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2024 Arsenal Summer Clinics

Ready to challenge yourself this summer?


Arsenal Combat Sports Club is bringing its one of a kind Summer Clinic programs right to your doorstep, Northern Alabama! These half-day programs combine decades of expertise in coaching, competition, and combat sports training to offer a one of a kind experience.

At Arsenal Combat Sports Club, we believe in the power of real martial arts not only as a sport but also as a tool for personal development. Our program is designed to help fighters learn valuable techniques for competition , fitness and self-defense, while fostering discipline, confidence, self-respect, and respect for others.

Throughout the week long courses, participants will engage in a variety of activities that challenge them both physically and mentally. They will learn from seasoned instructors passionate about sharing their knowledge and helping each fighter reach their full potential. More than just training, our programs are a place to create unforgettable memories in a safe and supportive environment.


Regarded as" the World's Oldest Martial Art", competitive wrestling emphasizes physical strength, technique, conditioning, mental fortitude and tactical intelligence. With its multitude of techniques including throws, takedowns, pins, and reversals, wrestlers must be able to constantly adapt to their opponents'. Making it one of the most physically and mentally grueling sports on the planet.

On top of its competitive presence at multiple levels (middle school, high School, Collegiate, Olympic and Professional) as well as its athletes' success in MMA (mixed martial arts), wrestlings' role in building character, discipline, and resilience in young people is second to none . As a result, many schools and universities offer wrestling scholarships, which provide a pathway to higher education and international exposure.

Summer Wrestling at Arsenal

The Summer Wrestling Program at Arsenal (taught in conjunction with Over The Top (OTT) Wrestling) focuses on the art and science of wrestling from the ground up. Taught by one of Huntsville's most decorated High school & collegiate wrestlers  ( Coach Isaiah McDougal), Our program provides an environment for young athletes (Ages 11-17 yr olds) to explore this classic sport. Designed for wrestlers at all levels, from beginners to advanced competitors, the program emphasizes an intellectual approach to technique, strategy, physical conditioning and mental preparation.

Specific Goals for Wrestling Program:

  • Technique Mastery: Fighters will receive expert instruction in various wrestling styles, such as folkstyle, freestyle, and Greco-Roman, with a strong emphasis on refining technique and form.

  • Strength and Conditioning: The program includes tailored physical conditioning sessions designed to build muscle strength and cardiovascular stamina, essential for wrestling success.

  • Match Strategy: Participants will learn to analyze opponents and develop effective match strategies, enhancing their tactical acumen and decision-making during competitions.

  • Team Building and Sportsmanship: The program fosters a team environment where respect, integrity, and sportsmanship are paramount, teaching young athletes the importance of teamwork and ethical competition.


Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that includes techniques from various martial arts disciplines such as boxing, wrestling, judo, jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, karate, and others. MMA allows for a wide range of fighting techniques and skills, making it one of the most diverse and dynamic sports in the world.

Since its introduction to the US in the early 1990s, MMA has surged in popularity, evolving into a highly regulated professional sport with a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure fighter safety. Promotions like the UFC and ONE FC (Ultimate Fighting Championship and One Fighting Championship respectively) have propelled MMA into a global phenomenon, attracting millions of fans and inspiring a new generation of athletes to train. The sport's inclusive nature and emphasis on continuous evolution, adaptation and personal expression make it one of a kind .

Summer MMA at Arsenal

The Summer MMA Program at Arsenal is designed to introduce Young fighters (Ages 11-17 yr olds) to the fundamental concepts, culture and rules of Mixed Martial Arts. This program is ideal for both beginners eager to learn the basics and more experienced athletes looking to enhance their skills. All Classes are taught by our Professional MMA coaching staff (Certified by : USA Boxing, USA Muay Thai, USA Wrestling, IBJJF, Alabama Athletic Commission , U.S. Center for Safesport etc) with multiple amateur and professional MMA fighters.

Specific Goals for MMA Program:

  • Skill Development: Fighters will learn a variety of striking, grappling, and ground fighting techniques from seasoned MMA instructors. This broad skill set is crucial for developing a well-rounded martial artist.

  • Physical Conditioning: The program focuses on fitness and conditioning to improve strength, agility, and endurance, which are essential for the physical demands of MMA.

  • Tactical Knowledge: Fighters will be taught strategic approaches to combat sports. This includes understanding fight dynamics and learning how to think critically and make quick decisions under pressure, a key aspect of successful competition in MMA.

  • Safety and Respect: A major emphasis is placed on the importance of safety in training and competition. Respect for opponents, the discipline of martial arts, and adherence to rules are foundational principles taught in the program.


Enrolling in the Arsenal MMA Summer Programs provides young athletes with a unique opportunity to dive deep into the world of Mixed Martial Arts, learn from experts in the field, and develop both their physical and mental prowess in a supportive and challenging environment.


Coach Isaiah

Competitive Wrestling

Active competitor and HS coach, national qualifier and #12 ranked wrestler.


Coach PJ

MMA & Conditioning

MMA fighter, personal trainer and professional kids athletic coach in BJJ and Muay Thai Kickboxing. 


Professor Brian

Head Coach

Owner Arsenal Combat Sports Club, Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and certified in USA boxing.

Registration Now Open



Wrestling Clinic - June 10-15, 2024

MMA Clinic - July 8-12, 2024

Ages: 11-17 yrs old 

Time: 9am-1pm daily
Location: Arsenal Combat Sports Club - 1808 Sportsman Drive, Huntsville


Cost: $200/Clinic

$50 (registration fee)

$150 (due at start)

Snacks provided

Space is limited, so register now and secure your spot.
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