1041 S. Edgewood St.
Arlington, VA 22204
Housed in a converted fire station with more than 4,000 square feet of space in Arlington, Va., Pentagon Mix Martial Arts offers a fun and modern training facility. Its adult program includes training in Muay Thai (kickboxing) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It also has programs for children and youth including an after school program and camp. In addition to it’s martial arts classes, Pentagon Mixed Martial Arts offers a number of fitness fitness classes.
1353 Florida Ave., N.W.
Washington DC 20009
Founded by Khun Kru Nakapan in 2009, BETA (Body Efficient Tactical Arts) Academy is a comprehensive MMA training center. At its Northwest D.C. center, it offers Mauy Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA classes for adults. Its youth program is also very comprehensive. BETA Academy has a strong dedication to competition with placements earned through “hard work and determination.”
1425 N. Quincy St.
Arlington, VA 22201
Arlington, Va.-based NOVA MMA boasts having “the most expansive selection of martial arts classes in the area.” It offers instruction in Brazilian Jiu-Jistu, Krav Maga, Judo and Mauy Thai. NOVA MMA also has kickboxing fitness classes and a CrossFit program. Its membership program allows students access to all services for one monthly fee. Classes and programs for youth are available.
11540-A Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
While boxing is obviously the focus at Rockville, Md.-based Champion Boxing & Fitness, it has a extensive MMA program with classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. The program is designed for MMA competitors but is open to non-competitors as well. Burmese Boxing, wrestling, and traditional boxing are included as part of the MMA exercise routines. Champion Boxing & Fitness center includes an onsite MMA cage.
6836 New Hampshire Ave., N.E.
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Capital MMA & Elite Fitness was founded in 2001. Its location in Takoma Park, Md., receives rave reviews. Its MMA program includes training in Muay Thai and Judo. It also has classes in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As part of its general fitness program, Capital MMA & Elite Fitness has yoga and kettlebells and bodyweight conditioning classes. In addition to Takoma Park Capital MMA & Elite Fitness has another location in suburban Maryland and three locations in Northern Virginia. Classes and programs for youth are available.