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 Mixed Martial Arts - Naperville
Evolution Mixed Martial Arts - Schaumburg
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 over 2000 square feet of mats and multiple black belt instructors there is plenty of room at this gym to learn the art and discipline of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! The Ymca and Evolution MMA have always been known for being a great family gym along with great classes. Well we have decided to put these two great gyms together to bring you a great experience.
With over 115 BJJ athletes that attended the Team Alliance Seminar at our Schaumburg gym the amount of talent in one room was mind blowing! It was an absolute honor to be in a room with 12 Jiu Jitsu professors (Black Belts) including Master Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti, Lucas Lepri and Leo Nogueria . Both Leo and Lucas have won multiple black belt world championships and both fight under Master Jacare and team Alliance. For the first time in Alliance history 3 world champions (one being a Master in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) joined together for one seminar. The first World Champion scheduled to teach the seminar was..
After putting a year of hard work, Evolution Team MMA in Naperville, IL had five competitors fly out to compete at the IBJJF Masters Worlds from September 25-26. The athletes that traveled out to compete were Leo Perez (Brown Belt), Irshad Khan (Purple Belt), Charlie Burmiester (Blue Belt), Aleksander Jones (Blue Belt) and Krystal McKenzie (Blue Belt). They were accompanied by their Professor Isaac Riggs, a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and teammate Sara Holden (Blue Belt).
Evolution Mixed Martial Arts and Twisted Fitness brings you a first time ever Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminar with Team Alliance Master Romero Jacare" Cavalcanti , World Champion Lucas Lepri and World Champion Leo Nogueria on October 24th, 2015! Never in the history of Aliiance Jiu Jitsu have these 3 Champions come together to hold 1 seminar. Master Jacare started Team alliance in 1993 and since then the team has produced multiple world champions and has grown to over 15,000 students.
Evolution MMA's and team Alliance Leo Perez is constantly training hard in the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and as a reward of his hard training. Leo has taken 1st place with gold at the 2015 Chicago summer IBJJF tournament. We are extremely proud of Leo and his dedication to the Evolution and Alliance team. Leo also
Check out the Alliance Documentary "Life for Jiu- Jitsu! With 10 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships and more than 15 thousand students in 18 countries around the world and growing. In 1993 the Alliance Jiu Jitsu team was founded by Master Romero Cavalcanti (Jacare), Fabio Gurgel and Alexandre Paiva. In this documentary
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.