On November 5, 2016, a total of 17 competitors from Força Martial Arts in Russellville competed at the Conway Expo Center in the Arkansas State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships.  Kids, teens, men and women of all ages and experience levels represented their community with class and sportsmanship on their way to earning over 20 medals.

Força Martial Arts is a proud member of the Team LDMA association, which stands for Living Defense Martial Arts.  This is an affiliation of gyms that come together for workouts, seminars, events and are a part of our extended martial arts family. 

Team LDMA Head Coach and 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Danny Dring is headquartered out of Sherwood, AR and coached his team to another spectacular victory at the State Championships.  Team LDMA won team points in all categories including both kids and both adult divisions, as well as overall team points.


This past July, Força had a record showing with 30 competitiors at the American Grappling Federation’s Arkansas Open bringing over 30 medals back to Russellville.  The Arkansas State Championships are an amazing close out to another awesome year of competition for Força Martial Arts, having traveled all over the United States competing in in the sports of Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts. 

You can learn more about our programs by visiting our websites www.forcamma.com or www.russellvillefitnesskickboxing.com, you can call or text us at 479-214-1245 or reach us by e-mail at Instructor@forcaMMA.com.  If you are interested in scheduling a free intro lesson for yourself or your child at Russellville’s fastest growing martial arts academy, please contact us about scheduling!