Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports. The roots of modern mixed martial arts can be traced back to the ancient Olympics where one of the earliest documented systems of codified full range unarmed combat was in the sport of pankration. Various mixed style contests took place throughout Europe, Japan and the Pacific Rim during the early 1900s. The combat sport of vale tudo that had developed in Brazil from the 1920s was brought to the United States by the Gracie family in 1993 with the founding of the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC).
Developed from Judo, BJJ has evolved into a unique form of Martial Art which emphasize on pure ground fighting. Introduced by the Gracie family to the World as an extremely hard core and effective fighting system. It is now practiced by many people around the World. It has now turned into an extremely sport orientated Martial Sport.
Boxing Classes are taught by our professional staff. They will teach the proper way to execute a jab, hook and upper cut punches as well as the correct footwork and defense all while adding cardio conditioning that real Boxers use to get into top shape! This class is great for women and men of any fitness level and age that want to get in shape in a safe and fun environment.
Successful wrestling training for both disciplines must develop a high level of anaerobic power in both the arms and the legs and excellent strength endurance. With bouts lasting up to a maximum of 5 minutes (depending on the age and level), high levels of blood lactate can accumulate in wrestlers from frequent intense bursts of activity and minimal rest periods.