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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Buford Corn Maze

    Buford Corn Maze

    On Saturday, October 20th, we invite the entire family to join us for a fun-filled evening of activities at the Buford Corn Maze.
    One of the perks of Halloween and this beautiful fall weather is that the city of Buford opens up their corn maze. Located 5 miles from Straight Blast Gym Buford, the corn maze offers many hands-on activities for both kids and adults. In addition to the corn maze, some of the available activities include:
    Popcorn Jumping Pillow

    Combine Slide

    Hayrides

    Pumpkins

    A giant Corn Box

    Pony Rides

    Barn Animals

    Haunted Forest (not included in general admission)
    The Straight Blast Gym Buford crew will be arriving at the Buford Corn Maze at ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Cason Is October's Kid Of The Month

    Cason Is October's Kid Of The Month


    What a huge transition we have seen in young jiu jitsu athlete, Cason Wable.
    In the beginning, Head Kid Jiu Jitsu Coach Sean Coleman would have some venting sessions about Cason. “Cason came to us like a lot of our Spider Monkeys do; 4-5 years old: He had scattered attention and difficulty following directions. In sparring situations, instead of doing the techniques taught in class - he'd just yell ‘get off me!’ haha.” Cason was definitely going to be a challenge. While good-natured, he had a LOT of energy. The Spidermonkey jiu jitsu class, which consists of 4-6 year old athletes, is already full of big personalities. Cason ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Hayden Is October's Fitness Member Of The Month

    Hayden Is October's Fitness Member Of The Month

    Hayden and his girlfriend, Liz, came to SBG from another martial arts and fitness gym. They were looking for a new place to to call home.
    They’d seen Straight Blast Gym’s Fitness Kickboxing and Fitness Performance social media posts and wanted to give it a try. They decided to call SBG. They got ahold of Coach Jim Sheppard and set their first appointment. Coach Jim recalls that first phone call with Hayden and Liz: “I don’t generally remember a phone call with a prospect, but I definitely remember talking to those two. They were super enthusiastic about coming by the gym. As I gave them information about our Fitness Kickboxing and Fitness Performance ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Edward Shin Is October's Martial Artist Of The Month!

    Edward Shin Is October's Martial Artist Of The Month!

    September was quite a month for Edward Shin, winning at multiple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu events! Edward has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Straight Blast Gym for over 6 years. A regular on the mats, he is one of the more active SBG athletes when it comes to, not only training, but competing at Jiu Jitsu events and tournaments. This past September, Edward had a full plate. He was registered to compete in the IBJJF Atlanta Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, followed by NFC 112 the next weekend. Going into the Atlanta Open, Edward was on a mission to win first place and take home a gold medal. Having competed in the Atlanta Open several times before, he had finished ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Meet Our MMA Fighters

    Meet Our MMA Fighters

    One Friday Night, October 5th, three of Straight Blast Gym Buford’s MMA athletes will take to the cage for a night of mixed martial arts action!
    After lots of preparation, Tyler Trump, Colin Conway, and CT Greene are set to compete in a mixed martial arts fight night at Electric Cowboy in Kennesaw, GA. . The three young athletes are all amateur MMA fighters, with two of them making their mixed martial arts’ debuts for Straight Blast Gym. Tyler Trump is a coach and employee of Straight Blast Gym Buford, and has experience competing in Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. At 22 years old, Tyler has a bright future in martial arts. He just recently received his blue belt in ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - End Of Summer Sale Starts September 21st

    End Of Summer Sale Starts September 21st

    Have your eye on one of Straight Blast Gym’s t-shirts or tank tops? Maybe you’ve been looking to get one of our brand new Cycle Cups to store/mix your post Jiu Jitsu or Kickboxing beverage? Well now is your chance to grab some new swag at an incredible price!
    Friday, September 21st, marks the last day of summer, and we’re celebrating the change in season with a monster sale. Check out this amazing deal: For $20 you’ll receive your choice in SBG t-shirt or tank top, one of our new SBG Cyclone Cups, AND a pair of mixed martial arts training gloves!
    This incredible sale is for a limited time only. It will begin this Friday morning, September 21st, and run ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Let's Choke Out Cancer!

    Let's Choke Out Cancer!


    Last year, Straight Blast Gym raised $32,400 as an organization to help fight cancer!

    Our goal is to have 100% participation from every member at SBG Buford and other SBG gyms worldwide – and beat last year's number! Beginning September 17th through the end of October, we ask that every Jiu-Jitsu student (youth and adults) purchase our special pink belts and wear them in every class to show support for cancer research. FUJI is selling us these belts at their cost, and we in turn are selling them for $15 and donating 100% of the profits to cancer research!


    If you already have a belt from last year, no problem – for your $15 donation this year we will be ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - The Gorilla Cup Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Event is September 29th

    The Gorilla Cup Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Event is September 29th

    Straight Blast Gym Buford’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament, the Gorilla Cup, is coming up at the end of September. The Gorilla Cup is an in-house tournament that raises money for our Gorilla Fund. The Gorilla Fund helps to pay for our athletes, both kids and adults, to be able to pay for competitions, seminars, and expenses that go along with competing like blood and eye exams. So far this year, the Gorilla Fund has paid for numerous fighter’s licenses, jiu jitsu registrations, and allowed some of our athletes to attend martial arts seminars. The Gorilla Cup is an amazing morning of competition for the Jiu Jitsu athletes of SBG Buford. Both kid and adult ....

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  •  in Buford - Straight Blast Gym Buford - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion List

    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion List

    On September 17th and 18th, we’ll have our next Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt promotions. Here is the list of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes being promoted: Jr Gorillas: September 17th at 5pm Camryn Stoutenberg Evan Carson Gavin Ebert Preston Ebert Jason Eappen Vaughn Clayton Sage Tiliakos Victoria Shutts Adults: September 17th at 7:30pm David Velez Tyler Trump RJ Mazzata CT Greene Ben Lee Samer Sabbagh Spider Monkeys: September 18th at 4:15pm Brice Cox James Hughes Lucas Nguyen Nicholas Diaz Sylar Lee Vince Rotuno Hope Yang Faith Yang Chimps: September ....

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