Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts (PAMA) in Wake Forest, North Carolina, is a 1,300 square foot training facility that provides instruction in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, and Self Defense. Our academy offers a friendly training environment for people to learn an extremely effective system of self-defense, gain confidence, improve overall physical health, have fun, and make great friends. PAMA strives to provide a clean and safe training environment where every student feels welcomed and at home. We are the only sanctioned and recognized Gustavo Machado affiliate school in the entire state of North Carolina. Therefore, we are extremely fortunate to have Gustavo teach several group seminars at our academy throughout the year.
The school is owned and operated by Guy and Rob Pendergrass, certified instructor of Brazilian Jiu Jtsu. Guy and Rob are truly passionate about teaching martial arts to all individuals including men, women, and children. The academy provides many different programs including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and No-Gi BJJ training, beginner and advanced classes, MMA (mixed martial arts), and Boxing.
We provide a positive and safe environment for students with a great approach to realistic self defense and pursuit of personal excellence. After one visit to our school you will know why many are saying that this is the most positive place in Wake Forest to train. We ensure that our students will always train in a fun and clean environment. Come out and visit us today!