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January 22, 2011
Titan Fitness: Successful MMA and Muay Thai Fighters In State College, PA
Posted on Saturday, January 22, 2011 in Fighter Results, Gym Member Achievements, Gym News, MMA News

Titan Fitness and Martial Arts continues to be the leader in the State College and the Centre region for MMA and Muay Thai development. Team Titan, located in downtown State College(127 Sowers Street), has developed over a dozen competitve amateur MMA and Muay Thai fighters in the last four years.  These dedicated athletes have combined for a 19-9-3 overall record against strong fighters from Philadelphia and Boston, and gyms from Deleware, New Jersey, Maryland, Ohio, Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.

Team Titan, training within Titan Fitness & Martial Arts will continue to test their skills, knowledge, and goals in competition.

 




August 25, 2010
Titan Training Client Becomes a Nittany Lion
Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Gym Member Achievements

Long-time Titan training client and high school football standout, Patrick Flanagan has earned a walk on spot on the Penn State Nittany Lion football team.  All of us at Titan congratulate Patrick on this achievement of his lifelong goal of becoming a Nittany Lion.  We wish him well during his upcoming college football career.




June 30, 2010
Tyler Saltsman Article in Popular MMA Blog
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 in Gym Member Achievements, Gym News, MMA News

Ted Czech, author of the MMA Explosion blog at yorkblog.com wrote an in-depth article on Titan MMA fighter, Tyler Saltsman.  It is definitely worth the read as is keeping up with everything going on in PA mixed martial arts at Ted’s blog.  Enjoy the article.

http://www.yorkblog.com/mma/2010/06/tyler-xuan-saltsman-taking-his.html




May 17, 2010
Congratulations, Murali!
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2010 in Gym Member Achievements

Though our blog is usually reserved for discussions relating directly to martial arts or fitness, we also like to acknowledge milestones accomplished by our members.  Long-time member, Murali Haran received tenure from Penn State today.  Murali is a statistics professor in the College of Science.  Murali has been a boxing student and a personal training client for over five years.  All of us at Titan would like to congratulate you on this great achievement.




April 26, 2010
Tim Carpenter Seminar at Titan
Posted on Monday, April 26, 2010 in Gym Member Achievements, Gym News, MMA News

On Sunday, April 25, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and MMA Professional Fighter, Tim Carpenter paid Titan a visit and conducted a BJJ/MMA seminar.  The seminar was well received by the students of both the Gi and No-Gi training sessions.  We look forward to having Tim back again in the near future for another day of great instruction from one of the finest practitioners in this part of the United States.

At the seminar, Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student, Alex Romanenko, was promoted to the rank of Blue Belt.  Congratulations from all of us at Titan for this accomplishment.




April 12, 2010
Penn State Boxers Excel at Nationals
Posted on Monday, April 12, 2010 in Fighter Results, Gym Member Achievements, Gym News

Two Penn State boxers earned All-American status at the NCBA National Championships at West Point this past weekend.  Long-time Titan members, AJ Williams (165 lbs.) and Jay Petraitis (175 lbs.) both advanced to the semi-finals of their respective weight classes to become All-Americans.  We at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts would like to congratulate the fighters.  Additionally, kudos must go out to Penn State boxing coach and Titan Boxing instructor, Dave Vacco, in guiding his fighters to such an excellent season and result at Nationals that also included two other national qualifiers, Matt Roy and Justin Portal.




December 22, 2009
Youth Jeet Kune Do Students Achieve Yellow Belts
Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 in Gym Member Achievements, Gym News

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts Youth Jeet Kune Do students received their yellow belts Monday, December 21.  The children completed their tests Wednesday, December 16.  We congratulate them on their achievement and look forward to next semester as they continue on to training for their Orange Belts.

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September 13, 2009
Titan Fitness(State College, PA) Muay Thai Fighter’s Compete in Philadelphia, PA
Posted on Sunday, September 13, 2009 in Fighter Results, Gym Member Achievements, Gym News

Titan Fitness, located in downtown State College, sent four of their amateur Muay Thai athletes to fight in Philadelphia at the renowned “Evolved Fighting” Thai Boxing event.  Steve Mayzack, Jay Kearns, Mike Putnam, and Tyler Higgins fought some tough competition against opponents from Boston, Philadelphia, and Reading.  Collectively the fighter’s, who have been training with Bruce Lombard at Titan for less than one year, had an impressive showing going 2-1-1.

Mayzack, Putnam, and Kearns are all Penn State University students, as Tyler Higgins is a college student at Lock Haven University.

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August 26, 2009
Jordan Katz Redux
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 in Fighter Results, Gym Member Achievements

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As was previously reported, Titan Fitness & Martial Thai boxing member and Penn State student, Jordan Katz won his first ever Thai boxing bout this past July by TKO in the third round.  A better has since popped up, and we thought it would be a better way for you to see his clear domination of the fight.  So once again, check out the video and enjoy.




August 21, 2009
Dan Testa Does It Again
Posted on Friday, August 21, 2009 in Fighter Results, Gym Member Achievements, Gym News

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After a four and a half month layoff since his last fight, Titan Fitness boxing instructor and Penn State boxer, Dan Testa won a decision in his return to the ring at an amateur event in Uniontown, PA last Sunday on August 16, 2009.  After a slow start, Dan dominated his opponent Eric Parker in the second and third rounds with a barrage of attacks to the body.  Dan raises his record to 7 wins against only 2 losses.   With one more fight, Dan qualifies for the open division of the amateur level.





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