MMA & Self Defense Classes/Schedule

Mixed Martial arts, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Kettlebells, Yoga, Barre Classes, Excellent Nutritional Program in the Savage/Prior Lake/Shakopee/Burnsville area

Below is a description of the all the classes we offer:

Mighty Mites Program– Basic Mixed Martial Arts introductory class for 3 and 4 year olds. Class is 30minutes  long. The goal of this class is to teach the basic fundamentals of Muay Thai Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the art of focus. The quicker they can learn to pay attention the quicker they can graduate to the beginners mma class for kids.

Kids-Beginners Mixed Martial Arts Program Ages 5-7: Children will learn Martial Arts skills combining Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Wrestling. The Goal of this class is to hone their technical skills in basic fundamental movements in each style. Your children need to have the basic skill sets of above stated arts with an increased attention span before entering the advanced kids program.

Kids-Advanced Mixed Martial Arts Program Ages 7-9: Usually a child 7 years old can slip into this class. As this is a faster paced class, and your child must have the attention span for it. Flow drills will be introduced in both Muay Thai Kickboxing, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Sambo. Physical conditioning will play a big part of this class.

Teen Mixed Martial Arts Program Ages 10-15: This class will be held in the back in the mma cages. A fast paced class prioritizing physical conditioning with Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo and Wrestling.

Ultimate Kids Combatives Leadership Team Program: To qualify for this class your child will have to perform with the utmost discipline. Getting good grades in school and exemplary behavior at home is a must. We also have to be your #1 activity. This class will consist of going live just like our adult MMA competition team. Of course everything will be monitored and controlled to prevent injuries. This is our highest level youth program that will prepare them to transition into the adult classes.

Forty Year Old and Up Mixed Martial Arts Program: CLICK HERE

Adult Mixed Martial Arts Program: Combining Muay Thai Kickboxing, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Sambo. This is a technical class providing the basics and how to combine. Physical conditioning plays a major part. This is a safe class teaching techniques in a practical manner for self defense.

Adult Muay Thai Kickboxing Program: For those who are looking for a stand up only class. Learning how to punch, kick, knee, elbow along with the clinch. You will learn how to apply all with partner drills and timing sparring. A very safe class that you must participate in before trying out for the competition team.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Program: This class will introduce takedowns, dominant positions and submissions. Submissions include chokes, neck cranks, shoulder locks, arm and wrist locks, and finger manipulation. Leg locks, ankle and foot locks and anything else that is applicable. Stressing self defense over competition. Self defense techniques against punches, kicks, grabs, shoves, headlocks etc… will also be taught

Competition Team: To apply and try out for this class you need to go through our other programs first. Unless you have an accomplished pedigree in a combative martial art. This program is for those that want to compete. Or for those wanting to push themselves and test themselves on a weekly basis. This is a full contact class preparing you for competition. Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo and Wrestling techniques will be taught.
    We run our mixed martial arts classes 6 days a week. M-F we offer morning and evening classes and Sat we offer morning classes to get your day going. To get a copy of our schedule, enter your information in the box to the top right!

    Call 952-440-5222 or text 952-457-7743 to schedule your free trial today!

    American School of Martial Arts provides superior martial arts instruction and training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, Self Defense and Mixed Martial Arts to the Minnesota communities of Eagan, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Lakeville, Farmington, Eden Prairie, Edina, Savage, Prior Lake, Jordan, Belle Plaine, Chaska, Shakopee, Bloomington and throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul Twin Cities area.