Results from the Smoker Fights at Crazy 88 on June 12th, 2017

While most people were out and about enjoying time at the beach, we here at Ivey League preferred to spend time battling it out inside a boxing ring, with our friends from sister school, Crazy 88 MMA, in Elkridge.

We sent some up and coming fighters to take part in what’s called a “Smoker” event, … Read More...

Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar by Kru Jose Villarisco on 3/18/17

This is just a friendly blog post reminding everyone about our upcoming Kickboxing Seminar with Kru Jose Villarisco on March 18th.

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn a bunch of new skills from one of the best coaches in the world.

I talked to Kru Jose on the phone yesterday and he wanted me … Read More...

Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar With Kru Jose Villarisco on March 18th 2017

I’m super excited to announce our next seminar here at Ivey League MMA featuring World Renowned Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor Kru Jose Villarisco!

This event takes place on Saturday March 18th 2017 and will focus on various Kickboxing skills such as proper punching, elbows, kneeing and kicking techniques.

Kru Jose coached me for over 10 … Read More...

Va Beach Smoker Fight Results for Ivey League MMA

This past weekend Ivey League MMA took to the road in a minivan and headed south, down to Virginia Beach to take part in a Kickboxing/Boxing event.

This event was hosted by our friends at OutFox Mix Martial Arts. A sister school run by my close friend and training partner Jose Villarisco.

This type of … Read More...

Kickboxing Levels 1 and 2 Testing Dates Have Been Announced!

It’s been awhile since our last Muay Thai Kickboxing Level 1 test. That’s due mainly to some changes we made within the Kickboxing System, changes that took some time for the students to learn and get adjusted to.

From what I’ve seen these last 2-3 months is terrific. At this point not only has everyone … Read More...

The Differences Between Dutch & Thai Style Muay Thai Kickboxing

One of my beginner level students came up to me the other night after class and asked me about the style of Kickboxing we use/teach here at Ivey League MMA.

He wanted to know if it was more of the “Thai” style or was it more “Dutch” and so on.

That got me thinking, this … Read More...

What *Really Works* in a Street Fight – By Daniel Ives

Today after my morning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basics Class me and some of the students got to talking about self-defense. Specifically, We talked in great detail about the type of martial art that would really work in REAL street fighting situation.

Oh and let me assure you, Krav Maga was not mentioned at all 🙂

Not … Read More...

Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar at Ivey League on September 13th!

We’ve got some exciting news for all striking enthusiasts in the Annapolis Area. On September 13th we’ll be hosting a seminar with world renowned Muay Thai Kickboxing Coach Kru Jose Villarisco!

Kru Jose has a very tight schedule and he was kind enough to make time to come in and conduct one of his amazing … Read More...

Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar on Saturday July 19th

Next Saturday, July 19th, Ivey League MMA will be hosting a great Muay Thai Kickboxing Seminar w/ Coach Ryan Bassard. **You do not have to be advanced or super skilled to take this seminar*** Beginners welcome!
This seminar will be super beginner friendly. That means you can be a complete beginner and you’ll be totally
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Kids Martial Arts Summer Camp With IL = Awesome So Far!

Since I keep getting question after question regarding this years summer camp I thought maybe a blog post would be a fit, you know, to help bring everyone up to speed and such.

Here goes…

First let me get started by saying thanks so much and from the bottom of our hearts to all the … Read More...