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More than just a workout: 4 unexpected benefits of martial arts

— Article by: Finn Coleman We all know how good martial arts can be as a physical exercise. Most people who join up to a martial arts gym are looking to improve their fitness and learn self-defense skills. While martial arts are a fantastic way to get fit and be able to defend yourself, there […]

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March-April Wrap Up!

Article by: Finn Coleman — March 12   To kick things off in an action-packed March was Ian Bronson’s Rumble at the Ridge, where six of our fighters competed. Shania Christenson was first off the bat, demonstrating her ability to quickly turn the tide of the fight after losing round one to dominate the remaining […]

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Love training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – 3 Tips to improve your BJJ Rolls

The Ironfist Martial Arts Gym Brisbane has a BJJ program running 5 days a week. We have both Gi and No-Gi training programs with qualified blackbelts. — Article by: Finn Coleman Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is one of– if not the most –technical martial arts there is, emphasising a reliance in skill over strength. As […]

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3 Ways Yoga Can Benefit Your Martial Arts Training

When you think of the intensity of martial arts– whether Muay Thai, boxing or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu –yoga might not immediately come to mind as a great supplementary activity. They’re just too different, right? On the contrary, however, the mindfulness and calmness that yoga demands can actually be a tremendous benefit to your martial arts […]

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How often should you be training Martial Arts?

Martial arts are an extremely rewarding endeavour, where the more time and effort you put into your training sessions, the better your results will be. People train in martial arts for a number of reasons and at varying levels of intensity. At the Ironfist Gym Brisbane, those just starting out– whether in Muay Thai, boxing […]

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Starting Out in Martial Arts: Some Common Concerns

Taking your first steps into a martial arts gym can be a big deal. After all, martial gyms are different from commercial weight gyms, where you can complete a whole workout by yourself. The value of a martial arts gym lies in its community. At Ironfist Brisbane we pride ourselves on a safe, diverse environment […]

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8 Week Health and Lifestyle Challenge

We are proud to announce that our 8 week Health and Lifestyle Challenge is FREE to all our valued  Ironfist Members. Worth over $400, we have made the decision to offer this comprehensive course  free of charge to all our Ironfist members, in order to give our Community the best possible start to  2022 after […]

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BJJ Gradings: What to Expect

The Ironfist Gym is hosting a BJJ grading event this Saturday, starting from 10:30am. Gradings are an integral part of the martial art and an opportunity for the BJJ community at Ironfist to recognise the efforts of those grading. BJJ gradings are different from those of most other martial arts, such as Ironfist’s Muay Thai […]

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November Monthly Wrap up!

MUAY THAI   November 27 A massive year of Muay Thai for the Ironfist community went out with a bang for our final show for 2021 on Saturday night at Coastal Warfare. Cassie ‘Salty’ Barns certainly finished the year off in style, coming away from her 10th fight undefeated for 10 wins. Cassie fought her […]

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Four reasons why everyone should practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or BJJ, is a ground-based martial art which focuses on submission holds. Founded in the 1920s by the Gracie family, BJJ has since exploded in popularity, thanks to Royce Gracie’s success in the early Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which showcased the effectiveness of the non-striking art over other combat sports.  Rather than […]

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The Four Most Important Punches in Boxing

Known as the ‘sweet science’, boxing takes decades to master. Even the greatest boxers in the world are still students of the art, in the gym day in and day out to pursue perfection in their craft.  Every boxer, from the beginners to the Floyd Mayweathers, works on their basic punches. While it is certainly […]

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October Wrap Up – Month in Review!

Muay Thai Oct 9 October was a big month for Ironfist! Our promising Muay Thai fighters Rocco and Finn kicked things off on October 9, jumping over the ropes to compete on Muay Thai League down on the Gold Coast at the Carrara Indoor Stadium. On the day show, Rocco fought for The Siam Cup […]

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SPARRING Etiquette

Sparring. It’s one of those things that’s always a bit scary when you start.   All Muay Thai and boxing gyms offer sparring to those wanting to test the techniques they have learnt in class against some resistance. Sparring is a tool used to develop timing and accuracy, as well as defence.   At Ironfist […]

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SEPTEMBER WRAP UP – THE MONTH THAT WAS!

Muay Thai On September 11 we had four of our fighters at Ironfist step over the ropes to compete in Coast Warfare at the Banana Bender Pub at Aussie World. Cassie “Salty” Barnes became our first-ever female champion, winning the QLD MTA-WMC Bantamweight Championship title. Cassie still remains undefeated, boasting an impressive record of 8 […]

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BEGINNER MUAY THAI – WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW

 Beginner Muay Thai Coming to a Muay Thai class can seem a little daunting, but just remember most of our members in the gym were nervous and a novice on their first day. At Ironfist Muay Thai Brisbane we want you to know we run a fun and safe environment. Nearly everyone that has trained […]

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Corey’s World Title Dream

What Dreams are you Chasing?   If you ask Corey “The Nightmare” Nicholson that question he will reply with – a World Title. This dream was so close last year but thanks to COVID was ripped away.  That nearly happened again when QLD closed its borders again to VIC only weeks ago putting the fight […]

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THE ALLAN BELL OPEN 5/12/20

We are very proud to be part of the first Allan Bell Open being held on the 5/12/2020 at the Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium. Named in honour of our Dad who past away in April from Lung Cancer, the event recognizes Dads contribution to Muay Thai Queensland as Head of Referees and Judges. We miss […]

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Best Of The Best – Nov 28

Our next event for our Competitors is Ian Bronson’s Best Of The Best Promotion, We have Alexei Neilson, Truong Bui and Nasteho Mukatar ready to represent. Get your tickets at the front desk and lets get behind our fighters!

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We are Back! Ignite The Fight 29

November 7 brought about a return to the ring for our Ironfist Competitors. Ignite The Fight 29 held at the RNA showgrounds was a great night with all 4 of our fighters winning their hard earned matches. Well done to Sean Worland, Nasteho Mukatar, Dylan Fels and Joshua Lester on not only your performance, but […]

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COVID – 19 STAGE 3 ANNOUNCEMENT

Our NEW TIMETABLE commences Monday 6/7/20. We welcome back our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as more clear seperation between BFF – Boxing and Functional Fitness and Our Boxing Skills and Drills classes. Our Fighters are ramping up in preparation for upcoming events!

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COVID-19 stage 2 announcement

With the announcement of the Stage 2 restriction lift, we are now able to hold classes with 20 people. We do stress that in order for our gym to comply with the Government restrictions booking is essential!   Booking for New Members Feel free to contact us or give us a call and we will […]

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WE ARE BACK INSIDE!

The QLD Government has brought forward Stage 2 restrictions commencing 1-6-20. That means as of tomorrow night we are back inside! The website timetable is not correct at the moment. Please bare with us as we prepare the next timetable for stage 2. In the meantime please email [email protected] or call Dan on 0411453342 and […]

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IRONFIST GYM UPDATE

Based on the advice and direction from The Australia Government The Ironfist Gym would like to address the current situation regarding COVID-19.   We take your health and safety very seriously; we are constantly referring to QLD Health and the Australian Government for latest updates and advice on protocols to be implemented during this uncertain […]

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Holiday Opening Hours 2019/20

To the wonderful Ironfist family, we want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please take note of our opening hours during the 2019/20 Holiday period. Mon 23/12 CLASSES AS USUAL Tue 24/12 CLOSED Wed 25/12  CLOSED Thu 26/12 CLOSED Fri 27/12 5:00-7:00 am & 5:30-7:00 pm Sat 28/12 7:00-9:00 […]

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WINTER/SPRING HEALTH , WELLNESS AND LIFESTYLE CHALLENGE

Our next Challenge kicks of this Saturday the 27/7/19. With great results coming from our previous challenge we look forward to seeing our new Challenge members reaching for their goals. Our winners from our last Challenge wer  Rob Timms– 11.2kg weight loss and 16cm reduction in waist measurement! This was Rob’s second challenge and his […]

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WINTER – WHERE THE STRONG ARE MADE.

We all like to mention the weather. It’s the age old “breaking of the ice” so to speak. The start of many a conversation. The first heatwave of Summer, those windy August days, and the onset of the cold snap each Winter; give us plenty of conversation starters. Since the dawn of time, our environment […]

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NEW MEMBER EXPERIENCE – ALEX

Ironfist Article – Alex On joining a Muay Thai kickboxing gym as an absolute newbie and a self-confessed desk jockey…. I haven’t exactly had the most athletic existence. At 27yrs of age, I’ve spent most of my life in the design and technology space – sedentary and behind a screen. But, like so many people I’ve […]

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TIPS FOR BEGINNERS TO START TRAINING SAFELY

Just starting out in Muay Thai and Boxing or have not trained for a while? Here are some tips to start training Muay Thai and Boxing safely and injury free. We see many people come into training who have an extensive background in fitness training but have never been shown the basics of striking both […]

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THANKYOU TOMAHAWK ELECTRICAL

A Huge Thanks to Michael from Tomahawk Electrical installing new LED lighting, switchboard, 3 phase power for our punching bag hoists and hot water system and many other electrical jobs. Much appreciated Mic!!

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Building The New Ironfist

A Big Thank you to everyone who helped us Build The New Ironfist Gym.

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Our New Website is here!

Thank you to Shen, Alex and the team at Eightball Media for getting our new website up. Just in time for Christmas!

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Thank you E&K

Thank you again Eddie and Kristy for Supporting us in the New Gym and being such good friends.

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