Michigans Premier Mixed Martial Arts Gym

We cultivate champions through the values of respect, discipline, and personal growth. Join us on a journey of self-improvement and excellence in martial arts.

Our Programs

We offer programs to meet all your martial arts needs. From Youth to Adult, Fitness to Elite training, We offer both a class and private setting.
MIA offers No Gi Jiu Jitsu for adult and kids of all experience levels.
Our Kickboxing program is designed for every level of martial artist. Whether you want to compete or simply learn the art, our classes are for you.
Scorpion Fighting System
The Scorpion Fighting System is a complete Mixed Martial Arts program designed for competitive athletes. The Scorpion Fighting System has been used to create world class athletes & champions that have competed in the UFC, Invicta, Rizin, Bellator and more. If you want to be a fighter, this is the perfect program to help you achieve your goals.
Fitness Programs
Physical and mental fitness is key to a long and healthy life. MIA offers non-competitive, FRIENDLY and FUN fitness classes. All experience/fitness levels are welcome!
We offer a comprehensive Boxing program designed to help members of all experience levels develop their skills. Whether you want to compete in the ring, or train recreationally, Scorpion Boxing is the program for you!
Private Lessons
One-on-one training is available for youth & adults. Our instructors can guide you regardless of your current skill or fitness level.
About the Michigan Institute of Athletics
The Michigan Institute of Athletics is Michigan's premier Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness, and Yoga facility. Whether you are a beginner, or a high-level competitor, you will find a home here at the MIA.

Schedule your week of unlimited FREE classes today!
Meet the Coaches
  • James David Gray
    Owner / Founder, Pro Fighter, Competition Team Head Coach
  • Tim Farr
    Pro Fighter & MMA Coach
  • Brian Fornasiero
    Competitive Jiu Jitsu Coach
  • Juan Perez
    Owner & Head Instructor for Master Perez Taekwondo
  • Tristin Canada
    Boxing Coach, MMA Fighter
  • Danny Berry
    Pro Fighter, MMA & Jiu Jitsu Coach
  • Zoe Nowicki
    2x National Champion, Female Wrestling Coach, MMA Fighter
Institute Of Athletics Schedule

Contact Us

Start your free trial by contacting us here or contact us with any questions you may have.
See you soon!
+1 (810) 522-6030
By Phone : 4:30-7pm M-Th


2244 Euler Rd #105, Brighton, MI 48114

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