World Class MMA Training in Cape Town

Since November 2001

Pride Fighting Academy is a mixed martial arts training facility that focuses on developing the skills of Boxing, Muay-Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and combat sports conditioning.

Muay Thai

Boxing & Muay Thai

These devastating striking arts are aerobic intense and build speed, power and endurance. Suitable for both guys & girls.

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts - MMA

Our MMA sessions are designed to teach students how to combine and transition between grappling and striking elements.

Muay Thai

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Learn the gentle art under Sylvio Behring black belt & Jiu-Jitsu competitor Brandon Hoffman. Classes are broken up into Gi and NoGi Jiu-Jitsu.

Training Schedule

Monday to Saturday

06:00(1)BoxingMuay ThaiBoxingMuay ThaiMuay Thai
06:00(2)No Gi BjjBJJ Gi
07:00Women's SELF defenseWomen's SELF defense
08:30No Gi BjjNo Gi BjjNo Gi BjjNo Gi Bjj
10:00BJJ Fundamentals
12:00YogaYogaCompetition Rolling
15:30Kids Boxing & BJJKids Boxing & BJJ
17:00Suicide SessionSuicide SessionSuicide SessionSuicide Session
17:30(1)Submission WrestlingBJJ GiNo Gi BjjBJJ GiBJJ Gi
17:30(2)Muay ThaiBoxingMuay ThaiBoxingBoxing
PFA Training Schedule

Membership Fees



  • R350 Joining Fee
  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • MMA & No-Gi BJJ
  • Muay Thai
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MMA Standard


  • R350 Joining Fee
  • Boxing
  • Jiu-Jitsu (Gi & No-Gi)
  • MMA Conditioning
  • Muay Thai
  • R780/month on 12 month contract

Private Classes

Contact Mike for Pricing

  • Boxing
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • MMA
  • Muay Thai
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Pride Fighting Academy Coaches

Micheal Mouneimne

Michael is one of the founding members of Pride Fighting Academy and the head coach at PFA. Mike has been involved in professional MMA since 2002 and has been doing martial arts since the age of seven. Undefeated in professional kickboxing & MMA, Michael holds a Black Belt in Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu.

Michael Mouneimna

Brandon Hoffman

A Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under Master Sylvio Behring. Brandon is a decorated BJJ competitor winning multiple state championships in Brazil including Gold medals in X Copa de Jiu Jitsu and Samurai Jiu Jitsu championships.

Brandon Hoffman

Stirling Shaw

ETA Certified Personal Trainer and conditioning expert, Stirling is a professional boxer and MMA fighter and competitive swimmer and triathlete.

Stirling Shaw

Erick Kaboja

Erick is a seasoned boxing trainer with a wealth of experience in coaching both beginners and pro fighters. Erick teachers both private classes as well as the daily 6:30 pm boxing class.

Erick Kaboja

Jess Mouneimne

Co-owner of the gym and Ringside Cafe, Jess has a diploma in Sports and Exercise nutrition and is and has a passion for training pre and post natal women. She teaches the kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mom Body Back classes.

Jess Mouneimna

Ringside Cafe

Regular training and a healthy eating plan are essential to meeting your fitness and health goals.

Our meals have been designed by a qualified sport and exercise nutritionist and tried and tested by professional athletes. Our lunch items contain 150 grams of protein and approx. 50 grams of brown carbs, while dinner includes a low carb meal packed with leafy greens and 200 grams of protein.

Contact Us

Pride Fighting Academy. Cape Town Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Gym.

Beginners right up to advanced practitioners. Training is divided into MMA fitness and conditioning, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling & Jiu-Jitsu.

Get in Touch

Or call Mike on:   082 660 2129

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