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Registering & Competing in Jiu Jitsu Tournaments as a Straight Blast Gym Atlanta Athlete

Now that you've been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a while, are you ready to put your BJJ skills to the test in a tournament? Before taking this next step in your Jiu Jitsu journey, there are a few things you need to know. Below you’ll find out what SBG requires prior to competing, along […]
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Introducing The New General Manager of Straight Blast Gym Atlanta, David Eads

You will be hard pressed to find someone as committed to the SBG Tribe as Coach David. His professionalism and team-first mentality made him the obvious fit for General Manager. When asked why he decided to accept the position, Coach David had this to say: “I love what SBG is doing and what they are […]
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ATTENTION: Special Roger Coelho Jiu Jitsu Workshop, THIS SUNDAY 🤩🥋🔥

When we found out that one of the southeast's baddest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coaches and competitors was coming to Buford, we couldn't resist bringing him in for a special last-minute workshop For those of you who aren't familiar with Roger Coelho, he is a phenomenal Jiu Jitsu practitioner out of Brazil. A couple of years […]
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Judah McMinn is October's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for Straight Blast Gym Atlanta

From earning teaching and coaching chevrons, to receving a Submission Samuari invitation, to Jiu Jitsu competition victories, Judah McMinn is on a roll 🔥🔥🔥 Young Judah McMinn began training at Straight Blast Gym in the Spring of 2021. His father, Mark, had just started training with the SBG tribe a short term before, and he […]
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63 Year Old Dr Joseph Looper is October's Fitness Student of the Month for Straight Blast Gym Atlanta

If you're looking for someone to get you motivated and enthused about being physically active, look no further than Dr. Looper. This past June, Dr. Looper (Doc) joined the SBG tribe at our Atlanta location. He was interested in becoming a part of Straight Blast Gym Atlanta's Fitness Kickboxing program, conveniently located in the same […]
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John Macioce is Straight Blast Gym Atlanta's Martial Arts Student of the Month for October 2022

The only thing bigger than John's shoulders is his commitment to his team at Straight Blast Gym. Straight Blast Gym Jiu Jitsu Coach Woo Ko said it best, when describing John Macioce: "He is always super grateful & appreciative of his coaches and teammates, and he’s all in with the Tribe." John and his wife Amanda came […]
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Straight Blast Gym Atlanta presents Casino Night 2022

Join us for SBG's favorite event of the year, coming to you from the Tannery Row Alehouse in downtown Buford For the fifth consecutive year, Straight Blast Gym Atlanta will be hosting Casino Night, a student-appreciation event for the men and women of both SBG Atlanta and SBG Buford. Casino Night started as a wild […]
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Susi Cabrera is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Fitness Student of the Month for September 2022

Since starting our Foundations Muay Thai program at the beginning of 2022, Susi has been in the midst of an incredible life transformation. With a goal of losing 80 pounds, Susi Cabrera knew that she had her work cut out for her. Like most adults, she had let extra weight creep it's way on to […]
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Aiden and Claire Tran are SBG Atlanta's Kids Students of the Month for August 2022

Aiden and Claire became a part of the SBG tribe earlier this year, and what an amazing addition they have been. The Trans are two of the sweetest and most hard-working kids that you'll ever meet. When they are on the mats they display great enthusiasm and even better behavior. They are a treat to […]
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Straight Blast Gym Offers Active Law Enforcement Officers 30% off their Martial Arts Training

Working in law enforcement is one of the most important and noble jobs that one can undertake, and we want to do our part to arm our men and women in blue with the tools needed to protect themselves and others from those wishing to do them harm. Life as a police officer can be […]
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