Danielle Tinebro Lombard, Illinois
" I love this gym more than I ever thought it was possible to love a gym! Amazing intructors, amazing members plus a bonus of knowledge and health and so much more!! Home away from home! "
Mark Manaland Aurora, Illinos
Evolution MMA has been a big part of my life. It has helped me get in shape and gave me the opportunity to learn the art of Jiu Jitsu. Evolution MMA has a family environment that welcomes pratictioners at any level from beginners to advance. The classes are ran well and organized. Evolution MMA offers the best environment to learn form world class instructors and also gives you the opportunity to spar and test your skill level in a controlled and safe environment.
In this weeks move of the week Instructor Tom Shoaff and instructor Richard Ritchey go over the hip toss into a arm bar.
We provide a wide variety of classes that include, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial arts (MMA) from expert lever to beginners and kids . We have the best mix of coaches for all Programs including multiple black belts in Jiu-Jitsu and highly skilled striking instructors in Boxing, Muay Thai and MMA. Evolution MMA has a great family environment that has brought our member's even closer together in our gym! So if your looking for fitness, to compete or self defense contact us and be part of our growing family and start training.
Evolution MMA is a Official school of the premiere Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team Alliance. Alliance was founded in 1993 by Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti, Fabio Gurgel, Alexandre Paiva and Fernando Gurgel. Alliance is recognized as one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in the world; known not only for their technicality and quality, but also for their professionalism. Alliance has made hundreds of World Champions, over 25 of them at the black belt level. We now have over 150 affiliated schools spread throughout Brazil and the World. No matter where you are, you can train at an Alliance facility.
With a sold out crowd at HFC 23 Instructor Tom Shoaff came out ready for war! The first round was a battle of jiu jitsu as Tom was dominating from guard. With Toms outstanding jiu jitsu he almost had multiple submissions including armbars, triangles and chokes. At one point tom was slipping punches left and right while he was in guard and also connected a couple of hammerfist punches while still in guard.
Evolution MMA would like to congratulate Instructor Ryan Haney on his gold medal at the 2015 IBJJF Atlanta winter open! Ryan is a extremely talented martial artist and has worked hard to achieve this. He currently has 25 medals and received this gold medal in the ranking of Brown Belt / master 3 / light. We would like to thank you for bringing another gold home Ryan and we are proud to have you in the family! To read Ryans full biography and achievements click the link below.
Instructor Richard Ritchey and Instructor Tom Shoaff go over the basics over traditional boxing and how to throw the 6 basic punches. Both Tom and Rich have exceptional Backgrounds in Boxing. Please be sure to check out Tom's Fight highlights at the end of the video. For more information on our Boxing program be sure to Click the link below.