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Mixed Martial Arts

As President of The Legends of MMA Hall of Fame, Sensei Sean Kilgus brings his years of training and experience in Mixed Martial Arts to focus attention on the pioneers of the industry. Sean is dedicated to ensuring that the contributions of the legends in the sport are remembered. During the course of training to become a pro fighter Sensei Sean has even spent time training and living with MMA legend Ken Shamrock at his world-famous Lions Den fight school. His experiences as a young fighter gave him a unique perspective and insight into the sport. He maintains respect for those that came before in his work as an instructor today. World Jiu-Jitsu Academy has been honored to host Legends like Dan “The Beast” Severn and Art Davie. Sean continues to work to honor the predecessors of today’s Mixed Martial Arts scene and bring their stories to light.

MMA History

Sensei Sean began fighting in full contact MMA at the age of 15. While trying to become a Mixed Martial Arts fighter Sensei Sean spent much time learning many other arts i.e. Judo, Muay Thai, Boxing, and Wrestling which he incorporates in his instruction. Sean’s passion for the sport has lead him to be involved in the world of Mixed Martial Arts as a student, coach and instructor for nearly 2 decades. He brings the totality of his many years of experience in the industry to his teaching.

MMA Style

Through affiliation with his Coach, Roan Jucao Corniero, Sean continues to learn and grow in his commitment to Mixed Martial Arts. He works tirelessly to offer his students the highest level best training possible in the ground and standing arts.

Under our MMA program, you will experience

Intense physical training
Melee training
Grappling training
Groundwork fighting

The core of BJJ is grappling with or without a gi, including free-fighting. There are rules in the discipline, but even the rules can be applied to real-world scenarios.

We’re excited to have you join us at World Jiu-Jitsu Academy!

Our students come from all walks of life, all age groups, and all fitness levels. We love that about you! You set your goals and we will do our very best to help you meet them, all the while making sure that you are having a great time. Our lessons take place in an environment that is both safe and supportive.

Serving Forsyth, Dawson, and Cherokee Counties.