Ever wondered how to effectively fight off a bigger opponent on the ground? Do you have the competitive spirit and love to compete? Are you searching for a weekly workout thats both challenging as it is exciting? If you answered yes, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is your answer! Our BJJ classes focus on all of the basic principles of ground fighting as well as today's most cutting edge advanced techniques.
You will learn the best ways to subdue a larger and stronger opponent by incorporating devastating armlocks, chokes, sweeps, reversals, and escapes. Whether you are a beginner or experienced grappler, in your teens or an adult, our classes are great for both self-defense and or sport. Our curriculum is geared to teach you jiu jitsu for both recreational purposes and or a serious competitive edge.
Benefits include gained confidence, a sense of discipline, a total body workout, increased fitness levels in both cardio / strength conditioning and weight loss all from a regimented training program you can depend on. We join all levels of fitness and Jiu Jitsu expertise all in the same class, thus, allowing everyone to train with each other as a team, as a family. Every class is taught by a certified instructor in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, under Wellington “Megaton” Dias and Royler Gracie.Learn More
About our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Program
Developed in Thailand, Muay Thai Kickboxing is the essential art in our stand-up striking training curriculum. Also known as the “Art of Eight Limbs,” Muay Thai utilizes punches, kicks, elbows, and knees and is known for its overwhelming striking power
Our Portland Thai boxing classes are based on the traditional as well as the modern fundamentals of the national sport. They are high intensity classes where you will use shadow boxing, heavy bag work, focus mitts, Thai pads, conditioning, and light contact sparring as the basis to your workout. Students learn how to use footwork, punching and kicking techniques with precise mechanics, to effectively block, evade and strike their opponent. The use of knees and elbows as essential weapons are also explained in detail. Along with the fundamentals of proper technique, the use of speed and power are taught to aid in the delivery of devastating strikes.
As you advance, you will develop a solid base of Muay Thai kickboxing techniques, as well as a conditioned body ~ a key element to proper training! Once you have aquired this strong base of Muay Thai Kickboxing you will be able to develop more advanced techniques and strategies.
Although high intensive, the Portland Muay Thai kickboxing classes have a friendly and motivating atmosphere to help you develop yourself both physically and mentally. Safety is a top priority at MLCS and proper control is emphasized during all of our training.Learn More
Want to fight in the Octagon like a professional UFC fighter? or Simply want to train and become a kickass badass pro, but not compete?
Whatever your path may be.. We can help you reach and achieve any of those essential goals that you’ve been longing to accomplish through our MMA training.
Our Portland MMA Combat Athlete Program consists of a hybrid form of martial arts, which utilizes Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Submission Grappling, Russian Sambo, Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling, Muay Thai Kickboxing and Boxing, the proper way to strike from the ground as well as the most effective techniques from other styles of fighting. In our MMA training we also cover “no rules” scenarios, where we have to be adept at everything.
We strongly focus on the 4 major ranges of fighting… punching and kicking range, clinching range and on the ground. Our MMA CAP program covers every range and every possible scenario from each.
Our MMA Combat Athlete Program allows you to come to a blend of the following classes:
The Portland MMA classes focus on the “sport” of mixed martial arts. It puts everything together. It integrates all of the martial arts that we teach at the academy while adhering to the rules of the sport of MMA.Learn More
About our Portland MMA Classes
The Warrior Challenge is a group class incorporating circuit, plyometrics, kettle bell, Ginastica Natural, pilates, agility, and Olympic weight training. It is a progressive training course which constantly challenges your body in a fun and friendly environment. The high intensity work out uses balance, agility, and strength conditioning with emphasis on proper technique.
Our goal is to improve your overall fitness using every day movement. We search all the farthest reaches on earth to come up with the "unique" daily WOD (workout of the day). Using yesterdays strong man techniques to todays trendy Cross training favorites, we make sure every class is as different as it is challenging. With each class we incorporate the COD (Challenge of the day), this is either a game or some physically demanding exercise sure to test your strength and conditioning on the daily.
For those of us that don't do martial arts or any other sports, the COD is sure to keep your body up to date with it's peak performance. Though you are allowed to work at your own pace... Our trainers are always there to push you, making sure you're giving... Nothing But Your Best. Whether your the average outgoing soccer mom, the weekend couch potato or the hardcore cross fitting junkie, the Warrior Challenge is sure to help you reach your goalsLearn More
About our WARRIOR CHALLENGE
Our Youth Cubs Kids Training program is designed to offer developing minds and bodies a fun and safe environment in which they can learn self-confidence, self-respect and discipline, in addition to our kid-specific system of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Thai boxing and self-defense.
Classes combine the basics of BJJ with age-appropriate tasks, exercises and activities such as drilling techniques, positional sparring, live sparring, obstacle courses and skill-oriented games that focus on the children’s accomplishments, both as individuals and as a team. Students will learn the value of sportsmanship, teamwork, good behavior and etiquette, all while improving their coordination, concentration, strength, agility and their overall fitness level.
Kids will be tested according to the guidelines of the brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. This is done, with the promotion to a higher colored belt. Once the child has been promoted he can then move on to another set of the curriculum that is set at his/hers level. Our Program not only allows, but encourages the kids to participate in year round tournaments. These classes are not belt buying programs! and There are no testing fees!Learn More