Mixed martial arts has been popularized in recent years thanks to help from the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). As the sport becomes one of the most popular and fastest growing in the world, Mixed martial arts instruction has also increased, as more and more people dream to have the skills and techniques as their favorite UFC fighters. In addition to completing mixed martial arts training to go to a professional level, many people take the instruction simply for self-protection. No matter what your age, their is a local mixed martial arts instruction center ready to help you learn the amazing skills. Kids as young as 3 can take instruction, and of course there are classes designed for adults of all ages as well. The class instruction can be private or with a group, and are a great way to stay fit, healthy, and active, and learn incredible skills, self-discipline, and respect. Mixed martial arts classes are taught by certified teachers who have years of experience in the sport. Some of UFCs finest fighters, including Randy Couture and Josh Koscheck have their own MMA training facilities.