World Class MMA Training In Cape Town.
Since November 2001.

Pride Fighting Academy MMA training is divided into the most effective striking and grappling arts namely Boxing, Muay Thai, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu and Wrestling.

Boxing & Muay Thai

These devastating striking arts are aerobic intense and build speed, power and endurance. Suitable for both guys & girls.

Mixed Martial Arts - MMA

Our MMA sessions are designed to teach students how to combine and transition between grappling and striking elements.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Learn the gentle art under Sylvio Behring black belt & Jiu-Jitsu competitor Brandon Hoffman. Classes are broken up into Gi and NoGi Jiu-Jitsu.

Training Schedule.

Monday to Saturday.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
06:00 MMA Wrestling / Muay Thai MMA Wrestling / Muay Thai MMA Sparring  
10:00           BJJ Comp Class / Sparring
17:00         Yoga Stretch  
17:30 (1) Jiu-Jitsu - Gi NoGi Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Jiu-Jitsu - Gi NoGi Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Open Workout  
17:30 (2) Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai Boxing    
18:30 Boxing Sparring Boxing Sparring    
19:30 Personal Training Personal Training Personal Training Personal Training    



  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • MMA & No-Gi BJJ
  • Muay Thai

MMA Standard


  • Boxing
  • Jiu-Jitsu (Gi & No-Gi)
  • MMA Conditioning
  • Muay Thai

Private Classes

Contact Mike for pricing

  • Boxing
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • MMA
  • Muay Thai

Pride Fighting Academy Coaches

Michael Mouneimne

Michael is one of the founding members of Pride Fighting Academy and the head coach at PFA. Mike has been involved in professional MMA for 14 years and has been doing martial arts since the age of seven. Undefeated in professional kickboxing & MMA, Michael holds a Brown Belt in Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu.

Brandon Hoffman

A Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Master Sylvio Behring. Brandon is a decorated BJJ competitor winning multiple state championships in Brazil including Gold medals in X Copa de Jiu Jitsu and Samurai Jiu Jitsu championships.

Khaili Akleker

A technical ground fighter with several grappling competition titles to his name, Khalil's passion for teaching has made him an integral part of PFA’s coaching team. Khalil is PFA’s longest standing member and a Brazillian Jiu Jitsu black belt & professional MMA athlete.

Stirling Shaw

ETA Certified Personal Trainer and conditioning expert, Stirling is a professional boxer and MMA fighter and competitive swimmer and triathlete.

Charl Malherbe

Charl is the conditioning coach at PFA whose focus is on the athletic performance of PFA members. He has a degree is Sports Science and seven years of experience doing strength and conditioning for WP Rugby. His love for MMA has driven him to develop training specific for MMA athletes to take them to the next level in physical ability.

Don Madge

Don is a professional Muay Thai & MMA fighter and coaches at PFA. He is the former SA amateur Muay Thai champion and was subsequently ranked 2nd by the World Muay Thai Federation (WPMF). He currently competes in the EFC organisation.

Matthew Leisching

A boxing coach with more than 10 years of experience, Matt currently coaches 5 professional boxers and EFC fighters along with Michael Mouneimne.

Pride Fighting Academy. Cape Town MMA gym.
Beginners right up to advanced practioners. Training is divided into MMA fitness & conditioning, muay thai, boxing, wrestling & jiu-jitsu.

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