What is SBG Berkeley?
The Bay Area's #1 MMA Gym.
SBG Berkeley offers classes, training and coaching for all ages and levels in mixed martial arts (MMA), kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, functional fitness, kettlebell training, and conditioning. It’s been our lifelong dream to run a gym and we think of our students as an extension of our family.
Ready to join our tribe? Click here to get started.
Straight Blast Gym Berkeley / ModCom MMA (originally Modern Combatives) was formed in Berkeley by Alan and Lily Pagle in 2002 as an affiliate of the Straight Blast Gym International (SBGi). Our philosophy is based on our firm conviction that learning and growth – both physical and mental – can take place at any age or from any starting point with determination and hard work.Read More About us
Straight Blast Blog
Our Classes - Coming Soon!
Here's a hint of what we have to offer
ModCom in the News
- Coach Ahmed White, winner of the Gold Medal in the 2010 International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation World Championship, Heavyweight, Blue Belt...Read More
- ModCom MMA / SBG Berkeley (then known as Modern Combatives) was nominated for Best Martial Arts School in Alameda County...Read More