November 30th, 2009

Hello everyone! I am doing great today! I have been training three times a day, every day of the week except for Sunday. I have been working very hard on all aspects of my training along with the MMA team here at OAMA. Firstly, my strength and conditioning training with Pierre is going very well. Pierre […]

November 25th, 2009

Hello everyone! I hope everybody is doing well! I had a great weekend of training! On Friday afternoon, Steph and I had a private session with World Champion Roger Gracie. Then Friday night, Kru Jeff and I coached the Muay Thai OAMA fighters against the fighters of Sudbury MMA. I was really proud of all our fighters, showing what OAMA Muay […]

November 22nd, 2009

Hello everyone, training has been going great!  Yesterday morning was a hard day. I started my day by training with Pierre, my strength & conditioning coach. He put me through some really hard leg exercises followed by a grueling cardio work out. Then I trained in the MMA elite class at OAMA led by Kru Jeff. There […]

November 17th, 2009

Hello, hope everyone is doing well! So far I am very happy with my training camp and I’m feeling really strong! A Top MMA News reader  had asked about my thoughts on the rankings on topmmanews.com from a fighter’s perspective and here it is: I do agree with people when they say it is a subjective list. I […]

November 11th, 2009

Hello everyone! I am feeling great and doing great! No injuries, training is going awesome and most important I am doing what I love and what I am passionate about; teaching and training martial arts at Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts with my friends and family, TEAM RENZO GRACIE! I had a rough start for […]

November 9th, 2009

One thing I want to make clear is that I am not writing this column because I think I know more than all promoters; far from it. I have made a lot of mistakes when organizing MMA shows so I have learned what not to do. But, I feel I also have a good idea […]

November 2nd, 2009

If you look at the fight cards I have put together recently, you will see a lot of young fighters making their debuts early in the card. This week, I would like to focus on that aspect of matchmaking and then talk about how I decide the fight order. I put a lot of young […]

October 31st, 2009

Hello everyone! My training has been going really well. This week I have been training strength and conditioning with Pierre four times, boxing with Steph, thai boxing with Remi, Garry and the students of OAMA, working with Hammer on my BJJ, swimming laps with Steph and hitting pads everyday with Kru Jeff! Its been a busy […]

October 28th, 2009

Hello everyone, I just got back from Sudbury late Thursday night.  Steve and Jenn gave me a ride back to Ottawa and then proceeded to the Renzo Gracie BJJ tournament in NYC with the Sudbury team along with the Ottawa Renzo Gracie Team. I had a great time teaching in Sudbury; their Muay Thai program is fairly new and they have […]

October 26th, 2009

Before I start with this new column, I just would like to thank everybody for their kind words about my first column. I am glad you enjoyed it.  Feel free to ask me any questions by commenting at the bottom of this post or email me using the Contact Us link and I will try to answer your […]

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