Mixed Martial Arts Classes
MMA is a fascinating sport that combines elements of boxing, wrestling, taekwondo, karate, and Muay Thai, among other martial arts, into a popular form of exercise and sport today. While most of us are familiar with the mixed martial arts cage fighting popular around the world, mixed martial arts classes also offer an excellent form of exercise, strength training, and calorie burning benefits to beginners and non-competitors.
Mixed martial arts is a combination of fighting styles that date back to the Greco-Roman empire, and have developed over the years along the Pacific Rim, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan. The modern form of mixed martial arts was founded by actor and martial arts expert Bruce Lee, further developed over the years to the form we see today.
Mixed martial arts classes aren’t just for those who intend to compete, but for children, women, and men looking for an excellent form of exercise and physical training. Anyone can learn mixed martial arts, but it takes focus, determination, and a desire and willingness to learn a little bit of everything. You’ll learn basic wrestling holds to striking and kicking forms found in karate and tae kwon do, to holds commonly used in judo as well as law enforcement training.
Mixed martial arts classes are excellent in teaching self-defense as well as mental discipline, respect for others, and manners.
What, exactly is mixed martial arts?
Mixed martial arts combines striking and kicking, boxing, wrestling, and other elements from classic martial arts styles, including karate, judo, tae kwon do, and others. Beginners learn independently, and engage in noncontact sparring when learning patterns, offenses as well as defensive moves.
Why should you take mixed martial arts classes?
Mixed martial arts classes are not only a great way to socialize with others, but to burn calories, increase your metabolism, and increase your strength, stamina, and endurance. Increased balance and coordination are also benefits of mixed martial arts classes, all the while having great fun doing it!
Who can learn mixed martial arts?
Anyone can take mixed martial arts classes; it doesn’t matter whether you’re an elementary school or a senior citizen. You progress at your own pace, do what you can, and enjoy the benefits of increased cardiovascular health, toning, and strengthening.
In our mixed martial arts classes, you’ll learn a variety of techniques and training tips to help you master the form. Workouts will burn calories, increase cardiovascular strength, boost your metabolism. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced – you’ll gain the physical, emotional, and mental benefits from our classes. Whether you’re looking for stress relief, to get rid of excess energy, or to develop strength, muscle tone, balance or coordination, our mixed martial arts classes provide something for everyone, every age group, and every capability.
Check out mixed martial arts classes, and sit in for a session or two so that you can see for yourself exactly what’s involved and how classes and training can be individualized to meet your needs and goals.