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Maverick Kim is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Kid of the Month for August 2021

Maverick and his family moved to Buford in 2020, and once the COVID-environment settled down he found his way to Straight Blast Gym. Maverick took his first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class at Straight Blast Gym Buford this past April as a part of our Growing Gorillas squad. His introduction to BJJ wasn't without a little […]
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Byranna Pedraza is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for August 2021

Over the past year, Bryanna has become an incredible addition to the SBG Buford Tribe, both in and outside of the gym. Bryanna first started training at Straight Blast Gym Buford in October of 2020. She was a high school cheerleader and was looking for a fun and exciting sport that she could sink her […]
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Jayli Owens is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2021

"My wife and I thought it would be good for Jayli to have defensive and life skills for kindergarten." These are the words of Anthony Owens, father of Jayli Owens. Jayli is a young student in our Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at Straight Blast Gym Buford. Earlier this year, Anthony enrolled his daughter in […]
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Belinda Giddens is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Fitness Athlete of the Month for July 2021

Belinda is 68-years-old, and she comes to the gym to train at 6am at least 3 days per week.🔥💪🏻 Belinda is a prime example of what you want to be in your retirement years. Even though she no longer is forced to wake up before the sun rises, she still does it anyway. Belinda knows […]
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Nicholas Mann is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2021

Nicholas just competed in his first Muay Thai competition at age 38 😲. Muay Thai is oftentimes thought of as a "young man's game". It's understandable, especially if you watch competitive Muay Thai or Kickboxing where most of the martial arts athletes are in their 20's. At that level, the guy who is 35-years-old is […]
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