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Ben Forsyth

Ben Forsyth
My name is Ben Forsyth. I'm a life long Martial Artist now competing in Mixed Martial Arts, training in Straight Blast Gym Ireland. My aim is to reach the highest platforms imaginable in this sport & to be considered one of the greatest of all time.

Ben Forsyth Blog – The 100 Metres

The ever popular Ben Forsyth Blog is back with a bang. Following the disappointment of his last fight being cancelled, Ben finally got the chance to show his worth. They say in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts that anything can happen. This is true in many ways, and even more true in life. The last few months have been …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: When The Smoke Has Cleared

Following the crushing blow of his fight being cancelled on the night of the big event, Ben Forsyth gives us an insight into the battles that he has been fighting in and outside of the ring over the last month. It’s been over a month since I have written anything.  Partly because I wasn’t sure what I was going to …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: Final Thoughts Before The Fight

In the final blog post before his hugely-anticipated debut fight for SBG, Be Forsyth discusses his final thoughts as he makes the step into the unforgivable abyss known as the octagon. I’m just over one week away from my first fight for Straight Blast Gym Ireland.  Anyone that has been following the blog will know that it’s been a long …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: The Sport of Art

The term ‘Martial Arts’ is used to describe the methods of self defence and combat.  This term stems from ‘Mars’ the god of war and essentially means the art of war or combat.  Today, however, Martial arts has become an elite competitive sport as much as a traditional form of combat.  An ongoing conflict I have is in which manner …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: Learning to Learn

Ben Forsyth’s popular blog continues this week with a look at learning and how it is important to remove egos and negativity if you are serious about reaching your full potential. The ‘process’ is something that I like to refer to often when speaking about the path to success.  It essentially refers to the process of learning and how you …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: What is your biggest fear?

The popular Ben Forsyth Blog continues this week with an emotional insight into the fear that Ben has struggled with throughout his career. Marianne Williamson famously said “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” Quite a difficult concept …

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Ben Forsyth Blog: A Professional Approach To Being An Amateur

Ben Forsyth’s blogging continues this week with a discussion on the benefits of taking a professional approach to being an amateur fighter. The term ‘amateur’ is often used when talking about someone who is of a lower level than that of a ‘professional’, but this does not always have to be the case.  The true meaning is essentially someone who …

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Ben Forsyth Blog – What Motivates You?

In the first of a new series of blogs from big names in the MMA sphere, Ben Forsyth of Straight Blast Gym speaks candidly about his life and the decision to pursue a career in Mixed Martial Arts. Confidence is one thing that Ben has in abundance and aims to be considered one of the greatest of all time.  “Two roads …

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