Interview with CalvertMMA



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  • Phone: 410-257-5425
  • Address: 25 Dalrymple Road
     Suites 103 & 104  
    Sunderland, MD 20689


  • Bully Self Defense
  • Youth MMA
  • Beginners Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Gracie Self Defense
  • Advanced Gracie Jiu Jitsu
  • Womens Muay Thai

Head Instructor: Jim Thrift


The Calvert MMA Academy is the home of Relson Gracie’s Maryland Training Academy, offering instruction in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Authentic Muay Thai Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Self-Defense, Bully Prevention, Military Combative’s and Law Enforcement Control Tactics.

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu has been considered by many to be the most complete and effective martial art in the world. Unlike other disciplines which rely heavily on physical strength and speed, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu relies on superior technique and leverage. When you combine Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Authentic Muay Thai Boxing, with the highest level instructor staff in Southern Maryland, you have an unprecedented, unmatched training environment which is only found at CalvertMMA. Whether you want to learn self-defense or have aspirations of competing in the “Octagon”; Calvert MMA Academy is for you.

Start training today in Southern Maryland’s only authentic Muay Thai Boxing Camp and certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy with direct Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lineage under a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu 9th Degree Red Belt!

The Calvert MMA Academy offers martial arts classes for both kids and adults. Beginners are always welcome and prospective members don’t need to be “in shape” before they start training at the Calvert MMA Academy. Our professional instructor staff at the Calvert MMA Academy will help you achieve your personal training goals quickly, in a fun and safe environment. New members also receive support and encouragement from their fellow CalvertMMA students. To learn more about our classes at the Calvert MMA Academy and to receive a free trial offer, call us today or enter your information on our contact page.

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  1. July 29, 2014

    […] Owner Jim Thrift recently did an interview about the Academy with  Check it out at […]

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