Professional MMA and Muay Thai Coach

Bruce Lombard is a Professional MMA & Muay Thai Coach.  Coach Lombard has been training in numerous martial arts systems since the 1980′s, he has been coaching and teaching MMA and Muay Thai for two decades.

Coach Lombard has trained in multiple disciplines that include: Muay Thai, Boxing, Catch Wrestling, Shooto, Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Jeet Kune Do, and Wing Chun.  Bruce has trained under world acclaimed fighters and coaches such as: Greg Nelson, Sean Sherk, Rico Chipparelli, Dan Inosanto, Ajarn Chai Sirisute, Francis Fong, and Bill Gebhardt.

Coach Lombard is the creator of MMAFx (Mixed Martial Arts/Football Cross Training) system. Bruce utilizes his experience and knowledge in Mixed Martial Arts to provide a new and dynamic cross training system for collegiate and professional football athletes.

Bruce is also the creator of Martial Arts Fitness(MAF).  MAF is a Physical Education curriculum designed to bring an alternative fitness activity through martial arts to Physical Education departments and their participating students.

Bruce is the developer of LombardMMA-FIT as well.  LombardMMA-FIT is a high intensity kickboxing fitness program that incorporates kickboxing and self-defense techniques with calisthenics, plyometrics, and core exercises.  It is designed to be a home fitness workout or a classroom fitness program.

Bruce earned his undergraduate degree from Penn State University in 1998, and his Master’s of Education in School Counseling from Indiana University of PA, in 2012.

Bruce was recently recognized by the Penn State community for his continued effort to provide the highest level of martial arts and fitness training to Penn State students and student athletes.  Read Onward State article below...

LombardMMA in the news:

"Bruce Lombard Prepares Penn Staters For The NFL Through MMA"

"Five Fighters To Represent LombardMMA At National Muay Thai Event"



LombardMMA  consists of four different martial arts training programs.  These programs include: 

Private Martial Arts Training offers the highest level of instruction, knowledge, and experience to best guide members toward their personal martial arts goals technically, physically, and mentally.

MMAFx  is a mixed martial arts/football cross training program that works with high level collegiate and professional football athletes to help develop and increase their level of: hand speed, arm trapping ability, agility, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, muscle endurance, balance, body leverage control, and punching power.

Martial Arts Fitness. MAF is a Physical Education curriculum designed to bring the history, knowledge, and fitness of martial arts to Physical Education programs and their participating students.

LombardMMA-FIT  includes authentic kickboxing home fitness workouts and an authentic Kickboxing Boot Camp.  Why do generically titled kickboxing home and boot camp fitness workouts when you can actually learn the art and sport of kickboxing with LombardMMA-FIT workouts.



  • Madeline Strasser – Women’s Kickboxing/Penn State Student

    Bruce's constant encouragement and genuine desire to help me be better motivates me to want to achieve my fitness goals and work as hard as I can during work outs. He is supportive of my goals in the gym and out and has really made…

  • Sam Ficken – Muay Thai Kickboxing/Penn State Football Place Kicker

    Bruce Lombard MMA/Muay Thai Kickboxing training has been instrumental in my post college football development over the past six months.  While continuing my current weight room progressions, adding MMA/Kickboxing sessions has furthered my ability to become an NFL Kicker.  The dynamic movements has enabled me…

  • Jessica Haines – Women’s Kickboxing/Penn State Student

    Bruce Lombard, my trainer for the past two years, has taught me discipline, self-defense, and has never failed to leave me gasping for air after a workout through sparring, calisthenics, and drills.  I now feel much more confident to defend myself if ever necessary.  This experience…

  • Craig Fitzgerald – MMAFx/NFL – Houston Texans

    "It is an honor to speak on Coach Bruce Lombard’s MMAFx training program. Through Coach Lombard’s training systems our strength staff was able to design and implement sport focused MMAFx programs for all our collegiate teams from Women’s Lax, Soccer to football. Coach Lombard’s methodology…

  • John Urschel – MMAFx/NFL – Baltimore Ravens

    "I started training with Bruce to improve my conditioning.  The training sessions served a dual purpose, as we worked to improve my balance, footwork, and overall athleticism during the first half a training session, and in the second half worked to improve both my muscular and…

  • Michele Crowl – Women’s Kickboxing/PSU Graduate Student

    "I have been working out with Bruce for over 10 years. When he first invited me to his Muay Thai class, I thought he was joking. I never enjoyed working out and he promised me a new way of doing it that would be fun.…

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  • How do I get started with Private Lessons?

    A private lesson FREE consultation can be set up by email, phone, or walk-in sign up.  Please refer to the contact page for all the information necessary for contacting Coach Lombard.

  • What does becoming a LombardMMA Premium Member mean?

    LombardMMA Premium Members receive access to hundreds of instructional videos to help benefit their own personal development and learning curve.  Members can also participate in member forum discussions and video hangouts to discuss their training goals and questions with Coach Lombard or other members.  Premium members…

  • What is Self-Defense/Kickboxing Boot Camp? How is it different than other Fitness Boot Camps?

    LombardMMA-FIT self defense/kickboxing boot camp is the first of its kind.  This program has similar fitness elements that one would find in "Insanity" or "P90X" workouts, but this program teaches participants real and practical self-defense techniques within the intense fitness workout.  Self-defense techniques in this training…

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