Another Great Review of the Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes at Revolution MMA Benton

We’ve been training hard and training smart. We are gearing up for the Revolution MMA Benton Ethos Seminar at Petit Jean State Park this weekend !  I couldn’t be more excited b/c a lot of the kick boxers have committed to come and we are all bringing our dogs! That will be so fun!

Anyway, so what is this crazy event you wonder? In the event you are unfamiliar, Ethos is a Greek word meaning “character” that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology.  In this case, it’s the Ethos that define what we are about at Revolution MMA Benton. We are about more than sports, fighting or just “working out”. It’s a lifestyle. while there are many things that comprise our Ethos, this seminar will be about Psychology and Mental Preparation. Martial Arts isn’t just about the body, its’ about the mind! Coach Jory Malone has worked hard to develop the Ethos Mastery Principles and we look forward to this event! For more info check out this link. I look forward to having many of the new kick boxers join us at the Ethos Event.

But on to the purpose of the blog, I also wanted to share with you this great review of the Muay Thai kickboxing classes at Revolution MMA Benton from Tina:

I have been training in the beginner kickboxing class at [ Revolution MMA Benton ] for two months. I was skeptical about whether or not I would enjoy this type of workout, having formally been gym ‘classes’ goer (spin, boot camp, cardio kickboxing, etc). This is by far my favorite! It’s fun and educational. I feel fit, strong and confident. Even considering sparring at 39 years old!  ~Tina Z


Thanks for the great Review Tina! Tina is one of the great members that make Revolution MMA Benton what is it: real people just like you! Looking to get in shape, have fun, maybe a little unsure if it’s for them at first, but discovering the real benefits of Kickboxing Training right here in Benton and Bryant, AR.

If you’re interested in giving us a try feel free to give us a call or contact us through the web, and we’ll get you set up on our 30 Day Trial of our Kickboxing Classes at Revolution MMA Benton . If you’re still not sure, see why Revolution MMA Benton was voted Little Rock’s Best Martial Arts Gym in 2014!!!

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Brooke’s Fight : Muay Thai Kickboxing Gym Revolution MMA Benton AR

Well, as you may or may not know Brooke represented Revolution MMA Benton at the IKF World Kickboxing Championships in July. Her first fight. She really dedicated herself and trained hard for this fight. Very proud of her. She had a big division and lost a tough decision to a much more seasoned fighter with over 20 fights. Not bad holding her own in her first fight! I look forward to great things from Brooke.  Look out for her to come back at a lower weight class!

Also a big thanks to the Revolution MMA Benton Instructor Team…, this was a huge team effort. Josh Norris came along as did Craig Kulesa. Josh assisted Abby in the corner while Craig took pictures! It truly takes a team effort and we are thankful for everyone who helped along the way.

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As you know here at Revolution MMA Benton we are all about hard work but with hard work comes recovery and FUN!  It’s important to unwind and take some time off after an event to mentally refresh. After a competition we like to take a pit stop on the way home somewhere fun and this time it was Dauphin Island Alabama. We had a great time on the beach, even though it was a short stay. The dogs loved playing Frisbee.

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You’ll find that here at Revolution MMA Benton we are about more than competition, we are about a lifestyle. When we aren’t competing, we’re hosting self defense clinics and seminars at Revolution MMA Benton to empower members of the community. We are about improving people’s lives overall through sports. Sports teaches people to overcome adversity, and helps them in every facet of their life. If you are looking to truly revolutionize your life, if you are tired of failed attempts at the gym and you’re ready to join a team that will help you get to be where you want to be, give us a call.


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Revolution MMA Benton ‘s Muay Thai Seminar A Success

Hey guys, Just a quick update from our Muay Thai kickboxing program here at Revolution MMA Benton !

We had the most awesome Muay Thai clinic this past weekend. I know you’ve read about the World Class Instructor Team we had coming for some time but the event was great. We had 3 great instructors from Texas and California sharing their knowledge with the students here! Everyone got to train with some new partners and have fun.

We worked on some fundamentals for the new folks and Vareena, Zaria, Hannah, Matt and Hannah all earned their white armbands… marking the start of their journey in Muay Thai.

The more advanced folks did a review and got some things to work on as they work towards their goals. They worked some advanced clinch work and kicking in particular. Brooke is also training hard for her fight at the IKF World Kickboxing Championships this July. She’s been working hard and training 6 days a week multiple times a day. It’s been great for her to have some extra and new partners at this seminar.

Tessa also came to supervise. She was such an exceptionally good girl, I invited her out for our team picture.  At that point it all fell apart. I suppose we can’t ask for too much. Naturally we had to go out to eat after the seminar was over and Greek it was! We all love Greek food!

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Happen to find yourself here and you’re not a member of Revolution MMA Benton , but you’re interested in learning about the benefits of Muay Thai Kickboxing?

Check out Revolution MMA Benton ‘s  1 Week Free Trial!

We’d love to have you in!

Revolution MMA Benton Featured Student Review : Congratulations Muay Thai Kickboxing Student Andrew Perez On High School Diploma

That’s right, here at Revolution MMA in Benton AR we are focused on more than just “fighting” and “working out”. We are focused on improving quality of life for all of our students. We are focused on helping members reach their personal goals on and off the mat. At Revolution MMA Benton we are pleased to congratulate Andrew Perez on his High School Graduation. Andrew graduated from Benton High School, class of 2014.

Andrew had been training in the Muay Thai Kickboxing program at Revolution MMA in Benton AR since 2010. Since that time, Andrew has grown into a successful young man and an excellent kick boxer. But more than just teaching youth kicking and punching, here at Revolution MMA Benton we work to empower youth to learn life skills that will serve them off the mat.   Andrew has been the most faithful “student helper” at Revolution MMA Benton that we have had.  Andrew assists with cleaning the gym and other “odd jobs”.  He is always faithful and committed to show up and most importantly trustworthy.  In addition to his kickboxing training, Andrew also plays on the High School Football Team and was a member of the Benton High School Wrestling Team his junior year.

When asked about the program Andrew’s mother Elvia said “It’s the best thing I’ve done for my teenage son.” (read Elvia’s review of Revolution MMA Benton along with many other real Revolution MMA Benton Reviews.)

Again, from all of us here at Revolution MMA Benton we just want to say we are proud of you Andrew for all of your hard work! It’s been a pleasure to have you in our program!

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Revolution MMA in Benton AR To Host Salsa Event

You heard that right! Revolution MMA in Benton, AR is doing something fun and out of the ordinary! We’re hosting a salsa night. Revolution MMA is already known for holding World Class Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminars for students, such as our upcoming Muay Thai clinic. But we also know the importance of just having fun and something new. So we’re hosting a Salsa Night!

salsa-dance-silhouetteAt Revolution MMA we are about more than just Martial Arts, we’re about overall health and lifestyle. One of the best ways to improve the quality of your life is to stay moving, laugh and have fun. Salsa is a great way to stay moving and have fun. The event will be led by Revolution MMA Benton Jiu Jitsu instructor Craig Kulesa…. also a long time Salsa student and performer.

The information for Revolution MMA Benton ‘s Salsa night can be found on Revolution’s Facebook page.

The event will take place June 7 from 9pm -12am at Revolution MMA in Benton, AR (17724 I-30 Suite 1 Benton AR 72019)

To sign up  you may simply “join” the Facebook event. You can also contact Revolution MMA via phone or email 501-776-0606 info (at)

There is a limited number of people the event can hold, so we do ask you let us know in advance of your plans. This event is for older teens and adults (no small children)

“Do I have to be a student of Revolution MMA in Benton AR to attend?” Nope. Friends, Family, Guests we’d love to have you!

As always we’d love to see you there!

Revolution MMA in Benton, AR To Host Muay Thai Training Camp : Kickboxing Benton, AR

Great news! Revolution MMA in Benton, AR is doing it again:

This time we’re hosting a Muay Thai seminar with 3 Muay Thai Masters from out of state. NO WHERE ELSE in Arkansas can you get this kind of Muay Thai training and experience. And this isn’t the first time we’ve done this!


Here is a little bit of information about our guest instructors:

Revolution MMA Benton ARArjan Carlos Moreno has trained amateur and professional Muay Thai and MMA champions from central to northern California and currently in his North Texan home base. He began Muay Thai training in 1993 and joined Cheetah Muay Thai Academy in 1996. He continued studying his art by living and training at the International Muay Thai School in Bangkok, Thailand. After returning home, he founded the American Muay Thai Association in 1996 with the goal of spreading Muay Thai to the community and uniting U.S. Muay Thai teachers. He earned the title of Kru in 1999 and in 2009 received a recognition award for his dedication to quality instruction and commitment to his students. His Students have fought in UFC, Bellator, Legacy Fighting Championship, IFC, King of the Cage, Gladiator Challenge and many others.

In June of 2011, he achieved Arjan, the master level for dedication to instruction and ability to teach Muay Thai by Master Cheetah. Arjan Carlos is the youngest American ever to earn master level and is the official Midwest representative for Master Cheetah and the Cheetah Muay Thai Academy. His leadership, knowledge, and dedication make him one of the most sought after instructors of Muay Thai in the United States.

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Josh Kretschmann: Has been in martial arts since he was 9 yrs old. In 1997 He started training with Arjan Carlos Moreno. Hestarted competing in Muay Thai during the year 1998 and after a very successful career, Josh started instructing in 2011 under the guidance of  Arjan Carlos Moreno.  He has trained many Muay Thai champions . Josh currently runs his own gym in natomas, ca called Jaguar Muay Thai LLC. Josh has competed in both Muay Thai and Boxing.




Kickboxing Bryant, ARVilai Tonginh :  studied Muay Thai at the age of 5 in the back woods of refugee camp in Ubon, Thailand.  After coming to the United States in at the age of 6 in 1981, Vilai continued his training with his uncle and Muay Thai master Ai Sisouk in 1986.  Vilai was taught the traditional style of Muay Thai also known as Muay Boran.  Since then, Vilai has continued his training, and traveled back to Thailand and competed in several bouts in Muay Thai. His training has advance under Master Sisouk and soon became an apprentice instructor under Sisouks instructions and was then later awarded his full instructor title.In 2006 Vilai met Master Chai Sirasout and broaden his training with Master Chai for 2 years.  During his training under Master Chai, Vilai has gain more skills in the different aspects of Muay Thai and its philosophy.





Event Details:  The focus of the seminar will be advanced Muay Thai concepts and drills.  You will learn an in depth perspective of Muay Thai from different instructors that will shed a different light and perspective on things. This will be invaluable to anyone who attends, and an opportunity no other students in Arkansas will get.

The seminar will take place at Revolution MMA in Benton, AR (17724 I-30 Suite 1, 72019) on June 14 at 2 pm.  The cost of the event is $60 pre paid by June 10. Information and sign ups can be found on the Facebook Events page.

As always, here at Revolution MMA in Benton, AR we are pushing to do and be more, and to provide the best possible training environment for any and all students. If you are not yet a member of Revolution MMA in Benton AR and want to give it a try, contact us today and schedule a no obligation introductory consultation.

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Who Is Little Rock’s Best Martial Arts Gym? Revolution MMA in Benton, AR!

Hey there all, We just wanted to give a quick shout out to our awesome students and fans. In April 2014, CityVoter held the “Best of” Voting Contest to see who was Little Rock’s Best in their respective categories. We were so happy to hear Revolution MMA in Benton, AR won “Best Martial Arts Gym in Little Rock, AR” and the surrounding areas! Click here to read the full press release.

The contest was held on the City Voter Website in April 2014, and Revolution MMA Benton received the most votes and reviews out of 7 total competing Martial Arts Gyms in Little Rock and surrounding areas. Be sure to check out some of the Revolution MMA Benton Reviews while you are there too!

To our awesome customers and fans we just want to say Thank you! It goes without saying the reason Revolution MMA Benton is so great is because of each and every one of our students….without you guys, Revolution would never be what it is today! Each and every person in every class ads to the overall experience and we want you to know you are valuable!

We look forward to seeing you all back on the mat in classes. Be sure to stay tuned for our upcoming Kickboxing workshops. We have a lot coming up with the Jiu Jitsu program as well. Revolution MMA Benton is in full force for 2014.

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