The Top MMA Training Camps

Updated July 20, 2017

Mixed martial arts (MMA) has grown in popularity. This has resulted in numerous MMA training camps around the world. The top MMA camps specialise in teaching all phases of the sport such as striking, grappling, submissions, takedowns and strength training. Top camps are also instructed by top-level mixed martial artists.

Jacksons Mixed Martial Arts

Jacksons Mixed Martial Arts is owned by MMA coach Greg Jackson, and is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jackson has developed 10 world champions and is considered to be one of the best MMA coaches in the world. The camp trains numerous professional fighters such as UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre, Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Sanchez, Rashad Evans, Jon Jones, Melvin Guillard and Keith Jardine. Students are instructed from beginner levels to professional levels. The staff teaches athletes how to excel in all areas of MMA, focusing on grappling, striking and conditioning. The gym is filled with top level training equipment such as free weights, kettle-bells, grappling mats and an MMA cage.

Xtreme Couture MMA

Xtreme Couture is an MMA training camp located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The camp is owned and operated by former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture. The camp is open to athletes of all ages, and levels. Xtreme Couture offers specialised training camps all year round. MMA fighters such as Gray Maynard, Tyson Griffin, Forrest Griffin and Jay Hieron are instructors at Xtreme Couture. The gym has equipment such as grappling mats, an MMA cage, a boxing ring, and a weight room.

Wolfslair MMA Academy

Wolfslair MMA Academy is located in London, England. Top UFC fighters such as Michael Bisping, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, and Cheick Kongo all train and teach at this facility. Jackson is a former UFC light heavyweight champion, and Bisping coached on the Ultimate Fighter season nine. The training camp focuses on improving boxing, wrestling, submissions, strength and conditioning. The camp holds classes daily, and is open to all levels.

Black House MMA

Black House is an MMA training camp that trains top level fighter such as UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, former Pride Fighting Champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida. These fighters train together and develop the necessary skills to compete in MMA. Black House is a private training camp that trains professional fighters only. The facility contains weight training equipment, boxing rings, MMA cages, grappling mats, speed bags and heavy bags.

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Matthew Potak has been writing sports and fitness articles since 2006. His work has been published in "St. Augustine Record," "Elite FTS" and "Aggresive Strength." Potak is currently attending Florida State College and pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in business management.