Grappling & MMA


mixed martial arts training

White Dragon’s approach to mixed martial arts training is quite simply unparalleled. Because of our unique combination of one-on-one personal training and specialized classes, we’re able to provide students with the safest, most effective mixed martial arts training available anywhere. By working one-on-one with your own experienced instructor, you’ll quickly gain the kind of insight and skill that would normally take years to develop from a group class only approach.

Develop Real-World Fighting Ability

You can expect a fun, high intensity, full body workout that develops real-world fighting ability that you can depend on. Additionally, you’ll find that at White Dragon the emphasis is always on training safely. Whether you’re working one-on-one with one of our skilled instructors, or in a class training with fellow students, we always make sure that everyone on the mat is following the very best safety practices. We also emphasize the values of positive attitude, respect, and humility to encourage a training environment that is suitable for students of all ages and abilities.

Why not experience White Dragon’s MMA Program first hand by trying a free week of classes at any of our nine San Diego County or Temecula locations?

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Grappling, and MMA

Because of the rise in of the UFC and mixed martial arts, Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu have gained tremendous popularity. Many people who are interested in learning martial arts in San Diego will begin their search with terms like “Gracie Jiu-Jitsu” or even “BJJ”.

While martial arts like Judo or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) are definitely solid systems, it is not the only way to learn how to grapple or fight on the ground. In the vast universe of Asian Martial Arts, there are many other systems which teach the student how to effectively deal with a ground confrontation in a self-defense situation. In fact, most styles of Jiu-Jitsu can be traced back to Chinese roots and the practice of Chin Na or Chinese locking techniques.

In reality, Chinese Martial Arts were the first true Mixed Martial Arts. Many traditional styles of Kung Fu like Choy Li Fut, teach students how to defend themselves in all aspects of fighting including kicking, striking, throwing, and even grappling.

Why not experience White Dragon’s MMA Program first hand by trying a free week of classes at any of our nine San Diego County or Temecula locations?

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What our students are saying about White dragon Schools

I was stepping way out of my box when I joined, I would have never thought I would be doing something like this, and not only doing it but loving it as well. It has taught me that no one else is going to make me better at something then myself. Read More
Sherry C. Student
The core values that are instilled in every member translate to the rest of life. As a member since the age of seven, I've attended White Dragon for over half of my life. While much has changed, including the friends, students Read More
Garrett L. Student
All the instructors are friendly and helpful. I have seen a huge difference in the confidence level of myself and my children since beginning lessons at White Dragon. My youngest daughter used to never leave my leg, she was painfully shy. Read More
Silver F. Student
I've been attending White Dragon's Encinitas school for many years now and have loved it from the beginning. First and foremost, Kung fu is an excellent workout for overall functional fitness, and an amazing/fun skill to learn that will increase your confidence. Read More
Jason C. Student
Ever since I enrolled my older son in classes here in 2016, we have been impressed over and over again by every aspect of this school. When my son first expressed an interest in martial arts, I took him to check out every school in San Marcos and we chose White Dragon Read More
Jessica A. Student
I signed up with White Dragon only a couple years ago, but in that time, I’ve become much more disciplined, and I'm in a WAY better place in my life. The training is fantastic because you get your own instructor teaching you one-on-one Read More
Andi D. Student
There are many martial art schools in San Diego to choose from but I'm thankful that I found and chose White Dragon. I went in thinking I would learn Tai Chi, but I learned a lot more than that. I learned history, form, posture, respect, self-defense and confidence. Read More
Stephanie R. Student
My son looks forward to his kung fu lessons and especially his private lessons because that’s where he receives individual attention. This school not only teaches him self defense, but it also empowers him to be a stronger individual and team player. Read More
Corinna W. Student
I’m enrolled in the MMA course as a student. I’ve met great people through the school and have been heavily influenced to eat better, work out correctly, and have a positive attitude to a lifestyle change that was necessary if I wanted to live past 50. Read More
Dan T. Student
Tai chi training at White Dragon, was the best gift my husband and I gave ourselves the year we turned 50. He wanted to study for the meditative aspects; I wanted some physical activity after years of none. We had no goals and no expectations. Read More
Alice S. Student
I've been attending White Dragon for about six months, and it's been a fantastic experience. All the instructors are incredibly skilled and knowledgeable, the classes are fun and a great workout Read More
Will J. Student
The teachers are great, and the classes are well taught. He is almost a purple sash and can't wait to be a black belt! I started him at this school at 6 years old because he was so hyper... Read More
Pat B. Student
It's something I didn't know I was passionate about, and it's made working out challenging, intellectually engaging, and just fun (things a gym membership generally aren’t). Read More
Jacob H. Student
There is a diversity of ages and capabilities which makes training there a lot less intimidating. Instruction can be adapted based on individual goals, strengths and areas of needed improvement. Read More
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