Titan Fitness and Martial Arts is proud to serve the State College, Central Pennsylvania, and Penn State University communities as the area’s only full-time, full service martial arts, boxing, and fitness facility providing classes in mixed martial arts, women’s kickboxing, youth Jeet Kune Do, Filipino martial arts, and boxing, as well as specialized fitness programs. We also offer personal and small group fitness and martial arts lessons to better suit your individual goals and schedules.
If you are interested in one of our programs, you first have the opportunity to participate in a free lesson. This gives you the chance to try out and evaluate the class prior to making any commitment. You may schedule your free lesson by calling us or by stopping into the gym. We accept beginners on an ongoing basis and can easily integrate you into a class that has already begun.
Boxing & Kickboxing Instruction
* Coed Boxing – Western Boxing with an emphasis on Practical Self Defense & Conditioning
* Womens Kickboxing – Instruction in Thai Boxing
* Thai Boxing – A practical form of kickboxing that uses kicks, punches, elbows, & knees
With the increased popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), Mixed Martial Arts programs are the fastest growing segment in the martial arts industry. Titan Fitness has been proud to offer Mixed Martial Arts since 2003. The program is structured through the curriculum of Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW), founded by mixed martial arts pioneer, competitor, and now coach Erik Paulson. Mr. Paulson’s CSW is one of the most complete MMA systems in that it combines elements of kickboxing, clinching and grappling, and submission fighting. It blends techniques from styles such as, Muay Thai, Savate, Western Boxing, Greco Roman and Freestyle Wrestling, Shooto, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mr. Paulson has trained and worked with world renowned fighter like Ken Shamrock, Josh Barnett, Sean Sherk, and Brock Lesnar.
Titan Fitness Mixed Martial Arts classes are taught by Bruce Lombard, Titan Fitness Martial Arts Director, certified CSW coach under Erik Paulson, and one of Central Pennsylvania’s finest mixed martial arts instructors and coaches. The classes are structured with a progressive of skills in the various elements of CSW and may be learned for both self defense, competition, or both.
The MMA program aims to enhance a student’s technical, physical, and mental ability in self-defense situations and/or combat sports competition. The program is structured under the Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW) curriculum founded by 2-time World Light Heavyweight Shooto (MMA) Champion, Erik Paulson. The training focuses on three main areas: striking, clinching, and grappling. Each area is broken down into the following elements:
Striking – Muay Thai Kickboxing, Shooto, Western Boxing, Jun Fan/JKD
Clinching – Muay Thai, Vale Tudo, Greco Roman Wrestling
Grappling – Shooto, Catch-as-can wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Greco Roman Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Sambo
With the blend of these systems, CSW provides the martial athlete with an avenue to enter into a variety of competitive arenas such as, submission grappling, Thai Boxing, and mixed martial arts.