Basheer Abdullah | Bio

Basheer Abdullah is a 20 year U.S. Army veteran, where he was Head Coach of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program for 15 years and U.S. Armed Forces Head Coach for 6 years. He was 2x Olympic Head Coach in 2004 and 2012, 2x Olympic Technical Advisor in 2000 and 2008, 2x Head Coach for USA’s World Championship Teams in 1999 and 2012, and 2x USA Boxing “Coach of the Year”. He also led Team USA’s World Team to victory with four gold medals at the 1999 Men’s World Championships and five medals at the 2012 Women’s World Championships.

OUR COACHES

THE ARENA BLOG

Check out our latest info.

7 AM Muay Thai Sparring Session

“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Often quoted by Bruce Lee about martial arts learning. You must learn, but you must also apply and get uncomfortable. Sparring is a reminder that there are

20 Minute AMRAP All Bodyweight Workout

This is a great strength and conditioning workout you can do at home in just 20 minutes with no equipment. It’s all bodyweight exercises and the goal is to complete as many repetitions as possible in that 20 minutes. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Jason Salazar: Hey

How to Get the Most Out of Your Martial Arts Training

Here’s Coach Charles Martinez discussing the effective mindset of learning martial arts techniques. How you learn can be as important as what you learn, take two minutes and listen to some advice about how to get the most out of your training. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach

About The Arena

The Arena is the largest gym in North America for Combat Sports and Martial Arts instruction.

Our Address

3350 Sports Arena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110 USA

Free Trial (A) Footer

  • GET YOUR FREE TRIAL YET?