What certificates will I receive?
Upon completion students will receive a certificate in Mixed Martial Arts Instructor training and are awarded 10 REPS CPD points.
Is this course recognised?
Yes all Discovery Learning courses are independently accredited. The Awarding Organisation for this course is Skills Active the Sector Skills Council for Health and Fitness. This means that this course is recognised throughout the UK and your REP’s insurance will cover you to teach this subject.
Mixed Martial Arts
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a rapidly growing sport worldwide, and its presence is now being seen in many health clubs. Combat training is becoming so popular that clubs are catering for this trend with multiple punch bags, varied martial arts classes and even boxing rings.
MMA Fitness is a fun and dynamic training course that will help you broaden your skills as a personal trainer or group instructor. This Mixed Martial Arts Instructor course will increase your knowledge of mixed martial arts (MMA) drills, such as bag and pad work that can be used with virtually all of your clients. You will learn how to use different equipment and techniques to develop challenging, enjoyable and varied sessions.
What will I learn?
Throughout the course, learners will be taught drills in MMA that can be used to develop fitness in a non-combatative environment, competent techniques for punching, elbow strikes, knee strikes and kicks. The learner will be taught the techniques for basic combinations and MMA specific conditioning drills whilst teaching them how to construct these sessions in a safe and effective environment using pads for basic MMA fitness training.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for any fitness professional who holds a level 2 fitness qualification or higher. It is in particular suitable for those who wish to further enhance their fitness knowledge, run their own combat exercise classes or just generally hold an interest in mixed martial arts.
What are the pre-requisites?
To be eligible for this course learners must hold a recognised Level 2 fitness qualification and provide a copy of the certificate as proof. A reasonable level of fitness and reading and writing skills is also recommended.
How Long is the course?
This course lasts for one full day (9am until 5pm) and the learner will be certified by attendance.
Where can I do the course?
This specialist CPD course is being run in 2 of our current fitness venues; our locations in West London and Manchester.
What assessments will I complete?
You will be assessed on 3 practical MMA moves; learners will be certified upon completion of the full day.
What support will I get?
Once booked on to the course learners will be given access to the student zone so they can familiarise themselves with the syllabus, they will also given the contact details for our student support team who will assist them with any problems outside of the classroom, and our in house tutors will be there to support you on the day of your course.