Meet Us On The Mat.

Mat Life is Gainesville’s legacy warrior community.
We offer authentic martial arts, combat fitness, self defense, and wellness training.

Call Today to Start Training!
352-371-1007

Open 6 am to 10 pm with more than 90 Classes each Week!

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Convenient Location in
Northwest Gainesville

LOCATION
4000 W. Newberry Road, Suite F
Gainesville, FL 32607
RTS Bus Stop at Location

HOURS
Monday - Friday: 6a to 10p
Sunday: 12p to 2p

 
 

 

Family-Owned and Operated Since 1978

From Heyman’s Martial Arts to Global MMA Academy, and now Mat Life Training Center, we are Gainesville’s oldest training facility offering Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Japanese Karate, Japanese Ju Jutsu, Judo, MMA!

In 2019, we expanded our offerings to include Combat Fitness, Mobility Training, Running Camps, Yoga, Meditation, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Wellness Services.

We offer more than 90 classes every week from experts in their training fields in a family-focused environment.

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Martial Arts and Combat Sports

Global MMA Academy trains warriors for life. We unapologetically offer world-class competitive and lifestyle-focused martial arts and combat sports training in multiple martial arts and combat sports for youth and adults.

Offering instruction in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Full-Contact Japanese Karate, Japanese Ju Jutsu, and MMA Training.


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Combat Fitness

Gainesville Combat Fitness disrupts boring workouts and makes fitness fun again. We create a high energy, effective training environment focused on coaching people to be functionally fit and well.

Offering group classes in Combat Fitness, Kickboxing Conditioning, Animal Flow, Yoga and Barre Kickboxing. Other services include personal training and boot camps.


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GAINESVILLE DEFENSE

Gainesville Defense empowers fearless lives. We make self defense real, approachable, and effective through progressive combatives training for every family member.

Offering group classes, self defense lessons, and Femme Fatale Pink Belt Course.


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ENERGETIC AND MEDITATIVE ARTS

Warrior Wellness Collective offers an Energetic Self Defense program that provides excellent training to help recover from training and mentally prepare our members for day-to-day life.

Offering classes in Yoga, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Meditation.


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NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COACHING

Few athletes manipulate weight and diet like fighters do! We are experts in coaching for weight loss and muscle gain.

In addition to nutrition coaching, our in-house professional wellness team offers physical therapy, acupuncture, counseling and more.


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RUNNING AND MOBILITY COACHING

We believe that exercise is best when moving beyond machines and big gyms. Through our Warrior Wellness Collective, we parter with expert running coaches and physical therapists to offer safe and effective exercise options.


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