Open MMAT Academy

Open M.M.A.T. Academy’s FB Business Page was Created to Share MY Dream, Passion, and Envisionment to One Day Own and Operate MY Own Martial Arts Academy/School.

Operating as usual

01/30/2019

Date: Jan. 30, 2019 - Wednesday
Location: Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club

Today is my Last Public and Scheduled MMA Class to Instruct.

I am Honored and Humbly Privileged to have Shared my Experiences and Concepts of Fighting and Life Lessons for both On and Off the Mats.

Thank you to Prof. Gilbert Michael Olivas and the Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club Family for Allowing me to Officially Retire and End this Chapter in my Life as a MMA Coach.

10/03/2018

Events / Promotions:

RUF MMA: Ringside Unified Fighting
Date: Oct. 6, 2018 - Saturday
Location: Twin Arrows Casino Resort - Flagstaff, AZ

Amateur MMA: 155lbs Championship Fight

Johnpaul Robinson - OFT / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Sung Kim - MMA LAB

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 155lbs
3 Rounds, 3 Min

#OpenMMATAcademy #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OFT #BlackFlagJiuJitsuClub #BFJJC

07/05/2018

Holidays: US Independence Day

Date: July 4, 2018 - Wednesday
Location: Open MMAT Academy - Phx, AZ

Have a Blessed and Safe 4th of July !!!

06/06/2018

Date: 5/15/2018
Location: Open MMAT Academy – Phx, AZ
Business: C4 Combatives / John Valentine

C4 T-Shirt and Patch:

Thank you to John Valentine for the awesome Creation & Production of the C4 Combatives Shirt & Patch. Truly grateful and honored to be among a group of intelligent and like-minded Warriors, as a Student and Journeyman. Thank you most, for the brotherhood and integrity amongst each other.

Also, I want to express my appreciation to Prof. Matt Larsen in regards to his shared knowledge, experience, and expertise in the Combatives Community. For his Advice and Correspondence is highly regarded and considered in different thoughts and perspectives per info rec’d. I am humbled and honored. -Sean B.

06/06/2018

Date: 5/4/2018
Location: Open MMAT Academy – Phx, AZ
Business: Piranha Gear / Bill Herndon

Piranha Gear BJJ Belt and Surprise Gift Box:

Wow!!! No amount of gratitude or appreciation can be expressed or shown for the Surprise Gift Items delivered. I had initially ordered a BJJ Black Belt for Future Purposes and Determination to represent Piranha Gear, with no further intentions of receiving any other items than the Free T-Shirt stated on the website. I have the Utmost Respect, Love, and Loyalty to PG (Piranha Gear) and Mr. Bill Herndon for gifting so many awesome items due to his Exiting of the Martial Arts / MMA Business. I cannot thank you enough, but in honor of the Character and Values that your Business represented, I will for sure represent PG w/ the Utmost Loyalty, Hospitality, and Support that has been shown and bestowed upon me.

With the Bittersweet Ending of PG as a Martial Arts / MMA Equipment and Product Company. I wish all the Best to Mr. Bill Herndon and the PG Family/Staff in their future endeavors, as the Quality of Products, Customer Service, and Hospitality are a true expression of Positive Values that every successful business structure should model after. You will be truly missed and thank you for the great products and services provided among the MA / MMA Community. -Sean B.

05/28/2018

Holidays: Memorial Day

Date: May 28, 2018 - Monday
Location: Open MMAT Academy - Phx, AZ

"All Gave Some, Some Gave All" -Sgt. Howard William Osterkamp

02/16/2018

Holidays: Lunar New Year 2018 - Seollal

Date: Feb. 16, 2018 - Friday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Happy Lunar New Year 2018 - Year of the Dog !!!!

stripes.com 01/13/2018

Pentagon's top enlisted is avid about hand-to-hand combat, including fighting ISIS with shovels

MACP:

Pentagon's top enlisted is avid about hand-to-hand combat, including fighting ISIS with shovels

Copyrights/Credentials: Stars and Stripes

stripes.com Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell issued the warnings to the Islamic State on Facebook and Twitter this week, telling them they have two options — surrender or die.

12/31/2017

Holidays: New Year's 2018

Dates: Jan 1, 2018 - Monday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Happy New Year's for 2018 !!!!

MMA Classes will resume on Jan. 3, 2017 - Wednesday.
New Location: Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club - Phx, AZ

OMA / OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Ringside Sports Grill, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green, @Kelly Long

OFT Fighters: Jose Hernandez, Johnpaul Robinson

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC #GoTheDistanceManagement

12/28/2017

OMA / OFT: Introduction

Introduction of myself for the New MMA Schedule - Jan. 2018:

MMA Instructor: Sean Broussard

Credentials are:
Martial Arts Education/Certificates:

• Urban Survival Academy – Academia Siracusano / Gracie Humaita, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt Certification; October 2016

• Average Joe’s MMA & Fitness / Snake Pit USA, Catch-Can Wrestling Journeyman Level 1 Certification; April 2016

• Arizona Boxing & MMA Commission, Professional Trainer License; February 2014

• Arizona Muay Thai Academy, Level 5 Muay Thai Instructor Certification; November 2013

• Title Boxing Club, Bell-to-Bell Trainer Certification; June 2013

• USA Boxing, Coach’s Passbook; May 2013

• Arizona Muay Thai Academy, Full Contact Karate Instructor Certification; January 2013

• Korean Top Team, Liaison and Mixed Martial Arts Trainer to U.S. Soldiers Stationed in South Korea; June 2010

• Modern Army Combatives Program, Level 3 Basic Combat Instructor Certification; February 2010

• American Kung-Fu Academy, Level 1 Black Sash Certification; March 2008

• Fight Experience: (1985-2008)
-Amateur MMA Fighter; Amateur Record: 2-5
-Amateur Muay Thai & American Kickboxing; Amateur Record: 18-7-1
-Amateur Boxing; Amateur Record: 2-1

“True Strength in the Martial Arts & in Life is to Keep an Open Mind and Kind Heart.”

“Train Happy; Be Inspired.”

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC #GoTheDistanceManagement

12/28/2017

OMA / OFT: MMA Class Schedule - Jan. 2018

Date: Monday
Time: 630pm to 730pm

Techniques:
Warm-Ups: 10-15 Min
MMA Striking
MMA Defense
MMA Closing the Distance

Date: Wednesday
Time: 630pm to 730pm

Techniques:
Warm-Ups: 10-15 Min
MMA Clinch (Striking & Grappling)
MMA Takedowns
MMA Positions
MMA Submissions / Ground-n-Pound

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC #GoTheDistanceManagement

12/28/2017

OMA / OFT: Congratulations 2017

Date: Dec. 2017
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Congratulations to the Ohana Fight Team Fighters....
Amateur MMA:

Johnpaul Robinson - 155lbs
AZ Ranked: #16 of 48
SW Ranked: #80 of 278

Jose Hernandez - 180lbs
AZ Ranked: #5 of 28
SW Ranked: #18 of 143

.....as of Dec. 2017 both Fighters are Ranked Respectively in AZ and in the SouthWest Region. An Honor and Privilege to Mentor, Guide, and Train the both of you. Lets make 2018 Memorable.

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Ringside Sports Grill, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green, Kelly Long

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #GoTheDistanceManagement #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

12/28/2017

OMA / OFT: New MMA Schedule

Jan. 3, 2018 (Wednesday) will begin the New MMA Schedule....

Dates: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 630pm to 730pm (1 Hour)
Location: Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club - Phoenix, AZ

Copyrights/Credentials: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #GoTheDistanceManagement #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

12/28/2017

OMA / OFT: New Location

Jan. 2018 - OMA / OFT will be Training MMA Fighters and Students at our New Location....

Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
3559 W Northern Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
Ph: (480) 438-4389

Copyrights/Credentials: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #GoTheDistanceManagement #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

12/27/2017

Holidays: Christmas Eve & Day

Dates: Dec. 24 & 25, 2017 - Sunday & Monday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Merry Christmas !!!!

MMA Classes will resume on Jan. 3, 2017 - Wednesday.
New Location: TBA

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Ringside Sports Grill, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green, Kelly Long

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #GoTheDistanceManagement #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

12/02/2017

Events / Promotions: (Post Appreciation)

Meet & Greet - Ohana Fight Team

Date: Nov. 25, 2017 - Saturday
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Location: Ringside Sports Grill - Phoenix, AZ

Amateur MMA Fighters:
Johnpaul Robinson - 155lbs
Jose Hernandez - 180lbs

**Thank you to Everyone, who came out to the Meet & Greet for JP and Jose. OFT appreciates your Love and Support for the Local Fighters in AZ.**

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Ringside Sports Grill, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green, Kelly Long

Photos Courtesy of: Go The Distance Original Grand Management

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

11/23/2017

Events / Seminars:

Maryvale Strikes Back

Date: Dec. 2, 2017 - Saturday
Time: 10am to 1230 Noon
Location: Maryvale Family YMCA - Phx, AZ
POC: Elena A. Reid

Purpose: "Local UFC Stars and Phoenix Police will be teaching basic self defense, CPR, and briefing participants what to do in an active shooter situation. Register by calling 623-873-9622 or stopping by the Maryvale Family YMCA. Registration will be closed after the first 150 participants."

11/23/2017

Holidays: Thanksgiving

Date: Nov. 23, 2017 - Thursday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Happy Thanksgiving !!!!

MMA Classes will Resume at the Beginning of Jan. 2018.
New Location, Coming Soon !!!!

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

11/20/2017

Events / Seminars:

MMA Seminar / Workshop

Date: November 18, 2017 - Saturday
Time: 10am to 12 Noon - Movement & Striking
Time: 12 Noon to 2pm - Takedowns & Grappling
Location: Ft. Huachuca, AZ

**Great Seminar with Great People. An Honor to train and share my fighting perspectives and techniques with Military & Gov.-Civilian personnel. -Sean B.

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT

11/16/2017

MACP / Combatives:

Copyrights/Credentials: Warriors Magazine, Matt Larsen, Matt Larsen's Combatives: Battle-Proven Techniques and Training Methods, Matt Larsen's Combatfc, USA Combatives

ISSUE 6 is out! Simply Enter your email at warriorsmagazine.com and receive full access!!

Let us know what you think in the comments!

11/11/2017

Holidays: Veterans Day

Date: Nov. 11, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

To: All Military Personnel in the Armed Forces....

Thank you for Your Self-less Service and Sacrifice. Have a Blessed Veterans Day !!!!

11/06/2017

Events / Promotions:

Results: 1st Rd - TKO - GNP

World Fighting Federation
Date: Nov. 4, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino - Chandler, AZ

Jose Hernandez - Ohana Fight Team / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Jonathan Sandoval - LA Fitness Mesa

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 180lbs
3 Rds, 3 Min

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green

Photos Courtesy of: MMA Stalker, World Fighting Federation

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

11/06/2017

Events / Promotions:

Results: Win - 1st Rd - KO - Punches

World Fighting Federation
Date: Nov. 4, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino - Chandler, AZ

Johnpaul Robinson - Ohana Fight Team / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Quintin Shadle - Pro EdgeBoxing

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 155lbs
3 Rds, 3 Min

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green

Photos Courtesy of: MMA Stalker, World Fighting Federation

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

11/06/2017

Events / Promotions: Weigh-ins & Face-Off

World Fighting Federation
Date: Nov. 4, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino - Chandler, AZ

Jose Hernandez - Ohana Fight Team / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Jonathan Sandoval - LA Fitness Mesa

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 180lbs
3 Rds, 3 Min

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green

Photos Courtesy of: MMA Stalker, World Fighting Federation

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

11/06/2017

Events / Promotions: Weigh-ins & Face-Off

World Fighting Federation
Date: Nov. 4, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino - Chandler, AZ

Johnpaul Robinson - Ohana Fight Team / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Quintin Shadle - Pro EdgeBoxing

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 155lbs
3 Rds, 3 Min

OFT Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green

Photos Courtesy of: MMA Stalker, World Fighting Federation

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

10/30/2017

Holidays: Halloween

Date: Oct. 31, 2017 - Tuesday
Location: Open MMAT Academy

Happy Halloween !!!!

MMA Classes will be Cancelled for Tuesday - Oct. 31, 2017.
MMA Classes will Resume on Thursday - Nov. 2, 2017.

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT #BlackFlagBJJ #BlackFlagMMA #BFJJC

10/29/2017

Open MMAT Academy: Ohana Fight Team

Date: Oct. 28, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club

Last Hard & Technical Training Session in Preparation for:
World Fighting Federation - Nov. 4, 2017

Amateur MMA: 3 Rds, 3 Min
Jose Hernandez - 180lbs
Johnpaul Robinson - 155lbs

Thank you to Tristan and Colter (Big C) for being Awesome Training Partners.

Much Appreciation for the Help and Support to the following Personnel and Sponsors: Go The Distance Original Grand Management, Open MMAT Academy, Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club, Essential Wellness Center - Float & Massage Spa, Gerald Harvey, Gilbert Michael Olivas, Jeanie Green

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT

10/28/2017

Open MMAT Academy:

Date: June 2017
Location: Maryvale Family YMCA

Truly an Honor to be Mentioned via the USMTA FB Page & Family. Thank you for the kind words, thoughts, and gestures. -Sean Broussard

Copyrights/Credentials: USMTA, Clint Heyliger, Open MMAT Academy, Ohana Fight Team

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT

Kru Sean Broussard and his crew from Goodyear, Arizona Proudly show the colors of the association.

10/13/2017

Events / Promotions:

World Fighting Federation
Date: Nov. 4, 2017 - Saturday
Location: Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino - Chandler, AZ

Jose Hernandez - Ohana Fight Team / Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club
vs.
Jonathan Sandoval - LA Fitness Mesa

Amateur MMA
Weight Class: 180lbs
3 Rounds, 3 Min

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam, #OhanaFT #OFT

10/03/2017

Events / Promotions: Post Appreciation #2

RUF MMA 22
Date: Sept. 23, 2017 - Saturday
Location: UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle - Maricopa, AZ

A great Honor & Privilege to train and mentor JP & Jose in thier personal journeys of becoming MMA Fighters. Both have dedicated thier time, efforts, and work ethics in preparing for each opportunities to fight. Both Fighters have explemified w/ true values and from the heart, the ethics of Bushido....not only On the Mats but Off the Mats as well. Each opponent is to test thier Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Skill....and to meet them w/ Gratitude & Humbleness before and after each fight. Keep up the solid work ethics, discipline, and love for the Sport of MMA.

Amateur MMA: 3 Rounds, 3 Min
Johnpaul Robinson: 155lbs - Win - 2nd Rd - KO - Head Kick
Jose Hernandez: 180lbs - Win - 1st Rd - TKO - GNP

A Special Thanks to:

Gerald Harvey - Go the Distance Mgmt: Thank you for the Networking, Admin, and dedicated service that is never recognized by the Public Eye for MMA. Your quality work and communication is a big factor in OFT's Success.

Coach Gilbert Michael Olivas - Black Flag Jiu-Jitsu Club: Your expertise, sound advice, and quality support is much appreciated. Thank you for working with and being a successful role for the OFT. Your training and skills-set is much appreciated and recognized in Jose's & JP's Success.

Thank you to their Opponents for the Honorable Fight:
Jt Vasquez - 155lbs
Carlos Cano - 180lbs

Best regards,
Sean B.

#OpenMMATAcademy #OpenMMAT #OMA #OhanaFightTeam #OhanaFT #OFT

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