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  • Dollamur Sport Surfaces Partners with Mixed Martial Arts Champion Ben Askren

    Dollamur Sport Surfaces Partners with Mixed Martial Arts Champion Ben Askren

     

    Decorated MMA, Wrestling Olympian Latest to Join Athlete Advisory Council

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    (FORT WORTH, Texas)Dollamur Sport Surfaces (Dollamur) – the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance sports flooring for mixed martial arts, martial arts, wrestling, gymnastics, cheerleading and yoga – today announces its partnership with American mixed martial artist (MMA) and current ONE Championship Welterweight Champion Ben Askren.

     

    A former Bellator Welterweight MMA Champion, he has a myriad of experience as both an MMA champion and decorated wrestler. Since making his professional MMA debut in 2009, he boasts a 15-0 record. Askren was a member of the 2008 USA Wrestling Olympic team, a four-time All-American at the University of Missouri and two-time NCAA wrestling champion (2006, 2007).

     

    As a member of Dollamur’s Athlete Advisory Council, Askren will provide product insight and work to increase wrestling awareness among youth athletes through camps and tournaments, among other initiaitves.

     

    “I’m excited to team up with Dollamur during its 20th anniversary celebration and join its prestigious Athlete Advisory Council," says Askren, a native of Hartland, Wis. "Dollamur is the industry leader in producing the highest quality, most durable mats and I’ve had the privilege of training and competing on their mats for most of my career.”

     

    Dollamur has made significant investments to feature athletes in its Athlete Advisory Council with a proficient background in wrestling since its announcement as official mat of USA Wrestling in May.

     

    “It is an honor to add Ben to our prestigious group of advisors.  Ben and The Askren Wrestling Academy are perfect to provide a great platform to continue work of growing the sport of wrestling.  Ben his a winner and has an electric personality.  He is a great leader and coach and is an inspiration to many you athletes.  That was the most exciting reason we wanted him on our team,” said Dave Rossi, Dollamur Sr. Vice President of Marketing.

     

    The Dollamur Advisory council provides product directions, product feedback, market insights, and helps increase the awareness of Wrestling, Martial Arts, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, and Fitness among youth athletes. Current members of the Dollamur advisory staff include, John Smith, Head Wrestling Coach of #1 ranked Oklahoma State University.  Mike Swain, four-time Olympian in Judo, Adeline Gray, three-time world champion and US Olympian wrestler, Marti Malloy, two-time Olympian in Judo, MMA fighter Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, Johny Hendricks was a four-time All American at Oklahoma State and national champion in wrestling and is currently a UFC fighter.

     

    More information: www.dollamur.com, 817-534-3344

  • Dollamur's Gym OTW - Brazil-021 San Antonio

    Swain mats by Dollamur

    Gym:  Brazil-021 San AntonioBrazil-021, Swain mats by Dollamur

    Location:  San Antonio, TX

    Sport: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Dollamur Mats Used: Swain Hybrid Mats

    Highlights/Accolades:  Brazil-021 was founded by Jiu-Jitsu black belts Andre Terencio and Hannettte Staak.  The name and logo were inspired by the state of Rio de Janeiro.  The numbers 021 signify the telephone area code where Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was initially most strongly developed.  Now, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is practiced worldwide and because of this globalization, the school was give a name with an English foundation.  The Brazil-021 Team is composed of schools in Rio de Janeiro, Illinois, Texas, North Carolina, and Alberta.  Brazil-021 San Antonio offers various programs including Co-Ed Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Women's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Ginastic Natural (more information on Ginastic Natural here).  The instructors at the San Antonio school include a husband and wife team, Saad and Suay Al-Aziz.  Saad received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Brazil-021 founder and IBJJF Head Referee, Andre Terencio.  He is also a black belt in Hapkido from Jung Bai Lee.  Suay received her brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from IBJJF Hall of Fame black belt competitor, Hannette Staack.  Suay holds a Level 3 Ginastica natural Instructor Certification from Ginastic Natural founder, Alvaro Romano.  Suay is a highly sought after instructor for ladies self-defense classes.

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    More information here.

  • Dollamur's GymOTW - move-sf

    dollamur flexi-roll flexi-connect move-sfGym:  move-sfdollamur flexi-roll with flexi-connect moev-sf

    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Sport: Fitness

    Dollamur Mats Used:  FLEXI-Roll® mats with FLEXI-Connect®

    Gym Highlights/Accolades:  Founder and owner, Matt Tripp, opened move-sf in 2012.  Tripp has an extensive background of personal training, athletic performance, and holistic nutrition and wellness.  move-sf is adaptable to many different styles of training and movement.  This gym is a private boutique facility that offers personal training, group fitness, and physical therapy.  Group fitness classes include: sculpt, body burn, bodyweight plus, fit to move, and movement mash up, which is a combination of strength/sculpt work and a high intensity finishing circuit.  With group classes capped at 8, it's like receiving individual training in a group atmosphere.dollamur mats flexi-connect flexi-roll move-sf

     

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  • Dollamur's GymOTW - Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy

    Gym: Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy

    Location: Prospect High, IL

    Sports: Krav Maga, Boxing, Kickboxing, Ground Fighting, Fitness

    Dollamur Customer Since: 2016

    Dollamur Mats Used: Puzzle Mats

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    Gym Highlights/Accolades: Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy offers a wide variety of classes, including Krav Maga, Boxing, Kickboxing, Ground Fighting, and Fitness.  A kid's program that combines self-defense, fitness, and life skills is also available.

    Owner and Head Coach, Flaviu Moldovan has over 30 years of Martial Arts experience and over 20 years of coaching with professional athletes.  He is a 7 time national champion in Taekwondo.

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    More information here.

  • Dollamur's GymOTW - Polynesian Institute of Fighting Arts

    martial arts, dollamurGym: Polynesian Institute of Fighting Arts

    Location:  Murrieta, CA

    Sport: Polynesian Kempo

    Dollamur Mats Used: Dollamur FLEXI-Roll® Mats

    Gym Highlights/Accolades:  Polynesian Institute of Fighting Arts specializes in combative and self defense fighting arts.  Students are taught techniques that involve pressure point striking, joint manipulations, stand up, take down, and ground offensive and defensive scenarios and counter attacks.  These techniques can be used in real world combative scenarios.  Master Hopkins is a 6th Degree Black Belt: Polynesian Kempo certified instructor.  He is also a 1st Degree Black Belt in Songahm Taekwondo.

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    More information here.

  • Dollamur's Gym OTW - Saigon Sports Club

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    Gym:  Saigon Sports Club

    Location:  Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Sport:  Martial Arts, Strength and Conditioning

    Dollamur Mats Used:  Dollamur FLEXI-Roll® Mats with FLEXI-Connect®

    Gym Highlights/Accolades:  Saigon Sports Club is Asia's largest mixed martial arts and cross-training center.  They offer a wide range of programs that can accommodate members of any gender, fitness level, and experience.  Trainers include World and National Champions in boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, No-Gi Grappling and mixed martial arts.

    Dollamur Flexi-roll

    More information here.

     

     

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