Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in the West Phoenix, Goodyear, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Maryvale, Tolleson and Buckeye, Arizona area.

Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in the West Phoenix, Goodyear, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Maryvale, Tolleson and Buckeye, Arizona area.

New Classes, CTA BJJ Arizona Places 3rd Overall, & NAGA Results!!!

BJJ Drill to Win Class at Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy in Goodyear, AZNew BJJ Drilling Class

We are replacing our 5pm MMA team class with a BJJ technical drilling class.  This class will run from 5-6pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting immediately.  This class will give our competitors a chance to drill more to help build up their autonomic response but will also help our general members increase their muscle memory and elevate their bjj games!

Traditional Muay Thai Kickboxing Class5pm Muay Thai Class Freeze

Our Muay Thai kickboxing instructor Vinn Xayaveth will be making his pro Muay Thai debut later this week in California.  While he is gone we will not have our 5pm Muay Thai class on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  We will resume our 5pm Muay Thai class as of March 18.

Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy Caio Terra Association takes 3rd place overall at 9th AZ BJJ International OpenCaio Terra Association Arizona Takes 3rd!!!

CTA Arizona (made up of Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy, Strong Heart Academy and Jay Pages BJJ & MMA) competed at the 9th Arizona International Open this past weekend and placed 3rd overall!  This is the largest tournament in Arizona and was a huge victory for the team!  The results below are for our members at Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy:

  • 1st Place Finishers:
    • Richard Timney
    • Steve Muniz
    • Caleb Baker
  • 2nd Place Finishers:
    • CJ Soliven
    • Paul Burgess
    • Korey Kerber
    • Mario Lujan
    • Kevin Scott (Weight Class)
    • Kevin Scott (Open Division)

    3rd Place Finishers:

    • Troy Bilbo
    • Hana Kialoa
    • Destiny Cazares
    • Jose Barraza

We sent 17 adults to compete and brought home 13 medals!

Destiny Cazares from Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy winning NAGA Phoenix AZNAGA Phoenix Results:

Destiny Cazares competed for Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy under the CT Association banner and placed 1st in the female juvenile no-gi division.  She did so well they bumped her up to compete in the women’s adult female no-gi division two weight classes above her normal weight.  She lost in the finals to another female that outweighed her b 30 lbs taking home a 2nd place medal!

 

Yuri Simoes Seminar Hosted by Phoenix BJJ/ Strong Heart BJJ/ Jay Pages BJJ and the new Caio Terra Shirts!!!!!!!!

Yuri Simoes Seminar February 15th & 16th

Yuri Simoes seminar hosted at Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy, Strongheart BJJ, and Jay Pages bjj in Chandler azYuri Simoes will be out to teach a seminar this coming weekend on the 15th & 16th from 10am-1pm at Jay Pages Jiu-Jitsu & MMA/Caio Terra BJJ. Cost for CTA members is only $60 to attend both sessions if you prepay or $75 at the door. Price for non-CTA members is only $60 for 1 day or $80 for both days! Yuri is an amazing competitor and a 5x world champion so don’t miss this opportunity to train with him!

Caio Terra Official T-Shirts

Caio Terra T-shirtYuri is bringing down the official Caio Terra t-shirt from San Jose when he comes to teach his seminar this weekend. If you want one you must prepay by this Wednesday so I have time to tell him sizes and amounts to bring! Cost is only $20 and must be paid in cash.

New Schedule Starting February 3rd!

Starting February 3rd we will be making some changes to our schedule. We will be removing our 2 boxing classes on Tuesday and Thursday. Our brazilian jiu jitsu fundamentals class will expand out to 5 days per week and we will know offer 5 evening advanced classes per week that are only open to 2 stripe white belts and above. We have also changed our Tuesday and Thursday morning bjj classes to open mat. Please see the updated schedule below or visit our schedule page.

Martial arts schedule in goodyear arizona

Fundamentals 1 BJJ Class Info

All Levels Class This class is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in brazilian jiu jitsu basic theory, techniques, and principles. Each class incorporates movement drills, flow drills, and street self defense giving each person a well rounded foundation in basic bjj philosophy.

Fundamentals 2 BJJ Class Info

All Levels Class This class is a continued exploration into basic bjj theory, techniques, and principles. This class incorporates professor Caio Terra’s incredible modern jiu jitsu fundamentals curriculum. Positional drilling and sparring are core components of this program as they will help to develop the students muscle memory and physical understanding of the sport.

Advanced BJJ Technique & Drilling Class Info

White Belt with 2 Stripes Required to Participate This class takes a more in-depth look at the principles and techniques brazilian jiu jitsu. Students should have a solid understanding of basic bjj principles, fluency in technique, and body awareness. Situational attacks, escapes, transitions, and strategy are explored in addition to a strong instinctual application through live sparring.

Muay Thai Kickboxing Class Info

All Levels Class This class will teach students basic through advanced skills in stand up striking. Students will learn proper stance and footwork, as well as how to throw dynamic combinations of punches and kicks. Students in this class will perform bag work, partner drills, pad work, sparring, and conditioning drills to help develop body awareness and proper technique.

Mixed Martial Arts Class Info

All Levels Class This class is designed to help the student combine the techniques learned in brazilian jiu jitsu, muay thai kickboxing, judo, and wrestling into one fluid style that can be used in the ring, cage, or for self defense. Many of the students attending this class are amatuer or professional fighters.

Judo Class Info

All Levels Class This class is designed to help the student take a fight or grappling match from standing to the ground using different throws and trips. Students will learn the basics of breakfalls, foot movement, balance, and how to control a resisting opponent so you can bring them to the ground. This class covers all of the throws in the judo curriculum as well as how to modify them to work in mixed martial arts and grappling tournaments.

Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class Info

All Levels Class This class is designed to empower kids and help them stand up to bullying while improving their health through exercise. Classes focus on self defense techniques so your child will no longer be afraid if a bullying conflict occurs. Students will learn how to control an opponent, safely take them to the ground, and continue to control the opponent using a joint lock or choke applied in a safe and responsible manner.

Kids Kickboxing Class Info

All Levels Class This class is designed to empower kids and help them stand up to bullying while improving their health and fitness through exercise. Students will learn striking techniques from the feet to stop an assailant or cause injury if necessary. Students will learn to throw combinations of kicks and punches as well as bag and pad work.

Open Mat Class Info

All Levels Class This is a unstructured class that allows students to come in and practice anything they want with classmates. Students will usually work on and discuss techniques, drill, and spar.

BJJ & MMA New Year Specials

We are still running our new year special on select memberships if you sign up in in next 5 days! We are offering 25% off of our 12 month unlimited brazilian jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts memberships and 10% off of our 6 month membership. Come in or call us at 623-628-6126 today for more info!