- Location: Princeton, IL
Founder of Combat-Do, Master Bob Schirmer, began training in Mixed Martial Arts long before it became popular. His martial arts training began in the 60′s and even as a teenager he competed in the core disciplines of what we now call MMA: Boxing, Wrestling, Judo and even Tae-Kwon-Do.
In 2005 Schirmer was one of only seven martial artists inducted that year into the Grappling Hall of Fame. Inducted with Master Bob were Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti, Tiger Schullman, Lloyd Irvin, Renzo Gracie and Royce Gracie.
The school is 6000 square feet. It contains a complete men’s and woman’s locker room. There is a full regulation size boxing ring. A very complete weight lifting area, complete with; dip bars, pull up bars, squat racks, bench presses, kettlebells, and dumbbells. The school is fully matted with resilite wrestling mats and Swain throw bags.