Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver Certifications: Posener’s MMA

Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver Certifications: Posener’s MMA

Kickboxing Vancouver

Kickboxing Vancouver

Our Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program has been doing well and a number of students have moved up a level. Congratulations to: Daniel Van Tijn: Level 5, Charlie Pratt: Level 4, Ash Tanishychuk: Level 3, Abramo Terribile: Level 3, Brian Bevilacqua: Level 2, Cedric Fernandes: Level 2, Sina Nikzad: Level 1, Guillermo Garcia: Level 1, Chris Mitsiadis: Level 1, Steve Truong: Level 1.

It has been a pleasure to train this group of dedicated enthusiasts.

Kickboxing Vancouver

Kickboxing Vancouver


Special thanks to the instructor team:  Ed Kumar, George Kassimatis, Costa Rojas. and the growing assistant instructor team: Sanjay Kajal, Marijana Slavnic, Heidi Vincent and Jen Kassimatis.

Here is some information on our program:

Full body workout=overall body toning and strengthening

– Lose Weight
– Body Toning
– Improved Energy and
– Concentration
– Stress Relief
– Confidence
– Self-Defence

Self Defense – Fitness – Mental Discipline
Vancouver’s best fitness and training studio for Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and development of martial arts skills. Cardio Kickboxing Vancouver.

– Learn traditional practical Muay Thai Kickboxing technques in an informal, Fun and encouraging atmosphere
– High energy explosive workout
– Progress Checks and Level System in place to ensure constant progress

Burn Fat

Muscle and Fitness magazine rate Fitness kickboxing as the number one fat burner, with over 800 calories burned in one hour class!


Increased flexibility causes better blood circulation and an overall more relaxed state with clearer thinking
Pad Training will sharpen techniques, increase power & physical strength while toning your muscles and burning fat! It’s also a fun way to relieve stress!

“Come strengthen your mind, body and spirit.”

Our Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program is based on Muay Thai Kickboxing, mainly, and some Jiu-Jitsu to enhance the self defense aspect of the curriculum. People train in the class with the goal of developing the benefits of Fitness, Self defense skills, Mental Discipline and for Sport. All types of people enjoy our Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing program, both recreational and serious practitioners.

We offer a 10 level based system to impart skills and reward progress. Certificates are awarded to recognize individual progress. Advancement in the program, if that is desired,  is based on performance and attendance. In the initial stages attendance is given more importance than performance, as we are in the process of developing and installing new training habits and lifestyle changes. Since martial arts is an individual pursuit, we encourage everyone to work at their own pace to the best of their ability. At the higher levels and, as a person progresses in skill, fitness and experience, a greater adaptability and integration of technique is  required and rewarded.

Our self defense component of the program incorporates Muay thai Kickboxing and Jiu-Jitsu to learn defenses from various grabs and strikes, which are a part of the curriculum, although to a lesser degree. This is a unique aspect of our course.

It is expected, as someone progresses through our program that their fitness will approach peak levels for that individual. As everyone is different, peak levels will be variable but progress is required and strong levels should be maintained.

After a student progresses through the 10 levels of skill and personal development for Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver, instructor level certifications are possible. Our Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing classes are a great way to get and stay in shape, have fun and work well with the other classes we have at the school.

Beginners and all fitness levels are welcome.

Special one-on-one assistance is available

To help you begin with confidence!

“We will help you realize your full potential”

Call or enroll online today for your free trial class.

Check out our video page for more exciting videos and drop by the school to learn more about the techniques you’re viewing.

Our cardio muay thai kickboxing classes are located at:

2916 Graveley Street , Vancouver , BC V5K 3K3

Phone (604)255-5344

Contact our Vancouver Martial Arts School and register for our Vancouver cardio kickboxing classes today!


West Coast Can Am Results: Posener’s Martial Arts Vancouver

West Coast Can Am Results: Posener’s Martial Arts Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver

                    Kids Jiu-Jitsu

 Ayden Arnold: Gold in Gi and Gold in No Gi. ( 2 more belts to add to his collection), Adam Posener: Silver in Gi, Artin Nazari: Bronze in Gi and Silver in No Gi, Rodean Nazari: Bronze in Gi, Antonio Costantino: Silver in Gi and Bronze in No Gi,


Very disappointing: Chris Toews trained very hard and was well prepared but no one was in his division and no one wanted to set up for him. As a positive, Chris has decided to step up and take a fight in Ohio in the Sanshou International Tournament.


Congratulations for Lance Kawi for competing in a tough division and fighting hard and losing a close decision. Special thank you to Gus Rodriquez and Paul Palines for coaching and supporting Lance.


Thank you for the instructor team: Costa Rojas, George Kassimatis, Filip Matos from Roll JJ, Emilio Ditrocchio, Andrew De Leon, Paul Palines, Gus Rodriquez.

Thank you also for the support of the parents, students and friends.

Martial Arts Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver


Let’s keep at it and keep progressing and next time.


Here is some information on our Kids Martial Arts vancouver program:

Vancouver’s Premier Mixed Martial Arts school for children and youths.

With special attention given to motor skill development, mental focusing attributes, and children’s inherent capabilities. Youth kickboxing Vancouver Children’s and Teen classes are designed to emphasize:


The development of these qualities and principals are given extra attention because they build a strong foundation in the three battles: the Mind, the Body, and the Spirit.If developed properly, then success is assured.

We engage in a brief zazen meditation at the beginning of each class to become present, focused and prepared for what is to come in the class, and, at the end of class, we meditate briefly to lock in the experiences, center our energy, and commit to continuing making progress. As a regular practice to enhance learning, we also repeat strongly the Tenets of the School, Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self Control, and Indomitable Spirit, at the end of each class to solidify the development of these qualities for Kids Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver.


Our Qualification Code, which is a form to be filled out by the parent and student for advancement in rank, for Kids MMA Vancouver at Posener’s Pankration/MMA and Muay Thai, highlights that respect and school achievement, in addition to the development of combative skills in mixed martial arts, are highly valued, esteemed and developed.


The development of equanimity of spirit is also given special attention in order to deal with challenges well; especially in regards to winning and losing. The attributes of effort, determination, skill development and spirit are given special attention, as these qualities will lead to enduring success. The goal of truly doing one’s best, regardless of outcome, especially in regards to some combative sport applications, is given priority to help develop progress, growth and character. The consistent and continuous goal of making progress in all areas, both on the mat and off, will help develop a student’s full long term potential for Kids/Youth MMA Vancouver at Posener’s Pankration/MMA and Muay Thai.



Copa BJJ Tourney Results: Posener’s MMA/ Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Copa BJJ Tourney Results: Posener’s MMA/  Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver


Here are are results from the Copa Katana BJJ tournament held in Richmond, B.C. on Saturday April 15 ’17. Rodean Nazari –  His 1st double gold. Gold in Gi and Gold in No Gi, Ayden Arnold – Gold in No Gi and bronze in Gi (Budo ) ,  Artin Nazari – Gold in No Gi and Silver in Gi, Honorable mention to Ernesto Lepore moving up to the Advanced Expert Division and challenging himself. This can be a stimulation for him to keep progressing to the next level and learning that patience, persistence and consistency help the program. This was certainly a challenging event and a good experience to learn from and continue to make progress.

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver


I would like to thank the parents for their support and involvement, the awesome instructor team, Andrew De Leon, Filip Matos, Emilio Ditrocchio, George Kassimatis, and more.


Here is some information on our Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver / MMA/ Submission Grappling programs:


Vancouver’s ultimate Submission Wrestling training for: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Self Defense, Fitness, Mental Discipline and Sport.

Our Submission Wrestling classes utilize techniques adapted from free-style wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu – BJJ Vancouver, “Catch-as-catch-can” (Folk American wrestling), Catch Wrestling, Shoot wrestling, Sambo, and Judo. These techniques are modified to be applicable for Pankration, MMA fighting (Mixed Martial Arts) and Submission wrestling as a sport. Our submission wrestling classes are a subsection of our Pankration curriculum.

It is the blending of our striking within the grappling context that makes our style unique and distinctive.
Whether it is the blending of striking and grappling to and from clinching, to take-downs, to ground fighting with submissions, our style is geared towards practicality.

Since our style and curriculum has a broad range of techniques, the individual student has the ability and potential to express their skills to the fullest degree.

Our classes provide an excellent physical workout developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardio vascular fitness and flexibility. In the process of training and getting in great shape, the student will be learning techniques that are useful for self-defence and sport.

Our classes are taught by experienced martial artists emphasizing discipline and respect with the aim of helping the student achieve their goals while enjoying the process and developing camaraderie. Many of the students and instructors have been successful using the school’s style in pankration/mixed martial arts and submission wrestling competition.



Fantastic Testimonial for Chris Toews: Fight Fit Boot camp Vancouver

Fantastic Testimonial for Chris Toews: Fight Fit Boot camp Vancouver

Fight Fit Boot camp Vancouver

Fight Fit Boot camp Vancouver

Here is the little write up for Anthony Kronshage,


One of my clients, Anthony Kronshage, 30 years old. We met Jan.4 2016 with a starting weight of 335lbs! That was 15 months ago. We are now down to 215lbs!!! That’s 120lbs in just over a year (April 2017). He started with me doing 2 one hour sessions and a one hour bootcamp session. After 6 months of that routine we split it into 4 half hour sessions.

He has continued with the one hour boot camp as well and keeps on pushing harder and harder every session! Good job Mr. Anthony!!!


Anthony is currently training for a half marathon in September, thats a 22km run with a goal time of under 2 hours!!! not bad for a guy that was once well over 300 pounds!!!


Live and fight, fight to live… there is much to live for in this life!

Wow!! That is an incredibly inspiring testimonial and testament for our Chris Toews and his Fight Fit Bootcamp sessions on Sunday’s at noon and he does personal training also.

Here is some information on the Fight Fit Boot camp Vancouver classes:


Fight Fit Boot Camp


Fight Fit Boot Camp

Posener’s Pankration/ MMA introduces…

Posener’s Fight Fit Boot Camp! A boot camp that takes the “FIT” in fitness to the next level! From a new Mom to the avid sports enthusiast, Posener’s Fight Fit Boot camp will provide that extra push everyone needs to help get them the results they want. Posener’s Fight Fit Boot Camp will consist of a combination of high intensity functional movements, punching and kicking combinations using pads with a partner. As well as static (stationary) exercises that will increase muscular endurance while melting fat at the same time!




Posener’s Fight Fit Boot camp will be lead by ISSA Certified Personal Trainer Chris Toews. Chris is also a student of Posener’s Pankration/ MMA and a gold medalist in the art of San Shou (Chinese kickboxing) at the Tiger Balm International. With his love of the sport, winning attitude and fitness orientated lifestyle, who better to have push you than this guy!

If you’re looking for 60 minutes of change, change that will inspire you to push harder and FIGHT to be better, Posener’s Fight Fit Boot camp will be there… will you!


This new addition can benefit many people and provide more opportunity to develop skills, get in shape, meet people and have fun. There will be opportunity for Strength and Conditioning Vancouver based classes with Chris Toews on Sunday’s from 12-1pm. There will also be Strength and Conditioning Vancouver classes in the evening with Gustavo Rodriques on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8:30 – 9:45 pm. It is great to have excellent instruction, a full schedule and many opportunities to help people reach their goals with busy schedules and life commitments.


Fight Fit Boot Camp



Drop In- $20
10 Time Punch Card- $169


Sunday, 12-1pm


Fight Fit Boot Camp



Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver Test Results: Posener’s MMA

Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver Test Results: Posener’s MMA 

Kickboxing Vancouver

Kickboxing Vancouver

Congragulations to Delan Ossman: Brown belt, Jimmy Kajal: Purple Belt, Mike Sopp: Green belt, and Lance Kawi: Green belt.


Good work on challenging yourself and progressing in our system and style. I am certainly looking forward to continuous progress and the pursuit of excellence.


Kickboxing Vancouver

Kickboxing Vancouver

Here is some information on the two types of Kickboxing Vancouver programs we have:


Kickboxing Vancouver

We have two types of Kickboxing programs at our school:

Muay Thai Kickboxing and Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing.

Here is a brief description of the two programs and their differences:

Muay Thai Kickboxing:

Our traditional Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program develops the main benefits of Self Defense, Fitness, Mental Discipline and Sport. Our Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program utilizes techniques and principles from the Thai tradition, Dutch Kickboxing methods, Japanese methods and principles, and concepts and techniques from Western Boxing. Our style, which has been taught by Simon Posener, who has been training for almost 35 years and teaching full time for 25 years, is constantly evolving and improving, as that is our original goal. The desire to grow, evolve and improve is constant.  The instructors are experienced, personable, knowledgeable and have a passion for teaching the art and improving teaching methods and techniques. We have a long history of producing excellent mixed martial artists and champions of Muay Thai Kickboxing and Pankration / MMA.


One of the main differences between the Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program and the Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program is the application of progressive levels of contact sparring, which occurs in the traditional class. Stylistically, the classes are similar. The traditional Muay Thai class is Fitness and Combat intensive. The Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing class is more Fitness and technique intensive and less sparring intensive.


In the Traditional class once a student learns the A,B,C’s of defense, which are the  basic defenses from the main strikes used in Muay Thai, which are very important for developing confidence, the basic footwork patterns, and the execution of the basic strikes and clinches, a student will learn progressive levels of contact sparring. Sparring is a requirement for progress in the system. At the beginning levels the sparring is light to medium contact and at the advanced levels a student will participate in full contact, full Muay Thai sparring. Individual differences are considered in the timing and onset of sparring. Progress is also based on the individual, as everyone is unique in their goals and challenges,  and they are compared to their own progress.  Once a student is comfortable with the basics and has a desire to spar, with instructor approval, a graduated method will be started. The benefits of sparring are many. A student will learn to handle pressure of various types, develop physical and mental discipline,  and get a great workout. The pressure from contact sparring is also very important in application of self defense techniques, which are also a part of the curriculum. Self defense applications are taught within the classes and other classes within the school. Also, the Muay Thai sparring will benefit the competitive aspect of Muay Thai Kickboxing, Western Kickboxing, Shootboxing, Sanshou and Pankration/MMA.


Our goal in the training is to develop the technique and spirit of the art to the highest level, build camaraderie, and develop a student’s full, balanced, personal potential.


We are offering a free week trial at the school, so you can try us out and see how we can benefit you and help you achieve your goals, or simply enroll today


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Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing

The Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver program develops the main benefits of Self Defense, Fitness and Mental Discipline. This program is stylistically the same as the traditional Muay Thai Kickboxing class but does not have the goal of hard contact sparring or direct Sport application. However, many of the competitors and students who participate in the traditional Muay Thai Kickboxing program also participate in the Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing class because it is an excellent workout and will, without question, improve fitness levels and will provide an opportunity for further skill development. The classes are less formal, done to music, and do not have the pressure of full contact sparring. It is a focused class with the goal of developing skills and peak fitness levels. Advancement in the program is based on a progressive 10 level system. Students advance in the curriculum based on attendance, which is the most important aspect especially within the beginning levels, skill development, and personal fitness level improvements. The advancement of the student is based on their own progress, as everyone has unique challenges and goals.


The classes are a high energy explosive workout. The training will develop cardio vascular fitness, aerobic and anaerobic,  muscular strength and muscular endurance, flexibility, burn fat, and improve energy levels. There will not be contact free sparring. We will, however, utilize: sharp shooting techniques, which are non contact, one step sparring, interactive drills and, for more advanced students, semi-free sparring. There is also a self defense component taught specifically, which includes self defense applications of Muay Thai Kickboxing and Japanese Jiu-Jitsu.


There are many goals which can be obtained in the Cardio Muay Thai Kickboxing Vancouver classes. We emphasize an effective workout utilizing Muay Thai Kickboxing techniques to get the student in the best shape they can. We also provide free nutritional counselling, upon request, and provide diet tips to teach the relationship of a healthy lifestyle and diet on mental and physical fitness levels.  As we work together in the class in a spirit of growth and progress, the goal is to make progress on many levels, get results, have fun and make friends.


We are offering a free week trial at the school, so you can try us out and see how we can benefit you and help you achieve your goals, or simply enroll today. 


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Martial Arts Vancouver Self Defense Vancouver



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