Word Class MMA Training.
Step into the ring at PFA. Become a champion.

Pride Fighting Academy training schedule is suitable for beginners right up to advanced practitioners. PFA training is divided into MMA & No-Gi, boxing,

Muay Thai, wrestling & Ji-Jitsu and allows you to improve on all aspects of your MMA performance.

Boxing & Muay Thai

Beginners right up to advanced practitioners. Training is divided into MMA fitness and conditioning, muay thai & Jiu-Jitsu.

Mixed Martial Arts

Our Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu programme for kids demonstrates BJJ and self defense techniques in a fun interactive environment.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

With years of experience in MMA, boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, each of our trainers offer their own unique insight into training.

Unleash the beast.

Monday to Saturday. Strive for Greatness.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
06:00 Advanced No Gi & Wrestling Muay Thai Advanced No Gi & Wrestling Muay Thai MMA Sparring  
10:00 Private Lessons   Private Lessons   Private Lessons Jiu Jitsu Competition Preparation Class
17:00         Yoga Stretch  
17:30 (1) Jiu Jitsu - Gi No Gi Jiu Jitsu & MMA Jiu Jitsu - Gi No Gi Jiu Jitsu & MMA Open Workout  
17:30 (2) Boxing Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai Open Workout  
18:30 Open Sparring Boxing Open Sparring Boxing    



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

MMA Standard


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

Private Classes

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  • Boxing (Matt)
  • Jiu-Jitsu (Brandon)
  • MMA (Mike)
  • Muay Thai (Mike)

Pride Fighting Academy Coaches

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.

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. He also holds a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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.

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.


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.

Matthew Leisching

A boxing coach with more than 10 years of experience, Matt is one of the best boxing coaches in the country and currently trains multiple competetive EFC athletes.


Pride Fighting Academy. Cape Town MMA gym.
Beginners right up to advanced practioners. Training is divided into MMA fitness and conditioning, muay thai, wrestlng & Jiu-Jitsu.


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" I'm nervous but excited to fight in SA for the first time. I have had many Muay Thai fights and one MMA fight. I have never lost and never want to lose. I see myself controlling the pace of the fight and getting the win in the end."- Aadam Grant from Pride Fighting Academy.

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"This title will validate the hard work I have been putting in as well as the strong team support at PFA. Fights are won in the gym so it's going to be awesome to bring the belt back to PFA where the skills that made seizing it possible were forged."- Mordi Serraf