Camarillo MMA and Fitness, formerly known as THE PIT, is Camarillo, California’s first mixed martial arts training and fitness school. The Pit Camarillo offers a wide variety of martial arts and fitness programs that will match the desires of all ages and personalities. “The Pit” is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) facility based in Arroyo Grande, California, and has trained some of the leading professional mixed martial art fighters. We were founded in 1986 by John Hackleman, the legendary trainer has worked with some of the top MMA fighters of all time, for example, the Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC), Chuck Liddell. “The Pit” combines Hawaiian Kempo, kickboxing, western boxing, jiu jitsu, wrestling, and a fitness program.
THE PIT is practical, functional, tested & proven, effective, all-inclusive, always evolving, self-contained, multidisciplinary approach to martial arts and fitness. The PIT is “Old School” yet cutting edge.