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Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Our adult MMA program helps to seamlessly blend all ranges of combat, from standup, clinch and ground, to produce well rounded martial artists and fighters.  To be eligible for this program, each athlete must complete the Foundations BJJ and Muay Thai programs.  This will take your fitness level and your understanding of fighting to a whole new level.

Why MMA?

Full-Body Workout: MMA training engages multiple muscle groups, providing a comprehensive full-body workout. It incorporates elements of strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and flexibility.

Improved Cardiovascular Health: MMA training involves intense cardiovascular exercises such as running, jumping, and sparring, contributing to improved heart health and endurance.

Enhanced Strength and Conditioning: The diverse techniques in MMA, including striking and grappling, help build strength, agility, and overall physical conditioning.

Effective Self-Defense Skills: MMA equips individuals with practical self-defense techniques, teaching how to protect oneself in real-life situations.

Stress Relief: Engaging in MMA can serve as a powerful stress reliever. The physical exertion releases endorphins, reducing stress and promoting a sense of well-being.

Discipline and Focus: Training in MMA requires discipline and focus, helping individuals develop mental toughness and concentration that extends beyond the gym.

Mental Toughness: MMA requires mental resilience, helping individuals develop the ability to overcome challenges, stay focused under pressure, and persevere in the face of adversity.

Social Connection: MMA training often takes place in a supportive community, fostering camaraderie among participants and creating a sense of belonging.

Learning MMA at SBG Scarborough

SBG Scarborough fosters a supportive and inclusive community where individuals of all backgrounds and skill levels can come together to learn, grow, and inspire one another. Our emphasis on teamwork, respect, and continuous improvement creates a positive training environment conducive to personal development both on and off the mats. Furthermore, SBG Scarborough's affiliation with the broader SBG network provides access to resources, seminars, and opportunities for cross-training, enriching the learning experience and expanding horizons. Whether you're aspiring to compete in the cage, improve your fitness, or simply embark on a fulfilling martial arts journey, learning MMA at SBG Scarborough offers a pathway to self-discovery, empowerment, and excellence.

Getting started in MMA at SBG Scarborough

Our adult MMA program helps to seamlessly blend all ranges of combat, from standup, clinch and ground, to produce well rounded martial artists and fighters. To be eligible for this program, each athlete must complete the Foundations BJJ or Foundations Muay Thai program.

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Fun & Welcoming

At Straight Blast Gym Scarborough, we are dedicated to creating an environment where you feel welcome, encouraged and have fun.

Beginner friendly

We understand that starting up can be intimidating.  This is why we have a dedicated program designed specifically for beginners to make the initial transition easy and create a solid foundation to build on.


SBG is about people.  Our goal is to offer cutting edge training in self defense, combat athletics, fitness, and personal growth.  We cater to all body types and individuals alike that walk through our door; men, women and children.

Alive & Functional training

SBG Scarborough is dedicated to bringing you safe, functional martial arts training that can be used against resisting opponents. You will not find any rituals, forms, titles or myths that do along with many traditional martial arts

Amazing Community

Being a part of SBG Scarborough is more than just a place to train.  It's an amazing community where people can get together, make friends and help motivate each other to overcome limitations in order to reach our goals.

Innovative Coaching

Part of being a good coach is to be highly skilled at what you are teaching. The other part is being able to articulate and communicate clearly what you are teaching. At SBG, we use innovative coaching methods and consider teaching as a science as we are constantly looking to improve our teaching methods.