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Best MMA training centers in USA

Updated on October 14, 2008

So now that you have decided that you are ready to give up a normal life in exchange for one of pain and sacrifice. All you need now is a place to do it, or maybe a place to have "it done to you".

There are so many places these days which advertise themselves as MMA training camps, or similar claims. Truth be told, it's marketing and business. If you knew there was a new hot product that people were out trying to find, and all you had to do was rename your current Karate school to MMA training center, well makes sense financially. Really though, most places out there claiming to be a MMA school are just fooling you, or themselves.

Here are, in no paticular order are some of the real, nitty gritty schools out there who are actively churning out real fighters. Remember these are just a few of the top ones. There are hundreds of great schools out there, they have just yet to make a nam for them selves.

When I set out to put this list together, I figured in certain factors.

1- How active the school has been, as far as having fighters compete.

2- The amount of success generated by the school and the amount of drive there is to push all of the fighters forward.

3- The legacy and the history of the school, and what they have shown to be capable of in the past.

4- Room for growth, and how many up and commers they have,

5- Accessability, many gyms have some great fighters, but that's it just one or two. Usually in a gym like that every one else comes second the member base is simply there just to keep the school alive and there is no real interest in developing new fighters.


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      5 years ago

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      6 years ago

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      Manufacturers & exporters,

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      aftab ahmed 

      6 years ago


      We would like to introduce our self as a leading manufacturer and supplier of MMA Gears, BJJ Kimono's, Rash guards and Boxing gears with all sparring and protective articles.

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      It will be our pleasure to serve you on timely basis.

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      Aftab ahmed


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      Waqas Butt 

      6 years ago

      Hello, Sir/Madam,

      Hope you will be fine there with good health,

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      Waqas Butt.

      (Managing Director & CEO)

      Akiro Sports Manufacring & Export Industry.

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      Carp Sorin 

      6 years ago

      Hello !

      My name is Sorin and i`m from Romania , city of Iasi.

      Recently in my town was founded the first MMA CLUB, in accordance with SCORPIONS K1 CLUB .

      What is the problem to this club, is that we don`t have good training mats. Because we are at start, we can`t afford to buy some new mattresses. My question is if you don`t know some clubs or some gyms that have old training equipment like : mats, climbing ropes, elastic force... It would be an extraordinary donation.

      Sebastian Luca is the jiu jitsu coach, he teach the tehnical ground. He is my best friend and i want to help him to manage to succeed in what he propose , he is young and i know he is the best coach to teach the fighters the best submission to use in ground fight. He was a successful judo fighter but because an injury at his knee he now started to coach us.

      Any kind of donation is welcomed. Sincerely Sorin.

      Contact :

      Yahoo mail :

      Skype : gsheet

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      Jamshed Afzal 

      6 years ago

      Time is Money So Dont Waste Time Just Order us!

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      Nasir Abbas 

      6 years ago

      Dear Sir,

      I have seen your website and i am impressed with products quality that is using in your club. All of your products are related with us like Boxing gloves,Punching bags,Punching Balls,Boxing Head guard etc. We are the manufacturer of all of products that shown in your website. We are making these products from last 25 years so give us a chance to prove ourselves.We can start with some samples for quality checking You should visit to our website for more details our website is .We are waiting your soonest reply.



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      mehdi bouanani 

      6 years ago

      hello ihave techniques in jujutsu am from maroc 0633864951

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      7 years ago

      Dear Sir/Madam,

      We would like to introduce CHAR BRO GROUP IND. We Manufacturers of fine quality LEATHER GLOVES, we produce a long range of products some of which are bebow

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      7 years ago

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      7 years ago


      Zafarwal Road, Jodhywali Kalan, Sialkot-51310, Pakistan

      Phone: / Fax:




      Sialkot, 20th April, 2011

      Dear Sirs,

      We are original equipment manufacturers of all sorts of Fight Gear in our own facility including MMA Shorts, Rash Guards, Shin Guards, MMA Gloves, Boxing Gloves, Judo Karate Uniforms and many more.

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      azaz Jafer  

      7 years ago

      Dear Sir / Madam,

      Our company UNIQUE BZ is a specialized manufacturer of all kind of BOXING,MMA and Fight wear products include Boxing Gloves, Mitts, Pads, Punching bags,Head Guard,Shin Guard,Focus pads,MMA shorts,Karate suits,Judo suits, Trousers, Camo Shirts,rash Guard,Keyrings,Sports bags,MMA Gloves.We provide Products with very best quality, Reliable prices and Perfect time Delivery. if your dream is to have your own design,logo,company name on any products, give us your specifications and products master makes it for you.

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      8 years ago

      Dear Sir

      I hope you fine and well

      sir we would like to interduce you our company as manufacturer of MMA products,Boxing equipment,etc

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      8 years ago

      Those gyms sound great but I live in Arkansas and the only mma gym close by isn't that great. so far i have not been impressed with it. I have been going to this gym for almost a year now and I havn't sparred yet. I thought sparring was the only way, or best way, to learn. i feel like i'm not learning anything.

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      8 years ago

      Dear Sir/Madam,

      We M/s Starry Sports would like to make a briefly introduction about ourselves, that we are leading & branded manufacturers and exporters of all styles of Boxing Equipments, Martial Arts Equipments etc.

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      In Martial Arts Equipments:-

      “Karate Uniforms, Judo Uniforms, Ninja Uniforms, Kung Fu Uniforms, Kick Boxing Uniforms, Taekwondo Uniforms, Taekwondo Rackets, Chest Guards, Karate Belts, Elastic Items, Jiu Jitsu Uniforms etc”.

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      8 years ago

      Thanks for the list of great gyms, which is the best gym in Washington state

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      Radovan Judoka 

      8 years ago

      If you would like to get the info about more MMA gyms - here you can find 120 top MMA gyms and 1000 MMA fighters on the map:

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      8 years ago


      We strongly believe you that we can produce products with your (FIGHTGEAR) logo on the products and the products will be very much beautiful and good in quality and you must like our craftsmanship very much.

      So you please send me your company logo (FIGHTGEAR) so that we can put them on the products below are some of the details for putting the logo on the products:-MMA GLOVES..US$ 9.00, BOXING GLOVES...US$ 13.00

      1. Rash Guards made of Lycra Price US$ 8.00: there are three methods to put the logo first is screen printing second is heattransfer sticker printing and third is sublimation method. And sublimation method is top in result and quality and outlook. most our customers like sublimation very much and order for this production.

      2. MMA Shorts, made of taslon cloth Price US$ 7.50 which is in high demand by the US Customers. including printing and embroidery badge and wooven label.

      3. Vale Tudo Shorts made of Lycra Price US$ 7.00: there are three methods to put the logo first is screen printing second is heattransfer sticker printing and third is sublimation method. And sublimation method is top in result and quality and outlook. most our customers like sublimation very much and order for this production.

      4. T-Shirts made of 100% Cotton with 200gsm US$ 7.00: high quality cotton with 200gsm looks very good while wearing and often demanded by all the customers.

      5. Fleece Hoodies made of 100% fleece US$ 9.00: This type of wearing is also top in sales with the brands, your logo (FIGHT GEAR) can be put up by embroidery and printing on the front/back and on the cap of the hood.

      This is our quality that we many time has produced the products same as our customers send us pictures for counter sample and we make them in original and our customers have ordered for these kind of products in large quantity.

      Recently we had made such type of shirts in 9 different designs for Notore Brand of Netherland and hopefully we will be in high agreement of roundabout 10000-shirts made of 100% cotton order.

      These shirts are liked by our customer very much and had placed big order for these shirts.

      In first if you want to see the quality of our products you can place the trial order in small quanity for checking and testing our quality products.

      We hope that you will reply soon.

      Waiting for your reply ASAP.

      Best regards,

      Manzoor Hussain


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      8 years ago

      How much money is in the MMA gym business? How much does the average athlete pay to train there per month? What age of athletes are most often training mma?

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      8 years ago

      One of the most interesting MMA sites that floats under the table is with Coal Akida. He has captivated the MMA world with his unique views and ours.

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      8 years ago

      Wolfslair? Or is this just US?

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      MMA workout 

      9 years ago

      You can also train online and get a great mma workout in the process!

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      MMA workout 

      9 years ago

      You can also train online and get a great mma workout in the process!

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      mma shirts 

      9 years ago

      What about Wand Fight Team? Wand is one of the best mma fighters ever and one of the most beloved faces of mma.

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      9 years ago

      Be on the lookout for a new Toe2Toe training center in SoCal, as well.

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      9 years ago

      weres a good place to train for women in so cal?

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      khaled shah 

      9 years ago

      hey, can i know if i can join in any of the camps... im a nation wide Boxing player from India and im interested in being trained for MMA... pls suggest how do i get into one of the clubs???

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      10 years ago from North Carolina

      Actually I didn't, it's just that MFS Elite is not an open door gym, not just any one can go train.

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      10 years ago

      You forgot about Pat Militich


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