Mixed martial arts, also known as MMA, refers to a martial art or fighting system that incorporate techniques from several martial arts. This rose to popularity during the 1960s and 1970s, with the development of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do (1967) that uses various arts including Western boxing, Muay Thai, jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and grappling to form a complete fighting system.
The MMA class in an opportunity to add different aspect of martial arts together. There will be striking with the grappling and grappling with the striking. Also take downs will be used. This class will emphasize what will happen in an actual fight where it will start on the feet and most times end up in the clinch then the ground. This class is required for all those wanting to compete in MMA but also a useful class for anyone that wants to have a rounded self-defense system at their disposal.