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THE LEGENDARY ERIK PAULSON RETURNS TO THE OCKMMA MAT Train with the Legendary Erik Paulson – Part of the OCKMMA Heritage! It has been far too long but the Legendary Erik Paulson – MMA Legend; Trainer of Champions; and the first American to win the Light-Heavyweight Shooto Title in Japan – returns to the OCKMMA mat[Read More]

Happy Birthday Guro Dan Inosanto

Happy Birthday Guro Dan Inosanto An Octogenarian Bad-Ass Guro Daniel Arca “Dan” Inosanto was born in Stockton, CA on July 24, 1936 to Sebastian and Mary Arca. He is, without doubt,one of the most renowned, experienced, versatile and finest martial artists in the world. He is an expert in numerous martial arts disciplines – including Jeet Kune[Read More]

Ajarn Chai Returns to OCKMMA

The Return of Ajarn Chai  (This Saturday/Sunday (July 15 & 16, 2017) at OCKMMA) Everyone knows that Ajarn Chai founded the World Thai Boxing Association. Everyone knows that Ajarn Chai taught our very own Ajarn Daniel Sullivan Muay Thai. Everyone knows that Ajarn Chai is part of OCKMMA’s lineage. But who IS Ajarn Chai? Surachai Sirisute[Read More]

July 2017 Testing

Get Ready To Test With The Best In July Voted “Best of OC – 2016” by the OC Register and the OC Community The OCKMMA Team will be “On-The-Mat” – and we are excited that Testing/Promotion week is here once again. So take a look below – and mark your calendars for whichever martial art(s)[Read More]

OCKMMA 25th Anniversary Celebration

OCKMMA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS We’ve been Orange County’s premiere Martial Arts Academy for 25 years. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we’re hosting a 25th Anniversary Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with the Irvine Chamber of Commerce, local businesses & dignitaries. Please Join Us In Celebration


JUNE TESTING & PROMOTION WEEK! June 2017 Testing & Promotion Schedule! Come Test with the Best! (The OC Register). The OCKMMA Team will be “On-The-Mat” all this coming week – and we are excited that Training/Promotion week is upon us once again. So take a look at our new schedule below – and mark your[Read More]

OCKMMA Walked to Help Find a Cure Arthritis

We Walked Oh boy — has OCKMMA  been busy recently! We had a phenomenal Savate seminar with Professor Nicolas Saignac — the highest ranking Savate Silver Glove in the United States. We then had a Team-Building event with the Big-Brothers/Big-Sisters.  We host a seminar for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters every quarter, but this last seminar was truly[Read More]

OCKMMA’S “Murph”

The “Murph” “All Sacrificed Some … Some Sacrificed All” OCKMMA pays tribute to the men and women of our Armed Forces who have protected our great nation and our freedom.  Come join us at 7:00 am this Sunday, May 28, 2017 for the “Murph Challenge” — named after Michael P. Murphy.  This event is open[Read More]

Professor Nicolas Saignac At OCKMMA

OCKMMA Seminar Series – Professor Nicolas Saignac OCKMMA Seminar Series Continues In the words of Coach Alex, “Come learn the art of French whoop-ass with Professor Nic!” And “Professor Nic” is, of course, none other than Professor Nicolas Saignac – the highest-ranking Savate Silver Glove in the United States! Boxe Francaise Savate is an exciting[Read More]

Happy Mother’s Day!

OCKMMA Wishes You a Happy Mother’s Day! The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Her campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her[Read More]