Welcome to, the official website of Col√≥n’s Mixed Martial Arts Training Center of NWI, conveniently located in Merrillville, IN., one mile South of Southlake Shopping Mall.

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About Us

Premier MMA is an Academy that is focused on building your reactions and skills for Mixed Martial Arts. Physical Fitness starts the path to Self-Defense and with added proficiency, the ability to compete and perform at the highest levels.

If you are interested in conditioning, learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, Wrestling or applying them all in Mixed Martial Arts, then come see what we have for you.

We offer classes for all levels of students. All belts, non-belts, age groups, beginners and professionals. The instructors at Premier MMA are committed to helping you be the best you can be. Our Mission is to help you build confidence, get you in shape and teach you to defend yourself. We are a Carlson Gracie Team Affiliate and proven winners.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes:

Our Head Jiu-Jitsu instructors have trained under the tutelage Carlson Gracie Jr. They are Jiu-Jitsu champions and have trained Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to fighters in the UFC and Bellator. We offer BJJ classes for any skill level, including beginner Jiu-Jitsu classes, Gi and No-Gi classes. Our facility has what you need to become a better Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner.

Mixed Martial Arts Classes:

MMA classes are designed to teach you the techniques that will prepare you to defend yourself on the streets and even to the level of Professional Fighting. This class will help build confidence, get you in shape, and give you the awareness you need to defend yourself during any physical altercation. You will learn Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling and Boxing.

Kids Jiu-Jitsu & Kickboxing:

This class will teach your child the techniques of Self Defense. Your child will build confidence, get in shape, and be prepared to defend themselves against potential physical harm from unwanted individuals. In this class your child will learn the Art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Wrestling, and Kickboxing.

Advanced Mixed Martial Arts Classes:

MMA classes are designed to prepare you to fight in the cage/ring. This class consists of all experienced fighters. It is mandatory that you go through the Beginner's class before you move on to the Advanced class. The intensity of the advanced class is at a very high level. This class is designed for fighters.

Private Lessons:

Private lessons are designed for individuals that want to focus on getting one on one training from our qualified instructors. This time allows you to work on your strengths and weaknesses with a special attention to detail. These lessons are by appointment only.




8860 Louisiana St.

Merrillville, IN 46410

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Phone : (219) 484-5747

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