Step in the Arena
with Global MMA

Everyone begins as a beginner. Wherever you are in your training journey, we invite you to become part of our academy family. Getting started is simple, and we're willing to bet we have a training program that's right up your alley.


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Class and Membership Rates

All of our memberships are month-to-month with no term obligations. Memberships include ability to schedule open mats at the academy, access to use our private strength studio, custom apparel and equipment ordering, and priority scheduling for all private lessons and wellness services.  Discounts are available for memberships of $50 per month or more, unless otherwise stated.

  • 10% off for first responders, law enforcement, military families, ER personnel, and college and trade school students
  • 25% off of each additional family member (ask us about our family membership cap)
  • 50% off of all classes and memberships for foster families

Our Motto

Shut Up and Train. That's our motto here. We believe in holding ourselves and each other to our commitments and goals. We show up. We help. We encourage. We push for better.

We are committed to fostering a family environment that is also family-focused. We make a point to offer classes for every single person in the family so that families can spend more time together.

We unapologetically offer the highest quality of training, in a high quality facility, with a high quality community of people. We care about your lifestyle and supporting you in every positive change you wish to implement.

Shut Up and Train is about more than not complaining in discomfort. It's about quieting negativity in your mind, pushing yourself to strive for greater, and leaving no excuses in the way of showing up for the best you.

If we sound like your kind of people, meet us on the mat.

All of our best,
Jason and Carly Dodd

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