mixed martial arts (mma)
MMA, one of the worlds fastest growing sports, is a combination of techniques & strategies from various martial arts including Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wresting, Judo, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu & many more. While it is technically a combat sport, many proponents never compete preferring to focus on & enjoy the numerous benefits this form of training provides. Either way a high emphasis is placed on respect & fair play.
The training provides a full body workout with all the expected physical benefits: strength, endurance & flexibility & because of the complexity of the movements co-ordination & balance are also trained. Martial arts also help to boost confidence while teaching restraint & calmness under pressure.
Whether you are an absolute beginner or seasoned 'vet' looking for a fresh perspective scheduled classes or 1-on-1 sessions (by appointment) provide a safe, friendly & fun way to learn mec's accessible blend of stand up, clinch & ground.
Maintaining the primary focus on MMA, these classes provide functional, full body workout. Based on striking & clinching principles, strategies, techniques, drills & conditioning methods that have been shown to work best in MMA & still translate to K1 style kickboxing.
Maintaining the primary focus on MMA, these classes provide functional, full body workout. Based on principles, strategies, techniques, drills & conditioning methods that have been shown to work best in MMA & still translate no-gi submission grappling.
Self-defence is quite literally a matter of life or death.
- Defining Self-Defence
- Defining Violence
- Understanding Violence
- Weapons for Self-Defence?
- Gender In Equality for Self-Defence
- Martial Arts for Self-Defence?
- Are You A-OK?
Improve the odds with personalised 1-on-1 or small group self preservation training based on:
- Common Sense
It is unreasonable to believe that all situations can be resolved reasonably….
Combining functional mobility with full body integration to build the base of gross athleticism. Then adding specific movement & conditioning to attain personal fitness goals whatever they might be.
Fitness is multi faceted & irrespective of your goals all facets need to be addressed. None of these facets stand alone, rather they are inter-related in a complex web:
- Mobility, flexibility & stability (including core stability & anti-rotation)
- integration, co-ordination & balance
- strength & strength endurance (strengthen movements not muscles) combined with
- reactions, speed / quickness & agility to produce
- power & power endurance
- cardiovascular, pulmonary & oxygen transportation capacity
- metabolic & cellular endurance
- cognitive, psychological & emotional
Mobility is the ability to move the body through it's full range of motion with control. It is active as opposed to flexibility which is passive. Based primarily on methods that have been used for 'ages' in the various fighting systems this class provides a total body integration workout irrespective of age or or ability.
Book now for your free movement screening, body & lifestyle analysis. How else will you know if you're progressing towards your goals or have in fact if you've reached them.