FaMA Weekly #123

In this issue of FaMA Weekly we congratulate Kaia, Noemi, Dylan, Naomi, Ian and Oscar on their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) belt promotions, see who earned their stripes, Coach Kirstie is back with a FaMA Fit Tip, the BJJ Professors have a few tips of their own and Kru Yo shares a new Muay Thai combo.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt Promotions

Kaia - Grey/White Belt

Noemi - Grey/White Belt

Dylan - Grey/White Belt

Naomi - Yellow Belt

Ian - Grey/White Belt

Oscar - Yellow Belt

Congratulations to our FaMA BJJ students on being promoted this past week!

Earned Their Stripes

Well done to our FaMA BJJ students on earning new stripes this past week!

FaMA Fit Tips

In this FaMA Fit Tip, Coach Kirstie shows us how to create balance and change directions quickly.

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Kru Yo's Weekly Muay Thai Combo

This week Kru Yo shows us how to slide back to avoid and counter the low kick.

1. jab

2. cross

3. hook

4. rear leg kick

5. slide back to avoid your partner’s leg kick

6. rear body kick

7. rear leg cross block/check and step forward

8. rear knee

9. lead leg block/check

10. lead leg kick x2

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Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Right makes right.

Professor Robyn helps remind the Junior Champions which way to turn when using the double under pass.


• Tue/Thu - 5:00 pm

• Sat/Sun - 11:30 am

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tips

Countering the Sit Through

In this BJJ Tip, Professor Thiago shows us how your partner can use their whole body against your limbs and why it’s sometimes important to just let go.

Carpet Sweep

Pull the carpet out from under them.

  1. In this FaMA BJJ Tip, Professor Robyn follows up the overheard sweep with a carpet sweep when your partner resists.

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Saturday Night Breakdown Clips

Saturday Night Breakdown Clips - Kirstie Gannaway - Part VI

In this week’s clip Coach Kirstie talks about being a woman in a male-dominated sport and breaking the news to her parents that she wanted to become a fighter.

From episode #5 (18 May, 2020).

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FaMA - Fitness and Martial Arts

Established in 2016, FaMA is a world-class martial arts academy located in the heart of the Central Business District in Singapore. Walking distance from Clarke Quay and Fort Canning MRT stations, FaMA’s main goal is to help people improve their lives through martial arts regardless of age or athletic capability. Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kids Martial Arts and Fitness programs are led by experts in their respective fields. So, whether it is weight loss, a fun workout, camaraderie, competition training, or just to break a sweat, FaMA has something for the whole family.


3A River Valley Road,

#02-03, Clarke Quay


(entrance on level 1)

(Open on Google Maps)

 Closest MRT

Clarke Quay (NE Line)

Fort Canning (DT Line)


Clarke Quay​


Monday to Friday

06:30 - 22:00


Saturday and Sunday

8:00 - 17:00


+65 6352 0992



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