Our Classes

Executive Training

Executive Program (no contact):
Do you work in an office or deal with people all day & cant afford to have bruises or possible injuries?
Then our Executive Program is for you!
Learn ALL real techniques & drills without the risk of injury from sparring.

All of our classes are available for Executives!

CSW Combat Submission Wrestling

Mixed Martial Arts & Grappling legend Erik Paulsons grappling system (CSW) blends Judo, Freestyle Wrestling, and Greco-Roman Wrestling with techniques and submissions from Shootwrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Catch as catch can.
CSW trains the individual to strike, clinch, takedown, and submit on the ground in either a sport grappling, mixed martial art, or self-defense environment. It is laden with painful submission hold and a plethora of devastating leg locks. Come join us in this evolved style of grappling!

Tactical / Combatives Training

Global Combatives Tactical Training

At Global Combatives our close quarter combative programs are diverse and encompass many different scenarios with endless possibilities but all with one mission in mind and that is your safety.

Who would be interested in our programs?

Law Enforcement Officers

Military Personnel and Serviceman

Civilians ,College Students ,Families living in high crime areas.

Body Guards


Security Guards

Anyone who may fear for their safety or are responsible for the safety of others.

We also have programs for:

People with disabilities or who may be physically challenged.

Scenarios for defense after your injured during an attack.

We will also work with you and develop a custom application of techniques if you have a special request or witnessed a scenario you do not want repeated.

For mission specific training we also do extensive research on different countries and landscape, culture, ect to help you learn about the details of your scenario in its settling.

We are available for seminars and training camps world wide!

For every seminar and training camp that we teach a donation will be made to the “Wounded Warriors Foundation”.

Dont hesitate, book your seminar today…

The next life you save might be your own!

Global Combatives was developed with the intention of saving lives in the streets and on the battle field!

There are many so called “combative programs” being taught to our Military & Law Enforcement personell that are filled with nonsense and even incorrect techniques. These programs not only build a false sense of confidence but they can get people killed!

At Global Combatives our goal is simple;
Keep our Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian groups alive!

We dont teach fancy and flashy “seminar techniques” that won’t work in the real world, we teach real close quarter techniques & scenarios that can be used effectively and efficiently in high stress situations. Everything taught here is battle tested & combat ready!

Global Combatives will custom build a seminar or training camp for you including (but not limited to);

Close Quarter Hand to Hand Combat

Ground fighting (sportive & non-sportive)

Empty hand vs blade

Empty hand vs blunt weapon (ASP, stick, bat, ect)

Blade vs Blade, stick or empty hand

Stick vs stick, empty hand or blade

Lethal & non lethal compliance techniques – Come alongs, joint & wrist locks

Arresting technique 1 on 1, 2 good guys on 1 bad guy, ect

Counters to come alongs & holds

Multiple attackers

Crowd fighting

Jacket techniques

Basic kickboxing strikes & blocks

Anti grappling (keeping the fight standing)

Clinch fighting with & without weapons

Weapon disarms with empty hand

Weapon disarms with a weapon

Weapon retention
Tactical Pen

Grappling with weapons

Improvised weapons, brick, bottle, chair, ect

Family / pedestrian protection against armed or unarmed opponent(s)

Child bully proof program

Womens rape awareness / prevention

Mixed Martial Arts

Dont hesitate, book your seminar today. The next life you save might be your own!

We are available for seminars and
training camps world wide!

Catch Wrestling

Average Joe’s MMA is the Headquarters of Old School Grappling Catch Wrestling Association.

Catch-as-Catch-Can is defined as “using or making due with whatever means are available.” Jiu-jitsu translates to “the gentle art” and Judo translates to “the gentle way.” Catch as Catch Can Wrestling is regarded throughout the world as “the violent art,” due to its aggressive nature when compared to these other popular styles. It is also the father of Olympic Freestyle Wrestling (once commonly known as Amateur Catch as Catch Can) and Collegiate Folkstyle Wrestling.

Hundreds of years old, it originated in Lancashire England and was developed and refined during the British Empire (1490’s – mid 1900’s). Its dominance in matches against other wrestling styles gained worldwide notoriety around the mid 1800’s. During this same time it found its way to North America via immigrants and world travelers and became the top sport in America by the turn of the 20th century. This grappling art is comprised of takedowns, throws, ground based wrestling rides, breakdowns and transitions combined with a surplus of excruciating submission holds. The term “No Holds Barred” originated with Catch Wrestling, as there are no illegal submissions, holds, pins or takedowns, which makes it extremely effective and efficient for both combat sports and self defense.

Our program is designed to take you from novice grappler to Catch Wrestling Coach. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t be used to compliment your current grappling program or skill level by enhancing it with more solid takedowns, breakdowns, ground control (rides), escapes, reversals, transitions and endless submissions.

Join Old School Grappling Catch Wrestling Association and start training and working your way up the levels of Catch As Catch Can!
As a member of Old School Grappling Catch Wrestling Association you will have the opportunity to gain extensive technical knowledge in REAL Catch as Catch Can Wrestling and earn certified rank in the following skill levels:

1.) Old School Grappler Level 1 – 8
2.) Assistant Coach
3.) Coach

Join Old School Grappling Catch Wrestling Association today to access our Members section for dozens of High Definition videos and much more!


Traditional Muay Thai
Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline which includes combat on shins is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins, being associated with a good physical preparation that makes a full-contact fighter very efficient.
Muay Thai became widespread internationally in the twentieth century, when practitioners defeated notable practitioners of other martial arts.

At Average Joes MMA we teach –
Hybrid Striking. A blend of the best striking styles and strategy all in one class!

Hybrid Striking is heavily influenced by Muay Thai – Savate – Western Boxing as well as other striking arts.
Its a Hybrid Form Of Kickboxing That Is Sure To Elevate Your Striking Game and a great base for self defense.

This hybrid striking system developed by John Potenza focuses on not just the basics but strategy and explosive techniques with a focus on practicality ,precision and ease of application. Students will learn a blend of arts with emphasis on proper technique at their own level as they set personal goals to achieve greatness. These skills are easily translated in MMA, kickboxing, and self-defense situations. From glove drills, focus mitts, Thai-pads, and optional sparring, students will have a variety of striking options.

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is where everything we teach at Average Joe’s MMA comes together.
Striking from Boxing / Kickboxing, Takedowns & Grappling from CSW & Catch Wrestling, Strength & Conditioning from our Fitness Classes.
With all of these styles combined we will get you on track to becoming a well rounded fighter in no time!
To date Average Joe’s MMA has coached many competitors including 16 Title Belt holders!

Executive Program (no contact):
Do you work in an office or deal with people all day & cant afford to have bruises or possible injuries?
Then our Executive Program is for you!
Learn ALL real techniques & drills without the risk of injury from sparring.

Fitness Conditioning / Boot Camp

Fitness Conditioning is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by mixed martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as kickboxing, boxing and muay thai.
Whether you want to get in shape for an event, next fight or just have a challenging workout, our Fitness Conditioning workout is perfect for you!
Unlike a lot of these popular “cardio kickboxing” classes going around, we actually use real martial arts techniques and training methods, same ones used by professional fighters to get in shape!

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Everyone from elite athletes to supermodels have long been touting the benefits of boxing as a complete body workout.

Allowing you to develop superior upper body strength, quickness and agility, cardiovascular fitness, and improved posture all at the same time, our boxing classes are great for all ages and fitness levels. Our classes focus on specific techniques and drills.

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