MIXED MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

What is it:

Interested in trying a mixed martial arts class in Perth? Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is one of the fastest-growing contact combat sports in the world and involves the participant learning striking and grappling techniques.

Mixed martial arts classes combine elements from boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Wrestling. It is the most comprehensive fighting style, as it uses nearly every fighting technique allowed.

Fighters are permitted to punch, kick, knee, throw, strangle, joint lock – even strike opponents on the ground.

Mixed Martial Arts should not be confused with No Holds Barred fighting or tough man competitions.

Strict rules and regulations are enforced regarding the specifications of gloves, protective equipment, the number and length of rounds and the correct matching of opponents in weight classes.

Following these rules ensures fighter safety and legitimacy of MMA as a combat sport.

MMA Class description:

Amateur Mixed Martial Arts is made even safer with shorter rounds, mandatory head protectors, shin pads, kneepads and the strict forbiddance of striking on the ground.

Students learn from three different ranges:

  • Standing Striking Range – using traditional boxing, kickboxing and Thai boxing skills.
  • Standing Grappling Range – close-quarter fighting using punches and knees from Muay Thai and Boxing, plus throwing and takedown techniques from Olympic Wrestling. Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling. Ground Fighting Range – this is where many fights in the sport are decided.
  • Fighters can punch to the head but only kick to the body.
  • Fighters can use any submission technique from Japanese Jiu-Jutsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Russian Sambo or Submission Wrestling to submit the opponent.

Who is MMA for:

The class is open to anyone wanting to learn about Mixed Martial Arts.

Level:

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Duration:

1 hour