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Partner Drills — Three Reasons to Pair Up with Someone New- Oldie but Goodie

Posted: October 27, 2014 in BJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, DWMMA, DWMMA - Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness, Inspirational, Kickboxing, Krav Maga, Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, MMA Fights, MMAXOUT, Newsletter, Self Defense, Specials, Thai Kickboxing, Workshop
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Thai Kickboxing

Remember your first day of school? Remember walking into the classroom for the first time and taking a seat? Probably not; but I bet you were sitting in the same seat at the end of the school year? C’mon, you know I’m right. As human beings, we are creatures of habit. If we find something we like, we are hard-pressed to change… even if we know it’s good for us. It’s no different with martial arts training.  In Thai kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ and Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, we rely on our training partners to help us to learn and get the best possible workout. Naturally when paring up to do partner drills, we gravitate toward people we know, people we like and people have worked with before. However, if you work with the same person every night, you might not be learning as much or progressing as fast as you can. Sure, you may be comfortable… but, maybe, you’re too comfortable. Rather than falling into your comfort zone and training with the same partner every night, you should try to branch out and work with someone new every chance you get. Here’s why: 1. Different people give different energy — people come in all sizes and shapes; all with different temperaments — some are gentile, some are aggressive. If you always train with a smaller, less aggressive person, you’ll never learn how to deal with a more aggressive opponent. Training with different people will give you a feel for how to deal with different people’s energy. 2. You’ll learn faster — training with people of varying skills will help you learn faster. By mixing up your training partners, you have the opportunity to learn from more advanced students and to help coach, teach and mentor the lower ranks. Either way, forcing yourself out of your comfort zone will make adapt and think about what you are doing, making you a better martial artist. 3. You’ll meet new people — our gym is a community. Training with new people will introduce you to new people, you’ll learn a few more names and who knows, maybe even make a friend or two. So next time the instructor calls out “pair up”… what are you going to do? Head toward the same partner as last night, or are you going to branch out and work with someone new? You’ve got everything to gain and nothing to lose by branching out.

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website! www.DWMMA.com

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Do You Have Any Questions?

As we start class, after each technique is demonstrated and after the final strength and conditioning exercises… you’ll hear that question all the time in the gym. Becoming a true martial artist requires more than blindly mimicking what you see the instructor and other students doing; sure you’ll get a great workout, and maybe that’s enough for now, but you’ll never really learn and truly understand the martial arts if you don’t critically think about what you are doing and why you’re doing it. This starts by asking questions.

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ, Thai Kickboxing and Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, there is a reason for everything — every position, every movement, everything has a purpose.  An instructor’s job is to show you how to properly execute a technique for maximum effectiveness — a student’s job is to learn the technique and then think how to properly apply it.  Too often a student learns a new technique without truly understanding how it can be applied; they try it once, it doesn’t work and they never use it again — a few questions and a couple of minor changes could have easily made that technique work.  So, next time you are wondering how our why we do something, speak up… you never know, the answer might make a huge difference in your game.  At the very least, someone else might have the same question.

 

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAYs FREE!!!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

In martial arts mythology, we often hear the story of the dragon and the tiger.  The tiger represents a hard, linear and aggressive style, whereas the dragon embodies the circular, flexible and soft style of martial arts. When many people first start in Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ or Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, it’s all tiger, all the time.  They ferociously pound away on the Thai pads or charge their opponent like a bull in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ. The tiger overshadows the dragon.  However, the dragon also represents learning and wisdom — if the tiger rules our actions and emotions, our aggressive tendencies literally stifle our ability to learn and grow as a martial artist.  The true martial artist strives to balance the tiger and the dragon — using aggression and power only when necessary to achieve a specific goal. So, the next time the tiger appears, calm down, slow down and think about unleashing the Dragon Within — your game will thank you for it!

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAYs FREE!!!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

Learning a martial art can be an effective way to stay in shape and relieve stress and pent-up aggression, all while learning self-defense.  Commonly known styles we have: Karate, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, and Kickboxing.  There are a lot of “fighting styles” that are relatively unknown the our Western culture… one being Eskrima.

Eskrima (also known as Arnis and Kali) is a Filipino martial arts style that originated to train large numbers of Filipinos how to defend themselves against conquistadors, using little besides their bodies and sticks.  The techniques are usually easy to learn, but the style is complex enough that fighters must take many years to learn every nuance.  Although it is weapons based, it also includes striking (kicking and punching), wrestling and grappling, and even ground-fighting, as well as teaching practical defenses against most weapons.

At Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA our Filipino Jiu-Jitsu program incorporates Filipino Martial Arts Concepts into a well-rounded self-defense system.  Filipino Jiu-Jitsu is not a new system or style, it is a modern approach towards practical street self-defense.  This unique fighting method combines the principles, concepts and techniques of Panantukan (Filipino “dirty” Boxing), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ, silat, Muay Thai kickboxing, Combat Jujitsu and Filipino Eskrima/Kali/Arnis (Stick & knife fighting) to make it very modern approach towards practical street self-defense.

Filipino Jiu-Jitsu  is well suited for men, and women of all ages, because physical strength and athletic abilities are not essential. Only the core techniques have been taken from these combative arts and organized into an easy to learn curriculum that can benefit the beginner as well as the advanced practitioner. In addition to learning effective self-defense, Filipino Jiu-Jitsu also provides the student with the means to improve their physical fitness, awareness, flexibility and self-confidence. Combining the best of many styles into a blended system gives our students the advantage they need to protect themselves in virtually any situation.

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAYs FREE!!!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

For many, the martial arts are solely about the physical benefits — lose a few pounds, get a good workout, maybe learn a few self defense techniques… and why wouldn’t they?  Martial arts really is a great, fun way to stay in shape.  However,  if you are basing your training only on the fitness aspect and only come to class one or two times a week; you may be cheating yourself out of the mental, spiritual and cultural aspects of the martial arts.

Eventually, the more train,  you’ll realize that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ is more than just arm-locks, sweeps and rolling; Thai kickboxing is more that hitting pads and working up a sweat and Filipino Jiu-Jitsu is more than knives, sticks and angles.  Over time, the little things will start to take on new meaning — why is there a Brazilian flag hanging in the front of the class? Why do we wear colored belts and why is it so great when I move up in belt rank? Why do we wear a gi in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ, but not in Filipino Jiu-Jitsu?  We’ll do a future post on the importance of asking questions in the martial arts, but for now let’s start with one of the most fundamental elements of martial arts culture:  Why do we bow?

Each class and each technique starts with a universal bow — from time to time, you’ll hear the instructor remind you to “pay your respects.”  What does that really mean?  The bow reminds us to respect the learning process, to notice and enjoy the ups and downs.  It reminds us to respect your classmates who are entrusting you not to injure them when you practice together, it reminds you that they are your teacher when they know more than you, and you are theirs when they know less. The reminds us that there is more to martial arts than just the physical benefits… if you seek it.  The bow reminds us to respect the art itself for the complete benefits it can bestow on you as a student — strengthening the body, calming the mind and awakening the spirit.

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAYs FREE!!!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

Ever wonder how the MMA/Mixed Martial Arts Fighters on UFC (ultimate fighting championship) stay fit and make-weight for their matches?  The fact that martial arts isn’t just for people looking for martial arts training.  It’s a good way to lose weight and stay fit.  Our programs at Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, will give you the cardio, calisthenics, weight lifting, circuit training and MMA/mixed martial arts training you need to stay fit.  The exercises you do in these programs are often the same ones that Jorge Rivera, Georges St. Pierre or Brock Lesnar do to keep in shape.

Along with keeping physically active with martial arts training, you should really look at some habits you may have in regards to diet and try to improve on them with these 5 tips:

Diet Tweak #1: Don’t eat after 6pm
This is such a simple and effective way to lose fat. Late night eating is the most damaging to your waistline, so cut it out completely.

  • Brush your teeth immediately following dinner. Once your teeth are brushed, you’ve put a period to the end of your consumption for the day.
  • Change your evening routine. If you’ve always ended your day watching your favorite shows with your hand in the snack bowl, then now is the time to change things up. Find activities that don’t revolve around food and stick with those.
  • Make it a habit. The first few weeks will be the hardest, but soon your new no-food-after-6pm routine will feel normal.

Diet Tweak #2: Cut back on carbs
Notice I didn’t say to cut out all carbs, but rather to cut back on carbs. These diet tweaks are meant as lifestyle changes that you stick with long-term. Cutting back on carbs is a realistic and very effective way to lose weight.

  • Always choose whole grain bread and pasta over white. Whole grains are less likely to be stored as fat than processed grains.
  • Eat half of the carbs you normally do. Eat your sandwich open-faced and reduce the size of your pasta serving.
  • Avoid carb-filled snacks between meals. Instead of crackers or chips, have fresh fruit and veggies.

Diet Tweak #3: Eat more fiber
Most people simply do not get enough fiber in their diets. Fiber is essential when it comes to getting lean since it is low-calorie while filling you up.

  • Instead of seeing salad just as a side item, make salads into meals. Add protein to a large pile of greens for a guiltless meal. *Try the recipe for Grilled Salmon and Peach Salad below.
  • Make veggies a part of every meal. The benefits of eating more vegetables are too numerous to list, just know that your body will become healthier and leaner with each fibrous bite.
  • Fruits are a delicious source of fiber. Incorporate fresh, seasonal fruits into your daily diet.

Diet Tweak #4: Drink tons of water
Drinking plenty of water is another extremely simple way to promote weight loss. Chronic dehydration leads to false hunger signals and unnecessary calorie consumption.

  • Drink a large glass of water before each meal. This will prevent overeating.
  • Choose water instead of sugar-filled sodas and juices. Sugar-filled drinks are a huge weight-gain trap.
  • Carry a water bottle with you throughout your day. Keep water in the car and at your desk for constant hydration.

Diet Tweak #5: Enjoy natural sweets
Traditional sugar-filled sweets will quickly add up around your waistline. Instead of going for sugary sweets, enjoy natural sweets.

  • Fruit is nature’s candy. Reach for sweet, seasonal fruit for dessert.
  • Avoid foods that contain white sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Consider these items ‘anti-flat-abs’.
  • Use wholesome sweeteners such as pure maple syrup, brown rice syrup or dates in your recipes instead of white sugar. Eliminate white sugar from your kitchen.
*fact*  It’s OK to Cheat!!!

Does the thought of eating healthy everyday make your head spin?  Establish a weekly “Cheat Day” where you allow yourself a taste of all your favorite indulgences.   It’s OK to cheat once a week – just indulge with control, and stick with your clean eating habits on all other days.

Eating right, coupled with martial arts training such as: Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-JItsu/BJJ, Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts/MMA and Burnout: Strength and Conditioning– will give you the tools for a toned, lean body.

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAYs FREE!!!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

 

To progress in Thai Kickboxing, Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ, or Mixed Martial Arts/MMA, you really should strive to make two to three classes per week.  But with work, school, family and travel… sometimes it’s really hard to get to the gym.  While there is no real substitute for class time, there are a few things you can do to keep your skills sharp if you know you are going to be out for a few days:

1. Shadow boxing — there is an old saying in boxing, “the mirror is your best instructor.” Wherever you are, you can probably find a little space to get in a couple of rounds of shadow boxing.  Shadow boxing is a great way to put together your combinations — work the four counts, the 15 count and the boxing feed.  How’s the jab — crisp?  Are you dropping your hand after the cross?  How’s the footwork? Head movement?  Are you working defense… parries, covers, slipping? You can use a kitchen timer or download a timer app for your phone.

2. Cardio — Thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ require strong cardio; if you are going to be out for a couple of days, you don’t want to be sucking wind when you come back.  A jump rope is an inexpensive and easy way to keep fit at home or when traveling. You can also do the exercises that we do in the Thai Kickboxing, Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ warm-ups or the stuff we do in the Strength and Conditioning class pretty much anywhere: front-to-back jumping jacks, skip knees, burpies, squat, skip kicks, push-ups, etc — you’ll be working up a sweat in no time.

3. Stretching — It always a good idea to try to remain flexible and limber in your off days, but if you have done a couple of rounds of shadowboxing and a home cardio circuit, remember it’s important to warm-up and stretch like you would if you were at the gym to avoid injuries.

4. Road work — All of the fighters and many of the martial artists in the gym have added running to their workout regimes to build up their cardio and endurance.  With a pair of running shorts and shoes, you can hit the road almost anywhere. This is a great way to cross-train on your off days or to stay in shape when you are out of the gym

Again, the only way to learn martial arts is to come to class… sorry, there’s no shortcut. However, sometimes absences are unavoidable; the best thing you can do is  lessen the impact. If you have other ways you like to cross-train, let’s hear ‘em — leave a comment to this post.

 

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

Visit Our Website!

www.DWMMA.com

30-DAY FREE TRIAL!

Don’t Wait!  Call TODAY to sign up for your 30 DAYS FREE!

978-745-8511

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

 

Through my observations: it seems that most grappling classes are male dominant. It’s not that there are a lot of women coming in and getting turned off by something that surrounds our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes; it seems that women just aren’t aware of the benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training and not coming in to see exactly what Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ) really is about.  So that leads me to ask why aren’t there more women taking interest in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ)?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It can be a dangerous world for a woman and almost ALL RAPES happen being pinned to the ground by a bigger, stronger opponent. Wouldn’t you want to feel confident that if someone were to gain dominance over you on the ground, you would have the knowledge to possibly prevent the rape and save your life?

Women should take more interest in Martial Arts in general…not only for the self-defense aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Thai Kickboxing, Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, or Mixed Martial Arts(MMA), but for the empowerment of being a woman. It is definitely a confidence builder and who doesn’t want more confidence? It’s fun and active. It’s a great way to stay in shape and increase flexibility.  Taking martial arts or a group sport, in general, helps you meet new people with similar interest; however, the power of community among members at Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, is incredible.

At Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, we don’t just teach you a series of moves for self-defense. We instill within you the confidence, through self-defense, to know you are prepared to handle yourself in ANY situation.

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We are so confident that you will love our  programs here at Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, that we have a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee!

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

Understanding the importance in school pride is something that may surprise you when coming from your gym.  School pride is an emotional connection; whether it’s your old High School, or your current martial arts dojo.  Either way, if you are proud of where you go; shouldn’t you show it?

When you show school pride-it makes a positive environment for people to train.  You all have something in common.  No matter what your life is outside of the gym:  you all love to train at the same place, which makes going to class all the more exciting.  The number one way (outside of having a positive attitude) to show you love where you train is to proudly wear your school shirt to class.

Wearing our school shirt should be more than a required dress code.  It is a form of pride in where you train.  When you sign up for any of our programs; whether it be: Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) or our Children’s Programs; we give you our “Team” shirt.  It’s a symbol of being a part of a team.  Something greater than just being at a gym…being part of a family.  Being a part of DWMMA.

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Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA

“I am not the type of person who could do Martial Arts…”

“I am not a fighter; I just want to get in shape…”

“All the people at MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) gyms are muscle-heads who just like to punch things…”

Have you ever thought these things when asked about taking a program at an Mixed Martial Arts gym?  If so, then you are one of MANY people who have been plagued my MMA stereotyping.  Now, I am not saying that ALL Mixed Martial Arts gyms are right for everybody, because some aren’t.  The key is knowing how to choose the correct academy.

When you walk in…take a deep breath.  Look around and get a feel for the atmosphere.  Are the people there friendly?  Are they ALL big muscle heads screaming and punching things?  If they aren’t then take a deep breath out and let yourself relax; unless, of course, that is the kind of place you are looking for.

A lot of martial arts gyms get branded with a bad name because of the stereotypes.  Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, is a place that is nothing like what you probably have heard.  We offer a friend atmosphere and environment where people of any background and fitness level can train.  Our programs we offer such as: Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts(MMA) and Children’s Programs, are all taught in a safe, fun and ego-free environment.

Here are some of the testimonials from people who, at one point, thought the same thing about Martial Arts:

I met Dennis in 2002 when he opened Curves for Woman in Salem. I stopped going after a while.

I unexpectedly ran into Dennis in 2006 and was excited to hear that he had opened a new gym called DWMMA. He spoke to me about his Boxing, Thai Kickboxing, MMA, and Self Defense classes that were being offered through his gym. Because of my past experience with Dennis I knew it would be a great workout and excellent opportunity to learn self-defense.

Dennis immediately made me feel comfortable and increased my confidence and motivation level. He pushed me to do my best and always stressed the importance of proper technique. I definitely feel like I have accomplished something for myself by attending DWMMA and my motivation hasn’t wavered. He continuously makes the classes interesting, fun and routines constantly vary. He truly pushes me to believe in myself and to do things that I never thought would be possible. I have been seeing amazing results, increased strength, energy and confidence in myself.

I not only feel better about my physical self but with his help I truly feel better in mind, body, and spirit.

-Ann Blouin

When I started looking at MMA schools to train at it was a little intimidating, as I didn’t know what to expect. What I found at DWMMA was a world-class gym with a staff to match. The students/instructors are all very helpful and make you feel welcomed. It’s an environment where there are no egos. You can challenge yourself while getting a great workout in a safe and friendly environment.

-Jay Sartori

I have been training Thai Kickboxing at DWMMA for a little over two years. I initially signed up because I was bored with the typical workout routines that I was limited to at standard gyms and wanted to try something new and challenging. What I found was a great, intense workout in a fun and supportive environment.

Dennis and the other instructors are great. They really push you to get as much out of each class as possible. At the same breaking down all of the techniques and making sure that you have proper form. They stress the importance of taking drills “alive”, so it’s more than just about memorizing a 15 count or a boxing feed but being able to defend or attack when an opponent is resisting.

Aside from the Thai Kickboxing I also participate in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA classes at DWMMA. I have found that all of the classes really compliment each other and help to make you more well-rounded when it comes to self-defense.

If you are looking for a great workout and a way to get in shape and relieve stress all while learning self-defense techniques at the same time I would highly recommend coming in and checking out a class at DWMMA.

-Keith Doty

So, if you’re not sure if Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, is the right choice for you; call, email or stop by and relieve that stigma of what you thought Mixed Martial Arts was and experience what a great Martial Arts academy can offer you!

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

WWW.DWMMA.COM

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and North Shore Area including:

Peabody MA, Salem MA, Beverly MA, Lynn MA, Marblehead MA, Danvers MA