Practicing Mixed Martial Arts at Yi's Martial Arts Fitness Academy is a terrific way to get and stay in shape, sharpen focus, and develop self-defense skills to protect yourself and loved ones. The defined, practical concepts of our Martial Arts programs are appropriately-challenging for everyone from out-of-shape beginners to the fittest, most athletically-inclined advanced students. So many life-changing benefits can be achieved training in Mixed Martial Arts under the guidance of experienced, professional Mixed Martial Arts instructors teaching an industry-leading curriculum.
While enjoying the fun, convenient classes at our renowned Mixed Martial Arts training facility in Wood River, IL, students learn their new-found skills have deep and widespread roots in such traditional disciplines as Taekwondo and Karate as well as more modern styles like Kickboxing and Krav Maga. Our instructors thoroughly learn the diverse skill sets firsthand, often ranking highly in competitions and winning various titles, before teaching them to our students. They are also well-trained in a variety of teaching methods so that students from all backgrounds and wavelengths can understand and enjoy their respective learning processes.
Martial Arts are used all over the world as competitive sports, in spectacular exhibitions (and cinematic portrayals), for physical/mental/emotional fitness, and naturally for personal protection. Training at Yi's Martial Arts Fitness Academy is a great way to jump start your journey into a healthier, more capable body for a better image and self-image. Mixed Martial Arts training delivers a whole body workout with an element of on-going challenge and education that keeps you inspired and making continual progress.
Our Martial Arts instructors pay close attention to all individuals in their classes, to ensure skills are properly learned and performed and to keep students safe while training together. Yi's Martial Arts Fitness Academy provides quality gear, training tools, and class formats to ensure students’ personal safety on the mats. The pace is appropriate for all levels as students are treated as individuals, with their own respective training goals and “Personal Victories” in the Martial Arts and in life.