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Ridgecrest Martial Arts Academy

Martial Arts the way it was intended.

Get in the best shape of your life!

Street or Sport...We are Ridgecrest Premier Martial Arts Academy.

Professor Philip Surprenant is your only EXPERT LEVEL ground fighter in the valley! We are the only school teaching legitimate Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Gi and No-Gi, six days a week. We have bought and paid for our expertise with good old fashion hard work resulting in being the only school in the valley certified by the prestigious; " International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". This assures the IWV community we are providing the highest level instruction possible, taught to you by it's only Expert Level Instructor. Check out the links on this Web site you will find we have the only Martial Arts Hall of Fame Instructor in the valley, as well as instructor lineage directly linked to the great Bruce Lee and the legendary Rickson Gracie. You will find we are providing you Expert Level Instruction in all ranges of H2H Combat and you will find we are not some sort of club. We are a High level Academy, serious about providing you and your children a Martial Arts curriculum our predecessors would be proud of! Street or Sport...For you or your child... We are your Premier Martial Arts Academy.

Our Mission Statement...

We at Ridgecrest Martial Arts Academy are dedicated to teaching you and your children Martial Arts that do not ever leave you with a false sense of security. We are focused and committed to enriching you and your child's life in more ways than may ever be realized. We have a goal of bringing you to see you are capable of so much more then you might have imagined and that Martial Arts is about more than learning how to punch, kick or throw someone to the ground. We are dedicated to providing the Ridgecrest/ China Lake community and our children with positive role models and a true sense of self earned, self respect.

Evolved Training Programs

We teach you an effective system for competition, fun, fitness or self defense! Our Multiple Style approach to training provides a depth to your Martial arts training above and beyond what any single system can provide for you. We personally handpicked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing and Kali because of their effectiveness trained alone or mixed together. This was no mistake and we are going to put this to work for you. Talk to one of expert ETP managers about where would you like to take your training? You are in control of your goals, so simply select where you start. Maybe, it's on the ground training the hottest martial art today, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Or master the striking elements of Muay Thai, American kickboxing and Boxing in our super fun Kickboxing program. Jump right in to the highly effective Filipino weapons training system of Kali and Eskrima. Follow your own path! The beauty of this System is: By the way Ridgecrest Martial Arts Academy mix and match the Arts, we can teach one person to fight MMA in the cage, another to Mix his Martial Arts for fun and another for real life Self defense! As mentioned before, this was no mistake. We handpicked these Arts because their ability flow together seamlessly to turn you into a well rounded, well trained Martial Artist.

When it comes to your Martial Art training...Find the best Black Belt available to you and Train...Train...Train... If there was someone in the valley better at Gi or No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai or JKD, I would be training with them... Professor Philip Surprenant