Youth MMA

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Youth MMA Overview

So what is MMA? Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows a wide range of fighting techniques, including striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground.

MMA is a great way for kids to develop their physical, mental, and emotional skills. In addition, it helps kids develop discipline, respect, self-confidence, and self-defense skills. Groundswell MMA’s Youth MMA Class is designed to introduce kids to MMA in a fun and safe way while emphasizing the importance of sportsmanship and self-improvement.

The Little Dragon class is specifically designed for kids aged 4 to 6 years old, while the Little Ninjas and Young Samurai programs are tailored to kids aged 7 to 9 and 10 to 12 years old, respectively.

Whether your child is a beginner or an experienced athlete, Groundswell’s Youth MMA program has something to offer for everyone.


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Little Dragons (4-6)

Groundswell MMA’s Little Dragons class is specifically designed for kids aged 4 to 6 years old. This program focuses on developing fundamental skills such as balance, coordination, and agility through various activities that are both fun and challenging.

Our experienced instructors use games and activities to teach kids basic techniques such as punches, kicks, and takedowns. Additionally, the Little Dragons program helps children develop social skills and self-confidence by promoting teamwork and positive reinforcement.

Little Dragons class focus on developing your child’s physical and mental abilities. We teach your child basic techniques and drills that build strength, coordination, and flexibility. Our instructors are trained to work with young children and create a safe, supportive environment for learning.


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Little Ninjas (7-9)

Groundswell MMA’s Little Ninjas program is tailored to kids aged 7 to 9 years old. At this age, children are beginning to develop more advanced motor skills and are capable of learning more complex techniques.

Our program is designed to challenge your child while also providing a fun and engaging learning environment. This program builds on the fundamental skills learned in the Little Tigers program and teaches more advanced techniques such as submissions and transitions.

The Little Ninjas program also focuses on developing discipline, respect, and self-confidence through team-building exercises, games, and sparring drills. Furthermore, our experienced instructors emphasize the importance of sportsmanship and self-improvement, instilling these values in each student.

In addition to physical development, our Kids program also promotes important life skills such as discipline, focus, and respect.

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Samurai (10-12)

Groundswell’s Samurai program is designed for kids aged 10 to 12 years old who are ready to take their training to the next level.

This program is tailored to teach advanced techniques such as sweeps, reversals, and advanced submissions.

Additionally, our experienced instructors focus on developing leadership skills, sportsmanship, and self-confidence through team-building exercises, games, and sparring drills.

The Samurai program also prepares students for more advanced MMA training in the future, ensuring that they are well-prepared for any challenges they may face. We create a safe, supportive environment where your child can learn and grow. Your child will develop valuable skills that will benefit them both on and off the mat.


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