Martial Arts Near You

What is MMA?

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) classes offer an exciting combination of striking and grappling techniques from standing, seated or ground positions. Mixed Martial Arts classes include a range of martial arts, some modified, including Grappling, Wrestling, Muay Thai kick boxing, Boxing, JuJitsu, Taekwondo, Karate classes, Judo, and other techniques.

MMA classes are lots of fun and are available for anyone from beginners, intermediate, advanced, right through to professional fighters in the UK.

MMA classes train students in up-close MMA fighting techniques - so be ready for some hard work outs and fun. Find a local mixed martial arts class or local MMA club near you.

What can you typically expect to learn in an MMA class?

Typically MMA classes train students in a range of fighting techniques using drills, partner work, and sparring. You will learn:

  • Striking techniques such as kicks, knees, punches, jabs and elbow strikes.
  • Blocking techniques to stop or deflect strikes.
  • MMA grappling techniques such as clinch holds, pinning holds, submission holds, sweeps, takedowns and throws.
  • Breathing learn how to breathe properly in a fight.

A good MMA instructor will teach breathing techniques and talk about reactions and expectations.

MMA workouts focus on the strength, endurance, and mental toughness all needed to get fighters through a strenuous fight.

Find a Mixed Martial Art MMA classes class on this page.

Why you should I take up mixed martial arts?

MMA classes classes combine combat techniques, self-defence, sport, exercise, and real life fighting skills. It gives students the opportunity to learn skills that will keep them and their family safe on the streets.

MMA offers students a range of skills which will enhance their lives as well as being a fun, social sport.

Mixed Martial Arts is a contact sport and not for the faint hearted as students receive kicks and punches to the body.

Protective gear is usually provided by the club.

Where can I find a club offering Mixed Martial Art classes?

Enter your postcode to find a local MMA club or mixed martial arts class near you. View the profile pages of the club - classes have a description to give you an idea of what the class covers and the level of the class.

Some Mixed Martial Arts schools are serious, they train people to fight at an amateur or pro level, while other schools cater for beginners upwards.

Find Mixed Martial Arts classes in London and other major UK cities by using the mixed martial art directory on this page.