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 ***Kids' MMA Camp***
Now offered every Saturday from 3pm-4:30pm. All skill levels are welcome!
Hight Intensity cardio, and fitness,  with a focus on Mixed Martial Arts Technique
***Private Lessons Special***
Only $25 per hour!
Why train with Team Evolution?


Stop in and take a free class during any of our group class times!  Wear loose fitting clothes and try a class out for yourself with absolutely no obligation to join.  Everybody is welcome!  Whether your an experienced fighter looking for a place to supplement your training, or someone who is just starting out, come check us out.

***Introductory Special***
1 week only $10
Unlimited Classes

*No obligation to continue*



Parent or guardian, sign up for a 6 month or 1 year unlimited membership, and your child (ages 3-12) trains for free!!
Very limited time only!!!


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Huge 8500sq/ft training facility!  

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Marcelo Alonso Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Tacoma 

See our About Us section for more info  
Championships awarded-
Fernando Heredia- Cagequest 170lbs Title Defense!
Jordan Hyatt is the new NWFC 185lbs MMA Title Holder! Congrats Jordan!
Congrats To Everyone!
Woo Johnson-Rogue Fights 155lbs MMA Title Holder! 
Cameron Sevilla-Rivera- Absolute Choas 155lb MMA Title Holder!
Luis Gomez- Absolute Choas 125lbs MMA Title Holder!
Mike Joy- NAGA Expert Division Title Holder!
Tristen Daines- NAGA Youth Expert Division Title Holder!
Fernando Heredia- Harbor Beatdown 170lbs MMA Title Holder!
Woo Johnson- NW Fight Challenge 155lbs Title Holder!
Daniel Elliott- NW Fight Challenge 145lbs Title Holder!
Nayanna Fichtner and Tristen Daines- Peninsula Throwdown Tag Team Submission Grappling Championship Title Holders!
Sam Rice- Absolute Chaos Hvy Wt Kickboxing Title Holder!
 Woo Johnson- Cagequest 155lbs Title Holder!
Jordan Hyatt- Cagequest 185lbs Title Holder!
Fernando Heredia- Cagequest 170lbs Title Holder!
Fernando Heredia- Rogue Fights 170lbs Tile Holder!
Jordan Hyatt- NW Fight Challenge 185lbs Title Holder!
Luis Gomez- NW Fight Challenge 125lbs Title Holder!
Pierce County's premier Martial Arts training center!
Home of Team Evolution MMA, and Marcelo Alonso BJJ Tacoma.
What sets us apart from other gyms in the area?
-Amazing, welcoming, team oriented environment.  Open to all skill levels, with great training for men, women, and children.
-Huge training facility. Over 8500sq/ft of training space. Fully equipped with a boxing ring, a cage, weight room, heavy bags, high quality wrestling mats, and much, much more.
-Black belt instruction in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, and Tae-Kwon-Do.
-High level Wrestling instruction.
-Not just a hobby club, but the only gym in the area with the ability to take you to the top of your game. We take training to the next level, and take our fighters to compete all over the world.
-Professional instruction. Boxing, MMA, and kickboxing, all coached by professional fighters.
-Unlimited training, offered 7 days a week. Huge variety of classes, all with certified coaches, with legit lineage.
-The best competition team around. A large team of both professional and amateur fighters. Great people, great team unity, and a great record of success.
-Elite level training for all skill levels, and all ages. We offer something for everyone.
-Close location  to JBLM. Great Military rates, with a huge enrollment of military and family.
-The best reputation of any gym in the area. The best training, all under one roof. Great coaches, managers, facility, and team. Professional training and martial arts instruction with a family feel.
Take a virtual tour of our gym-

Evolution Martial Arts Academy is Tacoma's Elite Mixed Martial Arts Training Center.  Home of Team Evolution MMA, and Marcelo Alonso Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Tacoma, our academy offers the most complete training available, with specialized coaching, a huge variety of classes and training times, supportive team members, and a large, fully equipped, 2 floor training facility. We created the perfect environment for individuals, and families of all skill levels to meet their desired goals... From Fitness and self defense, to the high level competition in the cage, in the ring, or on the mats, Evolution is here to help you succeed.
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Our academy offers a variety of classes to meet everyone's needs- 
The highest level training in Karate, Kickboxing, MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, wrestling, and Boxing are all offered at a variety of times and taught by an expert staff of
qualified and dedicated trainers, and elite level martial artist. Cardio/conditioning classes, Women's Fitness, Fight Fit Boot Camp, and Team Unity activities are available as well.  Programs can be taken individually or as part of an all inclusive system.  See our about us section for more details about each of our programs. 

We offer a very effective and well rounded curriculum that will push you to the limits, improve your condition and confidence, re-shape your body, a refine your abilities. Our system has everything needed to turn you into an effective competitor in the ring or the cage, or simply provide you the skills and confidence needed to stay safe in the real world. Simply put, we teach what works.  Our goal is to stay on top of an ever evolving lifestyle by always taking our game to the next level, and yet, remain firmly planted in our traditional roots.
Martial Arts literally translates to, "The arts of war".  Lots of schools and gyms tend to focus on one or the other, martial or art....
 We focus on both.
We offer instruction in Traditional and Competitive Martial Arts. To us its not just about being an effective fighter in the ring and on the street, it is also about being a martial artist.  We prepare students for competitions and real life situations by incorporating modern, hands on training with traditional techniques and methods of instruction, so that you get the best of martial and art.
Rather than a combined curriculum, our academy offers expert training in each individual art, as well as sport specific instruction for MMA and Kickboxing, so that no aspect of training is missing or incomplete.

We are a serious martial arts school for serious practicioners
who want to see what the martial arts can really offer. You will never be disappointed by "softened up", or "watered down" methods of instruction. You will learn the real thing, and get into the best shape of your life.
Our gym offers the quality of instruction, as well as the intensity that is needed to take you to the top of your game, from the professional fighter, to those looking to get into shape and lean self defense methods that really work.  We almost always have at least 2 instructors in each class, and provide lots of individual attention to each and every student.  Our gym is a fully equipped, 2 floor, 8500sq/ft + facility, with 2 large, fully matted practice areas,  a variety of heavy bags, free weights, fight cage, a boxing ring, full sized retail store, and other training aids.
Team unity is very important to us.  Training takes place in a safe, non-judgmental, team oriented atmosphere, and many outside activities are offered to promote unity and friendship among team members.  
For those who are serious about stepping into the ring or cage, our fight team is made up of highly dedicated individuals, both amateur and professional, who put themselves to the test by competing in a variety of High Intensity Sporting events like Kickboxing, MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Boxing.
Come see what you are truly made of, and become what you have always wanted to be. 
On behalf of everyone at Evolution, welcome!