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Former UFC fighter Phillipe Nover and the rest of Edge Hoboken’s seasoned staff combine years of personal experience, coaching, and myriad competitive accomplishments to teach self-confidence, self-discipline, strength, and mental tenacity to students of all ages. Within the walls of the expansive, multifunctional martial-arts training facility, enthused whippersnappers aged 5 and up learn the fundamentals and bath-averting benefits of kickboxing, and those 16 and older are educated on a variety of mixed-martial-arts methods. Across an hour of training, instructors acquaint apprentices with a mélange of MMA moves, including strikes, knees, elbows, takedowns, and ground fighting. Courses in wrestling, grappling, or strength and conditioning provide total-body workouts that increase student stamina and stability, and those seeking self-defense training can try jujitsu or muay thai, each employing a variety of methods for allaying attacks by muggers or aggressive department-store mannequins. Click here to check out Edge Hoboken’s class schedule.
For more than 25 years, EDGE training facilities have churned out wrestling champions at state, collegiate, and professional levels—including competitors in the UFC and Olympics. Today, EDGE Hoboken carries on that proud tradition, but with a different kind of training: mixed martial arts. Inside the facility, a team of MMA experts leads programs in a number of disciplines, including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, and submission grappling. EDGE Hoboken's facility features 1,400 square feet of wrestling mats, plus fully padded walls and an elevated lounge area where spectators can marvel at the advanced students who have already sprouted third and fourth arms.