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Introducing our newest class to the Melbourne CBD timetable – Self Defence. These classes will begin Friday, 21st of July, 2017 and will run at 6pm every Friday going forward.
Using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a base, this class will help you attain crucial self defence skills in a friendly and safe environment. Our techniques have been designed by two of our resident black belts, Thiago and Steve, to help you gain confidence in yourself and control any potential situation.
This class is free for all members with Full Memberships. If you are not yet a member, head over to the class page to learn more about the class and to book your first free session.
There will be no classes at any Absolute MMA location on Monday, June 12 due to the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.
Absolute MMA Melbourne CBD will host an open mat/gym from 11am to 1pm.
Absolute MMA St Kilda will host an open mat from 10am to 12pm.
Absolute MMA Collingwood will host an open mat/gym from 9am to 11am.
A expanded striking and MMA timetable to start this week in St Kilda!
Monday nights will see the addition of a new intermediate-advanced MMA class, we have new intermediate-advanced Muay Thai classes on Tuesday and Thursday and on Wednesday we will have a new Dutch Style Muay Thai class, taught by former IKBF Victorian Super Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion Jarrod Boyle!
Starting May 1st we are expanding our opening hours in Absolute MMA Collingwood! Our new hours of operation are as follows:
Mon to Thu: 12.00PM to 9.00PM
Friday: 12.00PM to 8.00PM
Saturday: 9.00AM to 12.30PM
Public Holidays: Closed
The gym will also be open for the 6.45AM to 7.30AM Functional Strength classes on Monday and Thursday too.
Also, with the Carnage seminar this Saturday there are a couple adjustments to the timetable:
The Women Only Muay Thai class will run as normal from 9AM.
The 10.00AM Muay Thai class is cancelled. Obviously we encourage everyone to come to the Carnage seminar instead!
MMA sparring will instead start from 12.00PM.
Two huge seminars next weekend that no mixed martial artist or striker can afford to miss! UFC’s Alex Volkanovski and Muay Thai legend Nathan “Carnage” Corbett come to Absolute MMA Collingwood!
Friday, April 28 from 7.00pm we are excited to host rising Aussie UFC talent Alex Volkanovski! Alex rose quickly through the local MMA scene in Australia, becoming known for his phenomenal strength and conditioning, very heavy hands and well rounded game. He made his UFC debut in November 2016 and made his prescence known on the big stage as he knocked out his first opponent. Alex is certainly one of the hottest prospects in Australian MMA and this is a fanatic opportunity to learn from a future star!
Saturday, April 29 from 10am we will also host 11-time Muay Thai World Champion Nathan “Carnage” Corbett! Carnage is widely consider to be one of Australia’s best ever fighters and for 10 years dominated the light-heavyweight and cruiserweight divisions internationally. A rare opportunity to learn directly from one of the sport’s truly elite!
The seminars are $50 each if you prepay (in gym or online using the links below) or $70 on the door.
Please note that due to the Carnage seminar there will be no 10am Muay Thai class on Saturday.
There will be no classes at any Absolute location on Tuesday, April 25th due to the ANZAC Day Public Holiday.
The CBD will host an open mat from 12.00PM to 2.00PM
St Kilda will be open 10.00AM to 12.00PM
Collingwood will be open 10.00AM to 12.00PM.
Another epic weekend for team Absolute!
Our team continues to grow and improve!
In BJJ Craig Jones competed in Hyperfly Australia Black Belt Invitational for Team Australia in which they won their division! Over at the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation BJJ World Pro Livia Gluchowska took out third place in the Brown/ Black Belt Division! We also had Kit Dale, Mikael T Yahaya and Lachlan Giles all compete but unfortunately not coming away with the wins! They all put on great performance against the world’s elite!
Our amateur boxers had a hard day at the office, Steve, Antonia losing close fights against heavier opponents. In K1/Muaythai we had Darren and Rob Pelle win via UPD and Juan losing via SPD on the the VAMAA show in Doncaster!
Well done to all for your hard work and dedication!