MMA training in Tilburg

Looking for MMA training in Tilburg? Look no further than our gym, where we combine boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, into one complete martial art.

MMA is the combination of standup fighting and groundwork, famous from cage fighting in the UFC. The ultimate challenge if you want to become a complete fighter.

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MMA training in Tilburg

With Mixed Martial Arts you combine boxing, kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu into one complete martial art. We also teach those classes separately in case you need to sharpen a specific skill.

Elements from Muay Thai, Judo, Wrestling and Sambo are also used. Actually all that comes in handy in a fight.

At our gym, we follow the rules of MMA as a sport to reduce the risk of injuries without compromising the realism of the training. For example, we don't allow hitting on the spine or in the crotch, fingers in the eyes, or kicking a sitting opponent in the face.

De Gracie familie en de UFC

MMA is best known for the 'Ultimate Fighting Challenge', or the UFC. It was initially organized by the Gracies to prove the effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu over other martial arts. The first editions were therefore overwhelmingly won by Royce Gracie.

Traditional boxers and kick boxers had no idea what to do on the ground. That is why everyone quickly started 'cross-training' to be able to defend themselves there too. This mix is therefore called Mixed Martial Arts. In modern MMA, all styles merge seamlessly and a lot is still developing. Sometimes the ground fighters have the upper hand, sometimes the kickboxers. Every new trend gets an answer.

MMA class with instructor Pepijn Schupp

Pepijn (see our instructors page) explains what MMA is, how we teach it and what our focus points are.

Our classes

Our MMA classes are designed for all levels. We start with a warming up, followed by techniques that we drill as skill development and further warming up.

Depending on the technique we sometimes use positional sparring to learn how to deal with a specific situation.

Classes end with sparring, which is optional if you are just beginning.

We have a focus on adaptive training, depending on the skill level of your partner you adapt your intensity. It's very important to be able to train in a safe environment where you can trust your training partner.


MMA is more than just a sport - it's also an incredibly effective self defense system. By combining elements of boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, Wrestling, and Sambo, MMA provides a comprehensive set of tools for defending yourself in real-world situations.

You will be able to defend yourself standing up and on the ground, using a combination of striking, grappling, and submission techniques.

Whether you're looking to learn self defense for personal safety or just to gain confidence and improve your fitness, our MMA gym has something for you.