• BOXING & KICKBOXING


    Using the fundamentals from International Boxing, Kickboxing and Muay Thai, we provide a safe environment where anyone, no matter their age, size or gender can learn and improve. This enables us to succeed on the mat for SPORT and survive on the street for SELF DEFENSE.

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  • FITNESS & CONDITIONING


    Our Boxing Bootcamp will help you lose weight and get in shape while you learn and improve your striking skills in this non-contact class. Fitness 101 is our comprehensive fitness class that is aimed at improving strength, stability, agility and endurance.

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  • JIU-JITSU


    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the most scientific approach to grappling in existence. At SBG Berkeley we train in the fundamentals of the ART which enables us to succeed on the mat for SPORT and survive on the street for SELF-DEFENSE. Our training emphasizes how to use proper technique to overcome a stronger and faster opponent.

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  • MIXED MARTIAL ARTS


    MMA is a FUNCTIONAL martial art; the skills and delivery systems have been proven to work and with our unique training methods they are available to you! Whether for sport or self-defense, the fundamentals will remain the same. You don't need to be in shape to start.

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  • TRAINING FOR EVERYBODY


    SBG Berkeley / ModCom MMA has programs for all ages and abilities for all walks of life: from toddlers to adults. Our FOUNDATIONS PROGRAM is especially designed to get you started, no experience necessary! And our COMBAT ATHLETE PROGRAM will keep you going; step by step, utilizing the most up to date training methods.

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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.

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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.

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We train with the best of the Bay

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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Enjoy a variety of classes that provide an effective workout to build cardiovascular endurance.

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ModCom in the News

  • Ahmed White, Champion
    Coach Ahmed White, winner of the Gold Medal in the 2010 International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation World Championship, Heavyweight, Blue Belt...
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  • Best of the Bay, KRON 4
    ModCom MMA / SBG Berkeley (then known as Modern Combatives) was nominated for Best Martial Arts School in Alameda County...
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