Beginning of SBG

By |2019-02-21T03:56:29+00:00February 21st, 2019|Straight Blast Gym|

SBG began officially in Portland Oregon, in 1992 – when its founder and head coach, Matt Thornton, had an epiphany regarding exactly what type of environment he himself wanted to train in. To quote Matt: “I wanted to learn how to really fight. If that meant an Asian martial art, I would do [...]