With The Blast, you don't just learn the typical Muay Thai, but a combination of Master Toddy, along with JKD practices, all in one curriculum that will guide you on your journey of Martial Arts. Muay Thai is more than just a physical journey but also a mental and spiritual journey!
Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow, or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
At the BLAST, you join our wolf pack, and our pack always sticks together!
Each one of us possesses an inner strength, a fierce determination and a wild spirit waiting to be unleashed. The journey of self-discovery begins when we confront our limitations, push past our comfort zones, and embrace the unknown.
In doing so, we gain confidence, discipline, self-awareness, and a deep sense of joy. Our mission is to help you embark on this journey, to discover the untapped potential within yourself, and to never settle for less than your best.
It's time to unleash the wolf within and embrace your true nature. So let's embark on this journey together, as we strive for personal growth and reach new heights of self-discovery.
Are you ready to embrace your inner wolf?
Michael D. Vaughn
Meet The Founder
The BLAST (Body Life Achievement Sports Training) was created by Michael D. Vaughn in 2005. Mike started martial arts at age 6 and earned his first black belt in Taekwondo at the age of 12. In 1999 he opened his first martial arts school. His insatiable thirst for fighting knowledge led him to discover Muay Thai and eventually become a student of the World Famous Master Toddy! He went on to become a Master Toddy certified Kru (Master Teacher), a professional MMA Fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, and a Coach of numerous TBA, MMA, and BJJ champions.
When Mike decided to leave The Blast to pursue his passion of training retrievers for hunting waterfowl, he passed his knowledge of Martial Arts down to head instructor, Herma Hoda, Kiarra Evans, Taylor Ball, and Owner Mark "ShaH'' Evans.