Coach Liam: A Legacy of Discipline and Mastery

In the realm of combat sports, Coach Liam stands as a testament to the power of passion, discipline, and a rich family heritage steeped in fighting traditions. His journey, rooted in a deep-seated love for martial arts, has shaped him into a revered coach and mentor. Liam’s journey into the world of combat sports began at the age of 16, fueled by a lineage of fighters coursing through his veins. Fighting wasn’t just a choice for him; it was a legacy he inherited, a calling that beckoned him to embrace the challenge and honour of martial arts.

Inspired by the legendary Wanderlei Silva, Liam embarked on his training journey at the age of 14, building upon a foundation of seven years in judo. His dedication knew no bounds, leading him to engage in numerous underground and exhibition fights before his official record began. With a remarkable tally of 30 MMA fights, 14 kickboxing bouts, and 9 boxing matches, alongside countless BJJ encounters, Liam’s experience in the ring is as diverse as it is extensive. Each fight, each match, contributed to his evolution as a fighter and a coach, shaping his understanding of combat sports at its core.

For Liam, coaching goes beyond technical instruction; it’s about instilling values of discipline, perseverance, and emotional maturity in his students. He often shares with them his mantra: “An emotionally immature man seeks motivation to do something difficult one time. An emotionally mature man finds discipline and does something difficult a thousand times.” This philosophy underscores Liam’s approach to training and coaching, emphasizing the importance of consistency, resilience, and a strong mindset. Under his guidance, students not only hone their physical skills but also cultivate mental fortitude and a champion’s mindset.

Coach Liam’s journey epitomizes the essence of martial arts—a fusion of heritage, passion, discipline, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. As he continues to inspire and empower the next generation of fighters, Liam remains a beacon of strength and wisdom in the combat sports community, embodying the ethos of martial arts both inside and outside the ring.


Why Choose Mamba MMA?

Mamba Martial Arts Academy stands out as Abbotsford’s highest quality MMA training facility for a reason. Passionate, expert coaches lead a welcoming, inclusive environment that feels like family.


Our Reviews

Rachael KerasRachael Keras
16:51 22 Mar 24
Devlin CrewDevlin Crew
15:15 22 Mar 24
Ahmad KhAtibAhmad KhAtib
14:49 22 Mar 24
10:18 22 Mar 24
Harj BrarHarj Brar
15:21 16 Feb 23
My kids and I have attended this gym and can certainly say it is well managed and offers great mixed martial arts training, personal training and defense classes. Coach Kultar (Mamba) Gill is very personable and my kids love training with him.
madison nazarukmadison nazaruk
00:11 30 Nov 22
Mamba is the best of the best! He is genuine and caring and truly loves what he does and it shows! I promise you, you wont regret going here.High class training with an amazing coach and you will feel very welcome by everyone!
nathan atkinsonnathan atkinson
06:14 09 May 22
Incredible gym, high class training and high class coaches. I learned so much here. I have seen fighters begin their careers here and are off to a great start. With trainers like this you wont find any better in the Fraser Valley.
G GillG Gill
22:35 13 Jan 20
Mamba MMA is a great place to learn all ranges of Martial Arts. I’ve been going for a few weeks now and have enjoyed the vibes. They run great group workouts and have a fantastic coaching staff. Also all the members are very respectful regardless of your skill level! You feel like family from day one! Great place for anyone looking for a good sweat!
Fallen MonkFallen Monk
19:08 16 Nov 17
Very professional, good core group of trainers. Everyone that attends the gym has a good sense of respect for one another. Recommend this for anyone who wants to get into good shape, learn self defense or be part of a good group of enthusiasts that loves the sport.

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