Dutch native, Bas Rutten, is one of the most colorful & charismatic fighters of the mix martial arts world. With a record as a three times undefeated king of pancrase and three times undefeated heavy weight champion of the UFC, Bas allowed himself to retire and transfer all his undeleted energy into coaching, broadcasting and acting.
Bas Rutten is the commentator of the Pride fighting events in Japan. He also coached prize fighters like heavy weight champion, Mark Kerr and K-1 champion, Dwain Ludwig, Carlos Newton, Genki Sudo, Alex Steibling, and many more. Bas is also making a name for himself in Hollywood and with his level of energy one can not predict what is next.
Bas Rutten has accomplished a lot in the MMA world. He was the three time undefeated King Of Pancrase, and the undefeated UFC Heavyweight champion. Next to being a great fighter, Bas sees himself as an even better teacher. We all know his comments as the color commentator for the Pride fighting Championships. Bas calls submissions and KOs within just seconds of them happening. He is generally always right on in his commentating predictions during each MMA event .Bas has advised and instructed many of the top fighters in the world. This list includes many great fighters such as Mark Kerr, Duane Ludwig, Genki Sudo, Carlos Newton, Alex Steibling and many others. He is one of the most, if not the most sought after MMA trainers in the business.
Bas has spent many years developing and perfecting a totally unique fighting system that he has been teaching for the last 15 years as a Thai boxing teacher, and the last 7 years, as a submission artist.
Bas has the undisputed # 1 Mixed Martial Arts Workout on the market: The Bas Rutten Mixed Martial Arts Workout. You will find it being used in martial arts schools, gyms and homes all across the world. The Bas Rutten Workout is used by fighters, actors, martial arts instructors, professional athletes and the everyday fitness enthusiast. It is a workout that will
improve an athletes stamina, power, speed, reflexes, coordination and improve there all over conditioning.
Bas Ruttens Extreme Pancrase instructional video series are ranked one of the best NHB instructional series in the world. The Bas Rutten Big Books Of Combat are also rated as the best instructional material available on the market.
Bas has decided the time is right, to share his knowledge of mixed martial arts and his experience combined with his unique way of teaching to the MMA world.
Bass goal? Is to make the best NHB instructors in the world. Bas will spend a week with each individual in his dojo teaching them his knowledge of fighting and conditioning. Bas will teach you how to prepare for a fight. What to do and Not to do before a fight. He will teach you his fighters mindset. Show you how to prepare your students for a fight, mentally, physically, how to warm them up, how to corner them the right way and etc. But most important of all Bas will teach you how to teach this all to your students!
After fulfilling the instructor requirements each individual will be authorized and certified to instruct under his name in: The Bas Rutten Mixed Martial Arts System Upon certification each instructor will be brought back in three times a year for continuing instructional training. Each instructor will receive illustrated technique manuals and assistance with any and all questions regarding technique and instruction.
Bas will provide additional training throughout the year to his instructors to ensure that his instructors are up-to-date on the latest MMA and NHB information available. Instructors will be monitored and evaluated on a regular basis to make sure they maintain quality in there instruction under The Bas Rutten Mixed Martial Arts System.
Quotes that were and are REALLY important to Bas and probably are for every other fighter! You should put these on paper and make sure that you can read them every day, just to show you how you can control your life and what you can do with it!
Everything is going to be OK. (Bas Rutten)
How do you want to be remembered? (Kobi Yamada)
Better too much than too little. (Bas Rutten)
Let me listen to me and not to them. (Gertrude Stein)
Most people see what it is, and never see what it can be. (Albert Einstein)
If people dont agree with you, so what?? If people do agree with you, so what?"(Dr. Robert Anthony)
If you did something wrong and/or stupid and you really cant stop thinking about it, this is what you say to yourself to ease it up a little, like I did many times! You cant turn back the clock, right now, the only thing you can do, is to learn from this mistake and never make it again. (Bas Rutten)
Dont let other people tell you who you are. (Diane Sawyer)
Land of the free???? HA!! (Bas Rutten)
Hell would be if God were to show me things I could have accomplished if only I had believed in myself. (unknown)
What a good life! (Bas Rutten, and there got to be some more)
Every day you sit back and wait for something to happen is another day lost. (Jennifer Flavin)
Faith is daring to put your dream to the test. It is better to try to do something and fail than to try to do nothing and succeed. (Dr.Robert H. Schuler)
"Today, life is so much more convenient than when I was young. We didn't have TV. We seldom saw an airplane. A lot has changed, but there is one thing in 62 years that I have not seen. I have not seen anyone find a convenient or easy way to succeed in life! (Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz)
You feel really bad right now? Trust me, next week well laugh about this. (Bas Rutten)