Welcome to Mantis MMA, a premier martial arts academy located at 4/14 Redcliffe Gardens Drive, Clontarf QLD. At Mantis MMA, we blend tradition with innovation to offer a comprehensive martial arts experience for all ages and skill levels. Founded and led by Master Aaron Turnbull, a seasoned martial artist with over 35 years of experience, our academy stands out for its unique approach to martial arts training.
Our innovative Defenda Tag system introduces young learners to martial arts in a fun and engaging way, laying a strong foundation for their martial arts journey. As students progress, they explore a range of disciplines including Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA, leading up to advanced training in Mantis MMA which is a fusion of the prestigious Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu style and MMA.
At Mantis MMA, we believe in holistic development. Our training goes beyond physical skills, focusing on mental wellbeing, discipline, and character building, ensuring our students grow not just as martial artists but as confident and well-rounded individuals. We offer classes for various age groups - from Mini Mantis for the youngest enthusiasts to Senior Mantis for adults, all in a supportive and family-friendly environment.
Join us to embark on a transformative journey in martial arts, where we strive to create not just fighters, but champions in life.
Phone: 0409 729 030
Martial Art Styles
The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at Mantis MMA:
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
- Defenda Tag
Programs & Class Schedule
1. Mini Mantis
Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 4:00 – 4:45 pm
Age Group: 4 to 6 years
Description: Tailored for our youngest martial artists, this class introduces the fundamentals of martial arts in a fun and engaging way, fostering discipline and coordination from an early age.
2. Young Mantis
Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 4:45 – 5:30 pm
Age Group: 7 to 9 years
Description: Focused on building foundational martial arts skills, this class emphasizes discipline, respect, and basic self-defense techniques suitable for young learners.
3. Junior Mantis
Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Age Group: 10 to 12 years
Description: This class starts introducing more advanced techniques and sparring concepts, preparing students for more complex martial arts disciplines while enhancing physical fitness and confidence.
4. Jnr Teen Mantis
Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 6:15 – 7:00 pm
Age Group: 13 to 15 years
Description: Designed for teenagers, this class offers a blend of physical conditioning and martial arts techniques, fostering a deeper understanding of martial arts discipline and strategy.
5. Senior Mantis
Schedule: Monday to Thursday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Age Group: 16 years and above
Description: Catering to adults, this class covers advanced techniques across various martial arts disciplines, focusing on skill refinement, sparring strategies, and overall fitness.
No long-term contracts are required for enrolment. Memberships are flexible with a 30-day notice period for any changes including pauses or cancellation.
Please note that class schedules and age groups are guidelines and may accommodate individual needs based on skill level and physical maturity.
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