FaMA Weekly #125

In this issue of FaMA Weekly we congratulate Christine on her Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) belt promotion, see who earned their stripes, Kru Yo shows us how to slide back from Muay Thai leg kicks and the BJJ Professors explain leg lock rules and options from the mount position.

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Jeff Leong Success Story

Check out this interview with our very own Uncle Jeff Leong on his love and passion for martial arts.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt Promotions

Congratulations to Christine, one of our hardest working FaMA Kids, on being promoted Grey Belt yesterday!

Earned Their Stripes

Well done to our FaMA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students on earning new stripes this past week!

Kru Yo's Weekly Muay Thai Combo

This week Kru Yo puts everyone through some fun kick-catching drills to get them warmed up for this week’s Muay Thai combo.

1. jab

2. lead switch knee

3. fake lead knee

4. jab

5. jab

6. cross

7. rear kick

8. catch kick on lead side

9. drop the leg and rear knee

10. lean back to avoid head kick

11. cross

12. hook

13. rear kick x2

Slide Back

Let things slide.

Why eat or block a leg kick when you can just avoid it all together? In this outtake from last week’s Muay Thai combo, Kru Yo shows us the proper footwork when sliding back to avoid the leg kick.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tips

Leg Lock Rules

In this follow up to last week’s BJJ Tip on straight ankle locks, Professor Robyn goes over the rules on leg locking higher belts and what is considered legal in sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Mount Position

In this FaMA BJJ Tip, Professor Thiago shows us what we should be looking for depending on how we’re mounting our partner.

High Mount

In this follow up to Professor Thiago’s BJJ Tip on the mount position, watch how he uses the threat of an Ezekiel choke to secure a high mount.

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Saturday Night Breakdown Clips

Saturday Night Breakdown Clips - Zoro Moreira - Part VI

In this clip Professors Zoro and Robyn watch Zoro’s first loss in mixed martial arts and discuss how you can learn a lot from your losses.

From episode #8 (6 June, 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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