Evolution Mixed Martial Arts

Welcome to Evolution Mixed Martial Arts!!!

Are you looking for a place to train while helping you tone up, gain confidence, or even get into fighting ready mode? At Evolution Mixed Martial Arts Academy, we can help with all of that through several class options and private lessons available! By taking proven techniques from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai and Wrestling, Evolution Mixed Martial Arts has developed programs by which EVERYONE, regardless of age, gender or previous experience, can learn these exciting new sports!

Evolution MMAWith the ancestry coming from Hawaii, you get a feel for the laid back surfing culture but the structure of mixed marital arts at Evolution. Being a part of the Evolution family, you will easily see why it goes from a hobby to a lifestyle for so many people. We offer beginner classes in all areas of martial arts for kids and adults, as well as more advanced sessions for students with previous experience. World-class instructions and fitness programs have been designed for amateur and professional competitors at state and national levels.

Evolution is dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in the Wilmington area. Our staff is committed to creating a friendly team environment where everyone’s individual needs are met.

We provide a clean, newly renovated facility outfitted with the latest equipment, storage and dressing areas, and a viewing area for families to watch members. We are located in the Lumina Commons shopping center just before the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge.

Come train with our experienced and dedicated instructors and find out for yourself why surfing, Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai so popular here and in Hawaii.

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WHY CHOSE EVOLUTION?

  • We have 7 black belt instructors for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu here in house
  • A UFC vet and current bellator fighter (John Salter)
  • Always at least 1 black belt working with the kids classes
  • Most of our coaches have worked with stunt coordinators or have done stunt work themselves
  • Almost all of our coaches have other trainings that makes them specialized in skills, on top of the marital arts that we teach
  • Newly renovated facility with all new equipment and mats (Moved in March of 2015)
  • Both indoor and outdoor amenities and equipment for athletes to use

WHAT WE OFFER MEMBERS:

  • Kids classes 6 days per week
  • Adult classes every day of the week
  • Morning and evening programs
  • Within walking distance to Wrightsville Beach and “the loop”
  • Convenient location for parents to grab dinner, groceries or a coffee while their children train
  • Family friendly atmosphere (area to watch while waiting)
  • Social events that everyone is welcome to attend!
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BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a big part of our martial art classes in Wilmington, NC. It is modeled with the goal of gaining a dominant position and using joint-locks and chokeholds to force an opponent to submit.

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MUAY THAI

MUAY THAI

Muay Thai is a combat sport from Thailand known as the “King of the Ring” or “the art of eight limbs”. These names come from the features taught such as; punches, kicks, elbows, knees, standing grappling and head-butts to wear down and knock out the opponent. It’s one of the best martial arts classes in Wilmington, NC.

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BOXING

BOXING

Boxing is a western martial art that focuses on punching an opponent with only the front of the knuckles. This is a combat sport in which two participants, generally of similar weight, fight each other with their fists. Strikes are only allowed to the head and the body above the waist. We have boxing classes and private boxing lessons available to members.

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KICKBOXING

KICKBOXING

Kickboxing is designed as a ‘Cardio and Conditioning’ class that focuses on the fundamentals and basic moves of Muay Thai. This class is designed for everyone, regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability. (Ladies, this is not your average cardio kickboxing class!)

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WRESTLING

WRESTLING

Wrestling is one of our martial arts classes that is based on controlling your opponent to gain a physical advantage, such as the top position. Wrestling is driven by strength, conditioning, and agility.

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KIDS' PROGRAM

KIDS' PROGRAM

Evolution Mixed Martial Arts is proud of our kids programs! We have mixed martial arts classes that are specifically designed for young students. This is where younger students have the opportunity to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and Muay Thai from the best coaches that the greater Wilmington area has to offer.

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Evolution Mixed Martial Arts conducted a women’s self defense seminar with the Wilmington Police Department on September 10, 2013 to help keep women save from attackers.
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Not only are we the only gym in Wilmington to have a BJJ Black Belt, but we now have 5 Black Belts in house with 2 Black Belts within driving distance affiliated with us! Come train with the best, and feel free to ask when Renato “Charuto” Verissimo will be visiting next.
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We are proud of David Mejia for his Bellator victory on February 14, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. He is now 5-0 and is looking forward to his next MMA fight!
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Evolution has expanded. We are your one stop fitness place. More classes, great instruction and member benefits.
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Now offering personal training, tanning, sports massage and an awesome lounge with free WIFI
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Evolution is officially affiliated with Renato ‘Charuto’ Verissimo – Nova Uniao, Hawaii

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