Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

If you’re looking to take it to the next level with your training, and become a truly complete fighter, look no further than MMA.

Mixed Martial Arts (commonly referred to as “MMA” in most circles) is a combat sport made popular by events such as the UFC, Pride and Bellotor. It puts two competitors against each other in a limited rules contest, allowing for a wide variety of techniques that include striking, takedowns and  ground grappling.

True MMA blends the key elements of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, and Muay Thai Kickboxing. Being able to fight in all areas, standing and on the ground, is what makes MMA unique.


  • Muay Thai – For striking, using punches, kicks, knees and elbows
  • Wrestling –  For takedowns, closing the distance and clinching
  • Jiu-Jitsu –  For control on the ground, submission holds and strikes

Don’t be fooled by the many imitation programs in the Annapolis Area! Ivey League built a solid reputation teaching legitimate MMA, with students fighting and winning in both local and regional events. If you’re going to learn MMA, learn it from the professionals.

Head Coach Danny Ives has over 25+ years experience in MMA, with a reputation for being a hands on coach, with a deep understanding of MMA that few coaches possess. Ivey League is proud to pass down that same knowledge to our students.

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