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Established in 2002 Universal Mixed Martial Arts is North Vancouver’s premier MMA and Fitness facility. We offer fun, friendly, high energy and progressive classes in a modern and fully equipped environment, catering to the beginner or the advanced athlete. We offer expert instruction in many of today's most popular disciplines including, Muay Thai/Kickboxing, Drysdale Jiu Jitsu, Women’s Kickboxing, No Gi Jiu Jitsu and Kid’s Martial Arts. Our members range in age, experience and levels of fitness… Give us a call or come and see us today so we can help you get in the best shape of your life! 

Universal MMA Programs  

We offer the following self defense, martial arts and conditioning programs.

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  • Muay Thai Kickboxing

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    Our program is founded on basic skills and is straightforward to learn even for people with little to no previous experience. Through regular participation in this class you will build endurance, speed, timing, rhythm, strength and self-confidence.

  • Drysdale Jiu Jitsu

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    The Universal Academy offers a complete Drysdale Jiu Jitsu instruction program that incorporates excellent technique, live sparring, competition training and fitness.

  • Women’s Kickboxing

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    This program was created and designed specifically for women. This class will offer an intense cardio conditioning workout while also bringing in an element of proper self-defense techniques.


Keep up to date on what's happening at Universal MMA.

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  • Victoria Day Long Weekend Closure

    Come and join us for Open Mat on Friday night as we will be closed this weekend for Victoria Day.   The gym will reopen again on Tuesday for Muay Thai at 12pm.  (ie: closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday).    

  • Sina wins Gold at the 2015 Las Vegas Jiu Jitsu Championship

    Congratulations to Sina Vaghari who last weekend traveled to Las Vegas to compete the the 2015 IBJJF Spring Open.  All the hard work and training paid off and after some hard matches, against some tough competitors he brings home the Gold in the Blue Belt Division!

  • Back from Thailand

    Welcome home Farzad, Will and JP who just returned from a month of training at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket.  Congratulations to Farzad who fought hard to a decision loss and to Will who enjoyed a second round TKO.  Good to have you guys home and back on the mats!    

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Photos from our Muay Thai, BJJ, No-Gi and Women's Kick Boxing Classes.

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