Mixed Martial Arts at Tiger Muay Thai & MMA
The Mixed Martial Arts program at the Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Phuket fitness facility is ran under the supervision of “Bad Boy” Brian Ebersole.
Brian’s engaging personality, patient teaching style and winning techniques push fighters of all levels to achieve their best success. Having 65 professional fights (including three UFC wins) under his belt, Brian believes in creating a formula for fighting success that can be replicated.
Structure of the MMA program.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Submission Grappling classes are ran twice a day, once in the mornings and again in the evenings Monday-Friday. Open Mat is held Saturday at noon. There is a competition class for those looking to compete in MMA Mon-Fri at 4pm and an American Wrestling class 3x’s a week Tue & Thur 6-7pm and Sat. 1-2.30pm
9-11am Mon-Sat Morning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (No Gi/Gi optional)
Classes are regularly conducted under the supervision of 4th degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Fernando Maccachero. The classes are open to anyone regardless of skill level. The techniques taught will focus primarily on the novice to intermediate grappler. This class is perfect for anyone looking to grasp a general understanding of ‘ground fighting’ while discovering the sports of submission grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Class will consist of a warm up, cardio training, technical training, sparring, and cool down.
Gi is optional for those advanced students who want to work more on the technical aspects of their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu game.
*Note: Saturday morning BJJ is a females-only class.
4-5.30pm Mon-Fri Afternoon Intermediate to Advanced MMA class (Instructor Approval needed)
This class is headed by UFC veterans Brian Ebersole and Roger Huerta. The afternoon class is intended for the individual looking to compete in MMA on either the professional or (BBQ Beatdown) amateur level. Individuals will be expected to have a good understanding of at least one martial art. MMA class does not teach a martial art or skill set, but rather intended to mix the arts and skills that the individual has already acquired.
The class has a mandatory list of training equipment which includes shin pads, 16oz gloves, and a mouth guard. Other “recommended”gear includes: hand wraps, groin protector, and MMA gloves.
7-8.30pm Mon-Fri Evening Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (No Gi)
Classes are regularly conducted under Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt and MMA fighter (Martial Combat, ONE FC) Wiktor Svensson of Sweden. The lessons are designed to give participants the opportunity to learn the basic principles needed to be successful in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or submission wrestling.
Everyone is welcomed to attend the night time classes regardless of experience. Wiktor is available to teach in English as well as his native language of Swedish.
4-5.30pm Wednesday American Wrestling
This class is conducted under the supervision of both Head MMA Coach Brian Ebersole as well as Roger Huerta (UFC, Bellator, ONE FC). Huerta is a veteran of over 25 professional MMA fights, with over 20 wins, while Ebersole has fought professionally over 65 times. Both men have competed in the highest levels of wrestling in the United States and are professional MMA fighters that started out as grapplers, training with some of the best competitors around the world.
This class is an intense hour-and-a-half long wrestling practice focusing on technical aspects while helping develop that “wrestler mentality” within those who participate.