Category: The Cellar Gym

Flash Sale Happening Now!

The Covid-19 shutdown has hit everyone really hard and we need to turn some inventory. Help us make room for new apparel and gear by taking advantage of some crazy deals!From now until midnight on 6/9/2020 there are some great…
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Are You Looking for a Healthier Lifestyle?

Are you looking for a fun, new way to get into shape and lead a healthier lifestyle? If so, you can relate to our member, Tom’s story. Tom Brekke has been training Muay Thai at The Cellar Gym since 2017,…
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For Coach Katie Locken, Martial Arts Is More than a Childhood Hobby

As The Cellar Gym’s general manager and a youth Muay Thai coach, Katie Locken’s everyday life is immersed in martial arts. She’s had two feet firmly planted in the world of martial arts since she was young, and that passion…
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The #1 ranked female MMA fighter in MN originally started at The Cellar Gym to lose weight…

Pam “Bam” Sorenson is a professional MMA fighter and a kickboxing coach at The Cellar Gym. She is currently the #1 ranked female MMA fighter in Minnesota and the #10 ranked female featherweight in the WORLD! Before she started martial…
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Combat “brain fog” at work

Kenny Tran is a computer engineer living and working in Northeast Minneapolis. A few years ago, he jumped headfirst into his career after graduating from college and had very little time for working out or cooking healthy meals. After a…
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Sean Flynn
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What is your why?

Students at the Cellar Gym start Martial arts for all different reasons. Sean Flynn, an Uptown Minneapolis bartender and musician, didn’t find his way to martial arts for fun, fitness, or competition -- on his first day, he walked into class…
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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Many forms of martial arts, like Muay Thai and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, are considered individual sports – when you compete, it is only you versus your opponent. However, your progress is dependent on the quality of your training partners and your…
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What to expect at your first BJJ class
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What to Expect at Your First Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class

Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is a style of grappling developed on the principle that a smaller person can defeat a heavier, stronger opponent using leverage, timing, and submission holds. Because of its practicality in ground fighting, BJJ has become a staple…
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December 2018 BJJ Promotions

Congratulations to our newest blue, purple & brown belts! We are very proud of you! Pete Donlin - Brown belt Randy West - Brown belt Jose Cano - Purple belt Nate Richardson - Purple belt Francisco Mendoza Florez - Blue…
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Austin Brown wins via TKO
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TKO for Austin Brown

Austin Brown wins his K1 kickboxing fight on Saturday night in Savage, MN. He gets the 1st round TKO after 3 knockdowns! Congratulations Austin! Two knockdowns via hands and 1 big knee!
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