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.

Pride Fighting Academy - Muay Thai and Boxing

Boxing & Muay Thai

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

Pride Fighting Academy - MMA

Mixed Martial Arts - MMA

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

Pride Fighting Academy - BJJ

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(1) Boxing Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai Muay Thai  
06:00(2)   Ladies Only BJJ (Gi)   Ladies Only BJJ (no gi)    
08:30 BJJ no gi rolling BJJ no gi rolling BJJ no gi rolling BJJ no gi rolling    
10:00           BJJ Fundamentals
11:00 Mom body back   Mom body back   Mom body back Competition rolling
13:00 Lunchtime BJJ Lunchtime BJJ Lunchtime BJJ Lunchtime BJJ Lunchtime BJJ  
15:30   Kids BJJ   Kids BJJ    
17:00 Suicide Sessions with Stirlo Suicide Sessions with Stirlo Suicide Sessions with Stirlo Suicide Sessions with Stirlo BJJ Advanced Class  
17:30 (1) BJJ No Gi (Leg Locks) BJJ Gi BJJ Gi BJJ No Gi Boxing  
17:30 (2) Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai Boxing    
18:30 Boxing Sparring Boxing Sparring    



  • R300 Joining Fee
  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • MMA & No-Gi BJJ
  • Muay Thai
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MMA Standard


  • R300 Joining Fee
  • Boxing
  • Jiu-Jitsu (Gi & No-Gi)
  • MMA Conditioning
  • Muay Thai
  • R580/month on 12 month contract

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.

Michael Mouneimne

Jess Mouneimne

Co-owner of the gym and Ringside Cafe, Jess has a diploma in Sports and Exercise nutrition and is and has a pasion for training pre and post natal women. She teaches the kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mom Body Back classes.

Jess Mouneimne

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.

Brandon Hoffman

Khalil 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.

Khalil Akleker

Stirling Shaw

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

Stirling Shaw

Erick Kaboja

Erick is a seasoned boxing trainer with a wealth of experience in coaching both beginners and pro fighters. Erick teachers both private classes as well as the daily 6:30 pm boxing class.

Erick Kaboja

Augyst Mubengayi

Augyst "The Buff Barista" is a pro-MMA fighter and BJJ competitor. Augyst is an assistant coach and personal trainer who just so happens to make the best coffee in Cape Town!

Augyst Mubengayi



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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-33.932515, 18.420472

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With two full-size Zebra competition mat spaces, 120 sqm of boxing space plus a full-size floor boxing ring and a fully equipped strength and conditioning section, we are proud to offer the complete training solution for anyone interested in combat sport and skills-based training

Plus: our on-site cafe Ringside CAFE offers the best coffee and healthy snacks in town 🙂

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