Our Academy Programs

Highly trained and certified instructors available. Click on the arts below to learn more about them.

We are here to provide Progress, Confidence, Self-Esteem at all costs

Positive Attitude

Failure is part of the process. Before you master the arts, you will experience defeat. Stay positive as you improve.

Ego Free Facility

Regardless of your experience, be ready to learn from anyone. Ego can be a great obstacle to progress.

Highly Qualified

All of our instructors are highly qualified and experienced. Many have dominated the competition and have been highly decorated.

Flexible Rates

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.

Variety

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!

Coaching Support

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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Our Schedule

Take advantage of our new Friday morning class addition! Fridays afternoons and Sundays are open to private classes. Contact us for more information.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:00 AM
Mixed Training
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Mixed TrainingInstructor varies
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Adults BJJ (Gi)
11:00 AM
12:30 PM
Adults BJJ (Gi)Instructed by Chip Sargent
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
5:45 PM
Jrs Program
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
Jrs ProgramInstructed by Sonja McGinnis
Jrs Program
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
Jrs ProgramInstructed by Sonja McGinnis
6:00 PM
Open Mat Gi
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Open Mat GiNo Official Instruction
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM
Adults Judo
6:45 PM
8:00 PM
Adults JudoInstructed by George McGinnis
7:00 PM
Adults BJJ (No-Gi)
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Adults BJJ (No-Gi)Instructed by George McGinnis
Muay Thai
7:00 PM
8:30 PM
Muay ThaiInstructed by Sean Kelly
Adults BJJ (Gi)
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Adults BJJ (Gi)Instructed by George McGinnis
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM
8:00 PM
Live Wrestling
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Live WrestlingInstructed by George McGinnis
Live Wrestling
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Live WrestlingInstructed by George McGinnis
Muay Thai
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Muay ThaiInstructed by Sean Kelly
8:15 PM
8:30 PM
8:45 PM

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6:45 PM
Adults Judo
6:45 PM
8:00 PM
Adults JudoInstructed by George McGinnis
7:00 PM
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM

Thursday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00 PM
Muay Thai
7:00 PM
8:30 PM
Muay ThaiInstructed by Sean Kelly
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM
8:00 PM
Muay Thai
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Muay ThaiInstructed by Sean Kelly
8:15 PM
8:30 PM
8:45 PM

Tuesday

Thursday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
8:00 PM
Live Wrestling
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Live WrestlingInstructed by George McGinnis
Live Wrestling
8:00 PM
9:00 PM
Live WrestlingInstructed by George McGinnis
8:15 PM
8:30 PM
8:45 PM

Monday

Wednesday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00 PM
Adults BJJ (No-Gi)
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Adults BJJ (No-Gi)Instructed by George McGinnis
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM

Monday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11:00 AM
Adults BJJ (Gi)
11:00 AM
12:30 PM
Adults BJJ (Gi)Instructed by Chip Sargent
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
7:00 PM
Adults BJJ (Gi)
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Adults BJJ (Gi)Instructed by George McGinnis
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM

Wednesday

Saturday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:45 PM
Jrs Program
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
Jrs ProgramInstructed by Sonja McGinnis
Jrs Program
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
Jrs ProgramInstructed by Sonja McGinnis
6:00 PM
6:15 PM
6:30 PM

Monday

Wednesday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:00 AM
Mixed Training
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Mixed TrainingInstructor varies
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM

Friday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6:00 PM
Open Mat Gi
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Open Mat GiNo Official Instruction
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM

Tuesday

Our Dedicated Team

Get to know our team and school

George McGinnis

George McGinnis

Head Coach / Owner

Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Black Belt in Judo. George is considered by many a technician. With over 12 years of experience, George has managed personally trained several successful professional MMA fighters and BJJ competitors.

Sonja McGinnis

Sonja McGinnis

Kids Instructor

Blue 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.

Chip Sargent

Chip Sargent

Assistant Instructor

4th Stripe Blue 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.

Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly

Muay Thai Instructor

4th Stripe Blue 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!

    Hannah Yohe (Blue Belt)
  • 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!

    Chip Sargent (Blue Belt 4th Stripe)

Where to find us?

We are conveniently located two doors left of Subway in Shiloh Village Plaza.

York MMA location

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