WARNING: We have detected your browser is out of date. For both performance, security and a better web experience you should keep up to date to avoid viruses, malware, hijacking and stay on top of compatibility features.
 
RSS Feed

 

 

Santino Marella's Battle Arts Academy is Shutting Down in September

Posted By: Paul Allen on Aug 13, 2020

Santino Marella's Battle Arts Academy is Shutting Down in September

Santino Marella made a post on Facebook announcing that his Battle Arts Academy will be shutting down next month. The last day for the school will be September 30th. Here is his statement:

So I have news, both happy & sad. To give you some back-story, I’ve been searching forever-home properties up near Georgian Bay for quite some time now, years to be honest. We were thinking / hoping to make the move in about 3 years time. Properties that intrigued us were not easy to come by because Anna and I had specific items that were important to each of us. Long story short, the right one appeared out of nowhere this weekend and we jumped in headfirst. We’re moving to our dream home! It checked every single box, and there were many.

That being said this means that we’re also moving, modifying, and scaling down our family business, Battle Arts Academy Inc. The stars seemed to all line up at a moments notice. My sister is moving to Wasaga Beach in about a week, the real estate market in the GTA is booming, surviving Covid meant another 5 years of insanity that quite frankly I’m just not willing to go through anymore. The phrase I use is “the juice isn’t worth the squeeze”. There are other factors too, the passing of my brother really hit us hard and I just want to spend more time with my family. My dad is not well and my baby boy is soon turning 2. I don’t want be away from this anymore than I absolutely have to. The terms “small business burnout” or “entrepreneurial fatigue” are real and one often takes them home to his/her spouse, which is not fair. My wife and I are closer than ever lately and its largely because of the break we had from my/our self inflicted slavery. I know I really don’t owe anyone an explanation, its my life, but I feel a sense of responsibility to our members because there are many dreams that are being fulfilled at Battle Arts. I know people will find suitable alternatives and I hope they will always think of Battle Arts fondly. I learned a lot of about myself during the last 7 years. I also learned a lot about being an entrepreneur, being a boss, being a coach, being a mentor, and a lot about what really makes me truly happy.

Sept 30th is our last day. I hope everyone will train up until the last minute to try to soak up as much of the place as possible. The renovations we just did truly made the gym look the best it’s ever looked. Life can be funny like that sometimes. I take pride in the fact that I created the most beautiful and complete training facility I’ve ever seen in my life. Battle Arts was not my original concept but a compilation of outstanding parts of World-class training facilities I’ve seen all over the world. I’m going to post some pics and videos this week.

Our last Pro Wrestling show is Saturday Sept 12th. It will be an outdoor show with a max of 100 people. Tickets will be available shortly. I’m stepping away from coaching Judo for the time being however its going to allow me more time to actually do and enjoy judo, specially now as the Judo Canada ambassador. You will still see me on SportsNet so no change there.

I built Battle Arts Academy from the ground up, it started with a drawing, some sweat equity, my own hard earned savings, and boom, it eventually became alive. I tightened all the bolts and cleaned the toilets too. I was the recycling and HVAC police, and made hundreds of life long friends. There were good times and bad times. I’ve seen the worst in people and the best in people. So many mixed emotions right now, but I can definitely say I’m at peace. To me life is all about chapters, when you reach the end of one, you turn the page.

Tags: #santino marella
https://wrestlr.me/64232/  
Adding comments is disabled due to age of article.
 

» More News From This Feed

Sep 29
How COVID-19 Affected This Monday's RAW
As previously reported, there was a COVID-19 outbreak in WWE. The outbreak has caused creative changes to both WWE's main roster and NXT. Any talent or staff who tested positive are being quarantined[...]
Sep 29 - As previously reported, there was a COVID-19 outbreak in WWE. The outbreak has caused creative changes to both WWE's main roster and NXT. Any talent or staff who tested positive are being quarantined[...]
Sep 29
James Storm Reveals He Almost Returned to WWE
In an interview with ProWrestlingSheet, James Storm revealed that he almost returned to WWE, but was halted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I get home and I see I got an email from Can[...]
Sep 29 - In an interview with ProWrestlingSheet, James Storm revealed that he almost returned to WWE, but was halted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I get home and I see I got an email from Can[...]
Sep 29
WWE RAW Quick Results (9/28/2020)
Murphy defeated Dominik Mysterio Asuka defeated Zelina Vega to retain RAW Women's Championship Keith Lee defeated Andrade Akira Tozawa defeated R-Truth for the 24/7 Championship Drew Gulak defea[...]
Sep 29 - Murphy defeated Dominik Mysterio Asuka defeated Zelina Vega to retain RAW Women's Championship Keith Lee defeated Andrade Akira Tozawa defeated R-Truth for the 24/7 Championship Drew Gulak defea[...]
Sep 29
Aleister Black Debuts New Entrance Music
Aleister Black just did an interview talking about his entrance, but that didn't stop WWE from making some pretty big modifications to it. Black has all new music, which might possibly be stemming fr[...]
Sep 29 - Aleister Black just did an interview talking about his entrance, but that didn't stop WWE from making some pretty big modifications to it. Black has all new music, which might possibly be stemming fr[...]
Sep 28
Robert Roode Returns on RAW
Tonight on RAW, Drew McIntyre held an open challenge for the WWE Championship. The call was answered by Robert Roode, who lost the match despite interference from Dolph Ziggler. WHAT A GLORIOUS NI[...]
Sep 28 - Tonight on RAW, Drew McIntyre held an open challenge for the WWE Championship. The call was answered by Robert Roode, who lost the match despite interference from Dolph Ziggler. WHAT A GLORIOUS NI[...]
Sep 28
Dana Brooke Drafted to RAW
In an early draft pick before the actual WWE Draft takes place, Dana Brooke has joined Mandy Rose as a member of the RAW roster. It's officially #MandyNightRaw ... because @WWE_MandyRose AND @DanaB[...]
Sep 28 - In an early draft pick before the actual WWE Draft takes place, Dana Brooke has joined Mandy Rose as a member of the RAW roster. It's officially #MandyNightRaw ... because @WWE_MandyRose AND @DanaB[...]
Sep 28
Kurt Angle On Turning Down WWF Contract in 1996
During his appearance on Stone Cold's Broken Skull Sessions, Kurt Angle talked about the original contract he was offered by WWF in 1996 following his gold medal win in the olympics. "He (Vince McM[...]
Sep 28 - During his appearance on Stone Cold's Broken Skull Sessions, Kurt Angle talked about the original contract he was offered by WWF in 1996 following his gold medal win in the olympics. "He (Vince McM[...]
Sep 28
Shayna Bazler and Nia Jax on COVID-19 Rumors
It was rumored that the reason for some of the wrestlers getting pulled from Night of Champions was due to WWE's COVID-19 outbreak, and that the wrestlers in question had come into contact with someon[...]
Sep 28 - It was rumored that the reason for some of the wrestlers getting pulled from Night of Champions was due to WWE's COVID-19 outbreak, and that the wrestlers in question had come into contact with someon[...]
Sep 28
Big E Reveals Information About His Heart Issues
During the New Day Feel the Power Podcast, Big E discussed his heart problems. "We do these EKGs and physicals every year. I was told that all the years of exertion from working out thickens the wa[...]
Sep 28 - During the New Day Feel the Power Podcast, Big E discussed his heart problems. "We do these EKGs and physicals every year. I was told that all the years of exertion from working out thickens the wa[...]
Sep 28
Miro On Learning English By Listening to Tupac Shakur
Miro was recently interviewed by Chris Van Vliet, and discussed how he started learning English. “Because I knew I’m going to go to America, in 3rd grade I started learning English,&rdq[...]
Sep 28 - Miro was recently interviewed by Chris Van Vliet, and discussed how he started learning English. “Because I knew I’m going to go to America, in 3rd grade I started learning English,&rdq[...]
Sep 28
Eric Bischoff On Buff Bagwell Getting Calf Implants
On the latest edition of the 83 Weeks podcast, Eric Bischoff recalled how Buff Bagwell got calf implants and suffered an infection because of it. “I remember when it happened, just the ribbin[...]
Sep 28 - On the latest edition of the 83 Weeks podcast, Eric Bischoff recalled how Buff Bagwell got calf implants and suffered an infection because of it. “I remember when it happened, just the ribbin[...]
Sep 28
Rob Van Dam and Katie Forbes Reportedly Done With Impact Wrestling
It's being reported by PWInsider that Rob Van Dam and Katie Forbes, due to their storylines in Impact Wrestling ending. They had been working under a "per show" agreement, which has come to an end. H[...]
Sep 28 - It's being reported by PWInsider that Rob Van Dam and Katie Forbes, due to their storylines in Impact Wrestling ending. They had been working under a "per show" agreement, which has come to an end. H[...]
Sep 28
Retribution Members Not Cleared to Compete?
It's being reported by Dave Meltzer that there are core members of Retribution who are not medically cleared to compete, which is apparently why none of the members showed up at Clash of Champions las[...]
Sep 28 - It's being reported by Dave Meltzer that there are core members of Retribution who are not medically cleared to compete, which is apparently why none of the members showed up at Clash of Champions las[...]
Sep 28
Mayor Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs Under Fire For Calling Covid-19 Health Officials 'Sinister Forces' In Secret Video
Knox County Mayor and WWE Superstar Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs has been criticised for calling health officials in the area "sinister forces" in a video.  In the narration of a video from 'Freedom Forw[...]
Sep 28 - Knox County Mayor and WWE Superstar Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs has been criticised for calling health officials in the area "sinister forces" in a video.  In the narration of a video from 'Freedom Forw[...]
Sep 28
Angel Garza Suffers Injury at Clash of Champions
During Angel Garza's match at Night of Champions, it was noticed by many viewers that a referee through up the X with his arms, to signify to the back that something had gone wrong. PWInsider has pro[...]
Sep 28 - During Angel Garza's match at Night of Champions, it was noticed by many viewers that a referee through up the X with his arms, to signify to the back that something had gone wrong. PWInsider has pro[...]
Sep 27
WWE Clash of Champions 2020 Quick Results
Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro defeat Lucha House Party to retain WWE SmackDown Tag-Team Championships Sami Zayn defeated Jeff Hardy and AJ Styles to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship Drew G[...]
Sep 27 - Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro defeat Lucha House Party to retain WWE SmackDown Tag-Team Championships Sami Zayn defeated Jeff Hardy and AJ Styles to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship Drew G[...]
Sep 27
WWE Announces Dates for 2020 WWE Draft
WWE has confirmed that the 2020 WWE Draft will begin on the October 9th edition of Friday Night SmackDown and will continue on the October 12th edition of Monday Night Raw. The futur[...]
Sep 27 - WWE has confirmed that the 2020 WWE Draft will begin on the October 9th edition of Friday Night SmackDown and will continue on the October 12th edition of Monday Night Raw. The futur[...]
Sep 27
T-BAR Responds to Eric Bischoff Saying Retribution Storyline "Sucks."
Retribution member T-BAR has responded to Eric Bischoff's criticism of the faction and storyline. Thank you @EBischoff. You are a huge inspiration for #RETRIBUTION! We too aspire to one day destroy[...]
Sep 27 - Retribution member T-BAR has responded to Eric Bischoff's criticism of the faction and storyline. Thank you @EBischoff. You are a huge inspiration for #RETRIBUTION! We too aspire to one day destroy[...]
Sep 27
Drew McIntyre Wants A "Title vs. Title" Match
While being interviewed by Vicente Beltrán of ViBe & Wrestling, WWE Champion Drew McIntyre said that he has a champion in WWE that he wants to face in a marquee match. “I think the[...]
Sep 27 - While being interviewed by Vicente Beltrán of ViBe & Wrestling, WWE Champion Drew McIntyre said that he has a champion in WWE that he wants to face in a marquee match. “I think the[...]
Sep 27
WATCH: WWE Clash of Champions Kickoff: Sept. 27, 2020
The following is the 2020 WWE Clash of Champions kickoff show from WWE's official YouTube channel: [...]
Sep 27 - The following is the 2020 WWE Clash of Champions kickoff show from WWE's official YouTube channel: [...]
Sep 27
Two Matches Scrapped From WWE Clash of Champions, Backstage Reactions
Two matches have been removed from the final match card for tonight's Clash of Champions event. The Riott Squad vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler Nikki Cross vs. [...]
Sep 27 - Two matches have been removed from the final match card for tonight's Clash of Champions event. The Riott Squad vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler Nikki Cross vs. [...]
Sep 27
Official Preview for Tonight's WWE Clash of Champions PPV
The following is the official card line-up for tonight's WWE Clash of Champions PPV, according to WWE.com: Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso WWE Champion Drew McIntyre vs. Rand[...]
Sep 27 - The following is the official card line-up for tonight's WWE Clash of Champions PPV, according to WWE.com: Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso WWE Champion Drew McIntyre vs. Rand[...]
Sep 27
The Rock Announces Who He Is Voting For In The 2020 Presidential Election
The Rock has taken to his Instagram account to announce who he's voting for in the upcoming presidential election "As a political independent and centrist for many years, I’ve voted for Democ[...]
Sep 27 - The Rock has taken to his Instagram account to announce who he's voting for in the upcoming presidential election "As a political independent and centrist for many years, I’ve voted for Democ[...]
Sep 27
Roman Reigns On How Draining The WWE Lifestyle Is
During an interview with Corey Graves on WWE After The Bell, Roman Reigns talked about the night Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank at WrestleMania and immediately had to start doing appeara[...]
Sep 27 - During an interview with Corey Graves on WWE After The Bell, Roman Reigns talked about the night Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank at WrestleMania and immediately had to start doing appeara[...]
Sep 27
Jey Uso Recalls How Vince McMahon Was Against Their 2016 Heel Turn
During an interview with Alex McCarthy of TalkSport, Jey Uso recalled how Vince McMahon felt about the Usos turning heel in 2016. “So we finally went to the big man [Vince McMahon] and we sai[...]
Sep 27 - During an interview with Alex McCarthy of TalkSport, Jey Uso recalled how Vince McMahon felt about the Usos turning heel in 2016. “So we finally went to the big man [Vince McMahon] and we sai[...]

© 2006-2020 wrestlingnewssource.com

All rights reserved. All other trademarks, logos, video, likeness and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
Terms of Service · Privacy Policy · Π