March 2014 Newsletter

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Rumble in the Cage 48 results

Rumble in the Cage 48 was an outstanding evening for our three fighters that participated in the card on October 26, 2013. First to fight was Laine Keyes who fought Miguel Tock in which he defeated by Guillotine in exactly 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Laine poured so much of...


Successful Roy Harris Seminar Weekend

Mr. Roy Harris came out to Canada to teach a seminar at Champions Creed on Rear mount escapes and as usual he blew everyone away with his depth of knowledge and details on pretty much any variation of rear mount you could imagine. The seminar was 4 hours of great...


One weekend - 4 CCMA fighters - 4 wins!!

Champions Creed once again shows an amazing performance with dominating results over the September 6th weekend winning 4 MMA fights. Our fighters Patrick Mitchell, Andrew Kloot, Chris Lafantasie and Mike Thorne were all victorious after months of hard training and preparation to get ready for their bouts. Our first 3 fighters...


Children's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / MMA beginning September, register now

Hello members, Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / MMA semester for our kids program begins in less than one month. We offer two age groups for kids classes. Here are the details below for scheduling and prices. If you know anyone interested in this program please let them know right away so they...


Mixed Martial Arts in Calgary - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Kickboxing Calgary - Wrestling

Thank you for visiting the Champion's Creed Martial Arts Website.



Monday:   12:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday:   12:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday:   12:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday:   12:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday:   4:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday:   10:30am - 4:00pm


We are Calgary Alberta Canada's premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) gym with classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai /  Kickboxing, and Wrestling. At CCMA:

"You don't have to be a fighter, to train like a champion."



Champion's Creed Martial Arts prides itself on offering the highest quality of training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai /  Kickboxing, Wrestling and Yoga that Calgary has to offer.

All memberships include unlimited training in all styles!

You get every class, in every style, taught by world class coaches who are specialists in their art (no jack of all trades here) all at one price!

Our instructors at CCMA have proven track records in kickboxing, the cage, ring and competition mats and understand what techniques work by many years of experience.

Our goal is to create a safe and friendly atmosphere for people of all different experience levels to train and learn Martial Arts to achieve goals such as belt advancement, weight loss, physical fitness, competition and self defense.

At Champion's Creed we have classes structured for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced.

A common misconception is that you need a level of experience before coming to train or that we are a fighters (MMA) club. 95% of our members are recreational students who train for fitness, sport and self defense. Martial Arts training, kickboxing, wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  is an excellent way to exercise in a safe and fun way while learning a new skill.

Champions Creed is conveniently located in central Calgary and is fully equipt with:


  • 25 foot Zebra event series Octagon Cage
  • 16.5 foot Kickboxing / boxing Ring with sprung floor
  • 3,000 sq/ft Zebra MMA mats training floor
  • 70 pairs of Muay Thai kickboxing pads
  • 20 pairs of Focus mitts
  • 70 Belly pads
  • 12 heavy kickboxing bags
  • Fully stocked Pro-Shop for all Martial Arts gear
  • Men and Women's change rooms with showers and free towel service
  • Private parking lot and one block from C-Train station


Our accomplishments can speak for themselves, world class students and instructors:

calgary mixed martial arts
Brian Bird


Brian Bird - Owner and head BJJ and MMA instructor at CCMA. Brian is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu and is 5 time Canadian national team coach for the World Grappling Championships. He has produced Champions including

  • 4 time Fila World Grappling Champion - Sheila Bird
  • Fila Worlds Gold medalist John Louro in Gi grappling
  • Gold Medalist Matt Bagshaw in Combat Grappling.

Brian has also produced many successful MMA fighters including:

Calgary's Only
UFC fighter
Nick Ring


FILA Grappling
World Champion
Sheila Bird


Muay Thai Kickboxing
Chad Sawyer

Nick "The Promise" Ring   Sheila Bird    

Trained under head coach Brian Bird since 1999.

Nick Ring is Calgary's first and only Ultimate Fighting Championship Fighter.

Muay Thai kickboxing black belt


The first female to acheive a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black Belt in Canada

4 time FILA grappling
World Champion.


Kickboxing, MuayThai, K-1, Boxing
47-10-1 : 23 KOs

1997 - IAMTF Canadian Middleweight MuayThai Champion
1997 - IKF North American Lightheavyweight MuayThai Title
1999 - IKKC North American Lightheavyweight Kick boxing Title


Mike Smallwood


Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor and teaches Kids jiu jitsu


Dusty Kramps


Mike Smallwood:
Competed in Canada and Thailand (7-4).  
Student of Chad Sawyer in Muay Thai / Kickboxing

Noah has trained in Thailand and is a Muay Thai / Kickboxing student of Nick Ring and Chad Sawyer.
3-0 Muay Thai kickboxing competitions.  
All 3 wins were by TKO
Kickboxing fight in Thailand

Fought in Thailand and Canada.  1-5-1 (AM) 1-0(PRO) 3-1 AM MMA,

Student of TrevorSmardych.  Also trained under Buakaw Barchamek in Thailand.  Multiple Wanderlei Silva seminars.  Successfully  tried out for Wand Fight Team in 2009.

So come check out our kickboxing, brazilian jiu jitsu, wrestling and yoga classes.  We also have kids classes as well!


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