ABOUT OUR TEAM
Blast MMA in Pinellas Park offers the highest level of instruction in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in the area.
Our programs cater to recreational and professional students with a variety of training goals, whether it is to lose weight, meet new people, learn self-defense skills, prepare for competition or simply to be active and have fun. People join our team because they want Real training with Real results.
Our students come from all over the Tampa Bay metropolitan area including Pinellas Park, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Seminole, Dunedin, etc.
When you join us, you’ll be welcomed with open arms as a part of our team. You’ll make new friends and form lasting relationships with your coaches and mentors for a truly life changing training experience unlike anything else you have tried!
With Blast MMA's extensive coaching depth and comprehensive approach to training, you will receive the guidance you need to keep improving throughout your journey, whatever your goals. We are in your corner!
"Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust." - Jesse Owens
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Are you ready for a real challenge? Join us and take on the best MMA training in the area.
You don’t need to be a pro fighter to train like one. At Blast MMA, you can be a complete beginner and still join in the area’s most comprehensive MMA training. (age 16+)
Whether you’re interested in competition, real-world self-defense, or just a great total-body workout, we’ve got you covered.
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ)
If you are searching for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’ve come to the right place! Coach Bill has been training BJJ for over 22 years!
We’re helping men and women (age 14+) learn how to fight and defend themselves from any position.
Whether you’re here to get in great shape or take on the competition, we’re committed to helping you get there.
Bill Easlick is a lifelong martial arts student, competitor and coach in every popular combat sport in the U.S. His incredible credentials include:
20 combined amateur fights in Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA
NCAA Division 1 Wrestling
Black belt (first degree) - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black belt (first degree) - Judo
He has been coaching MMA since 2005. He has trained Professional MMA fighters who have competed in: The UFC, One Championship, Bellator, Glory Kickboxing, and many other regional MMA promotions. In addition, he has trained many amateur MMA champions, and hundreds of recreational students who just wanted to learn martial arts.
Some of his personal accomplishments in combat sports include:
2007 Next Level Fighting 8 MMA Champion
2006 Next Level Fighting 7 MMA Champion
2007 US Grappling Copa Nova Executive No Gi, Gold Medalist
2005 Shufu East Coast Open Judo Champion
1998 Sanshou Kickboxing U.S. Open Champion
"I've been obsessed with combat sports most of my life. I couldn't imagine my life without it. Training has allowed me to travel around the world and forged some of the deepest friendships in my life. It's taught me about discipline, focus, hard work, dedication, victory, defeat, and character. I'm extremely happy to be bringing my passion and knowledge to Pinellas County and I look forward to a successful future!"
- Coach Bill