Our competitive Mixed Martial Arts program was created specifically, and only, for active MMA fighters. Designed to give each fighter what they will need to compete at a world class level. The program is based in one-on-one coaching combined with team practice times to ensure that ‘no stone is left unturned’ when it comes to fight day. Our team has competed all across the globe and has claimed victory at a championship level time and time again. Head Coach Greg Nelson and The Academy Team have produced 3 UFC World Champions – Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk, Brock Lesnar, and Dave “The Warrior” Menne – as well as numerous notable professional UFC and Bellator fighters, such as Jacob “Dr. Feelgood” Volkmann, Nick “The Goat” Thompson, Nik Lentz, Derrick Noble, Mike “The Marine” Richman, Paul “The Gentleman” Bradley, Chris “The Crowbar” Tuchscherer, Jon Madsen, Pat “HD” Barry, and Brad Kohler. Many MMA enthusiasts dream of become fighters, but it is important to not that this training is particularly rigorous and only the most disciplined athletes should consider MMA Competition Team training.
Our MMA team is led by world renowned Master Coach Greg Nelson
, and utilizes a unique program, blending together aspects from Catch Wrestling, Shooto, Judo, Sambo, Greco-Roman, Folk and Free Style Wrestling, Filipino Dumog, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
, Savate, Muay Thai
, Boxing, and Jun Fan Kickboxing. We also follow Sensei Erik Paulson’s C.S.W. curriculum, which emphasizes the importance of cross training, and the integration of grappling, clinching, submission and striking methods to form a truly mixed martial arts system. You will learn how to fight, grapple, strike, clinch, takedown, throw, and submit in one of the cleanest, and most modern facilities on the planet! Come to the school to see for yourself what we have to offer!