Protect yourself in the face of whatever comes your way by training with the best at McMahon Training Center. While there are hundreds of martial arts styles that claim to be the top for self-defense, both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai have risen to the forefront.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Self-Defense

Helio Gracie, one of the founders of BJJ, was one of the smallest and weakest of the legendary Gracie family. His small frame forced him to develop fighting techniques that demanded mastery of leverage instead of brute strength. An attacker on the street will likely be bigger than you, which is why BJJ is effective for self-defense, particularly for women.

Muay Thai Kickboxing for Self-Defense

Muay Thai is known as “the art of eight limbs” because of the many striking points on the body. Students learn how to use punches, kicks, elbows, and knees to neutralize an opponent. We also teach our self-defense classes trips, throws, and the clinch, which are all valuable when trying to control an opponent trying to grab you on the street.

Our advanced self-defense students learn through sparring in order to simulate what could happen in a real-life situation.

Why Choose Our Self-Defense Program?

Here’s why so many Coloradans turn to us for training:

  • Learn from nine Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu certified instructors
  • Study two of the most popular martial arts for self-defense
  • Practice in a martial arts culture that emphasizes self-control to avoid injuries
  • Choose from 16 kickboxing and Muay Thai classes per week
  • Study at a certified Renzo Gracie Jiu-JItsu affiliate school
  • Avoid long-term contracts

Learn how to combine techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai to confidently take down an opponent and protect yourself from a threat by turning to McMahon Training Center today.

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