Gratuitous shirtless shot prior to weigh in- In shape for Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver
Kody Smith and Michael Milosiewicz are looking ready to fight. 🙂
Both Michael and Kody have trained very hard for their competitions in Muay Thai Kickboxing for Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver. They are obviously in good shape and display shredded physiques. They use a combination of mma techniques and strength and conditioning to enhance their overall athleticism. We do have Strength and Conditioning classes at the school, Posener’s Pankration/MMA and Muay Thai. In fact Michael Milosiewicz is also a certified trainer in Cross-Fit and instructs the Strength and Conditioning classes/Cross-Fit classes and also utilizes mixed martial arts movements into the class to enhance athleticism and th skill development.
Gus Rodriquez is also an instructor in our Strength and Conditioning classes and he has specialized certification in strength and conditioning for mma and personal training certification and years of training at the school.
Here is some information on our current strength and conditioning classes:
Here is a description of some of the program:
Welcome to Vancouver’s new Strength & Conditioning classes for MMA and Fitness at Posener’s Pankration/MMA and Muay Thai.
First and foremost, strength and conditioning is coming to the forefront of MMA and Kickboxing training. Fighters and trainers alike are realizing that to bring an athlete to their highest level, they need to train (in an educated fashion) with resistance, or, weights. Specifically, by engaging the Central Nervous System (“CNS”) through the big lifts such as the Deadlift and the squat, you can achieve much greater overall muscle recruitment at will. This ability is favourable in combat situations because greater muscle recruitment translates to greater force and power exerted, over a longer period of time and with less perceived effort. The focus is to train anaerobically and/or metabolically, where anaerobic means “without oxygen,” and metabolic training means “completing structural and compound exercises with little rest in between exercises in an effort to maximize calorie burn and increase metabolic rate during and after the workout.”
Choosing these training principles for MMA leads to optimal muscular endurance as well as a stronger central nervous system, so that the greatest force available to the fighter can be utilized, without gassing them before the fight has gone the distance.
In later classes, we will be utilizing a specialized computer software to track fighters statistics. These stats are including but not limited to: VO2 Max, Heart Rate Max, 1 Rep Max (for multiple lifts), Resting and Working Heart Rate, Progressive Overload progress and injuries (if any). We will also monitor basic strengths and weaknesses so we know what to work on and how to improve each fighter and student individually. With this information, there will be more opportunity for advancement, especially if the individual opts for one on one, personal training.
We will be putting tools to use such as: Kettlebells, Barbells, Dumbells, Plyometric boxes, Resistance bands, Heavy bags, Thai pads, and sometimes simply our own bodyweight, to achieve this goal.
Our program is for the athlete, competitor and fitness enthusiasts alike. It is for men and women looking for a fast and efficient path to fat loss, better body composition and physique toning/sculpting, improved energy and metabolism and confidence.
We offer tailor made programs for your individual goals, no matter what it is your trying to accomplish. Using your baseline measurements and your objectives, your personal program will allow that progress. Included is a 30-day progress report that show your progress from your baseline taken, to the time your report is generated. Our Strength and Conditioning Vancouver program can help you reach your goals.
Here is a link to our website: Posener’s Pankration/MMA, Muay Thai, Cardio Kickboxing, Strength and Conditioning, Fitness, Jiu-Jitsu and Self Defense.