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April 11, 2013
State College, PA’s Premier Youth Martial Arts Program
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 in Gym News, MMA News

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is the longest running Youth Mixed Martial Arts Program in the State College, PA area.  As of January 2013, the youth program will be led by “Pro MMA Coach” and Certified School Counselor(M.Ed.), Bruce Lombard.  The Titan Youth Martial Arts instructors would like to welcome all new students and their parents to this educational, positive, and productive program.  Titan staff also greatly appreciates the strong support and helpful input to the program by the existing students and their parents.                                                                                                                                                                                               

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts always offers Youth Martial Arts parents discounted memberships in adult martial arts classes or general fitness/tanning memberships!!

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Youth Martial Arts Program Instructor Bio’s

Bruce Lombard(Program Director/Head Instructor):

Bruce Lombard is a Professional MMA and Muay Thai Coach and has been the Head Martial Arts Instructor and Program Director at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts since the inaugural year in 2002. 

Bruce earned his Master of Education in School Counseling in May 2012 from Indiana University of PA and his Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in Rehabilitation Counseling and Education in 1998.

Tyler Higgins(Head Instructor)

Tyler Higgins has been training in the martial arts since he was a teenager, which includes many years of wrestling. 

Tyler has over five years of martial arts teaching experience as an assistant Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) and Thai Boxing Instructor for Titan Fitness & Martial Arts.  He is currently one of our head boxing instructors, as well as, our Youth Martial Arts head instructor.  He provides a unique asset to his classes in that he can offer his knowledge of competition training and experience to his martial arts students.  Tyler has competed in MMA, Thai Boxing, and submission grappling.  He was also a member of the Lock Haven boxing team in 2006.

Tyler received his bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice from Lock Haven University in 2010.

Liz Paulson(Assistant Instructor)

Liz has been training in the Titan Fitness & Martial Arts Women’s Kickboxing(Muay Thai) Program  for over six years.  She has developed her skills to one of the highest levels among any of the gyms Muay Thai practitioners.  Liz is a 2011 graduate of State College High School and is currently a sophomore at Penn State University.  She is a double major in math and economics at the Schreyer Honors College.  Liz also provides her services as a THON committee member, member of the PSU Economics Association, and a research assistant for the Applied Research Lab at Penn State.




January 27, 2013
Youth Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) Private Lessons
Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in Gym News, MMA News

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts ”Pro MMA Coach”, Bruce Lombard, provides Youth Mixed Martial Arts private lessons to children between the ages of 7-14.  Coach Lombard is the Program Director and Head Instructor of the Youth Martial Arts Program at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts.  Youth private martial arts trainings are available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-5pm.  Duration options include 30 or 45 minute sessions.

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts recently celebrated its 10th year of their Youth Marital Arts Program!!




November 14, 2012
Titan Fitness & Martial Arts Provides The Most Professional And Affordable Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA, and Practical Self-Defense Private Lessons In The Central Pennsylvania Region.
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 in Gym News, MMA News

State College and Central Pennsylvania’s only Professional Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) coach, Bruce Lombard, offers the most affordable, dynamic, and comprehensive martial arts private lessons in the Central Pennsylvania region.  Coach Lombard has been the Head Martial Arts Instructor at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts since 2002.  He has taught private lessons to hundreds of State College residents and Penn State students for more than a decade.  Private lessons provide opportunities for individuals to learn, develop, and improve in a one on one or small group setting from the most experienced and accomplished MMA and Muay Thai coach in the area.  Training options include specific areas such as: Practical Self-Defense, Women’s Kickboxing, Boxing, Muay Thai, Submission Grappling, and Mixed Martial Arts(MMA).

Private lessons allow students to train in a private and safe learning environment that follows a skill and fitness progression based on the individuals goals, interests, fitness level, and skill level.

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is located in downtown State College, PA…One block off the Penn State University campus.




January 22, 2011
Titan Fitness: Learn MMA and Muay Thai From The Most Experienced Coaches and Fighters in State College/Penn State Area.
Posted on Saturday, January 22, 2011 in Gym News, MMA News

Titan Fitness offers the opportunity to all new and existing members to learn, train, and team with the most experienced and competition tested MMA and Muay Thai staff in the State College and Penn State University region.  All Titan Fitness instructors have not just talked about it, they have actually tested themselves in competition in one or both of these combat sports. Head MMA and Muay Thai instructor, Bruce Lombard, is a Level 2 Coach under Combat Submission Wrestling(CSW) fighting system founder and MMA former World Champion, Erik Paulson. Coach Lombard also has Muay Thai ring experience. Assistant Instructor’s include:   Tyler Higgins, Muay Thai and MMA fighter;  Tyler Saltsman, MMA fighter; Mike Putnam, Muay Thai and MMA fighter; Shawn Slater, Muay Thai fighter; Kristen Althouse, Muay Thai fighter; Allison Glenny, Muay Thai fighter.

 

Team Titan in action:  (click on links)

http://www.myspace.com/video/vid/107219715#pm_cmp=O_5107_notif

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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.

 




September 21, 2010
Erik Paulson Returns to Titan November 13 & 14
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in Gym News, MMA News, Schedule, Upcoming Event

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to be hosting an Erik Paulson MMA seminar November 13 & 14, 2010. This seminar marks the fourth year in a row that this living legend and mixed martial arts pioneer has come to State College. Erik Paulson was a two-time light heavyweight shootwrestling champion. Following his fighting career, Mr. Paulson founded the fighting system Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW), one of the few complete mixed martial arts systems in the world today. It combines all elements of MMA to include boxing, Thai boxing, clinching, takedowns, and submissions. Mr. Paulson has had a tremendous influence on the present day mixed martial arts community training such notable fighters as Sean Sherk, Josh Barnett, James Wilks, and present UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar.

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to be the only facility in Central Pennsylvania certified to teach Mr. Paulson’s comprehensive mixed martial arts fighting system. If you are interested in mixed martial arts, we encourage you to attend this amazing seminar.  The event will be held at our new, state of the art MMA facility at 127 Sowers Street in State College, PA.

EVENT INFORMATION

Location:
Titan Fitness & Martial Arts at Lionheart Fitness
127 Sowers Street, State College, PA 16801  (814) 235-1015

Dates & Times:
Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 11 AM to 5 PM & Sunday, November 14, 2010 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM

Prices
$175 for both days and $90 for one day of training if you register by October 24.
$200 for both days and $110 for one day of training if you register after October 24.
Payments can be made via check (payable to Titan Fitness), Credit Card, PayPal, or Money Order

Hotel Accommodations
Imperial 400 Motor Inn, 118 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA  (800) 782-0716 or (814) 237-7686
Special Seminar Rate of $49/Night if booked by October 29 (Mention “Titan Fitness” to get that rate)

Equipment Recommendations
Mandatory:  Workout Clothes, Bag Gloves, Shin Pads, Cup, Mouthpiece, Wrestling Shoes, Notebook & Penn
Optional:  Thai Pads, Focus Mits, MMA Goves, Wrestling Head Gear

If you have questions or want to register, call us at 814/235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com.  A limited number of spots will be made available so register soon.  Do yourself a favor and take advantage of having the great Erik Paulson right here in State College.




September 21, 2010
Erik Paulson Returns to Titan November 13 & 14
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in Gym News, MMA News, Schedule, Upcoming Event

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to be hosting an Erik Paulson MMA seminar November 13 & 14, 2010. This seminar marks the fourth year in a row that this living legend and mixed martial arts pioneer has come to State College. Erik Paulson was a two-time light heavyweight shootwrestling champion. Following his fighting career, Mr. Paulson founded the fighting system Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW), one of the few complete mixed martial arts systems in the world today. It combines all elements of MMA to include boxing, Thai boxing, clinching, takedowns, and submissions. Mr. Paulson has had a tremendous influence on the present day mixed martial arts community training such notable fighters as Sean Sherk, Josh Barnett, James Wilks, and present UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar.

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to be the only facility in Central Pennsylvania certified to teach Mr. Paulson’s comprehensive mixed martial arts fighting system. If you are interested in mixed martial arts, we encourage you to attend this amazing seminar.  The event will be held at our new, state of the art MMA facility at 127 Sowers Street in State College, PA.

EVENT INFORMATION

Location:
Titan Fitness & Martial Arts at Lionheart Fitness
127 Sowers Street, State College, PA 16801  (814) 235-1015

Dates & Times:
Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 11 AM to 5 PM & Sunday, November 14, 2010 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM

Prices
$175 for both days and $90 for one day of training if you register by October 24.
$200 for both days and $110 for one day of training if you register after October 24.
Payments can be made via check (payable to Titan Fitness), Credit Card, PayPal, or Money Order

Hotel Accommodations
Imperial 400 Motor Inn, 118 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA  (800) 782-0716 or (814) 237-7686
Special Seminar Rate of $49/Night if booked by October 29 (Mention “Titan Fitness” to get that rate)

Equipment Recommendations
Mandatory:  Workout Clothes, Bag Gloves, Shin Pads, Cup, Mouthpiece, Wrestling Shoes, Notebook & Penn
Optional:  Thai Pads, Focus Mits, MMA Goves, Wrestling Head Gear

If you have questions or want to register, call us at 814/235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com.  A limited number of spots will be made available so register soon.  Do yourself a favor and take advantage of having the great Erik Paulson right here in State College.




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




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 14, 2010
Titan to Host BJJ/MMA Seminar
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in Gym News, MMA News, Upcoming Event

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to be hosting a one-day seminar with TIM CARPENTER a martial artist for over 12 years, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, and an undefeated Professional Mixed Martial Artist.  The seminar will take place Sunday, April 25 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM.  The 1 to 3 pm session will be Gi training.  With the 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm session comprising of No-Gi training.  Tim has been a Pan Am BJJ champion, a Gracie National and Arnold Classic BJJ Champion, and a NAGA and Grappler’s Quest Champion. Additionally, he has won both state and Junior National Judo Championships. In 2007, he was an ADCC competitor, an international competition involving professional athletes who have been successful at the highest levels of jiu-jitsu, wrestling, judo, sambo, shooto, and mixed martial arts.  The seminar offers four hours of instruction with a two-hour Gi session and a two-hour No-Gi session. This seminar is reasonably priced at $50/student for both sessions. Students may train in either one of the two sessions for only $25.  Register with us as soon as possible as spots are limited. For more information, contact us at 814/235-1015 or email at info@titanfitness.com.  You can also register online and make payment via out website, http://titan.brightboxsites.com/payments.  Enjoy a sampling of Mr. Carpenter’s skills in this video of his MMA debut.
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