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Words of Wisdom on Coaching from CUS D’AMATO

“I’m not a creator. What I do is discover and uncover. See my job is to take the spark and fan it. When it starts to become a little flame I feed it, and I feed the fire until it becomes a roaring blaze, and then when it turns to a roaring blaze I pour used logs on it. Then …

John Danaher on Coaching High Performance Jiu-jitsu

As a practitioner that was introduced to leg locks very early in my martial arts journey, I like to provide the students that same opportunity. Leg locks can easily be practiced in a safe and effective way. John Danaher is Brilliant. He’s trained many world champions. This should be mandatory listening for anyone that does BJJ. He explains the real …

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Practice Makes Perfect

We worked on head movement and body shots this week. Join in the fun at Fight Gods MMA Academy! Make 2018 the year you get in the best shape of your life! #mma #boxing #muaythai #seattle #seattlelife #fitness #getfit

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Happy Holidays!

Fight Gods would like to wish everyone Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Remember to check the class schedule. The gym will be closed the following days in observance of the upcoming Holiday: Dec. 25th, 2017 Jan. 1st, 2018 Classes will be held each weekday other than the two days listed above.

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The Ultimate Free Seattle MMA Muay Thai & BJJ Seminar

WHAT’S YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION!? Make 2018 the year you get in shape and learn to kick butt doing it at Fight Gods Mixed Martial Arts Academy! Our Ultimate Free Seattle MMA Muay Thai & BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-jitsu) Seminar will be held: SAT. JANUARY 6TH, 2018 Time: 12pm – 1:30pm Reserve your spot on our FACEBOOK event page today! …

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Schedule a Free Trial Lesson Today!

Whether your an experienced veteran or just starting your journey in the martial arts, Fight Gods MMA Academy would like to invite you in for a free trial lesson. Classes are offered in Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ), Wrestling, and MMA! Schedule a trial lesson today in the bottom right-hand corner of our website!

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Stop Pulling Guard and Train Takedowns!

Once upon a time, BJJ and MMA were synonymous in the US. Fighters and Jiu-jitsu athletes alike fought for the takedown. They cross trained in judo and wrestling. Nowadays, that has become a rarity in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Instead, many prefer to “pull guard” or “butt scoot”; immediately jump or sit to seated position. In a sports setting, this strategy has …

Fight Gods Video Library

Check out the Fight Gods MMA Academy video library on Dailymotion here! We are constantly updating it and releasing more videos so check back regularly!

Throwback: BodogFIGHT Bow vs Agallar

The year was 2006. BodogFIGHT had become one of the heavy-hitters in the world of MMA. It was an organization like no other. Filmed in exotic locations, I had the honor of being a part of BodogFIGHT Season 4 that took place on a beautiful beach in Costa Rica. Even as a veteran of over 20 professional fights at the …

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Dream Big

When I was a child, I dreamed of owning a gym and sharing with others the joy that training in the martial arts has given me. A year ago, Fight Gods MMA Academy was just an idea; a vision. Just one year later, it has become a reality. It’s amazing what you can do when you set your mind to …