Charles Martinez | Bio

Charles Martinez has been training in the martial arts since 1996 and teaching for nearly two decades. After completing his Naval service, Charles set up home base in San Diego and has coached numerous Amateur and Professional competitors in MMA and Muay Thai. He works with athletes to improve their fighting skills and mental toughness, while constantly exposing them to the most effective and current training methodologies. Charles also specializes in teaching Filipino Martial Arts, where he has achieved Guro ranking.

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?