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Welcome To Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Proudly Serving Newberry Road in Gainesville, FL Since 1999

We are very confident that if you are looking for authentic martial arts and self-defense instruction that you will be 100% satisfied.

Train with the Best!  At Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy you will find the highest quality instruction in Gainesville, Fl. All Instructors are professionally trained and are internationally accredited. Our instructors’ also continue to earn instructor level ranks in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Full Contact Renshinkan Shorinji-Ryu Karate and Dutch Kickboxing. Our Karate is associated with Renshinkan from Japan and our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is associated with Professor Phil Cardella who is a direct student of Relson Gracie from Brazil.  Our Dutch kickboxing is under Stephan “Shindent” Butin Bik of Holland.

Come and watch a class or try out a week for FREE!  We offer everyone a free week to try out any classes that they are interested in.  There is no purchase necessary or obligation to join.  We just want you to come and see how great we are.  You will not be disappointed.

We specialize in:

  • Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for adults and kids as young as 5.
  • Karate for adults and kids as young as 4.
  • Dutch Muay Thai for Adults and teens as young as 14.
  • Mixed Martial Arts training in all martial arts that we offer.


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