Feb. 05, 2010
Headed by trainers Ger Healy and Fergal Quinlan, the Combat Sports Centre in Limerick offers superior instruction for men and women, a comfortable atmosphere for both newcomers and those already experienced, and the opportunity to learn from some of the best practitioners in Ireland. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and MMA classes are available for those who want a well rounded arsenal for competition or self defense. Ladies only fitness classes are also offered at the Combat Sports Centre.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows a wide variety of fighting techniques, from a mixture of martial arts traditions and non-traditions, to be used in competitions. The rules allow the use of striking and grappling techniques, both while standing and on the ground.
MMA Classes are instructed by Ger Healy.who is head coach & founding member of the Combat Sports Centre Ger Healy has over 25 year’s martial experience in multiple styles. Ger is the only CMD Performance Enhancement Coach in Ireland with over 15 years coaching experience. He currently holds ranks in Crazy Monkey Defence, Brazilian jui-jiti-jiu & Taekwondo.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art combat sport and a form of self-defense that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It promotes the principle that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger assailant using leverage and proper technique; most notably, by applying joint-locks and chokes to defeat them. BJJ can be trained for sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi) and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition or self-defense. BJJ is instructed by Fergal Quinlan, who is one of the highest ranking practitioners in Ireland.
Monday: Advanced BJJ 8 to 9.30
Tuesday: Advanced BJJ 7 to 8.30, Beginners BJJ 8.30 to 9.30 (No-Gi)
Wednesday: Beginners BJJ 6.30 to 7.30 (No-Gi), Advanced BJJ 7.30 to 9
Thursday: Advanced BJJ 8 to 9.30 (No-Gi)
Saturday: Open Mat 1 to 4
Monday: Ladies Fitness 7 to 7.45, Inrtoductory CMD* (MMA) 8 to 9.30
Tuesday: Advanced CMD* (MMA) 8.30 to 10
Wednesday: Ladies Fitness 7 to 7.45, Mixed CMD* (MMA) 8 to 9.30
Friday: Ladies Fitness 7 to 7.45, Mixed CMD* 8 to 9.30
* CMD stands for Crazy Monkey Defense this is an MMA program thought by Ger Healy. For Further Details see www.crazymonkeydefense.com
Take the Dock Road out of the City Center towards Dooradoyle. Go out till you get to the Greenpark Roundabout, (the first roundabout coming from the city). Take the Third exit on the roundabout into the industrial estate and go down to the end and turn right. The Combat Sports Centre is the last unit on the right.
For more info log onto The Combat Sports Centre Website or call Alan on 0861975043.