Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, combining other combat sports including Wrestling, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Kickboxing. Fairfax Jiu Jitsu’s MMA program is for the dedicated combat athlete that wants to become a complete fighter.
In our MMA Technical classes, we teach the core of our program, covering every aspect of the fight game including striking, clinch work, takedowns, throws, and submission grappling, and most importantly, the transitions between them.
At Fairfax Jiu Jitsu, we feel sparring is an essential component of any effective MMA program, so students have the opportunity for technical sparring in every class. Technical sparring is about experimenting and taking chances. The student should feel safe knowing that if he goes for something and it doesn’t work for him, the consequences won’t smash him. If a student is always worried about the consequences of making a mistake, they’ll stop taking chances, their MMA skills won’t expand and their learning process will stagnate. This is the very definition of skill development and why it is such an important part of proper MMA training at all levels of experience.
Additionally, we offer specific Sparring classes. Students in these classes already have a grasp of the fundamentals and are put through a much more intense training regimen. These classes feature the latest developments in technique, setups, and systems, focused drilling, and LOTS of sparring. Our Sparring classes will prepare you for MMA competition at the amateur or professional level.
FJJ’s MMA program is not for everyone. It requires a solid understanding of the fundamentals of striking and grappling as well as a unique passion for training whether the goal is to just learn and master this combat sport or to fight in the cage one day. It all begins with the MMA Track in which FJJ students develop those critical fundamentals of grappling and striking in the Full Elements program.