July 28th, 2010

You’ve joined a gym, worked hard, kept to yourself, took the necessary punishment and made your successful debut in competition. Congratulations, you have made it further than I ever did. You are cut from a very rare mold. It does not matter if you become a champion by now. You know, I know and everybody […]

July 21st, 2010

You made it. You stayed in the gym, you shut up and worked harder than anyone. Your training squad likes you for your intensity and humility. If you’ve made it this far and found a way to enjoy it, you’ve landed in one of the few safe spots in mixed martial arts. Gym life – […]

July 15th, 2010

Son, how is your career going? I heard you’ve got picked up by the competition squad for training, congratulations! A low-key presence and an undying will to learn got you this far. It’s hard, isn’t it? Five nights a week, you come back home and you crash on your pillow, trying to find the will […]

July 10th, 2010

Top MMA News‘ Ben Lelievre was at the Fight Quest 13 show. Team TriStar displayed its dominance on the night by going 7-0 although there were some disputed decisions. Fight Of The Night: Jonathan Lefebvre Vs Pierre Mellon. It was a close race with Trépanier Vs Courchesne, but the constant tide-turning war that Lefebvre and […]

July 8th, 2010

So you’ve followed my advice, joined the gym and kept your mouth shut. Congratulations, you did not alienate everybody on day one! Do you want a medal or do you want to keep going? You have been in the gym for how long now? One, two months? Have you felt their eyes on you yet? […]

June 30th, 2010

Here is my tale. I joined Tristar Gym in May of 2003. I was looking for the best possible gym to train for Mixed Martial Arts. Back then, the place was half the size of what it is today and you could easily count the number of people in the classes on the fingers of […]

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