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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Youth Classes


ModCom MMA / SBG Berkeley has designed our curriculum so training is available for every stage of life. Toddlers can begin the martial arts journey in our Sticky Monkey program; kids can train in youth MMA, Boxing or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and our entire curriculum is available for adults.

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 is a member of Straight Blast Gym International and was formed by Alan and Lily Pagle in 2002. 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. All that is required is good coaching and a supportive environment where you can learn skills and enjoy training. That’s what we provide and that makes consistency on your part easy! We’re ready to help you reach your training goals. Click here to start your journey.

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Our Classes

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ModCom MMA / SBG Berkeley has designed our curriculum so training is available for every stage of life.

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

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ModCom offers a unique Jiu-Jitsu curriculum focused on enabling each individual to excel.

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Our self-defense program is about building confidence and skills so you don’t need to seek confrontation.

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Our kickboxing classes combine elements of international boxing, Muay Thai and other striking arts for an effective self-defense and fitness regimen.

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Our curriculum incorporates fundamentals of several martial arts – judo, jiu-jitsu and international boxing, among others.

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Boxing boot camp is a challenging but fun way to learn boxing skills & fundamentals, boost metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, and improve coordination.

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Students drill in all functional areas of fitness including: flexibility, strength, conditioning and balance.

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Wrestling, grappling, and fitness for grappling – these skills are honed so that they can be applied in the study of Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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