International Federation of Mixed Martial Arts
Master Brian Gates established the first training center in Flinton, Pennsylvania, 1985.
Satellite Training Center locations over the past three decades were in Hollidaysburg, Punxsutawney,Ebensburg & Altoona in the mid 80's and 90's.The current Patton training center opened in 2000. This epic facility delivers all of the training and amenities you'd expect to find in the world class training centers.
Discover MBG MMA and achieve the mindset, confidence, and physical body to positively impact you and all people you come in contact with on a daily basis.
Master Brian Gates' training program sets us apart from the traditional karate , kickboxing and MMA centers in the area by bringing over thirty years of training full contact and street defense experience. Blending traditional karate training with the spirit achieved from being a champion in the ring, performing law enforcement duties, training police officers and working professionally in security protection internationally. This experience is unsurpassed as Master Brian Gates has first hand knowledge of what aspects of training to award you the skills to defend yourself in a real world physical attack, to be the last one standing.
Reality Martial Arts applying scenario based training, resulting in real world applications that WILL EMPOWER oneself.
Total Confidence ....EMPOWERMENT
Our focus is constantly on you and your needs and how we can achieve the ultimate training program enhancing your life on all levels.
If you are a true beginner, already ranked student, or the seasoned martial artist, Master Brian Gates and our professional certified instructors are specifically trained to assist you in effectively reaching your goals in self defense, multiple martial arts styles, fitness, or fighting in the kickboxing ring or MMA cage on the amateur and professional level to become a champion!
MBGMMA is world recognized by being certified officially as a professional training center by The World Champion Joe Lewis Fighting Systems,International Federation of Mixed Martial Arts, World Champion Danny Lane's World Martial Arts Federation, UFAFI, John Maynard's Champion Kickboxing & MMA, International Women’s Self Defense Institute, and Defend University.