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Disciple MMA Academy welcomes you, whether you’re interested in competing at an elite level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), training to Lose Weight and promote Self Confidence, for Self Defense, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Muay Thai, or fighting in MMA as an Amateur or Professional Martial Artist!


The training facility is home to many professional Muay Thai, Boxing and MMA competitors. If you’re looking to compete at a high level, this is the place to take your career to the next level. Disciple MMA professionals have fought on platforms including Bellator, UFC, WSOF and Shogun. Disciple Muay Thai professionals have fought on and won titles in AMTL, Lion Fights, and Glory.

Disciple MMA offers a family-friendly environment

and promotes high-level training in a safe and fun atmosphere – come visit us today, and sign up for a free introductory class or private lesson!

Daily schedule
09:00am - 10:00am

Women & Teen Self Defense Class

  • Casey Smith
  • Kenny Gaudreau
  • Scott Howard
  • Easy
10:00am - 12:00pm

Muay Thai

  • Pablo Garcia
  • Hard
10:00am - 12:00pm

Open Mat

    • Easy
    10:00am - 11:30am


    • Matt Johnson
    • Hard
    12:00pm - 01:00pm

    Tae Kwon Do - Kids

    • Master Sim
    • Easy
    01:00pm - 02:00pm

    Tae Kwon Do - Adults

    • Master Sim
    • Easy

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    21620 Ridgetop Circle Sterling, VA 20164

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    Classes or Private Sessions

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    No matter what your experience, fitness level, age or gender, Disciple MMA Academy has a program to fit anyone at any level with proven results. Our staff is ready to help you achieve your goals, whether in fitness, self-defense, weight control, or competition training.

    If you are interested in training with us, please stop by or contact us for more information!

    Hours for: October 20
    10:00AM 2:00PM

    Feel free to stop by and try a class, or inquire about current Disciple MMA class promotions!

    "I came in for the open mat, it was awesome.”

    Tristan Bonds

    "Competitive gym, teaches respect, puts you to work. Work out is great even if you choose not to compete, instructors are great. Great gym to go to."

    Brandon Barnes

    “This is a great environment to train in."

    Jesse Appleton

    "Mahmoud found Disciple on his own, and I’m glad he did because this place is like a family. He’s very passionate about Muay Thai and I think even at 10 years old, he’s done a great job in choosing you.”

    Mahmoud’s Father, Muhammad Beddawi

    Tried the classes, really love the training, highly recommend Disciple MMA to anybody. Disciple has a great beginners class in Muay Thai with great instruction. Would like to continue upon my return from deployment.

    Gary Beaver

    Disciple MMA Academy offers Northern VA a great training environment! Our programs are taught by highly experienced instructors who make instruction easy and fun to learn, while still being challenging and exciting.

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