If you are practising for the first time, please wear loose fitting athletic clothing, you can also purchase protective equipment such as a groin guard at our gym or you can bring your own.
Every new member must pay an initial joining fee which also includes one year of full insurance and membership, our membership fee is £25 per member per annum, this fee is payable every 12 months. Please note our MMA classes are every Friday at 7.40pm.
|Joining Fee||Includes 12 months insurance||£25.00 by cash, cheque or card|
|MMA Classes||One Class per week||£35.00 pcm by direct debit||£120 for ten class pass|
|MMA Classes||If you are already a member of CrossFit Maidenhead||£30.00 pcm by direct debit||£100 for ten class pass|
You can join our MMA classes, which are explained below, we currently run mixed ability classes for men and women, our classes are for adults only, all our instructors are happy to teach beginners or more experienced individuals, we will help you achieve your personal goals for fitness, self-defence or simply learning to master mixed martial arts.
MMA Classes for men and women are every Friday evening 7.40-8.40pm. Classes have been running since July 2014 and we have a great community and friendly training environment, which you are welcome to join. Your first class is also FREE, so that you can try it out and see if you enjoy MMA.
Our Coach Damian is a seasoned fighter and trainer, and trains regularly with elite fighters, he is experienced in all aspects of MMA, including takedowns, clinchwork, standup, boxing, submissions and strategy. He is also well versed in Muay Thai, Karate and kickboxing techniques and brings his extensive striking experience in these arts into MMA. Alongside these formidable standup skills, Damian is a seasoned no-gi and submission grappler and is well qualified to teach the all important aspect of groundfighting for MMA.
MMA is a synthesis of fighting arts drawing from wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and also from boxing, karate and judo. MMA descended from Vale Tudo (anything goes) fighting in Brazil and fight promotions in Japan such as Pancrase and Pride FC, this further developed into a modern competitive sport with the formation of the UFC, MMA is now the fastest growing sport in the world, MMA training develops intense levels of fitness in addition to increasing your flexibility and strength, you will learn key aspects of fighting like timing and distancing, which will increase your overall physical ability and improve your level of awareness and self defence capability. Our classes include a warm-up, body conditioning, sparring (on the mats), partner work, bag work and all elements of this unique martial art. If you are interested in learning the art or wish to progress to advanced levels to utilise in competition or mixed martial arts, MMA is the ideal art for you.
SO WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
If you wish to train in MMA or learn more about Maidenhead Martial Arts, please contact us on facebook or at firstname.lastname@example.org, please note if you just turn-up for a class we may not be able to process your paperwork and insurance in time, so it is best to join beforehand at the times above. All classes will start promptly at the prescribed time.
The class consists of a warm up, technique training as well as sparring. You can also bring a water bottle and your training apparel!
Please be aware, entry into our martial arts classes including MMA, can only be granted after completing a direct debit form or buying a ten-session pass, a contract and payment of the standard joining fee. Please note if you are on direct debit, after you have completed a full calendar month of training you can cancel with 7 days notice at any time.
If you want individualised personal 1-to-1 coaching in martial arts we can arrange this, there is no better way than to take a personal training session. If it is specialised technique training or a tailored fighter development program you are looking for, then our experienced coaches will be happy to help you. We can also help you achieve faster results or help you aim for a specific competition or sports event. Our personal training in MMA is £60 per hour or £500 for ten sessions.