IKF Point Muay Thai Event Results

SBG Whitefish went 4-0 at the IKF Point Muay Thai event in Boise,Idaho over the weekend!! Wyatt Daniels, Levi Dronfield, Zahid Magomedov, and Junior Moldanado all showed clean technique, poise and dominated their matches.

Montana Summit Jiu Jitsu seminar in Kalispell, Montana on June 14th-16th

SBG Montana has announced that it will be hosting the Montana Summit Jiu Jitsu seminar in Kalispell, Montana on June 14th-16th. The weekend will kick off Friday night with open mat sessions at the Bigfork, Kalispell and Whitefish gyms. On Saturday and Sunday training sessions will be taught by the head coaches from 5 Montana SBG locations; Coach Gus Nolte from SBG Missoula, Coach Cody Bessette from SBG Bigfork, Coach Daniel DiStefano from SBG Whitefish, Coach Travis Davison from SBG Kalispell and Coach Ricky Davison from SBG Bozeman. There will also be a section for kids taught by Coach Cody Bessette, with the other head coaches assisting and a Ladies-Only section taught by Coaches Stella Davison and Leah Stumpf. A gym social will take place at Black Rifle Coffee on Saturday evening at Black Rifle Coffee in Downtown Kalispell. Members can register for this event at their home gym’s front desk!

Smashing Success At Gorilla Cip XXI

On May 4, 2024 SBG’s Gorilla Booster Club hosted the Gorilla Cup XXI at Bigfork High School. The Gorilla Cup is a Jiu Jitsu tournament only for SBG members that is held twice a year to raise funds for the Gorilla Booster Club 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Gorilla Booster Club raises travel funds for Straight Blast Gym’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition Team (ages 5 & up) so they can participate in high-level tournaments throughout the Northwest. The Gorilla Booster Club was formed in 2012 to help “level the playing field” for Montana’s competitors. The GBC donates money to each participant for travel expenses & registration costs.

Ladies Only Jiu Jitsu Congrats!

And that’s a wrap!! We would like to give a warm congrats all these awesome women who just completed Coach Tawny’s Intro to Jiu Jitsu class! As you can tell by the smiles on their faces this class has no shortage of laughter accompanying Jiu Jitsu techniques. We can’t wait to see all of you […]

Gorilla Cup Soon!

We are TWO WEEKS away from the Gorilla Cup!! This awesome event wouldn’t be successful without competitors and volunteers so we encourage everyone to participate!! There are plenty of volunteer positions available so please consider signing up to help out. No previous experience necessary for most positions. If you have any questions, please fill in […]

Spring Camp Niagara Falls!

Here is the SBG Spring Camp itinerary! Register today at sbgcamps.com SBG SPRING CAMP 2024 Niagara Falls, Ontario CanadaSCHEDULE and Trip Logistics Friday, May 179 – 2 PM Business meeting (Gym Owners only)3 – 5 PM Black belt only open mat/Q&A5 – 7 PM Meet and greet/Open mat7PM – 9:30 PM Owners Dinner at Brasa […]

Easing children into competition

Many parents know the benefits of competition for their children whilst quite naturally and understandably wishing to ensure they don’t become over exposed to injury, negative experiences or feeling pressured into it. Some children will love competition and take to it easily whilst others are happy just to ‘compete’ in class and hang out with […]


Krav Maga

If you’re looking for Kickboxing or Muay Thai classes in Whitefish, you may wonder what the differences are between the two styles and which is the best one to fit your training goals. SBG Whitefish martial arts programs give you plenty of options to choose from! When most people think of Stand-up they think of […]


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) classes at sbg whitefish in whitefish, montanna

It took months for BJJ Coach Tawny Haynes to try her first jiu jitsu class. When a friend invited her to drop in, it was a hard pass. Then one day she decided to give it a try. She choked a male partner, and she was hooked! “I love the self-defense aspect of the sport […]

Is Karate Good for My Child? Kids Martial Arts at SBG Whitefish

Many people are familiar with The Karate Kid, a classic underdog story of Daniel, who starts at a new school and quickly becomes a target of the school bully. He builds confidence and learns how to defend himself by training in karate with Mr. Miyagi, faces his bully in a karate tournament, and triumphs. The […]