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 Boxing Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai MMA Sparring  
10:00           Jiu-Jitsu - Gi
17:30 (1) Jiu-Jitsu - Gi NoGi Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Jiu-Jitsu - Gi NoGi Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Conditioning Circuit  
17:30 (2) Muay Thai Boxing Muay Thai Boxing    
18:00         Yoga  
18:30 Boxing Sparring Boxing Sparring    
19:30 Personal Training Personal Training Personal Training Personal Training    



  • 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.

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.

Amy Carter

Amy has ITEC certifications in personal training, fitness instruction and massage. She is passionate about sports and is an MMA and BJJ competitor herself. She also provides in house sports massage to rehabilitate athletes.

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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