 19th to Oct 3rd 2020. We are just waiting for the airlines to release the flights so we can confirm pricing, so lock it in and stay tuned for updates! If you’re loving your training and think that someone you […]

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 […]

Meet Your Trainer – Jared Flick

We’ve got a new trainer on board at Tweed!!! Jared Flick, or Flicky, comes to Urban after 3 years of running South of The Border Muaythai in Byron Bay and we are really excited to have him on the team. Flicky has been training martial arts since he was 10 years old in multiple disciplines […]

October Gradings Recap – Yellow, Blue, Purple and Black

The grading singlet honours the work that you’ve done to get to that level. The idea of grading originated in martial arts with belts that you trained in, but never washed; the more you trained, the dirtier it got and so it changed from white to black. October was a huge month of Gradings, Urban […]

Fight Wrap-Up: Siam Cup, Olden Gloves Caloundra, Destiny Muaythai and MTQ Juniors

October was a busy month for our fight team with 7 fighters competing in 4 shows throughout the month. We started off with a BANG on Siam Cup with 3 for 3 wins from Reilly, Luca and Josh. First up, Luca fought a technically beautiful fight, using excellent footwork and evasion to come away with […]