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  • Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2020: David Dodita

    Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2020: David Dodita

    David Dodita is Straight Blast Gym Buford’s Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2020! The Dotita brothers have been a fixture of our Growing Gorillas martial arts program since the fall of 2017. David and his younger brother, Samuel, have worked their way up from brand-new, inexperienced white belts, to a pair of veteran martial artists that lead their peers from the front. It was evident from day 1 that the Dodita brothers were hungry to learn. In addition to showing up for every class they were eligible for, they also registered for local martial arts competitions in the Buford, Suwanee, and Sugar Hill area. When it was time for their match, David and ....

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  • Fitness Athlete of the Month for July 2020 is Betty Dobson

    Fitness Athlete of the Month for July 2020 is Betty Dobson

    Betty Dobson is Straight Blast Gym Buford’s Fitness Athlete of the Month for July 2020. Betty Dobson is a regular in SBG Buford’s 5pm Fitness Kickboxing classes. She comes straight from work, and is always dressed out and ready to go when her coaches begin the training session. When new athletes arrive for their first class, she’s always one of the first people to introduce herself and make our new athlete feel welcome. During the summer of 2019, Straight Blast Gym Buford introduced MyZone to our martial arts and fitness athletes. MyZone not only tracks your calories burned, but also how many workouts you’ve had and what your effort level was during ....

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  • Martial Arts Student of the Month | July 2020

    Denis Balakin is SBG Buford’s Martial Arts Student of the Month for July 2020. It’s been a wild ride for SBG Buford’s Jiu Jitsu program, over the past few months. With a global pandemic forcing Straight Blast Gym to shut down for two months, our martial arts students were not able to get on the mat and do what they love...train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Despite that mega-hurdle, Denis still went out of his way to stay in shape and continue practicing his jiu jitsu. While SBG Buford was not allowed to have people inside it’s walls, Denis would not be stopped from living an active lifestyle. While we weren’t allowed to have people and classes inside our ....

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  • Quarantine Free For $173 Has Been Extended

    Quarantine Free For $173 Has Been Extended

    Straight Blast Gym Buford has resumed martial arts and fitness training!
    On June 1st, SBG Buford entered Phase 3 of our reopening stage. Phase 3 means that we’re back to having contact between our martial arts athletes, in both Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu. The men and women of Buford and its surrounding communities must have been chomping at the bit to resume physical activity, because we have had an EXPLOSION of new students since we began allowing new athletes to enroll in May. Men, women, and children of Buford have been taking advantage of our Quarantine Free for $173 offer in record number. Due to this we have decided to extend this offer out a little bit longer. This ....

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  • Quarantine Free For $173


    SBG Buford has reopened its doors and begun enrolling new martial arts and fitness students!!
    As of Monday, May 11th, Straight Blast Gym is resuming training. The schedule has been amended, and our operating procedures have been altered, to allow us to get our martial arts and fitness athletes back into the gym and resume doing what they love. In addition to being cognizant to the importance of creating a safe and clean environment, we also recognize that, because of the pandemic, many people have lost their jobs or had their hours significantly reduced. Because of this we have come up with an incredible offer to help allow as many people as possible to be ....

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  • Gym Social and Food Drive

    Gym Social and Food Drive


    Straight Blast Gym Buford is hosting a Gym Social and Food Drive on Saturday, May 2nd.
    We are elated to be making a comeback from the COVID-19 quarantine, and it starts this Saturday. Following all of the state’s social-distancing guidelines, we are going to congregate in our parking lot at 12pm to enjoy a couple hours of community, friendship, and charity. In addition to the social aspect of this event, Straight Blast Gym Buford has partnered with the North Gwinnett Co-Op to host a food drive. All food/goods that are collected will go to local Buford families that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these families are not earning an income, and have not received ....

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  • Online PT and Custom Programming at SBG Buford

    Online PT and Custom Programming at SBG Buford

    Straight Blast Gym Buford is incredibly proud to announce that we are now offering online personal training and customized programming!
    The COVID-19 Quarantine has forced us to shut our doors and cease our classes inside of SBG, but in doing so it has offered us all kinds of unique and exciting opportunities to offer content and training outside of SBG. The coaches of Straight Blast Gym have been sending out daily training sessions and workouts to the students of SBG Buford throughout the quarantine, but we wanted to take things a step further. As of RIGHT NOW we are offering amazing online personal training and customized programming for, not only our students and athletes, but also ....

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  • Red Cross Blood Drive at SBG Buford

    Red Cross Blood Drive at SBG Buford

    Straight Blast Gym is excited to announce that we will be hosting a blood drive in May of 2020! During this difficult time, blood donors are in great need. The COVID-19 virus has flooded hospitals and created a demand for blood plasma, due to so many blood drives being cancelled. SBG Buford is stepping in to help those in need! Straight Blast Gym will be the host-site for a blood drive on Friday, May 8th. The American Red Cross will be setting up shop in our gym between the hours of 10am and 3pm. You can set up an appointment by clicking on the link below and creating an account. There is no fee to donate blood, and you are helping to save lives! ....

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  • Amber Yi is March's Fitness Athlete of the Month

    Amber Yi is March's Fitness Athlete of the Month

    There aren’t many days during the week in which you won’t find Amber Yi training in Muay Thai or fitness classes at Straight Blast Gym Buford. In addition to being a regular in our 9:30am Muay Thai, Fitness Kickboxing, and Fitness Performance clases, Amber has established herself as one of the harder workers at Straight Blast Gym. Last summer, Amber competed in her very first Muay Thai tournament, engaging in a back-and-forth battle with another young female athlete. Despite taking a 3-round decision loss, Amber didn’t waiver from her training. Where as often times people will lose a martial arts match or competition and it breaks their confidence, Amber ....

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  • Brandon Hudson is our Martial Art Athlete of the Month

    Brandon Hudson is our Martial Art Athlete of the Month

    Brandon Hudson has been training at Straight Blast Gym Buford for over 4 years, having participated in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Fitness Performance, and Fitness Kickboxing. Brandon initially came to SBG to join our Muay Thai program. Looking for something new and exciting, he became a regular at the gym. Along with his friend Mason, their regular participation and attendance led to continued progression in skill level. During the summer of 2018, Brandon decided to try his hand at competitive kickboxing. Brandon trained hard, putting in a lot of hours at SBG while paying close attention to his diet. Brandon took to the cage and earned himself a unanimous victory in his very ....

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