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Briggs Academy of Mixed Martial Arts

Professor Jesse Briggs has been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for almost ten years. He is a former member of the Ricardo Almeida/Renzo Gracie MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) team, as well as a former training partner for the International Fight League’s New York Pitbulls Fight Team. He has trained with multiple former, as well as current Pride FC, UFC and Bellator fighters. In addition to training extensively with pro MMA fighters he heavily trained boxing with Coach Conor Mullanaphy and New Jersey Golden Gloves winner Ryan Mickendrow. Professor Briggs used his extensive training to become a contender for the USKBA Light Heavyweight Combat in the Cage Amateur Title.

In addition to being active in MMA, Professor Briggs was also a coach at Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, honing his teaching ability. He further developed his teaching skills by co-developing and instructing the children’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at JBM Jiu Jitsu with Professor Brian McPherson, a 2nd degree Black Belt under Daniel Gracie. Professor Briggs also assisted in the development of an MMA program where he trained Muay Thai with Level 3 Fairtex Kru (instructor) Steve Seddon and studied wrestling with Future MMA Superstar Jonavin Webb.

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Address

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811 Southwestern Drive, Suite E
El Paso, TX 79912
United States
Phone: 915-229-8865

Martial Art Styles

The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at Briggs Academy of Mixed Martial Arts:

  • Brazilian Jiu-jitsu
  • Judo
  • Kick Boxing
  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
  • Muay Thai

Programs & Class Schedule

Monday:
11:00 am-12:00 pm Adult BJJ
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Kids BJJ
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Boot Camp
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Muay Thai
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Adult BJJ
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Open Mat

Tuesday:
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Kickboxing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Adult Judo
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Adult BJJ
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Open Mat

Wednesday:
11:00 am-12:00 pm Adult BJJ
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Kids BJJ
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Boot Camp
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Adult BJJ
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Muay Thai
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Open Mat

Thursday:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Kids BJJ
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Kickboxing
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Adult Judo
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Adult BJJ
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Open Mat

Saturday:
11:00 am-12:00 pm Adult BJJ

Class Descriptions

Kids BJJ - This is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) curriculum specifically designed for children, ages 6-12 years old. This class focuses on the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, as well as principles of Judo, developing discipline, self-confidence, while working up a sweat and having fun.

Adult BJJ - This class is for All Levels of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners. This class will focus on the ground techniques that have made BJJ one of the most effective martial arts. You will be divided into two groups: beginning and intermediate to better address your technical needs. This class will have more live training and position specific matches in order to help you develop your skills to a world-class level.

Adult Judo - All grappling matches, and self-defense situations, start on the feet. Judo is going to help you stay on yours, and put your opponent on the ground. In this class you will learn the throws and takedowns that make Judo such an effective Martial Art. This class will cover different gripping strategies and technique combinations that will help you win competitions or better defend yourself.

Muay Thai - This class will focus on the striking techniques, using all of the limbs of the body. Not only will you get a great workout, but will learn effective striking combinations used by some of the best fighters in the world. *Thai Pads, Focus Mitts and Heavy Bags will be available for the class. For sanitary reasons you may want to purchase your own gloves.*

Open Mat - This time will be used for drilling techniques or for BJJ timed matches and will be assigned at the Professor/coach's discretion.

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