Rowan Wrestling Academy

Women's MMA & Self Defense Class

This class focuses on providing a comprehensive program for women of all fitness levels, teaching them effective MMA and self-defense techniques, conditioning and building up cardiovascular endurance, and helping to promote limited contact sparring.

In addition to developing effective martial arts skills, we believe that physical conditioning and confidence are key components to self-defense and protecting oneself from an attack. To this end, our classes also feature the promotion of functional,  physical strength, speed, power and endurance.

Self-Defense Tactics

Strength, Flexibility, and Endurance

Better Overall Health & Physical FItness

Womens MMA

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Women's MMA Training Schedule

Our women’s MMA & self-defense program is for all women in Rowan County and surrounding areas. Participants can attend class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30PM to 6:30PM. The program focuses technique, cardio, and limited contact.

Classes on Tuesday & Thursday - 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Wear Shorts or Leggings and a T-Shirt

Womens MMA

Why Rowan Wrestling Academy

Rowan Wrestling Academy is an organization committed to developing the middle school and high school wrestling programs in Rowan County. Although we offer wrestling and MMA classes for adults, our primary focus is the youth in our community. We have a close relationship with many of the schools and coaches in the county and are working with them to develop young wrestlers and increase interest in the sport locally.

Additionally, we are the only organization with a recreational league in the region. We have a competitive AAU team and we are members of the USA Wrestling organization, the governing body for the sport of Wrestling in the US. Our instructors have a proven track record of success in the sport including all-state honors and professional experience. If you are interested in developing your skills in wrestling or MMA, don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have about our programs or how they can help you.

Women's MMA &
Self Defense

Women's MMA
$ 75 Monthly
  • Women's MMA & Self Defense - Tue & Thur from 5:30 to 6:30PM
  • Technique - Cardio
    - Limited Contact
  • Open Mat on Sun from
    2:00PM - 4:00PM

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Although we work closely with Rowan County schools and coaches, Our K-12 league and training programs are available to youth and adults inside or outside of the county.

Yes. Both men and women can absolutely participate in our wrestling and grappling programs. 

You will need to wear shorts with no pockets and a t-shirt for all programs. For wrestling training you should also bring your wrestling shoes.

K-5 kids will be in the Beginner Wrestling and Youth Jiu-Jitsu programs. 6-12 grade kids and adults will be in the advanced wrestling and adult Jiu-Jitsu programs. There may be some younger kids that need to be in the advanced programs and some older kids that need to be in the beginner programs. We will make adjustments accordingly to ensure everyone is in the right place.

Participants should wear shorts and t-shirts to practice. Gi’s are not worn during any of our grappling programs.

Grappling is an extremely effective form of self defense because it teaches how to control someone much larger than you. Grappling allows you to use leverage to overcome opponents. Since most fights end up on the ground, being proficient at defending yourself from various positions on the ground is crucial for self-defense.

Rowan Wrestling Academy 

105 N Main St, China Grove, NC 28023

(704) 929-5220

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