Cardiff University Mixed Martial Arts Club

What is Mixed Martial Arts?

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is often referred to as cage fighting - due to competitions regularly taking place within an octagonal cage. This diverse sport is, however, a combination of all forms of martial arts. Over the past 30 years disciplines such as Wrestling, Boxing, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu have begun to be brought together in various ways to create the continually evolving fighting system that we call MMA. There is no singular type of martial art that dictates what needs to be taught in order to compete in MMA - however modern MMA docturine focusses exclusively on developing the best ways of defending oneself and defeating an opponent. The principle of finding the most practically effective way for a person to fight gives our sport a unique level of usefulness across both competitive envionments and situations where an individual is required to defend themselves.

What do we do?

Cardiff Univeristy MMA training (along with all MMA gyms) covers striking with fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet from standing as well as on the ground, defensive and offensive wrestling, clinching and grappling techniques such as pins, sweeps, takedowns, locks, chokes and rolls (from both a cage and open mat). These skills can be practiced during our open mat sparring or put to the test against fighters from Univeristies across the UK in competitions throughout the year.  

 

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Membership

  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Standard Membership£50.00

Events

Single Session Ticket
12th October midnight - 12th December midnight
3C/D
Come along to try our sessions at Cardiff Uni MMA!

Products

  • Cardiff Uni MMA Club GIAG Mon 5 Oct 2020 - Give it a Go£0.00
  • Single Session Ticket Wed 12 Oct 2022 - General£4.00
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