Whether you want to train to be a professional fighter or train to be in shape, this is your place.
We manage to keep the environment friendly and humble while keeping the level of training high enough to challenge you. Everyone checks their ego at the door and shows up to train at all levels
|Breakdown of a typical 1 hour Fight Academy class:|
|5-10 minutes||Warmup - Jogging, Stretching, Muscle Memory|
|20-25 minutes||Detailed Technique with partner, low resistance|
|30-40 minutes||Free Training, timed rounds, alternate training partners|
**All beginners recommended to take a free 1/2 hour private introductory lesson
Our Instructors -
David Dunn began his martial arts training at the age of 17 on the campus of Michigan State University in 1984. After training in striking arts for nearly a decade he expanded his knowledge and started training in the art of Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the instruction of Abu Dhabi Champion and martial arts legend, Jean Jacques Machado. He has been a student of Jean Jacques for over fifteen years and is currently his longest running student. He also continues to expand his knowledge in the striking arts. After twenty-five years of training Mr. Dunn continues to lead by example training, expanding his knowledge, and competing at a high levels of the game.
Mr. Dunn opened Fight Academy in the Santa Clarita Valley in 1995 and has been actively involved in that school since. He is an innovator in the martial arts industry and was teaching mixed martial arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes the day he opened his first school, long before the MMA craze. Fight Academy was voted number one in the Santa Clarita Valley the past two years with nearly forty competitor schools.
Mr. Dunn currently holds the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt in the art of Chun Kuk Do, the art founded by Mr. Chuck Norris, a second-degree black belt in George Dillman International Karate, and a third-degree black belt in Jean-Jacques Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
His fighting credentials include numerous states, national, and international titles in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In 2007 Mr. Dunn won the prestigious no-gi world championships in his division.
Jarred Bradshaw is an Olympic-caliber boxer with 10 years boxing experience. He was the winner of the US Open and Golden Gloves in 2010. His amateur record is 9-1. He has been the training partner to many professionals.