Adult Jiu Jitsu Program

This Program is suitable for Men and Women of all ages and abilities. All classes are taught by Royce Gracie Black Belt Danny Macmillan.

“Jiu Jitsu is for the protection of the individual, the older man, the weak, the child, the lady and young women – anyone who doesn’t have the physical attributes to defend themselves”

Helio Gracie

Jiu Jitsu is a Self Defence art Developed by Master Helio Gracie and uses chokes, joint locks, controlling positions, throws, and strikes. The techniques are based on leverage and correct body positioning, not strength!

The Jiu Jitsu way of life promotes a healthy life style from eating habits, virtues, and self defence techniques and physical conditioning, and is the most complete and efficient Martial Art in the world, with patience being key.

“If you are looking for the best form of Self Defence in the World this is the style for you”

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MMA Program

If you are serious about MMA this is the program for you, when combined with the additional Jiu Jitsu and Striking Classes.

MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) is a combination of Grappling and Striking arts, at Macmillan Martial Arts Academy we have one of the top 10 UK middle weights Harry ‘Mad Mac’ Mcleman teaching at the academy who is the only ranked pro MMA fighter in Plymouth and signed Exclusively to Cage Warriors after becoming the Bamma UK Middleweight Champion.

The Striking coach is 5th Dan Black Belt Danny Macmillan Senior.

The Jiu Jitsu Coach is Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Danny Macmillan Junior.

“Training at MacMillan Martial Arts Academy has not only developed me in my martial arts career but as a person as well”

Harry “MADMAC” McLeman - Pro Middle Weight MMA Fighter/Bushido Challenge British Champion and BAMMA UK Middleweight Champion.

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Environmental Combat System

Founded in 1985 by Danny Macmillan Senior 5th Degree Belt Belt. Environmental Combat System is an Armed and Unarmed Self Defence System.

Environmental Combat System is for any Environmental situation, not just fighting but for life in general.

The Association is called Danny Macmillan’s Environmental Combat Association Integrated Systems, and Registered with WAKO GB and Recognised By Master G.R. Rose 10th Degree Black Belt, the American Kenpo Union (AKU), and the Integrated Kenpo Styles (IKS)

'People say 'absorb what is useful and reject what is useless and keep what specifically is your own'. 'I say absorb what is useful, store the rest and evolve and take from everyone on the way'. - Danny Macmillan Senior

Tested and Proven in all areas of the combat Arena and one of the best striking arts I’ve seen in all my years. – Master G.R Rose 10th Degree Black Belt

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This Class is excellent for anyone interested in improving their striking for any Combat Sport and self defence.

This striking class is also good for Fitness, Flexibility, Co-ordination etc, whether you're interested in competing or just training, you are welcome to join.

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Suitable for Men and Women over the age of 12 years old.

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Superfit and Gracie Diet

Superfit is a class dedicated to the Book by Royce Gracie with the same title. Whatever your Fitness goals this Class is sure to give you the results you desire. The Gracie Diet is taught after the cool down section of the session.

“Danny and his team were outstanding. Their advanced training methods helped get our into top condition”

James Owen - Strength and Conditioning Coach Plymouth Albion Rugby Club

”A great workout, hardest 2 hours of my life, brilliant”

Ruairi Cushion - Plymouth Albion Scrum Half

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