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Info regarding online classes during closure and more!

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MTC closed from Friday March 13th-Sunday March 22nd

Dear MTC Family, After much deliberation, we have made the very difficult decision to temporarily close McMahon Training Center. We will be closed for 10 days, effective Friday, March 13th. Our current plan is to reopen on Monday, March 23rd. We want to do our part to keep students and their family members safe and…

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Health & Wellness in our martial arts community

MTC Family, In light of the growing public-health concern about coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share what MTC has been doing to prioritize you and your family’s health and wellness. Specifically, what you can do to help prevent illness and stay healthy & what MTC has been doing to help keep us all safe. We’ve…

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Kickboxing performance nutrition tips

Food is more than just fuel; it is jam packed with information sending messages to your body to kickoff chemical reactions throughout the body to help enhance kickboxing performance. Eating food provides energy and delivers messages to the body. Not all food is created equal so what is good nutrition? Well in short good nutrition controls energy balance and…

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MTC Weekly Curriculum 3/2/2020

3/2/2020 THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Family Friendly Environment Our number one priority at the academy is to make sure we have a place where everyone can feel comfortable to train. Training martial arts is “the great equalizer. Your personal beliefs, your background, job, social standing – all of those are important – but when it…

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MTC Weekly Curriculum 2/24/2020

2/17/2020 THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: You can either be a thermostat or a thermometer in class and life. A thermometer tells the temperature, where a thermostat sets the temperature.  To set the temperature in class do the following. Have a smile on your face Encourage your partner Tell your partner their doing well Count laud…

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Adult BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing Schedule Changes Starting March 1, 2020

We asked for your feedback and got some awesome ideas on how to improve both our BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing programs. Here is a description of the changes we have made. Link to the new schedule can be found here if needed. EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2020 BJJ Teen/Adults • Added Monday and Wednesday morning…

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MTC Weekly Curriculum 2/17/2020

2/17/2020 THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Showing respect for classes before/after your class Having an Academy where students are respectful to each other and the instructors is something that has always set our school a part from others.  This week we are reminding all of the students of some of our current policies: 1-The current class…

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Weekly Curriculum BJJ, Kickboxing, Muay Thai 2/10/2020

2/10/2020 THOUGHT OF THE WEEK: Competition BJJ FUNDAMENTALS A. Rearsweep, Escape the mount (buck and roll) B. Haymaker D, Escape the mount (knee to elbow)  BJJ INTERMEDIATE Reposition Guard, Pendulum Sweep/Armbar BLACK BELT Escape and Defend Submissions from Mount Week 2 KICKBOXING Teeps/Push Kicks MUAY THAI FUNDAMENTALS Pad Holding, Kicks MUAY THAI INTERMEDIATE Kicks KIDS…

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WEEKLY CURRICULUM 1/13/2020

  Speech: Control If you can’t control yourself you will not be able to control someone else. One of the most important things in your training is to keep yourself and your partner safe. Your progression is not just based on coming to class.  Before you will be eligible for your 2nd  stripe or green…

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