Brief history &synopsis
MMA is a sport that has evolved from mixed style fights were stylevs. style and this type of competition can be traced all the way back toancient Greece and the sport of pankration and more recently to the vale tudo style competitions held in brazil were the Gracie family would pit there style of jiu jitsu against other styles of martial arts. Modern MMA is how ever far removed from this now with a stringent rule set and a competitor safety first attitude it has moved from the shadows to our homes and makes for prime time TV PPV as big as any boxing or pro wrestling PPV, and is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing sports ever with a massive amateur, semi pro and professional circuit around the world.
The Mixed Martial Arts program at XION GYM teaches students the fundamentals of various martial arts disciplines and how to combine them. MMA is a challenging yet exhilarating full-contact sport that implements a combination of techniques from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Muay Thai, and Boxing.