Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts is located in Morganville, NJ on the corner of Route 79 and Tennent Road. Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts has been has been producing champions in life as well as in the Mixed Martial Arts since 1996.
Headed by Jerry Fatjo (Master Instructor under Sifu Richard Bustillo & BJJ Black Belt under Fernando Sarmento Jr.& long time student of Ajarn Phil Nurse ) and a staff of expert instructors and managers, Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts offers a number of programs for physical fitness and instruction in martial arts. Keeping with our deep roots we offer three martial arts programs, Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai Kickboxing, & Brazilian Jiu jitsu.
We are committed to providing quality Mixed Martial Arts instruction to each and every student. We place a strong emphasis on Goal Setting and Respect. We look forward to serving you. Learning is the key to all our work. Our teaching is done as if we were working with our own family.
Call us today to get started! 732.970.0065
A common misunderstanding is that you need to be ‘in shape’ before starting training. NO, you do not! Our mission here at Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts is to get you into top physical shape in a safe and progressive fashion. New students enter through our trial introductory lesson, where instructors assess your physical fitness strengths and needs. They, then recommend a course that would best fit your needs. Our Beginner Program is designed with the non-experienced student in mind; where the classes are meant to build you up, not break you down.
It is never too late to start learning the martial arts. It is perfect for men and women in their 30s, 40s, 50s and up! And it's never too early to start either! We start kids as young as 4 years old, with a curriculum that is age specific. Our training environment is friendly and motivating so you can learn at your own pace. Whether you are a beginner or a competitive athlete tuning up for your next fight, we have training programs for you!
Absolutely. There are always beginners in class. Plus, the advanced students are always eager to help you get you on your way!
We understand that people want to get quick results. Within the first few classes, you will start to feel more confident. Our no-nonsense approach to training and application of the combative martial arts allows you to attain TOTAL FITNESS and TOTAL SELF-DEFENSE in a smart, safe, yet training in an intensive environment, which enables you to reach your personal goals.
In the first month you will notice:
- Increased strength and stamina
- Better balance and body awareness
- Stress reduction and increased levels of relaxation.
- Improved reflexes and coordination
- Increased energy level
- Improved appearance and muscle tone
- Improved flexibility
- Improved concentration, work and study habits
You will begin to feel:
- Increased self-confidence and positive attitude
- Greater self-discipline and a "can do" attitude
- The knowledge that you are able to protect yourself and your loved ones should a life-threatening situation arise.
- Better health and longevity
It is okay to be nervous before doing anything new. But, there is absolutely no need to be when coming in for your free introductory lesson. The introductory lesson is a great opportunity for you to learn exactly how our programs can help you achieve your martial arts and fitness goals in a hands-on environment.
There is absolutely no pressure to perform at a certain fitness or technical level. One of our top instructors will guide you through a lesson on the basics of Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, or Mixed Martial Arts in an easy-to-understand and fun way. About 95% of our new students have absolutely NO background in martial arts, so all of our introductory lessons are designed to build up your martial arts and fitness levels from the ground up. We will get you to work up a light sweat through exercises at your own pace, so please bring athletic apparel or any other gear you may be comfortable working out in.
We will have everything else that you will need for your first lesson at Fatjo's Mixed Martial Arts, so beyond that just bring an open mind and ANY questions about our programs and we'll supply the rest!
With over 20 years’ experience teaching, we have learned to create a safe learning environment while at the same time producing effective results.
We teach with the student’s safety in mind and their protection is our highest priority. The school is equipped with professionally matted floors that absorb shock and impact and our advanced students use the highest quality equipment when sparring.
We have classes 6 days a week so the amount of classes you take is based on your own personal schedule. Most of our members train about 1-3 times per week and see great results.
Just bring comfortable workout clothes like shorts and a t-shirt. Please avoid zippers and buttons if possible. Everything else you will need we will supply for you during the intro class. If you'd like to enroll in one of our Martial Arts programs afterward, you may do so with a check or any major credit card. So, come on in, we'll be expecting you. Just let the person at the desk know you are there for your free intro lesson.
Give us a call at 732.970.0065 or Click on the button below to get started.
Sifu Fatjo is a Master Instructor under Sigung Richard Bustillo, original student of Bruce Lee. The I.M.B. academy was founded in 1974 by Sigung Richard Bustillo and Guro Dan Inosanto
Professor Sarmento is a 4th Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt. He began his training in 1987 in Salvador, Brasil. Professor teaches our Tuesday & Friday night Adult Only Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class.
Muay Thai Champion fighter and coach Ajarn Phil Nurse. Kru Phil is the trainer of many champions including George St Pierre, Rashad Evans, Nate Marquardt, Jon Jones, Frankie Edgar and many more.
Mr. Colon is a long time friend and training partner. He is the owner and chief instructor at Tong Dragon MMA in Bayville, NJ. Mr. Colon is a Master Instructor under the IMB and a 1st Degree Black Belt in BJJ under Professor Fernando Sarmento JR
Mr Kerrigan is owner and head instructor of Stafford Mixed Martial Arts, which he opened in September of 2012. Stafford MMA began with the strict guidelines and curriculum provided by the International Martial Arts & Boxing Academy. He is also a BJJ Black Belt under Fernando Saramento Jr.