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Cris Cyborg UFC 219 training camp preparing for Holly Holm at Phuket Top Team

UFC 219 preparation for Holly Holm.
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos working with 3x WMC Muay Thai world champion, 1x Rajadamnern champion & southpaw head kick assassin Nampon PhuketTopTeam.
Holly Holm Vs Cris Cyborg UFC219 UFC December 30 in Las Vegas.
This is going to be a huge moment in women’s MMA history.

Cris Cyborg in her 4th training camp with PTT. The Womens MMA p4p No.1 fighter, UFC champion, 12 years undefeated in MMA, 90% Knockout ratio, Invicta FC Champion & Strikeforce champion.

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PhuketTopTeam fighter Sharaf Davlatmurodov preparing for ACB 76 Australia

PhuketTopTeam fighter Sharaf Davlatmurodov at just 26 yrs of age, is the no.6 ranked ACB welterweight. 12-1 pro with 10 wins via finish. The next fight is ACB 76 Australia, on December 9th Vs no.2 ranked Brett Cooper.

Always working hard at PhuketTopTeam with Coach Eric Uresk, pad man Toni Hitmanos & the team.
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Sharaf has put in another flawless camp & this is going to be a fight not to miss!

Women’s UFC strawweight Juliana Lima trains at PTT

Women’s UFC strawweight Juliana Lima, has put in a great camp at PhuketTopTeam.
Sharpening her Muay Thai with Kru Nueng.
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Juliana has had 6 UFC fights so far & is 9-4 in her career. Looking forward to seeing ‘Ju Thai’ back in the octagon very soon.

Lima began her professional MMA career in 2010 in her native Brazil. In the first three years of her career, she went undefeated with a record of 5 wins and no losses. She has also competed in Muay Thai fight and jiu-jitsu tournaments.

 

Top 10 UFC bantamweight Thomas Almeida spent a month at PhuketTopTeam

Top 10 UFC bantamweight Thomas Almeida has been at PhuketTopTeam putting in a solid camp for the next fight!
26 years old, 22-2 pro with 17 Knockouts & 3 submission wins. 4 UFC performance bonuses & 1 UFC Fight Of The Night.
Almeida worked with Muay Thai legend – Lerdsila PhuketTopTeam, Kru Kit, coach Pascal Schroth & the wrestling/grappling/mma team. Looking forward to seeing Almeida back in the cage, chasing down that bantamweight title!

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7 Reasons your child should train BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)  

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1. Self-Defense

BJJ is a martial art, teaching techniques to defend yourself. Training helps to build the reflexes to deal with dangerous situations. BJJ gives confidence to a child to stand up for themselves and fight back if needed.

2. Self-Confidence

As children develop some skills in BJJ, their confidence gets a big boost. They become more self-assured and confident. The BJJ classes offer encouragement for a child to achieve BJJ goals. This confidence can extend outside of the gym and into all areas of life.

3. Belts and Ranking

Belts and rankings are a public recognition among peers for the student’s effort and progress. BJJ ranking system helps teach children to set goals and achieve them, to work hard and have focus.

4. Discipline

BJJ offers a child discipline from the start to the end. They are able to have fun but at all times they must respect the coach and each other. The classes offer a level of discipline that can help all children to learn. The benefits of learning discipline will apply in all areas of the children’s lives.

5. Weight Control

Childhood obesity is a global epidemic and diabetes is a real problem for children.

BJJ classes include warm-up calisthenics, teaching and practicing of moves as well as some active games.  The workout each child gets will not only assist in the natural development of his or her muscles but also help them build stronger Cardiovascular systems. Even in the most active of team sports such as Basketball or Soccer, children don’t get that much of a workout simply because they generally don’t play the whole game and even if they do, there are still breaks in the action.

6. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t about brute force, it is about control and technique

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is practiced with the mindset that your opponent can be bigger and stronger than you, but technique can defeat this. The idea is to first master the technique, then develop the power.

7. BJJ is Global

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has experienced a World Wide growth in the past 10 years unlike any other Martial Art. You can find a Jiu Jitsu school in any country in the world.

In BJJ, a student may travel to any school and they will still be practicing the same hip throw, arm lock or choke that are taught in any academy. The community is very large and very open.


Kids BJJ in Phuket at Phuket Top Team Gym  (Facebook Page)

Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM

Thursday 4:30-5:30 PM

Saturday 9:30 AM

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