Adult Martial Arts

Russellville’s Premiere Martial Arts Academy, Força Martial Arts & Fitness is proud to be the largest and fastest growing martial arts academy in the Arkansas River Valley!

I learn something new every week……

“I have been training with Brian Wilson since 2009 when there was no Força, and we had to find mat space in the back room of a weight training gym. Brian is a gifted teacher who understands the martial arts, read more…

Jeff Woods

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt, TKD Black Belt

OUR ADULT CURRICULUM


Framework for Força’s proven martial arts curriculum was built for all experience levels and schedules. Força MMA will build your fundamentals into chains of tactics and strategies to integrate into your overall self-defense strategy. Stay in Shape and learn self-defense with this comprehensive approach to cross training. Build essential martial arts skills such as creativity, base, angles, posture, leverage and control. Hobbyists, Amateur Competitors and Professionals can all earn rank in our combat systems.

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Boxing – Kickboxing – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – Judo – Wrestling – Submission Grappling

We offer an Adult Mixed Martial Arts program that includes classes for everyone, regardless of age, gender, or previous experience.  Our adult schedule caters to a wide variety of students, including beginners seeking self-defense skills, aspiring amateur and professional competitors, and those looking for a fun and exciting new hobby or way to stay in great shape!

Mixed Martial Arts


Our proven Mixed Martial Arts program can turn anyone, regardless of age, gender or experience level into a top-notch mixed martial artist.  Our expert staff will teach you the most effective phases and applications of stand-up and ground fighting techniques. Our MMA program is designed to take even the most inexperienced martial arts student and equip them with the necessary tools for self-defense, fitness, hobby or sport.  Our students will learn a variety of different styles including Kickboxing, Submission Grappling, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Wrestling.

Russellville Kickboxing Classes


Forca’s Kickboxing program is influenced by a variety of martial arts styles and systems, such as Olympic style boxing, muay Thai, American kickboxing, and other traditional striking styles like savate, karate and tae-kwon-do.
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This program is designed to help you gain an understanding of your base stance, footwork, and head movement and also includes fun and unique exercises geared toward self-defense tactics using kicks, punches, knees and elbows, clinches, and open hand strikes.  This program is an excellent fit for a hobbyist seeking an outlet to get in better shape and learn self-defense, as well as for the competitor seeking to compete in boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts.

Each class involves a warm-up routine, heavy bag drills, and partner drills on targets, which will help you build a flow of combinations and an economy of motion to protect yourself while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Every drill and round is designed to meet the goals and abilities of every member so that students can push themselves to new limits with each class.

Mixed Martial Arts


Our proven Mixed Martial Arts program can turn anyone, regardless of age, gender or experience level into a top-notch mixed martial artist.  Our expert staff will teach you the most effective phases and applications of stand-up and ground fighting techniques. Our MMA program is designed to take even the most inexperienced martial arts student and equip them with the necessary tools for self-defense, fitness, hobby or sport.  Our students will learn a variety of different styles including Kickboxing, Submission Grappling, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Wrestling.

Russellville Kickboxing Classes


Forca’s Kickboxing program is influenced by a variety of martial arts styles and systems, such as Olympic style boxing, muay Thai, American kickboxing, and other traditional striking styles like savate, karate and tae-kwon-do.

cora kick

Each class involves a warm-up routine, heavy bag drills, and partner drills on targets, which will help you build a flow of combinations and an economy of motion to protect yourself while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Every drill and round is designed to meet the goals and abilities of every member so that students can push themselves to new limits with each class.

“This place and the people have changed my life”

“Hi my name is Travis Harkey. I am currently 3-1 in MMA and plan on competing more in the near future. I have been training mixed martial arts off and on since 2008 and found my home at Força Martial Arts & Fitness about three years ago. This place and the people have changed my life physically and mentally and I owe this all to my coaches Brian and Cora. 
Travis Harkey

Age 27, MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing, Grappling Student

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“This place and the people have changed my life”

“Hi my name is Travis Harkey. I am currently 3-1 in MMA and plan on competing more in the near future. I have been training mixed martial arts off and on since 2008 and found my home at Força Martial Arts & Fitness about three years ago. This place and the people have changed my life read more…

Travis Harkey

Age 27, MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing, Grappling Student

Submission Grappling


Our grappling program is based on a variety of martial arts such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Sambo.  This program will help you learn to defend yourself against takedowns, positions, and submissions and will also help you develop an overall understanding of positional control and ground-based self-defense techniques.

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Boxing


Our boxing program is a part of our 501c3 non-profit community outreach programs offered at Força Martial Arts in Russellville.  The Russellville Police Boxing Club has been serving the River Valley area since 1997 and is a free program for local teens and adults ages 13-34. This is a great class for anyone interested in competing in Olympic style boxing or learning the sport of boxing for confidence, discipline or self-defense.  Led by world-class coaches, our boxing club competes in club shows and tournaments throughout the state.

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OUR WORLD CLASS TRAINERS OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES TO HELP YOU MEET ALL OF YOUR FITNESS AND WELLNESS GOALS


900 West E Street Russellville, AR 72801 (479)-214-1245

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense based martial art and modern sport, which subscribes to the theory that through the proper and efficient application of leverage and technique, a smaller or weaker person can defeat a larger opponent. Each class is focused on gaining an understanding of posture, positioning, core movements, joint locking and choking techniques, takedowns, and throws, as well as a variety of body movements and techniques from standing and grounded positions.

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Submission Grappling


Our grappling program is based on a variety of martial arts such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Sambo.  This program will help you learn to defend yourself against takedowns, positions, and submissions and will also help you develop an overall understanding of positional control and ground-based self-defense techniques.

This program is great for self-defense, fitness, or sport. Each session will focus on developing good posture, establishing a solid base stance, and understanding the core body movements that are utilized during the warm-up, drilling, and rolling portions of the class. Our rotational curriculum allows for the progressive development of each individual from beginner student with 6 months or less training to the advanced student with prior experience in freestyle wresting or other martial arts styles.

2015 AGF TULSA OPEN-1911

Boxing


Our boxing program is a part of our 501c3 non-profit community outreach programs offered at Força Martial Arts in Russellville.  The Russellville Police Boxing Club has been serving the River Valley area since 1997 and is a free program for local teens and adults ages 13-34. This is a great class for anyone interested in competing in Olympic style boxing or learning the sport of boxing for confidence, discipline or self-defense.  Led by world-class coaches, our boxing club competes in club shows and tournaments throughout the state.

OUR WORLD CLASS TRAINERS OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES TO HELP YOU MEET ALL OF YOUR FITNESS AND WELLNESS GOALS


900 West E Street Russellville, AR 72801 (479)-214-1245

boxing program forca martial arts and fitness

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense based martial art and modern sport, which subscribes to the theory that through the proper and efficient application of leverage and technique, a smaller or weaker person can defeat a larger opponent.

Each class is focused on gaining an understanding of posture, positioning, core movements, joint locking and choking techniques, takedowns, and throws, as well as a variety of body movements and techniques from standing and grounded positions.

Forca Martial Arts offers you a complete Jiu-Jitsu program with experienced instruction and coaching for beginners and new students, as well as competition athletes.  There are additional training opportunities offered through our Grappling and Judo programs as well.  The adult schedule currently offers classes in our Jiu-Jitsu program up to three times per day.

Our program incorporates excellent technique, live rolling, competition training, and fitness. If your goal is to get in shape, learn self-defense, or compete in tournaments, our Jiu-Jitsu program is definitely for you!

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Judo


Judo is a martial art and Olympic sport that will help you develop an overall understanding of your base, posture, balance, movement, takedowns, throws, pins, and submissions. Russellville Judo Club is a part of Força’s Community Outreach Programs, a local non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Arkansas River Valley.

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Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the best self-defense martial arts for real life application.  Almost all physical altercations go to the ground and Women’s BJJ is great for ladies looking to prepare themselves to take action in any situation! Women’s BJJ is great for women and young ladies ages 13 and up.  This class is a great hobby for many of the ladies that currently attend classes. Taught by BJJ champion Cora Sanders, this class is also great for women who are interested in participating in the competition aspect of the art.

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Judo


Our judo program is great training for fitness, self-defense, or sport. Judo is a martial art and Olympic sport that will help you develop an overall understanding of your base, posture, balance, movement, takedowns, throws, pins, and submissions.

Judo is a great program for those interested in, or already cross-training in, any of our other adult martial arts classes. Testing for this program is held in house every three months and our rotational curriculum and class structure is designed to yield results in instilling knowledge in each student. 

Russellville Judo Club is a part of Força’s Community Outreach Programs, a local non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Arkansas River Valley.

Women’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the best self-defense martial arts for real life application.  Almost all physical altercations go to the ground and Women’s BJJ is great for ladies looking to prepare themselves to take action in any situation!  This program will improve your physical fitness and overall wellness, as well as providing you with confidence.  

Women’s BJJ is great for women and young ladies ages 13 and up.  This class is a great hobby for many of the ladies that currently attend classes. Taught by BJJ champion Cora Sanders, this class is also great for women who are interested in participating in the competition aspect of the art. Sport jiu jitsu is one of the fastest growing activities across the globe. Join the BJJ movement today!

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Working out at Força is awesome!


“I enjoy Força’s Fitness Boot camp first thing in the morning.  The workouts are always changing and always challenging.  Brian and Cora keep it interesting with their positive attitudes and great coaching skills.

Nick Ouzts – The Sign Hub

Working out at Força is awesome!  Cora and Brian are so positive and encouraging.  I always leave refreshed and ready to be a positive inspiration to someone else.

Jessica Ouzts – The Sign Hub

I truly believe that Forca is the best place to train martial arts in Russellville…….

“I need to get in shape before I start training some kind of martial arts” I’ve heard these words numerous times but what people don’t understand is that you’ll never be in good enough shape to begin training martial arts. In martial arts it doesn’t matter how fast, how strong read more….

Jorge Portillo, Age 23, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt, Adult MMA

Personal Training


Looking to supplement your training for an upcoming event or competition?  Maybe you are looking to put in additional training time for an upcoming testing or rank review.  We have personal training packages available for those interested in extra training sessions with one of our instructors outside of normal classes.  Private lessons are a great way for you to set and achieve new goals and receive the one-on-one guidance and planning it takes to help you achieve them.  If you are looking for individual personal training sessions or packages for yourself, a friend, or a family member, we have gift certificates available for purchase.  Contact us about scheduling a free goal-setting assessment with one of our trainers.

ForcaMMA Fitness Instructors Brian and Cora

Personal Training


Looking to supplement your training for an upcoming event or competition?  Maybe you are looking to put in additional training time for an upcoming testing or rank review.  We have personal training packages available for those interested in extra training sessions with one of our instructors outside of normal classes.  Private lessons are a great way for you to set and achieve new goals and receive the one-on-one guidance and planning it takes to help you achieve them.  If you are looking for individual personal training sessions or packages for yourself, a friend, or a family member, we have gift certificates available for purchase.  Contact us about scheduling a free goal-setting assessment with one of our trainers.

ForcaMMA Fitness Instructors Brian and Cora