Ground Control is the leading mixed martial arts academy in Maryland. At Ground Control, we are continuously building a reputation for educating our students with the most effective mixed martial arts skills and techniques in the sport. With a central location off Red Branch Road in Columbia, the school is easily accessible. Choose from the variety of programs featured on Ground Control’s training schedule – from children’s classes to advanced fighting preparation- or enroll in private instruction.
Ground Control Mixed Martial Arts Academy is a place where everyday people can go to educate themselves on a variety of various martial arts. They will be part of a team that will help them to achieve their fitness goals while at the same time learning useful defense tactics. Through constant training and education, Ground Control students, will become knowledgeable of the most effective mixed martial arts skills and techniques used in the sport.
In order to effectively increase the understanding of MMA among our students we understand that we must provide our members and nonmembers with the necessary tools to successfully achieve their fitness goals with regards to MMA. Because MMA includes a combination of many martial arts styles, we provide instruction to our students in the following areas: Renzo Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Karate, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Yoga, Overall Fitness, and any other discipline that will enhance their MMA skills.
Gain skilled practice in the art of self-defense at Ground Control Academy – a well-rounded training center, where Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu meets diverse influences, from Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling and Judo. Experience the gravity of strength and expertise at this distinguished martial arts school, owned and operated by a BJJ Black-Belt . As a Gracie-certified jiu-jitsu school, Ground Control Academy challenges you to learn highly effective skills in a safe environment, under the watchful eye of dedicated instructors.