Classes

Recreational MMA. Kickboxing. Grappling. Weapons Training. Self Defense. Combat Athlete Fitness & Conditioning.

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We offer classes for every fitness and experience level, and each class is capped at around 15 people so everyone can get the individual attention they need. All classes are first-come, first-served, so please register online, or show up 10 minutes early. Private Group Training Available.

FREE BEGINNER CLASS!  
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The MKG Method:
MKg international’s Signature training Method

Tuesday
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday
12pm - 1:00pm
 

MKG International’s signature MMA Program, this class blends Thai Boxing, Kali, Dirty Boxing, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do, and Mixed Grappling into one unique and exciting 55min session. You will learn how to use many arts to successfully train one concept as dynamically as possible, as well as develop an educated and intuitive ability to flow from one martial art to the next. More than just your average workout or training session, this exciting and unique program is meant to turn each practitioner into a genuine Martial Artist.


JKD Kickboxing:
Bruce Lee's Chinese Boxing

Tuesday
11:30am - 12:30pm

Thursday
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday
11:00am - 12:00pm

Widely considered the grandfather of modern Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Bruce Lee is well-known in the martial art world as the creator of the fighting science and philosophy known as Jeet Kune Do (JKD). This exciting striking program combines elements of Boxing, French Savate Kickboxing, Chinese Wing Chun, and other elements of MMA striking in a single session that will have you feeling fit, developing functional athleticism, and learning genuine tools and tactics for self defense. 


MKG Thai Boxing:
muay thai kickboxing

Tuesday
6:00pm - 7:00pm (Conditioning)

Friday
6:00pm - 7:00pm (Conditioning)
7:00pm - 8:00pm (Technical)
 

Learn the Combat Sport of Muay Thai!  Also called "Thai Boxing," Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, and arguably the most popular style of real kickboxing in the world today. Our technical Thai Boxing classes will educate you on the best ways to combine kicks, punches, knees, and elbow strikes. Our Thai Conditioning classes are a legendary way to push yourself into the best shape of your life, working with a training partner to help one another develop the legs, lungs, core, and cardio base necessary to be a holistic and healthy martial artist. Training is done safely on pads or in cooperative partner drills. These classes are appropriate for anyone looking to learn basic and intermediate Thai Boxing skills as a beneficial vehicle for self defense training, a fantastic full-body workout, mental and physical discipline, and the shared experience of overcoming challenges with your teammates in class.



MKG Grappling:
Beginner and Intermediate No-Gi Grappling for Self Defense and Martial Art Fitness

Thursday
8:00pm - 9:00pm

This class covers essential and creative concepts from any contact that happens in close range while standing or on the ground. Surviving a physical confrontation on the ground is a critical element to any self defense program, and also offer a full-body workout that is unlike any other form of strength and fitness training. This class is safe, suitable for all levels, and utilizes drills and chains from combat sports like BJJ, Shooto, Catch, and MMA, as well as combat arts like Kali, Silat, and Jeet Kune Do.


Filipino “Dirty” Boxing:
Panantukan, Silat, & western Boxing

Tuesday
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Develop the ability to deploy creative striking, joint manipulations, limb destructions, and off-balancing techniques for self defense, as well as how to use these techniques as a combat athlete. Always a group favorite, MKG Dirty Boxing is one of the most unique martial art training experiences in the entire Detroit area. Competitive Western Boxing principals are infused with the bladed combat movements and strategies of the Philippine archipelago, resulting in a complete and extremely dynamic empty-hand martial art that is one of the fastest-growing in the world today.


Filipino Kali:
The Art of Stick & Blade

Wednesday
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday
1:00pm - 2:00pm
 

This class safely utilizes weaponry (sticks, short and long blades [blunt training tools], and impact weapons) and mobility training to improve your reflexes, cognitive function, and ability to defend yourself and your loved ones. The indigenous arts of the Philippines are among the most sought-out practices around the world for training in bladed conflict and high-level skill development, with a reputation as well for neural-based teaching strategies. Exciting drills and patterns creatively teach you the various speeds, distances, and tools of simulated combat, while dramatically improving your familiarization with targets and weapons of opportunity. Taught to everyone from elite military units to Hollywood actors and stunt professionals, Filipino Kali is one of the most effective, exciting, and fascinating martial arts you will find.     


MKG Trapping:
In-Fighting Drills from the
Collective World of Martial Arts

Thursday
7:00pm - 8:00pm

This in-depth technical class focuses on upgrading your body and mind’s natural coordination, rhythm, timing, awareness, sensitivity, and ability to move and strike creatively and deceptively. Drills and techniques in this class come from Jeet Kune Do, WIng Chun, Muay Thai, Filipino Kali, Silat, Panantukan, Dumog, and even Wrestling. A truly unique martial art and martial science training opportunity that will bring both your total-body coordination and fighting abilities to new heights.



Self Protection -
Awareness & Personal Defense Training

Workshops Offered Regularly
Contact for private event booking

MKG Detroit regularly offers workshops in realistic self defense and situational awareness. Whether in a public class, or a personalized seminar to fit the needs of your workplace, family, or other private small group, MKG Detroit is here to offer professional, expert instruction to help you navigate the uncertainties of modern living.