MEET THE TEAM
Danny Macmillan Junior
Born 1985 in Plymouth, England is a Royce Gracie Black Belt and a 4th Dan Black belt in Environmental Combat System.
Danny started training at the age of 3 years old with his father who was already at the time running his own Academy. The Academy is still going strong and is where they both teach alongside each other to this day.
At the age of 14 Danny was award a Black Belt in Environmental Combat System by Geoff Thompson and Peter Constantine under The British Combat Association in Coventry, with the supervision of his Father Danny Senior.
Danny was promoted by Royce Gracie for all of his Jiu Jitsu belts, from Blue Belt in 2005 through to Black Belt in December 2013 at the Valente Brothers Academy in Miami USA. Danny travelled here to take a vigorous test in front of a panel of Royce Gracie Black Belts, Royce Gracie himself and the Valente family.
Danny has competed in many different combat arts and won titles around the World including BJJ, but in his own words says “competing is just for fun, the real world has no time limits, referees or judges and is much more unpredictable. Self defence is what I train for to protect myself, my family and friends”.
Danny coaches BJJ competitors and elite MMA fighters at MMAA alongside the Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu Self Defence Program.
Danny Macmillan Senior
Born 1954 in Plymouth, England is a 5th Degree Black Belt and Founder of Environmental Combat System –est-1985.
Danny Senior started Martial Arts around 1975 with his father who taught him Boxing, Japanese Jiu Jitsu, Scottish knife combat, and various Stick work, Staff etc.
Danny Senior met Master Gordan Robert Rose of the Kenpo Karate/ Escrima Kadana De Mano, who was with the Great Briton Karate Union and Martial Arts Commission in 1979. He became the Representative for the British Kenpo Karate Union (BKKU) In Weapons and Empty Hands Combat in 1983.
Danny senior started Developing his own System In 1985 and called It Environmental Combat System, which is still going strong for Self Defence and producing many good fighters in the MMA and Kickboxing arena.
The Association is called Danny Macmillan’s Environmental Combat Association Integrated Systems. It is 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)
Harry “MADMAC” McLeman
Born in 1986
Pro MMA record: 8 wins 2 losses
Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
MMA Achievements: Bushido Challenge Semi-pro British Middleweight Champion and Bamma British Middleweight Champion
Since turning professional in 2012 Harry has quickly made quite the name for himself on the UK MMA scene. Winning most of his fights by submission with a record of 8-2, Harry is also the first MMA fighter from Plymouth to compete on the UK’s largest MMA show BAMMA and is now signed exclusively to Cage Warriors.
Currently Harry is ranked one of the top 10 middleweights in the UK.
Harry is one of the MMA coaches at MMAA Plymouth
I am a strength coach, functional movement coach and sports physiotherapist in Plymouth. I have been a guest tutor at the University of Plymouth and City College Plymouth and am currently head physio for Plymouth Albion RFC as well as supporting the Talented Athlete Scheme, BG Diving, Amateur Swimming Association, RYA, Dance UK and other elite sports organisations.
I have worked as a physio with elite athletes (Plymouth/Leeds Rugby, Royal Navy, English Institute of Sport, Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme, Charlton Athletic FC Academy and more) for over 10 years. Before that I was a professional contemporary dancer with companies in the UK and Europe.
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Adam is a personal trainer at Club Continental. He has been involved in fitness and training since the age of 12, having reached the grade of black belt and junior instructor in 'Escrima' and Kick Boxing by the age of 16.
Achievements - 2 British titles in the above disciplines and had a fight record of 10 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses.
Welterweight silver medal at the corps novice championships in 1994.
Level 3 qualified personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, advanced kettle bell instructor and advanced pad work coach( achieving this at the world famous Peacock Gym in London).
Adam specializes in 'fight conditioning'/strength training for fighters from all disciplines. Current clients include an ABA novice boxing champion, a member of the British Bujinkai karate squad and rising middleweight MMA star Harry McLeman. Past clients have included 2 time pro boxing champion Jamie Speight (International Masters and Southern-area title holder.)
Adam’s motto is “lead by example”