Mixed Martial Arts
Our Coaching Team
UFC Fighter Black Belt 3rd Degree
Charles “The Chainsaw” McCarthy
Charles is the head coach of American Combat Gym. As a former UFC fighter and long time trainer to UFC fighters, Charles has developed a teaching style that suits all levels from beginner to world class. An expert in finishing fights, Charles has over 20 years experience teaching his unique skillset. Come in and see why top competitors travel the world to learn from him!
Titan FC Fighter
Landon is an accomplished MMA fighter competing in the Titan FC. Through his fight journey, he has become one of the top coaches in Mixed Martial Arts. The knowledge he has acquired over the years is based on Roger Krahl’s striking system. We are lucky to have him at ACG making the next generation of world champions to carry the torch!
World Class competitor and Black Belt Coach
Devin is a world class competitor with wins over world champions. While known for his prowess on the competition mat, Devin is best known for coaching some of the most famous UFC fighters in the world! Perhaps it is his background in engineering, but has an understanding of jiu jitsu that is borderline savant. Sought after for his unique and graceful blend of BJJ, Devin has a perfect lesson for every situation!
5X BJJ World Champion 2nd Degree
Talita “The General” Alencar
We are so fortunate to have The General at ACG. Talita is currently the #1 ranked woman in the world and is a 5X BJJ World Champion! She brings with her 20 years of experience and is one of the most sought out teachers in the world! A specialist both in and out of the Gi, Talita has proven to be the most dominant BJJ artist anywhere!
Professional Fighter Black Belt
Matthew “The Hammer” Wagy
Matt was an amateur and professional MMA champion as well as a medalist in Judo in the Junior Olympics. He is also the first Combat Grappling Champion. With a lifetime of experience in Wrestling, Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Matt has all of the skills and experience to lead our MMA wrestling program.
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Frequently asked Questions
Do I need previous experience?
There is no experience needed, our coaches are ready to start your journey from day 1. Let us know when you get started what your level of experience is so we can tailor your training experience perfectly for you.
What kind of equipment will I need?
Great question! You will be fine starting with no equipment we have loaners you can use. When you are ready to purchase you will need Boxing and MMA Gloves, Shin Guards, Hand Wraps, a Mouth Guard and Headgear if you intend to spar. We have equipment packages available at our pro shop just ask for the Striking Gear Package and save!
Is the introductory lesson really free?
Absolutely free! We are so confident you will love your experience with us we want you to know it for yourself! Come in and see why everyone is joining our growing family!
What do I need to wear?
Shorts and or leggings and a T-shirt will work when you start. We offer High Quality ACG Rash Guards, Shorts and Shirts in our Pro Shop ask for our clothing options today!