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March 12, 2011 all day
The Pacific Northwest's Biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling Tournament. Competition in both Gi and No-Gi Events. Youth, Teen, and Adult Divisions. All skill levels and weight classes.
Wayne L. Brannon updated an event
March 12, 2011 all day
The Pacific Northwest's Biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling Tournament. Competition in both Gi and No-Gi Events. Youth, Teen, and Adult Divisions. All skill levels and weight classes.
Wayne L. Brannon added 11 songs
on Sunday
Stay tuned for more fights and a new blog coming soon!
January 26
January 15
Just added a video of my son Garyn (age 10) working out at Northwest Defensive Arts!
January 13
Wayne L. Brannon added a video
January 13
Northwest Defensive Arts and HurtsBad member Donald High on "The Truth Hurts" with Todd Jackson tonight to talk about his first MMA fight!
January 13
Just recieved HurtsBad member Robin Decker's 2011 calender! THIS IS ONE HOT PIECE OF EYE CANDY! Go to www.hotbodzbyrobin.com and get one!
January 13
HurtsBad Member Donald High from Northwest Defensive Arts wins his first MMA fight.
January 9
Wayne L. Brannon added a video
Cage Warrior Combat The Ship Yard Brawl - Bremerton WA 01-08-2010Don High (0-0)(black trunks) vs Jesse Quarles (1-0)(red trunks)----------------------------...
January 9
January 9
HurtsBad Member Robert Grady was unable to compete at The Shipyard Brawl due to ligament damage to his right elbow suffered in training.
January 9
HurtsBad Member Donald High wins by Guillotine Choke in the 2nd Rd. of his MMA debut at The Shipyard Brawl. Congratulations!
January 9
HurtsBad Members Robert Grady(145lbs. 0-1) and Donald High(170lbs. 0-0) from Northwest Defensive Arts will be competing.
January 1
December 31, 2010
Wayne L. Brannon added an event
The Shipyard Brawl at The Comfort Inn
January 8, 2011 from 6pm to 10pm
Cage Warrior Combat presents "The Shipyard Brawl" featuring some of the best amateur MMA fighters in the Pacific Northwest. Event will be held in the Ballroom of the Comfort Inn near the Bremerton Naval Shipyard. Tickets are $65 (V.I.P.) and $35 (Ge…
December 29, 2010
An event by Wayne L. Brannon was featured
December 11, 2010 from 3pm to 6pm
Cage Warrior Combat presents another great event showcasing the Pacific Northwest's finest Amateur MMA action!
December 9, 2010
Representing Northwest Defensive Arts (NWDA) will be CHARLES LOVITT (185lbs) vs Skyler Castillo, PATRICK PATACSIL (170lbs) vs Jesse Quarles, and ROBERT GRADY (145lbs) vs James Pollard.
December 9, 2010

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How did you hear about HurtsBad?
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Too many to list
Favorite Fighter(s)?
Georges St.-Pierre, Randy Couture
If you are a fighter, what is your fighting style(s)?
Jujitsu, Wrestling, Sambo, Aikijutsu, Kickboxing (retired from competition, now training)
Tell everyone a little more about yourself.....
40 years in Martial Arts. 8 years in Wrestling. Former Pro Kickboxer (16-6-2, 11KOs). Owner, Head Instructor, and Trainer at Northwest Defensive Arts. Ranked 5th Degree Black Belt in Jujitsu, 5th Degree Black Belt in Icho Ryu Aikijutsu, 1st Degree Black Belt in Koiyama Ryu Aikijujutsu, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kobujutsu (weapons arts), 2nd Degree Black Belt in Song Moo Kwan Tae Kwon Do, Basic Instructors Certificate in Escrima. 1 year of Sambo Training. Former Owner, Editor, and Head Writer of Northwest Warriors Magazine.

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Wayne L. Brannon

Coach's Corner - Commitment: Have It and Keep it!

COMMITMENT, Do you know what it means? Do you have it? When you make a commitment, do you keep it? Can you set a goal and keep it with no excuses? This post is aimed at everyone. Fighters, Coaches, Trainers, Managers, and Promoters. EVERYONE.

When you commit yourself to being a fighter, know going in what that means. It means you will push yourself beyond your limitations. It means buckets of pain, discomfort, and sweat. It means always pushing yourself to the next level in…


Posted on November 4, 2010 at 11:56pm — 1 Comment

Wayne L. Brannon

All Hail The Champs!


In my last Blog I introduced all of you to my friends, Dean Batara (now a member of Hurtsbad) and his amazing kids, Kyra and Dominic Batara. I was in the middle of a training session when the news came in and it was FANTASTIC!



Posted on August 4, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Wayne L. Brannon

Coach's Corner - The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades!

Hello Hurtsbad Members. A wise philosopher once stated: "I don't know what tomorrow holds, but I know who holds tomorrow." He was, of course, speaking of the generations that follow us. In the case of MMA, BJJ, and Submission Grappling, I have had a rare glimpse of the future, and it's very bright indeed.

In November of 2008 I took a student of mine, Devin Abdon (then 17 years old), to a tournament called The Revolution. It was his first competition, and he took 3rd place. While we…


Posted on July 26, 2010 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Wayne L. Brannon

The Revolution BJJ and Submission Grappling Tournament

The Pacific Northwest has had a long history of laying the foundations of Martial Arts in America. From the 1800's when Seattle was one of the two main ports of entry into the U.S from Asia (the other being San Fransisco), to being one of the centers in the development of modern MMA, this area continues to be a hotspot for Martial Arts training and competition. And at the forefront of Northwest competition is a test of…


Posted on July 23, 2010 at 12:00am —

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At 4:27pm on January 9, 2011, The Hurricane said…
Sorry to hear about Grady not competing. Andcongrats to Donald High! Great job buddy!
At 6:40pm on November 2, 2010, Robin Decker-Model said…
thank you
you are super cool

At 6:12pm on November 2, 2010, Robin Decker-Model said…

I REALLY APPRECIATE IT! & I am honored to be on the list of 25 MMA hotties. yay!
At 9:21pm on October 13, 2010, Yael Grauer said…
You too! Sorry I'm so down on E.C.
At 1:17am on October 8, 2010, Yael Grauer said…
I am not at all a fan of Eau Claire and am trying to get the hell out as soon as possible. It's the most awful place I've ever lived, and I've lived in some dumps... sorry to disappoint you.
At 6:43pm on September 23, 2010, Kutting Weight said…
Glad to hear! Enter in promo code 10% for 10% off your entire order. Pass it on too!
At 1:12am on September 16, 2010, Robin Decker-Model said…
thank you!
i will definitely announce when it goes public!
At 11:31pm on July 30, 2010, Donald High said…
Thank you for the kind words, and time you took training me...Thank you!!
At 9:45am on July 23, 2010, The Hurricane said…
Great job last night on HB Radio! Thanks for your continued support!
At 12:16am on June 4, 2010, The Hurricane said…
Hey Wayne hope all is well. Have a great June!

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