5 Best MMA Gyms in Denver 2021

Finding a legitimate instructor can be a a massive headache for those who want to train martial arts. Even worse, it can be a time consuming process that may end in frustration.

We understand, we've been in the same shoes.

To fix this problem, we've created a list of the best martial arts schools in Denver.

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Table of Contents

  1. Easton Training Center
  2. Ludwig Martial Arts
  3. Train. Fight. Win. MMA & Fitness
  4. Dark Horse Combat Club
  5. Factory X

1. Easton Training Center

Overall

Founded by two Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts in 2007, Easton Training Center is one of the best MMA gyms in the area.

The 2,640 square feet facility provides plenty of room and amenities for all students.

They offer a wide range of programs and even offer classes for kids that are at least 4 years old.

The coaches and staff members are very friendly and help provide a supportive environment.

Classes/Programs Offered

  • Muay Thai
  • Kickboxing
  • Kid's Martial Arts
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Instructors

They have various locations in the United States so the instructors will vary depending on which school that you decide to attend.

Unique Features

They offer a Free trial class which is great, as you can experience for yourself if the curriculum, atmosphere & instructors will be a good fit for you.

Schedule: Open Monday-Saturday.

Address: 1304 S. Santa Fe Dr. Denver, CO 80223

Phone: 303-623-1715

 

2. Ludwig Martial Arts

Overall

Featuring one of the better known coaches in the MMA world in Duane Ludwig, Ludwig Martial Arts was launched several years ago with major success.

Many people travel from all over the country to get a chance to train with Duane.

He is known as one of the most knowledgeable coaches in the world.

Along with having a great instructor, the facility is in great condition and is consistently known as a world-class gym.

Classes/Programs Offered

  • Muay Thai
  • Kickboxing
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Wrestling
  • Kids program

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Main Instructor

Duane Ludwig sports a Bas Rutten black belt, he holds the second fastest knockout in UFC history at 6 seconds and coaches former UFC Bamtamweight TJ Dillashaw.

Unique Features

They offer a Free trial class which is great, as you can experience for yourself if the curriculum, atmosphere & instructors will be a good fit for you.

Schedule: Open Monday-Saturday.

Address: 7535 w 92nd ave#500 Westminster CO 80021

Phone: 720-589-8792

 

3. Train. Fight. Win. MMA & Fitness

Overall

 

Featuring experienced and patient coaches, and sporting a unique name, Train. Fight. Win. has a simple motto.

Regardless of your skill level, you can benefit tremendously if you're looking to become a professional fighter, or if you're even just trying to get into the best shape of your life.

They have a great facility and provide a welcoming environment.

Classes/Programs Offered

  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Conditioning
  • Lifting
  • Muay Thai
  • Grappling
  • Kali

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Unique Features

This school offers monthly plans rather than contracts.

They offer a Free trial class which is great, as you can experience for yourself if the curriculum, atmosphere & instructors will be a good fit for you.

However you must submit an application prior to receiving your free trial.

Schedule: Open Monday-Saturday.

Address: 220 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO, 80223, United States

Phone: (850) 322-5813

 

4. Dark Horse Combat Club

Overall

 

Walk into the Dark Horse Combat Club gym and immediately feel welcome.

Not only is the professor extremely detail oriented, but the sparring partners are welcoming as well.

Nothing is more intimidating than walking into a gym and not receiving the appropriate help or attention that you need, and luckily you will not encounter this issue here.

This gym primarily focuses on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Classes/Programs Offered

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Kids Martial Arts

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Main Instructor

This gym sports 5 different coaches which gives great versatility to suit your particular needs.

Unique Features

They offer a Free trial class which is great, as you can experience for yourself if the curriculum, atmosphere & instructors will be a good fit for you.

Schedule: Open Monday-Saturday.

Address: 950 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

Phone: 303-900-8111

 

5. Factory X

Overall

 

Factory X has several current fighters as instructors which provides excellent expertise.

Whether you're looking to ramp up your skills, or get yourself into the best shape of your life, this is a great place to do it.

Not only do they teach physical skills, but they will help you with emotional skills such as confidence and self-esteem.

Classes/Programs Offered

  • Muay Thai
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Kids Jiu Jitsu

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Main Instructors

This gym has instructors who are current fighters which can give you immediate knowledgable feedback from what is occurring in the game today.

If you see a new move that a fighter did over the weekend, you can ask them about it.

They feature 7 coaches each teaching different disciplines.

Unique Features

They offer a Free trial class which is great, as you can experience for yourself if the curriculum, atmosphere & instructors will be a good fit for you.

Schedule: Open Monday-Saturday.

Address: 4731 S Santa Fe Cir, Englewood, CO 80110

Phone: 720-297-7727