Mixed Martial Arts

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  • MMA Sörnäinen

    Tue 12.10. at 17:00-18:00 and
    Thu 14.10. at 17:00-18:00

    Enrol
    128 € / 90 €. This is a combined course with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Wrestling.

    TRAINING SCHEDULE IN SÖRNÄINEN:
    Tuesday at 17:00 – 18:00 and
    Thursday at 17:00 – 18:00

    This is a combined basic course. Apart from training schedule mentioned above, students also attend Thai Boxing/Kickboxing basic course once or twice per week to learn punches and kicks.
    TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR THAIBOXING BASIC COURSE:
    Tuesday at 20:00 – 21:15 and
    Thursday at 20:00 – 21:15

    INSTRUCTOR:

    Joacim Bergman
    Black belt in BJJ under Pedro Duarte
    Jani Hurme
    Instructors in Thai boxing

    TRAINING CLOTHES:
    Outfit for indoor training, barefoot or wrestling shoes

    PAYMENT OPTIONS:
    1.    Payment has to be made before the first training session on the Combat Academy website – Choose the option “Pay using online payment”:
    –      Choose basic courses and the place of training (Sörnäinen)
    –      Choose the price (normal or student)
    –      Press “buy” and fill in personal information
    –      You can access contract terms by clicking ‘’Agree with the terms’’ and ‘’Basic course’’.
    –      You have to agree with the terms in order to continue
    –      Choose the payment method
    –      Your information and payment details are saved automatically
    –      Register at our gym reception before the training session, present your student certificate if you chose a student discount

    2.    Payments can also be made at the gym reception at the beginning of the course. We accept cash, debit cards, common credit cards and acceptable ‘’Liikuntaseli’’ vouchers (exercise vouchers) in our gym office. In this case, you can enrol directly from the link on this page:

    –      Choose the option “I will pay at the gym in cash/ by card/ by exercise vouchers on the first training session.’’

    COURSE DURATION:
    About 8 weeks

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) – MODERN CAGE FIGHTING

MMA is the world’s toughest combat sport, where you can use different techniques for stand-up and ground fighting.

The goal of the competition is to win the match on a ring or in a cage by using allowed punches, kicks, throws, clinches, locks and chokes. A physical condition of a sportsman is very important in MMA.

MMA AS A HOBBY

MMA is suitable for men and women of all ages as fitness training. For those, interested in competing, it is also possible to practise it on a competitive level and participate in national and world championships. However, the majority of MMA practitioners practise it only as a hobby.

The goal of the competition is to win the match on a ring or in a cage by using allowed punches, kicks, throws, clinches, locks and chokes. A physical condition of a sportsman is very important in MMA.

THE ANCIENT OLYMPICS

The roots of MMA are in pankration in the Ancient Greek Olympics. Pankration meaning ‘all-power’ in Greek was introduced as an Olympic Sport in 648 BC. It quickly became one of the most admired sports, and the champion of pankration was considered to be the king of sports in the Hellenistic World.

The modern culture of MMA comes from Brazil, where the Gracie family started teaching the new style of Jiu-Jitsu, namely Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The head of the family, Carlos Gracie often challenged sportsmen with different fighting styles to MMA matches to demonstrate the effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu. The Gracie family has maintained the culture of the match in MMA in Brazil for the whole 20th century.

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