North Shore's Premier MMA - Mixed Martial Arts Gym
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MMA is one of the most exciting sports in the World!
If You're looking to get in the best shape of your life while learning Mixed Martial Arts skills in a fun, friendly environment, Defensive Edge MMA is your gym! We have members training from all over Boston's North Shore that have become winners both in the cage and out!
A Winning Tradition
Our authentic MMA classes are led by veteran MMA Fighters and Martial Artists since 1999. Our team of Pro and Amateur fighters have had proven results in both the cage and ring. Defensive Edge’s Mixed Martial Arts classes teach aspects of Muay Thai
, Boxing, Wrestling and BJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
. These arts are blended into what is now commonly known as MMA.
Our MMA Classes Are for Everyone
No competing is necessary to train with us! You can still train like a UFC champ! Our MMA training is guaranteed to improve your fitness and self-confidence. Mixed Martial Arts will motivate you to be the best you can be both in and out of class. If you are looking for a World Class Team to take your fight career to the next level - We can help you too! We offer separate, closed door training for our Professional Fighters
In our time-tested MMA gym, you will learn how to properly strike with hands, shins, knees and elbows with our authentic Muay Thai, Joe Lewis Fighting Systems and western boxing training. You’ll also be trained to achieve proper defensive techniques and angles needed to avoid strikes.
In MMA learning how to fight while on the ground is an absolute must! Our World-Class BJJ or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wrestling give you an understanding of the grappling & ground game. In this portion of the class, you are shown how to control your opponent’s positions by controlling their posture. You will learn to conquer your opponent by using various techniques such as chokes, armbars and take-downs. You will learn how to defend against these types of attacks made against you.
The MMA portion of the class is dedicated to training both parts of MMA together, after students master the basics. The curriculum includes sparring, however it isn’t a requirement. All of our instructors are highly trained and care about ‘proper instruction’ of each and every student. All techniques are shown, broken down and taught in a slow, controlled and most importantly, supervised environment, until such a time as the instructors feel the student has mastered the technique.