6 Traits You Don't Want in a Sparring Partner

In every martial art, sparring is a major component for a martial artist to develop skills and practical knowledge of concepts. By definition, sparring is a type of “free-form” fighting, sparring as a component has enough rules, customs or unofficial agreements to minimize injuries and maximize learning. While drills, exercises and form practice may be performed without a partner, sparring essentially requires a partner for a martial artist to reap the maximum benefit.

International Masters Asia and Tokyo Open

Earlier this year, our Brazilian Jiujitsu team traveled to the Philippines to compete at the Manila Open organised the International Brazilian Jiujitsu Federation.

11 of them successfully brought home a medal each and some, brought home 2! This time round, our Monarchy BJJ Team of 9 repeated the same achievement at the International Masters Asia and Tokyo Open hosted by IBJJF just last month.

Kids need structure - and martial arts in their lives!

Kids BJJ At Monarchy MMA

This year we expanded and added a 3rd branch over in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.  

At our newest branch kids classes are available everyday with Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiujitsu and Wrestling.

But of course, we want to encourage that they come for all classes to experience the different forms of martial arts from striking, takedown and ground based martial arts.

Meet the champs; Monarchy MMA wins Copa Da Malasia Grappling V

Final team performance: 25 Gold, 12 silver & 10 bronze medals

Final team performance: 25 Gold, 12 silver & 10 bronze medals

Teachers, students, business owners, bankers, doctors, designers, journalists, sales people… and champions!

Monarchy MMA has won the 5th edition of Copa da Malasia Grappling, the largest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament in Malaysia. During the 18th and 19th of March, nearly 300 amateur practitioners from different gyms from in and outside Malaysia took part in the competition in Jaya Shopping Center. Monarchy alone had 58 participants to test their skills against other opponents.