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Failure is part of the process. Before you master the arts, you will experience defeat. Stay positive as you improve.
Regardless of your experience, be ready to learn from anyone. Ego can be a great obstacle to progress.
All of our instructors are highly qualified and experienced. Many have dominated the competition and have been highly decorated.
We offer very competitive rates and plans. Be sure to discuss this with our staff so that we may place you in the plan most fitting to you.
We offer an extensive variety of Martial Arts that have proven their worth in combative competition as well as self-defense. Come see for yourself!
Our coaches and trainers are extremely dedicated to your success. If you wish to compete, our coaches will ensure you are 100% fit for competition.
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A Black Belt in both Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo, George McGinnis is a highly skilled technician with a sharp eye for details. With over 13 years of experience, Coach George has personally managed and trained several fighters, and is himself a highly decorated competitor.
Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Children Educator. Sonja works as a child educator and monitor on a daily basis. Her professional experience in combination with her Brazilian Jiu Jitsu talent and knowledge has allowed her to successfully teach even the most intricate of techniques to children of all ages in the Little Ninjas and youth program.
Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Assistant Instructor. Chip is an avid Jiu Jitsu grappler and competitor. His love for the art pushes him to continuously look for innovative ways to perform several techniques such as “The Re-Guard”. He also assists with the kids and youth programs.
Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts fighter. Sean is a very talented grappler and striker. He directs and instructs the Muay Thai/Boxing program for York Mixed Martial Arts Academy. His knowledge and patience has served of high value to everyone in his class.
YMMAA provides a friendly and safe learning environment for anyone wanting to learn martial arts. Whether you train to compete, learn self-defense, or just to get in shape, YMMAA will help you achieve your individual goals. Finding a martial arts school suitable for females can be difficult, but here there are always other girls to work with. Being a female competitor, I can assure you that the coaches will help you and will make you feel more comfortable. It may seem intimidating to train amongst more men then women, but YMMAA is a friendly environment with both a great kid’s and adult’s program. Please contact any of the staff to try out a free class and see for yourself!
At the York mixed martial arts academy you will not only receive the best instruction in the area, but you will also be part of a team environment that is absolutely second to none. There are no egos here. Only people dedicated to improving each other in their martial arts journeys. The staff are passionate, and go out of their way to make sure everyone enjoys a safe yet productive learning environment. Check them out for a free class and see for your self!
ATTENTION: Please notice, this is a York, Pennsylvania location. Not a York, United Kingdom location.