Warrior Gym offers the best Mixed Martial Arts training in the Washington, D.C. area. Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, is an eclectic discipline that incorporates stand-up, clinching, and ground fighting techniques to defeat opponents. Warrior Gym’s MMA students learn elements of boxing, wrestling, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that forge them into hardened warriors. MMA training is not easy, but for those willing to engage its rigorous workouts and learn its most demanding, effective techniques, it can pay off in competition, and in one’s personal life. Warrior Gym’s excellent MMA training prepares students not only for the ring, but also for the streets, helping to protect individuals and families from would-be attackers.
Here at Warrior Gym, Mixed Martial Arts training is taught in a way that allows anyone and everyone of all experiences to understand every technique and style they are taught. We want EVERYONE to have access to the wealth of knowledge our instructors provide.
Mixed Martial Arts isn't only for men, but for women as well! Women in our class are getting in shape while learning effective self-defense techniques in ALL aspects of a fight. Be prepared for anything!
Veteran pro MMA fighter, Aaron Riley (30-12-1), offers world class instruction to highly-motivated students. Aaron has been studying martial arts for 20 years, and fighting in MMA competitions for 13 years, training with the likes of champions Matt Hume, Marty Smith, and currently, Greg Jackson. Aaron has fought all over North and South America, perfecting his techniques, and now focusing on coaching others to victory. Warrior Gym’s Aaron Riley is committed to offering positive instruction that compels students to dig deep inside themselves—to fight from their guts, and to achieve their personal bests.
Aaron Riley coached two of our MMA students for their first amateur fight in Winchester, Virginia. Warrior Gym is proud to say both of them won! Here's what one of our fighters had to say:
"Words can't describe what Aaron has done for me...He's so knowledgeable in every area of the game..There's nothing he hasn't seen."
- Mikey McDonald, 2-0