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The Grindhouse Story

Grindhouse MMA & Fitness, since late 2007, has its roots as a "MMA fight club" based in Warminster, PA. After a few months of training fighters in the "Centrifuge" at the former Naval Air Development Center, Grindhouse MMA & Fitness moved to B&R Family Fitness Center in Feasterville. We enjoyed a mutually beneficial and long-standing relationship with the owners of B&R, but in 2015, Grindhouse MMA & Fitness moved into its new home at The Sportsplex, also in Feasterville.

The Grindhouse started out as a small, hardworking MMA School with a few instructors teaching a variety of styles of martial arts. Today, highly qualified instructors and coaches offer some of the best in mixed martial arts training in the area, but still with the small school feel. Kickboxing and Striking, Muay Thai Kick Boxing, both Gi and No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling are a few of the different styles we teach. We pride ourselves as being one of the hardest working schools in the area, but with lots of fun built in.

Our instructors offer some of the best training in the area. Christian Rodriguez, one of our kickboxing/striking instructors, has a Tang Soo Do/Miletich Fighting System background as well as extensive knowledge of Combat Sports Conditioning and Krav Maga. Matt Netterville has been training and teaching at the Grindhouse since 2008. He is a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but also has an extensive background in boxing and kickboxing/striking. He also offers his experience with MMA cardio conditioning and runs some pretty exciting classes several days a week. James Booth is our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor. James is a Black Belt under Daniel Gracie and brings his extensive experience and positive training style to the Grindhouse several days a week. James has many accomplishments and has recently competed in high-level BJJ tournaments around the country.

New this past year is two highly-accomplished athletes to our coaching staff. Sean Brady, a Professional MMA fighter and current CFFC Welterweight World Champion, who carries an undefeated professional record of 7-0, and has remained undefeated both as an amateur and professional athlete. He is a BJJ Brown Belt under Renzo Gracie Philadelphia, and is one of the most promising young fighters to rise up on the east coast regional MMA scene. Sean teaches several classes a week in both our striking/kickboxing programs and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Bob Smith has also joined our coaching staff this past year and brings a wealth of knowledge of Muay Thai and traditional boxing to the team. Our instructors are complimented by several amateur and professional MMA fighters who round out our Fight Team coaching staff. We have recently begun to form our Kids MMA program. If you are looking for a fun and exciting program for your children ages 5 on up to develop self-esteem, respect and confidence, as well as providing a safe and over-the- top fun experience, please feel free to get in touch with us. We have Kids MMA classes several times a week and on Saturdays.

Grindhouse MMA & Fitness is also home to several up and coming young amateur and pro fighters. Our MMA Fight Team, Team Grindhouse, has managed to work its way onto the map producing some of the area's best amateur and pro fighters. Our unparalleled cardio conditioning, work ethic, and general toughness helps make us one of the premier MMA schools in the area. Our Fight Team competes in amateur and professional events in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware fight circuits. We have a state licensed MMA manager and several licensed fight team corner men on our staff. We are always looking for new fighters or new students to train with us. If you are looking to compete, get in shape, or just have some fun.

The Grindhouse is also very community minded. We have opened our doors to several "youth at risk" programs in the local community. Several times a month, we offer beginner MMA classes to area youth programs in an effort to help introduce them to the sport of MMA. We also have special membership programs for those who have served in our armed forces, and who serve our community such as local police, fire and other first responders. Grindhouse MMA & Fitness has something for everyone. Whether your goal is to compete in the cage someday, lose a few pounds, or improve your cardio-vascular health, Grindhouse MMA & Fitness is the big extended family you are looking for.

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