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
1600 Shore Rd, Unit A Naperville, IL 60563 • (630) 808-0822
Evolution Mixed Martial Arts - Schaumburg
1207 Remington Rd, Suite 105 Schaumburg, IL 60173 • (847) 261-4662
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.
Below is the class schedule for Jiu Jitsu at the Ymca:
Monday: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday : 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
We have classes for all ages and beginners. Weather its your first time on the mats or you are a seasoned Jiu Jitsu artist. Our instructors will help you feel comfortable in each and every class. Each class will have gi and no gi style of BJJ.
Not sure was a gi is? You can click here to purchase or just look.
Contact us today for pricing and we will get you ready for your first class.
On March 27 and 28, 2015; Evolution Team MMA representing Alliance went to battle at the IBJJF Chicago Spring Open. The combined Alliance team was represented by 82 skilled athletes who showed up to put their Jiu-Jitsu to the test. This was the first time in the history of the IBJJF Chicago tournaments that Alliance organized in force. Everyone who competed put in a lot of hard work over the previous two months and while not some were not able to place on the podium; they are still champions paving the way for a bright future for Alliance in the midwest.
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.