Richard Ronquillo Testimonial: Posener’s Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver

Richard Ronquillo Testimonial: Posener’s Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver

Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver

Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver

I started training at Posener’s Pankration in June 2015. I had no previous experience in martial arts but it was something I’ve been interested in for a long time. I’ve always lived a fairly active lifestyle but I was looking to challenge myself in a new way. I was immediately hooked during my free week trial so I began training regularly. After several months of training, my goal was to compete in a sanshou tournament. My diet wasn’t something I really paid much attention to, but in order to compete I wanted to be in peak condition. So I began eating cleaner and healthier. With mental discipline, consistent training and a healthy diet I had improved my martial arts skills and had reached a level of fitness I had never been at before. I soon reached my goal and competed in 2 sanshou tournaments, obtaining a silver medal at the CanAm’s. Sensei Simon, the other instructors and all the students were extremely supportive and helpful in preparing me. I’m excited to continue improving my skills and look forward to competing more in the future.

 

Great Testimonial Richard! Keep up the great work. It is inspiring to read and other students will be inspired to succeed in a variety or ways.

 

Here is some information on our Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver Program:

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.

 

 

Here is our Personal Training Website: www.UltimatePersonalTrainingVancouver.com

 

 

Here is our Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver website: Posener’s Pankration/MMA, Muay Thai, Submission Wrestling, Personal Training and Strength and Conditioning

8 Simple Ways To Make More Time for Training – Martial Arts Vancouver

8 Simple Ways To Make More Time for Training – Martial Arts Vancouver

Not all of us have the luxury of time. Whether we’re students, working professionals or stay at home moms, there’s always something that seems to get in the way of our training time. As much as we’d like to work on becoming the best versions of ourselves mentally and physically, 24 hours just doesn’t seem like enough time to fit everything in.

Don’t stress! Today, Evolve Daily shares 8 Simple Ways To Make More Time For Training:

1) Do away with idle time! 

ONE Superstar Amir Khan 's favorite bodyweight exercise is a push-up.

ONE Superstar Amir Khan’s favorite bodyweight exercise is a push-up.

How many times have you caught yourself spending an unnecessary amount of time just scrolling through your phone? What about all those wasted hours you spent watching TV shows? Don’t you feel like you could have used this time on something more important — like training?

Take a look back at your day and make a mental note of the time you spent idling away. When you’re done, try to rearrange your schedule to replace idle time with training time. You’d be surprised at how much more training time you have!

 

2) Be more efficient at work!

BJJ World Champion and ONE Superstar Bruno Pucci works on his ground game at the Evolve MMA Fighters Program.

BJJ World Champion and ONE Superstar Bruno Pucci works on his ground game at the Evolve MMA Fighters Program.

If you find yourself checking Facebook every twenty minutes at work, chances are, you’re not being very time efficient. Those long lunch breaks, leisurely walks to the coffee machine, and catch up sessions with the office cleaning lady are also enough to cut into a big chunk of your workday.

Instead of finding ways to procrastinate, why not be more efficient and actually focus on work? Set aside all your distractions, concentrate, and just get the job done. By the time you’re finished with work, you’ll be able to fit in an extra Muay Thai class!

 

3) Get lots of rest!

ONE Superstar Angela Lee gets a minimum of 7 hours of sleep each night.

ONE Superstar Angela Lee gets a minimum of 7 hours of sleep every night.

There’s no doubt about it — the number of hours you sleep per night has a direct correlation with your performance in training, as well as your ability to train. Studies show that REM sleep gives the brain and body energy and if cut short, slows recovery. Thus, the more you rest, the more time your body has to recover, giving you more time to train.

 

5) Plan your days well!

We should never forget to stretch before and after a workout!

We should never forget to stretch before and after a workout!

Back when we were students, the importance of sticking to a schedule was always ingrained in us. A schedule allowed us ample study time to perform well in school and also gave us a few minutes of play each day. As adults with the freedom of creating our own schedule and enough smart phone apps to help us manage, following a schedule has definitely become easier.  Planning our days just like we did back in school  (and sticking to the plan) gives us the opportunity to make time for more important things —  like training.

 

6) Make your lunch hour count!

Creating a frame with your forearms is one way to escape from sidemount.

Creating a frame with your forearms is one way to escape from sidemount.

If we can’t seem to find time to train before and after our regular daily routines, why not train during lunchtime? Although it might seem a bit cumbersome to fit in exercise, a shower, a quick commute, and lunch — all it takes is careful planning and coordination on your part.

There are many ways to make training at lunch a breeze. You can pack your gym bag with lunch that is easy to eat on the go, and clothes are easy to change into after. One thing to remember is that you should never replace a meal with a workout. So always make it a point to eat after training, even if it’s just a small snack.

 

7) Just get it over with!

Training both gi and no gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will make you a more well-rounded student.

Training both gi and no gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will make you a more well-rounded student.

We understand that not everybody is a morning person. Working out first thing in the morning might take some time to get used to, but the benefits might make anyone think otherwise. It gives you less reason to procrastinate — the later in the day you work out, the more distractions potentially stand in the way of your training.

Apart from this, you’ll also feel more focused and energized for the rest of the day. Going through your workday will feel like a breeze because you’re ready to concentrate and get down to business. More importantly, you would be able to make time for other important things — like spending quality time with your family.

 

8) Involve your significant other!

Want to find more time to train? Why not ask your significant other to join you! Experts say that training together not only strengthens a relationship, it also gives you both a new and exciting way to bond. Instead of spending quality time elsewhere, you might find that training together at the gym is the perfect way to strengthen your relationship as you work together to become the best version of yourselves.

 

With enough effort, there’s no doubt that making time for training should be simple for anyone. Just like everything else in life, all we need is to weigh our priorities and balance our lives in order to meet our goals – training or otherwise.

So tell us, how will you make more time for training this week?

Martial Arts Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver

Here is our Main Website: www.PosenersPankrationmma.com

Here is our Personal Training Website: http://www.UltimatePersonalTrainingVancouver.com

Filip Matos: GI BJJ at Posener’s MMA for Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

 

Filip Matos:  GI BJJ  at Posener’s MMA for Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

 

We are very excited to start a Gi based BJJ Program on Saturday’s at 12:30 pm. Our projected start date is the first Saturday after the July long weekend on July 9 ’16.

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

The cost of the classes will be $170 for 10 lessons or $340 for 25 lessons.

We are flexible to accommodate individual needs. We are certainly looking to grow the program and provide  multiple benefits for Jiu-Jitsu  players, for Muay Thai strikers to get their feet wet in grappling, to enhance mma enthusiasts repertoire of skills. We also want to show the benefits of  the Jiu-Jitsu art for Adults, Men, Women and Children.

 As an incentive for people who enroll prior to July 1 ’16, we will give a 10% discount to get the program running. 

 

You are going to need a Gi. I will have a variety of options available. Pictures and prices are going to be listed below. ** My apologies for the program formatting the pictures and text non uniformly. The prices are also at the bottom of the pictures.

Kids BJJ Gi  $79

 

martial arts vancouver

martial arts vancouver $79.

 

 

 

Adult BJJ Gi White: $125

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver $125.

 

 

 Adult Blue or Black Gi: $135. 

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

martial arts vancouver $135.

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver $135.

 

We will also have some higher end options for Adults.

Nova Gi White: $135. 

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver $135.

Nova Gi Blue or Black: $145. 

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Martial Arts Vancouver $145.

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver $145.

 

 

Nova Gi White with Liner: $165. 

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Women’s Jiu-Jitsu $165.

 

Nova Gi Black or Blue with Liner: $175. 

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Grappling Vancouver $175.

 

Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Mixed Martial Arts Vancouver $175.

 

Our complete web page should be ready in a week or two. Please refer to this page for basic information, Gi styles and prices and enrollment specials. Kids Belts are included but Adults belts will cost an additional $10.   A sizing chart is on the dojo wall and we are happy to talk with you about your martial arts, fitness, and self defense goals.

Filip Matos is a BJJ Black belt with a wealth of competition experience and a certified referee. He also understands MMA and the application of BJJ Gi grappling skills into a no gi or a mma context. He has a MMA record of 9-1. We are certainly looking forward to the opportunity to help people with skills, fitness, martial arts goals and to have fun.

If you have any questions, please let me know and more exciting information will be coming up.

Here is our main website: Posener’s Pankration/MMA, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, Personal Training and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Budo Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver Tournament Results from Posener’s MMA

Budo Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver Tournament Results from Posener’s MMA

Here are the results from the Submission Only, IBJJF style, Round Robin Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver Tournament held on Sunday June 12 ’16. In this tournament 3 points where given for a submission win, 1 point for a draw where neither competitor submits the other and 0 points where given for a loss.

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Ayden Arnold: Gold. 4 matches: 2 Submissions and 2 Draws,  Ayden got a rear naked choke submission and an entangled armbar submission. Ayden did some very good matches and is making good progress.  Adam Posener: Silver. 5 matches: 1 Submission and 4 Draws. Adam got triangle choke and his other matches where all draws but he was certainly trying to get a submission but was having some difficulty with the size, which he is not quite used to, at this point. It was challenging for him because he competed against some larger kids from about 13 pounds to 25 pounds heavier. We are focusing on the positives where experiences like this can help a student become more stimulated to improve and make further improvements in particular aspects of their game. The opportunity is available to improve strong points to defeat larger opponents and to develop other strategies and sensitivities to adjust one’s style and create an improved flow. It was great for both Adam and Ayden to get 5 and 4 matches respectively. It was a good test in spirit and technique.

Dylan Cheng: Silver- 2 matches: 1 Draw and 1 Loss, Dylan had some great matches and has gone back and forth on the podium with some of the top kids in his division.  Brandon Cheng: Silver – 1 Submission with an armbar submission and one loss. Brandon is a phenom in skill and they are certainly putting work, effort, time and energy on improving their mixed martial arts skills.

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

As I always say and will reiterate in the article below, the main focus is to develop equanimity of spirit and focus on getting experience, making progress in spirit, confidence, technique and character regardless of sporting outcome in the short term. The focus, which is interesting and challenging, is to develop a balanced perspective and have broad success. Mixed Martial Arts is the ultimate and it is great to teach kids striking, grappling and a philosophy of success where the development of combative skills are the vehicle to drive greater success and understanding in life skills, self defense, mental discipline and fitness.

 

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

 

Here is some information on our Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver programs at Posener’s Pankration/MMA:

To register for our self defence classes for kids in Vancouver, contact us – the best mixed martial arts school in Vancouver!

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:

– DISCIPLINE – RESPECT – CONFIDENCE DEVELOPMENT – SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT

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.

WBJJF Tournament Results for Posener’s Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

WBJJF Tournament Results for Posener’s  Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

On Saturday May 28 ’16 we had some competitors compete at the WBJJF Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver Tournament at the Squamish Nation Rec. Center in N. Van.

Congratulations to the competitors who came out, did their best, challenged themselves, and showed progress. Adam Posener – Gold, Antonio Costantino – Gold, Artin Nazari – Gold, Micah Calapiz – Gold, Ayden Arnold – Silver, Rodean Nazari – Silver, and Honourable Mention to Marques Calapiz who had to compete against a competitor who was over 40 lbs heavier.

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Vancouver

I would like to thank the parents for bringing their children to class and finding the lessons valuable and exciting. I appreciate their involvement, participation and friendship on this path together.

Here is some information on our Kids Jiu-Jitsu 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:

– DISCIPLINE – RESPECT – CONFIDENCE DEVELOPMENT – SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT

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.