Anthony Zettel

MMAFx “Hand Fighting Skills Training” Instructional Videos Coming Soon!!

LombardMMA owner and MMAFx creator, Bruce Lombard, teamed up with former Penn State All-Big Ten performer and Detroit Lion defensive line rookie, Anthony Zettel.  There objective was to provide football coaches and athletes of all levels the hand fighting system that helped Anthony Zettel become a All-Big Ten and Consensus All-American at Penn State University.

This hand fighting system is the most innovative and sport specific available.  The training program helps to develop an athletes hand trapping techniques while increasing the individuals hand speed, precision, and timing.  "For a lineman, whoever has the best hands is going to win the battle." - Anthony Zettel

This hand fighting system includes a technique introduction and three levels of drills...beginners, intermediate, and advanced.

Help your athletes as coaches, or help yourself as a football athlete "Gain An Edge" on the field.  Be the best hand fighter on the football field!

Behind The Training With LombardMMA and Penn State Football All-American, Anthony Zettel

There is much more than the MMA training with LombardMMA that helps drive the success of Penn State Football's Consensus All-American Defensive Lineman, Anthony Zettel.  But, the MMAFx training purpose for Zettel is to potentially help him "Gain An Edge" against his big and athletic opponents.

Anthony Zettel has been doing off-season MMAFx (Mixed Martial Arts/Football Cross Training) training with Coach Lombard since 2013.  The LombardMMA football cross training system helps to develop Defensive and Offensive lineman's practical physical skills as a football player in the trenches.

"This off-season training translates perfectly to the football field.  For a lineman, whoever has the best hands is going to win the battle." - Anthony Zettel

Zettel has been an avid fan of mixed martial arts most of his life, and now a practitioner of the sport.  He started with Coach Lombard three years ago not only to help with his football play, but to potentially consider a future in MMA after football.

The MMAFx program helps to develop or improve a football lineman's hand speed, arm trapping, punching power, foot speed, eye/hand/foot coordination, muscle endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and motion fluidity.

In the following of Zettel, LombardMMA and the MMAFx system has now trained many high level collegiate and NFL football players, including, John Urschel; Mike Hull, DaQuan Jones, Abe Koroma, Nate Stupar,Miles Deiffenbach, Sam Ficken, and numerous collegiate players.

"This stuff makes my hand-speed so much better, makes my hand-eye coordination so much better, it's just the muscle memory.  Without even thinking my hands are constantly Moving in games."  -  Anthony Zettel

 

MMA/Football Cross Training System Getting National Recognition

Bruce Lombard's Defensive Lineman hand speed and technique training program has been getting national recognition with the success of MMAFx football athlete, Anthony Zettel.

MMAFx(Mixed Martial Art/Football Cross Training) was developed by LombardMMA owner, Bruce Lombard, in 2011.  The system has three specific programs that help high level collegiate and professional football players "Gain An Edge" on the field.

Recently the Philadelphia Daily News and ESPN.com did articles on the football cross training system and how it has benefited collegiate football stand out, Anthony Zettel.

Learn more about the MMAFx system and the football athletes that participate in this comprehensive and progressive training system.  Follow this link: MMAFx