Martial Arts Programs Available In Gainesville

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

An amazing workout and iron-clad self-defense skills are at your fingertips with Mat Life Training Center. Our unique style Jiu Jitsu will teach you the most effective self-defense in the world while building your muscle and improving your day-to-day life with increased health and happiness.

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Kickboxing & Muay Thai

The Mat Life Kickboxing team has been consistently competing since the program began in 2006. While competition is not required, Mat Life regularly competes in amateur and professional striking events in the southeastern region.

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Karate

Our Martial Arts program will use the fundamentals of karate to get you started on a fitness routine that will have you leaving big box gyms in the dust! You'll lose weight, develop muscle, and enjoy reduced stress and anxiety, while your child can learn self discipline and lessons about bully prevention!

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Junior Jitsu (Ages 4-6)

Mat Life’s Junior Jitsu program is designed to build fundamental movement skills for young grapplers in Gainesville. We incorporate age-appropriate strength building exercises and fun games to teach classroom skills to provide a dynamic and well-rounded training experience.

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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Ages 7-13)

At Mat Life Training Center, we’re building students up one step at a time and we’re supporting them every single day on the path to life-long success. Instructors for our Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program are specifically trained to work with youth athletes.

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Adult and Teen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Mat Life offers traditional Brazilian jiu jitsu classes in gi (training uniform or kimono) as well as no gi classes. We also offer regular topical seminars with our instructional team and special guests. Learn more today or visit us in Gainesville!

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Women's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Mat Life is proud of its investment in women martial artists and continues to foster a supportive community where all students can train in a positive environment for mutual benefit. Come roll with us in Gainesville today!

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Competitive Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The ultimate test of a martial artist’s capability is through competition. Mat Life BJJ regularly competes in IBJJF events, smaller regional tournaments, and Mat Life Foundation’s Kingdom Comp Invitational tournaments for adults and kids.

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