MAMA News

Upcoming Events

The Spring and Summer are shaping up to be busy. Plan ahead!!

RoundKick Rumble – March 28, Des Moines
RevGear BJJ Tourney – April 11 Kansas City
Master Chai Seminar, MN – April 11-12 Minneapolis, MN
The MW Reg Judo Tourny – April 18 St Paul, MN
Ring Wars – May 2 Omaha
NAGA  – May 9 Kansas City
Ryan Reser Judo clinic – May 16 at MAMA
Master Chai Seminar – June 12-13 at MAMA
Caio Terra Seminar – June 19-20 at at MAMA
Freestyle Judo Nationals – June 20 – Louisianna
Muay Thai Nationals – June 26-28 Des Moines
MAMA In-House BJJ Championship – July 11 Omaha
Nebraska State Games – Judo Aug 2

Spring Special

Private Lessons Only $15

Take your training up a notch!
Pair up with one of our certified instructors for a private session focusing exactly on the things you need and want.  Sessions are tailored to your request to help accomplish your goals! Continue Reading…

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Ryan Reser Judo Clinic

Train with Olympic Judoka Ryan Reser

2007 Pan Am Champion &   2008 Olympic team member

Saturday, May 16th
2 Sessions:  9:00-11:00 and  1:00-12:00-2:00
$25/session                               $40 both sessions

Watch Ryan’s Pan Am gold medal match

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Ring Wars: Fight for the Angels

Omaha’s Ring Wars is incredibly happy to announce a night of action packed muay thai kickboxing to benefit Angels Among Us.   Saturday, May 2nd the TipTop Ballroom will showcase local and regional athletes putting it all on the line in the ring to raise awareness and much needed support for the Angels Among Us non-profit charity.   Doing anything from buying groceries to paying mortgages, the Angels Among Us organization has been a rock for families whose children are battling cancer.ring wars, muay thai, thai boxing

100% of profits from the Ring Wars event will be donated directly to Angels Among Us.

We have a goal of $10,000!   Continue Reading…

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MAMA Podcast: Episode 3 Anthony Carlson

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MAMA Podcast: Episode 2 Rodrigo Vaghi

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MAMA Podcast: Episode 1: Professor Ed

MAMA’s first podcast. It’s our first go at it so please enjoy and be patient as we work out the bugs and plenty of operator error! If you have any suggestions for topics please email us!

Episode 1 – Professor Ed

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Sparring in America

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by Kevin Ross

Recently I was sent a quote by Saenchai,
“When it comes to technique, work on it over and over again until you have mastered it. The most important thing for me is technical sparring, I always tried to do as much as possible throughout my career and think it should be the most important part of any ones training. You should try and spar with as many people as you can, spar in a controlled manner so you are learning not just using brute strength. When you get to a good level always look for fighters better than you to work with and learn from.” Continue Reading…

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Positive Peer Culture of Martial Arts

positive peer, support, team, martial artsThe benefits of positive peer cultures and groups are well researched and documented.  Regardless of the actual program, surrounding yourself by a group of not just like minded individuals but those who support your goals is proven to promote positive change for all involved.  Martial Arts schools and gyms have proven especially effective in creating such environments. Continue Reading…

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Value in Competition

bjj, competition, martial artsThe intangible benefits of martial arts have been deeply explored and widely discussed.  The average practitioner and martial arts enthusiast will grow as a person physically, mentally and spiritually from their training.  Depending on the school social and even professional growth is often a byproduct as well.  There is an aspect of many martial arts that not all embrace but can be incredibly empowering and has always taken the spotlight…competition. Continue Reading…

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