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Madison Kelley is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Fitness Student of the Month for October 2021

Madison has been training at Straight Blast Gym since February of this year when she enrolled in our Fitness Kickboxing and Fitness Performance classes. Before taking up Kickboxing and Fitness Performance classes, Madison was a decorated high school athlete. She is a veteran of volleyball, track, and basketball, and even played a year of softball […]
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A guide for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes to recognize, prevent, and treat ringworm & staph infection

Today, the martial arts coaches of Straight Blast Gym Buford are going to share with you some valuable tips on how you can protect yourself (and your teammates) from the nastyness that is Ringworm and/or Staph Infection. One of the issues that martial arts gyms (especially ones that specialize in grappling arts like Brazilian Jiu […]
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Danilo Montecinos is SBG Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for October 2021

Danilo had quite a summer, racking up gold medals at both the IBJJF Atlanta Open and Orlando Open. Danilo has been training with Straight Blast Gym Buford for the past decade. He joined SBG in his forties, where he began taking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes with us. Over the next 10ish years, Danilo was not […]
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Buddy Day at Straight Blast Gym Buford

All SBG Buford students are invited to bring a friend to class and train with you FOR FREE! Buddy Day is an event we do a couple of times per year that offers us a chance to meet and train with a new, excitable group of students. Buddy Day is also a wonderful opportunity for […]
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FREE Self-Defense Seminar in Piedmont Park

Give yourself the tools and know-how to defend yourself from those looking to do you harm. Straight Blast Gym is hosting a FREE self-defense seminar in Piedmont Park on Saturday, September 25th. Inspired by the recent and tragic events that have happened in and around Piedmont Park, SBG Atlanta's Head Martial Arts Coach Phil Gentry […]
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Rob Roberts is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Fitness Athlete of the Month for September 2021

Rob Roberts is one of Straight Blast Gym Buford's longest tenured athletes, having joined the tribe way back in July of 2014. Rob is a regular in SBG Buford's evening Fitness Kickboxing classes, something that dates back for the better part of the last decade. When he first started training at Straight Blast Gym Buford, […]
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Lily Apel is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for September 2021

Lily's parents enrolled her in Straight Blast Gym Buford's Kids Jiu Jitsu program to get her prepared for the difficulty that is life. Earlier this year, Courtnee Apel enrolled her daughter Lily in SBG's Growing Gorillas Jiu Jitsu program. At 5-years-old, Lily was getting ready to enter Kindergarten, which offers a child all kinds of […]
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JJ Murphy is SBG Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for September 2021

A year ago, 63-year-old Jim Murphy decided that he was going to begin training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Straight Blast Gym Buford Starting Jiu Jitsu training in your sixties can be an incredibly intimidating venture, but Jim (or JJ, as he is referred to in the gym)was ready for a new and exciting challenge. […]
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Straight Blast Gym Buford is headed to Reno, NV for SBG Fall Camp 2021

We'd Love For You To Join Us in Reno, NV for SBG Fall Camp!! 🦍 🔥 SBG Camp is an amazing weekend of fun, friendship, and badass martial arts training.  This upcoming installment will be held in Reno, Nevada on the weekend of October 1st - 3rd, and all martial arts athletes from SBG Buford […]
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Deborah Kellogg is SBG Buford's Fitness Athlete of the Month for August 2021

Deborah is one of four members of the Kellogg family that are killing the game at Straight Blast Gym Buford. This past April, the Kellogg family found their way to SBG, looking to get the youngest two family members involved in our Kids Jiu Jitsu program. After taking a look around and getting a better […]
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