3 Reasons Everyone Should Take a Self-Defense Class

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There’s no better feeling than being able to take care of yourself. Feeling safe and secure mentally, financially and physically is integral to one’s happiness. But you may not be as physically prepared as you think. Although going to the gym certainly offers a slew of health benefits, it doesn’t necessarily teach you self-defense. Let’s […]

Mixed Martial Arts Competition Builds Confidence

The Tiger Schulmann’s Mixed Martial Arts (TSMMA) Challenge of Champions tournament is always just around the corner. Over a thousand competitors register for the bi-annual event to test their limits and go the distance against other individuals within their same age, weight and skill level. Although the tournament is a venue where contenders look to […]

Women Achieve Empowerment Through Self-Defense

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The recent growth of women’s mixed martial arts has not only helped the sport itself become a popular staple in the world of athletics, but more importantly it has become an extremely necessary foundation for the growth of women in society toward becoming more independent, confident and powerful. Mixed martial arts as a sport seems […]

We Teach Real Kickboxing at TSMMA!

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If You Are Kickboxing, Make it REAL! All of the sudden there are many gyms out there that are offering kickboxing classes. or so they say! Most of these gyms are doing what we call cardiokickboxing. The instructors are people that take a weekend course and then say they are certified to teach kickboxing. There […]

New Year, New YOU: Kickboxing Your Way To A Healthier Lifestyle

At the stroke of midnight on January 1st, millions of people are suddenly accountable for the neverending list of resolutions they promised themselves during the holidays a week earlier. Most of them are weight loss ambitions, most likely made while consuming large amounts of cookies and eggnog during the holiday work party. “I’ll start after […]

Mixed Martial Arts Aids Transition Into Adulthood

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Many parents often search for martial arts programs with the prospect of teaching young children improved discipline and focus, self defense against bullying, and improved physical fitness. Much of the Tiger Schulmann’s mixed martial arts (TSMMA) curriculum encompasses the basic tools for molding children into self-disciplined, confident and healthy individuals into adulthood. Kristina Brody and […]

Karate Boosts Confidence and Prevents Bullying

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In the children’s classes at Tiger Schulmann’s mixed martial arts (TSMMA) in Vails Gate, NY, Sensei Jose Montes has encountered his fair share of kids that test his patience. But his firm, gentle demeanor he has won the trust and respect of parents and students alike as they put their faith in his skill as […]

Does Mixed Martial Arts Have An Impact On The Well Being Of Children

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Have you ever wondered if Mixed Martial Arts was more than just a good Cardio workout?   How much of a “Non Quitting Spirit” is really carried over into a students every day life?   Is there improvement on a social emotional level or is Martial Arts more for the body and not the mind? […]

Karate Classes For Kids Builds Confidence

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  Have you ever been to a little league game?  If so, then you must have noticed that there are certain kids that sit on the bench for the entire game. That’s just the nature of the beast.  If you’re good then you play, if you’re not then you get benched.  Now imagine if the […]

Challenging the Champion Within

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Twice a year, students at Tiger Schulmann’s Mixed Martial Arts convene for a one day tournament to test their skills in both grappling (close-range defense) and kickboxing. Many students train several days a week for months leading up to the competition and strive to be the best at the Challenge of Champions. The athletes competing […]