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Nate “The Natural” Richardson Wins Fury FC Featherweight Title

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

Nate Richardson won his bid for the Fury FC featherweight title last Sunday, October 17, against the very tough Diego Lopes! Nate displayed incredible focus, used excellent boxing and evasive…

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Playing With Purpose

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

Have you ever taken a moment to truly admire the art and incredible beauty of watching a child at play? Their fully engaged spirit, drive, imagination and passion are all…

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The Cellar Muay Thai Team Competes at MDL Event

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

The Cellar Gym Muay Thai team traveled to Des Moines, IA last weekend, January 15, to compete at the Muay Thai Development League (MDL) technical sparring scrimmage event. This event…

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Derek Smith Returns to MMA at A-Town Throwdown XVII

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

Cellar MMA fighter Derek Smith stepped into the cage for the first time in over seven years last Saturday, January 15 in the main event of A-Town Throwdown XVII in…

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Teaching With Purpose

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

As the world continues to reel amid the ongoing pandemic and the wide ranging impacts it has had upon all of our lives, it goes without saying that we are…

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The Cellar Team Competes at the WAKO USA National Championships

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

The Cellar Gym fight team had an incredible weekend at this year’s WAKO USA National Championships in Nashville, TN! We were very excited to bring 6 of our fighters to the tournament…

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Pam Sorenson and Ben Locken Promoted to Black Belt

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

We are so excited to announce The Cellar Gym’s newest black belts: Pam Sorenson and Ben Locken! Checkmat black belt Dave Margraf awarded Pam and Ben their black belts in…

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National Muay Thai Day: Nai Khanom Tom

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

March 17th is celebrated as “Boxers Day” or National Muay Thai Day in Thailand. This is a day that Nak Muays honor the memory and achievements of Nai Khanom Tom,…

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Recovery Tips to Maximize Your Training

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

There’s no better feeling than getting into that good training groove and seeing your skills, speed, and strength improve each day. But training hard is only part of the process…

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Cellar BJJ Competitors Medal at IBJJF Pans

By Coach Chris Cichon | May 16, 2022

Last weekend, The Cellar Gym had a number of our BJJ competitors head to the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship tournament April 6-10 in Kissimee, FL! Michael Barreto battled his way…