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August 19, 2015
Fall 2015 Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Schedule

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)

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This martial art focuses on ground self defense training.  BJJ emphasizes instruction in submission holds and body positions on the ground.  This co-ed program is an excellent complement to stand up martial arts such as boxing and kickboxing.  Not only is an effective form of self-defense but a great workout and an alternative to conventional exercise programs.

Classes meet Monday and Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30 pm and Thursday 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Membership includes:

- UNLIMITED classes including our other programs (MMA/Thai Boxing, Women’s Kickboxing, Boxing, and Krav Maga),

- Gym Membership at Lionheart Fitness

- Unlimited Tanning at Lionheart Fitness

Free lessons are available by appointment.  Call 814/235-1015 to schedule.


WE ARE… Penn State’s home for martial arts training.

August 10, 2010
Fall 2010 Class Scheduled Released
Posted on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 in Schedule

We have just released our Fall 2010 class schedule, our most ambitious schedule to date.  We are offering our standard classes in mixed martial arts, women’s kickboxing, and boxing.  We will continue to teach Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes as well as we have since last March.  The Thai boxing classes will include a beginners class to along with our advanced class for those students who want to specialize in the stand up kickboxing style.  Youth martial arts classes are also going to be offered.   For more details, check out the link listed below.  It includes start dates and times for all the classes.  For beginners to martial arts, contact us at 814/235-1015 or info@titanfitness.com to inquire about classes and to schedule your FREE lesson.  It’s going to be a great fall.  Join us for a great ride!


June 23, 2010
Summer 2010 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Schedule Expanded
Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 in Gym News, Schedule

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is pleased to announce an expanded Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class schedule that starts this Monday, June 28.  The following schedule offers students the possibility of 15 hours per week of BJJ.

Monday through Friday 8 am – 9 am (free roll)
Gi Classes:  Monday 6-7 pm, Tuesday 5-6 pm, Wednesday 6-7 pm, Thursday 5-6 pm, Friday 5-6 pm
No-Gi Classes:  Monday -Thursday 7-8 pm, Friday 6-7 pm

Summer classes are being taught by BJJ practitioner and MMA fighter, Ben Grove.  Ben is a blue belt and a former wrestler with 10 years of experience.  Following a brief collegiate boxing career, he turned to MMA to fulfill his need for competition.  After training in BJJ for two years and competing in five amateur MMA fights, Ben traveled to Brazil to train with some of the world’s finest BJJ greats in schools where some of the finest MMA and BJJ fighters have trained.  Ben trained with over 40 black belts, including many world champions.  On August 13, Ben will fight in his first professional MMA debut in Scranton, PA.  We invite students to train and benefit from Ben’s considerable talent and newfound knowledge from his extensive training experience in the founding country of BJJ.

Existing students are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible.  New Penn State students, especially incoming freshmen, are welcome to schedule a free lesson in BJJ.  We are conveniently located at Lionheart Fitness in downtown State College walking distance from all dorms and downtown apartment complexes.  Call 814/235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com to schedule your free lesson.

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.

March 19, 2010
Free Rolling to Start at Titan
Posted on Friday, March 19, 2010 in Gym News, Schedule, Upcoming Event

Starting this Sunday, March 21, free roll sessions will meet each Sunday at 2 pm.  Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor, Bill Algeo, will be supervising the sessions.  You are invited to roll with other classmates and students from other classes to improve your ground game.  These session are free of charge.  We look forward to seeing all of you this Sunday at 2 pm.

March 13, 2010
Titan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Official Start
Posted on Saturday, March 13, 2010 in Gym News, MMA News

Titan’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class will officially kick off on Tuesday, March 16 at 8 pm.  Classes will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 pm to 9 pm and Friday from 5 pm to 6 pm.  Classes will be taught by Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt, Bill Algeo.  Free lessons are available for anyone new to BJJ or for existing students of Titan.  Call us at 814/235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com to schedule your free lessons.  We welcome you to join us in this exciting new chapter at Titan Fitness & Martial Arts.

February 28, 2010
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Posted on Sunday, February 28, 2010 in

The Program

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art, combat sport and a form of self-defense that focuses on grappling, especially ground fighting.  BJJ instruction emphasizes the use of ground techniques, submission holds such as joint locks, and body positions.  Students will train both gi (uniform) and no-gi.  BJJ has become the most prominent grappling style in the sport of mixed martial arts such as the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) and Strikeforce.   As students improve, they can achieve rank and train for competition in both submission grappling and mixed martial arts.

Class Schedule

Monday & Wednesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, & Thursday 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Call (814) 235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com to schedule your free introductory lesson.

Membership Fees

The cost for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program is $75/month.  This includes three hours per week of instruction plus a full gym membership.

Gym Membership Features

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts classes include a full membership to Lionheart Fitness, a state of the art facility on Sowers Street in downtown State College between College Avenue and Beaver Avenue.  In addition to the Cage, Ring, Grappling Room, and striking pads, the facility also has over 50 cardio machines, a killer power rack, free weights, medicine balls, clean locker rooms, sauna and shower facilities. Not to mention over 50 parking spaces.  A complete fighter need good cardio and quality strength training that a facility like this one is handily capable of providing.

Call (814) 235-1015 or email us at info@titanfitness.com to schedule your free introductory lesson.

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February 25, 2010
Josh Pike
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2010 in

Josh Pike has been teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu(BJJ) for over two years.  He has been training BJJ since 2005. He is currently a purple belt under De La Riva Black Belt, Tony Passos.  Josh also wrestled for four years in high school.  He has competed and medaled in prestigious competitions that include the IBJJF Mundials and the New York Open.  Josh encourages and trains interested students for competition, but he is first dedicated to helping all his students and training partners learn and grow as Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the classroom.  Josh is currently studying Kinesiology at Penn State University.


February 25, 2010
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Comes to Titan
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2010 in Gym News

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts is proud to announce the addition of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.   BJJ classes will officially start Tuesday, March 16 and meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 pm to 9 pm and on Fridays from 5 pm to 6 pm.   Gi and no Gi classes will be taught.  We are excited to offer this new addition to our MMA programs.

The BJJ classes will be taught by Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt, Bill Algeo.  Bill started martial arts at 14 years of age.  Bill wrestled throughout high school and eventually received an All-State title.  Bill continued to coach wrestling and in 2007 found BJJ.  He soon after received his blue belt from Phil Migliarese and in 2009 he earned his purple belt.  He haswon many advanced divisions from NAGA, Grapplers Quest, US Grappling and various smaller tournaments.  Bill has trained with some of the best MMA fighters Philadelphia has to offer and has taught BJJ for the last year and a half at MMA/BJJ schools.  We are honored to welcome Mr. Algeo to our staff.

Bill Algeo after a victory at a NAGA tournament

March 8, 2009
Posted on Sunday, March 8, 2009 in

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

The following is the Titan Fitness & Martial Arts schedule of classes for Fall 2015.  Classes start the week of August 24, 2015 (unless otherwise noted).  We continue to offer UNLIMITED classes for only $75/month (includes club memberships and unlimited tanning at Lionheart and the North Club).

Mixed Martial Arts/Thai Kickboxing
All Levels:  Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Women’s Kickboxing
All Levels:  Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Monday & Wednesday 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Thursday 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Boxing I & II
Monday & Wednesday 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM,  Friday 7 PM to 8 PM

Krav Maga
Tuesday  7:30 PM to 9:00 PM,  Friday 5 PM to 6:30 PM

Youth Martial Arts
Monday & Wednesday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


Fall 2015 Free Lesson Schedule

Titan Fitness & Martial Arts offers free lessons as a way for new students to try out a class prior to making a commitment to taking the class.  The following is the free lesson schedule for the summer semester.

Mixed Martial Arts/Thai Kickboxing:  Tuesdays 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Women’s Kickboxing:  Tuesdays 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu:  Mondays and Wednesdays  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Boxing:  Mondays and Wednesdays  7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Krav Maga:  Tuesdays 7:30-9 PM

Youth Martial Arts:  Mondays 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


Free lessons start the week of August 24, 2015.  All free lessons are by appointment and can be scheduled by calling us at 814/235-1015 or by emailing us at info@titanfitness.com.

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