Daniel "The Heat " Peet
He has been training martial arts since the age of 12 and now he is 20 years of age with an Ammy MMA record of 2-1. He now trains Maui Thai and other stand up and grappling martial arts including BJJ witch. His gym has a big focus on. What inspires him about BJJ and MMA is how it changes people for the better and allows you to feel secure in your ability to defend yourself. He has a great passion for MMA and want to do it for a career without a doubt.
Q&A Session Between Daniel Peet and Elite Sports
Question: Any major accomplishments you’ve been able to achieve in that time?
Answer: My accomplishments are that I've had 3 MMA fights against solid competitors in Garcia Promotions.
Question: What inspires you about Muay Thai? MMA?
Answer: What inspires me about BJJ and MMA is how it changes people for the better and allows you to feel secure in your ability to defend yourself. I have a great passion for MMA and want to do it for a career without a doubt.
Question: Who inspires you, past or present? Why do they inspire you?
Answer: Who inspired me when I was younger was Georges St Pierre because if his respectful attitude and his fight IQ.
Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?
Answer: My goals are to have a very accomplished career in combat sports MMA, BJJ, Muay Thai and even being ufc champion.
Question: Is it helpful to have the information about your competitor?
Answer: Yes, because by knowing your competitor you know all his moves, strength and weakness, and in the light of it you can make your own game plan to defeat him.
Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?
Answer: Being a champion is a major accomplishment and something you can take pride in for the rest of your life... It's very important to me and any real fighter.
Question: How often do you train?
Answer: I try to train 6 days a week and a few days a week I go to morning class if I have the gas hahaha.
Question: How long have you been training?
Answer: I've been training martial arts since I was 12.
Question: What will you suggest to the newcomers?
Answer: Be focus and never give up.
Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?
Answer: I don't have a finishing move to be honest... I have so many moves I like and know can finish that I don't have and actual "go to move".
Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days?
Answer: When I go to the gym I bring everything because you never know who might so up and what they will want to do... So, I bring a BJJ Elite GI, MMA 4oz Gloves, 16oz Boxing Gloves, Shin Pads, Mouth Piece, Head Gear, Hand Wraps and all that... Always ready for whatever.