The Academy for Mixed Martial Arts is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/MMA and Fitness School, located in Foley, Alabama, with Head Instructor, Todd Pisarich, who holds four black belts and a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor brown belt under Helio Soneca. We offer a Cage Fitness class, also Muay Thai, and wrestling with Kids Class too!
Our Adult classes include training in Gi and No-gi grappling Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We also have Stand-up/MMA Classes and Cage Cardio Blast Classes in our Gulf Shores/Foley gym. Class includes an extensive warm up with a conditioning regimen that increase flexibility, strength and cardiovascular fitness in a way unique to improving defense techniques. For interested students, there is a belt-promotion system based on time in training and demonstration of advancement in skills following the traditional martial arts. Learning is in a structured technical fashion and is followed by sessions where students work on technique in an open-mat style session in a friendly non-combative manner.
The Academy kids program offers a disciplined yet enjoyable environment for children to learn the martial arts. They have a combination of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Stand-up/MMA. Children are able to advance through a belt system program as they learn various components of traditional martial arts integrated in a family friendly setting. Parents are able to observe first hand the development process and are encouraged to attend the adult sessions too and join the fun!