Absolute MMA Kettlebell Team Competes!

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Absolute MMA Kettlebell team competed in the World Kettlebell Lifting Championships last weekend. They came away with two first place finishes and one second place finish. This was the first time the Absolute MMA kettlebell team has competed in the … Continue reading

Fix-o-meter Helps Absolute MMA Train for World Kettlebell Lifting Championships

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Absolute MMA is on its way to the World Kettlebell Lifting Championships. We are training to compete in this event in October of 2013. Our team is training consistently and with serious intent. This will be the first kettlebell competition … Continue reading

Schedule Update for Kick Boxing, Muay Thai and Kettlebells.

We have made a few changes to the schedule about a month ago and want to make sure to get the word out again. The classes that have been affected are the Mixed Martial Arts classes on Tuesday and Thursday, Kick Boxing on Wednesday and Kettlebells on Saturday.

The 7:30 pm classes on Tuesday and Thursday have been changed from Mixed Martial Arts classes to Kick Boxing. These classes are usually taught by our Head Coach, Rob Handley. Rob Has studied Kick Boxing or Muay Thai for a very long time. He continues to train with top level Thai trainers like Sakasem, Ganyao Fairtex and Sangtiennoi. He has a wealth of experience and has a unique way of teaching which makes it easy to learn and then implement. All levels of experience are welcome.

Kick Boxing on Wednesday at 6:00 pm has been canceled. We will continue to have Takedown class at 6:00 pm which includes techniques from Judo and Wrestling. This class is also taught by Coach Rob. For those of you who don’t know, Rob is the 2003 Bronze medal winner in the National Judo Championships and the Gold medal winner in 2005. Rob’s approach to instruction allows the very advanced and the very beginner to grasp the technique easily and be able to use it in practice effectively within a short period of time.

Our Kettlebell class that was at 9:00 am has been moved to 10:00 am. Participation is growing and our students are seeing results from the hard work. This class uses the Sport Kettlebell format to improve overall strength, strength endurance, grip strength, cardiovascular endurance and joint range of motion. The class is technique based rather than strength based. This is a great way to learn a new skill set with resistance training and improve your overall fitness. Rob also teaches this class using the Fedorenko method. Rob is a Sport Coach and Master Fitness Trainer in the American Kettlebell Club organization.

New Kettlebell class!!!

We are proud to announce that we will be teaching kettlebell class at 9:00 am Saturday mornings, starting May 7th. These classes will be directed towards educating team members on proper technique and form for kettlebell sport lifting. This is a great opportunity to improve your overall fitness, stamina and strength endurance. We will teach basic movements, safety and proper form for all lifts included in the World Kettlebell Club ranking system. Come join us for an opportunity for a great workout and a great learning experience.

Absolute MMA rated on top ten list.

Check out our current ratings on http://www.the-top-tens.com/lists/best-martial-arts-studios-utah.asp. We love the positive feedback we’re getting from our students! Thank you for rating us so high. We’ll keep the high standards and progressive teaching methods coming your way. GO TEAM ABSOLUTE!

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American Kettlebell Club Coach- Rob Handley

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Kettlebell Sport and Conditioning for MMA Athletes coming soon.

Kettlebell training is a major break from traditional weight lifting and running. Sets are high-rep, long and timed, strength AND endurance are worked simultaneously — no gaps in training. The results of what Kettlebell lifters can do speak for themselves.