Three Weeks Until Grading and Celebration

Northern Mixed Martial Arts, EppingOnly 3 weeks of training until grading for all styles on Monday 23rd.

Are you ready to grade?

Are you missing any of the techniques required?

Do you need to hone some you already know?

Three weeks… You know the timetable, and if you need a reminder on your phone, get the Phone App and never miss a class!


23rd DECEMBER 2013

Monday 23rd December will be the night for all styles to grade.

Gradings will be conducted within your class times and will finish off with presentation.

If you are grading make sure all your techniques are correct and ticked off.

What do you think of our new timetable?  Please let us know so we can plan next years timetable!


2013 EOY celebration @ Northern Mixed Martial Arts, EppingWe are also having our End of Year celebration on Monday 23rd of December from 5pm, it will be a jam packed night – because it’s also grading night!

This night will be full of fun, excitement and achievements.

Entry is $10 per person entry which covers pizzas & drinks.

We will have presentations for all club champions, any upgrades will be presented as well and even some surprises.

We know this will be a great fun night for all (it always is!)

Let Matt or Jacinta know when you are at the dojo, or RSVP via the NMMA Phone App.

Team Tonks, Northern Mixed martial Arts, NMMA, Epping, Northern Suburbs, Melbourne

Coming up at NMMA

There is lots going on at Northern Mixed Martial Arts through the end of the year, and here it all is in a handy PDF.

Northern Mixed Martial Arts Newsletter November 2013

Of course, you can just read it here…


6am to 7am – Tuesday 12th November, Thursday 14th November

Saturday 16th November 9:30am to 10:30am (Saturdays are bring a friend day for $5)


Daniels Blackbelt Grading at Northern Mixed Martial Arts, Epping

9TH NOVEMBER 2013 10AM TO 12:30PM

Yeah.. you may have missed this one… but that wont stop us mentioning it again!

This is a must come grading, all student are to attend and support please.

Daniel has been one of the clubs longest students, he has been around the club for 10 years and has put a lot of his time into the club, the students and myself.

It would be great for you to be there to support him to achieve his goal of becoming a Black Belt in Freestyle Ju-Jitsu.


29th & 30th NOVEMBER 2013

BJJ Comp – Melbourne International Open IBJJF Championship 29th & 30th November 2013 Continue reading

New Class Timeable Next Week

Hi Folks,

Remember that from Monday 18th of November (next Monday), we are running on the new (trial) Timetable at Northern Mixed Martial Arts.

The new timetable includes:

  • New Group Fitness classes – including Saturday mornings.
  • New times for Mini-MMA (earlier start at 4:30pm)
  • New times for Juniors classes (shorter classes, more daily options)
  • Introducing Junior’s Muay Thai Kickboxing classes
  • Seniors Freestyle Ju-Jitsu and Cardio Kickboxing move to Mondays
  • Open mat and All Style All Ages on Fridays

Check it out, give it a try, and let Matt (Tonks) or Jacinta know how the timetable works for you.


Click to view Timetable full size

Team Tonks, Northern Mixed martial Arts, NMMA, Epping, Northern Suburbs, Melbourne

Shindo Martial Art joins Australian Elite Team (AET)

Australian Elite Team  (AET) BJJFrom Ninos:

With great respect and excitement I would like to Announce that ‘Shindo Martial Arts‘ is now part of the Australian Elite Team!!!

Shindo martial arts is based at bayside secondary college, Altona North Campus and is run by veteran brown belt Paul Egan…

Assistant coaches and co owners of the gym Lance and Kenneth Douglas are both seasoned martial artists in their own right and very passionate about building a powerhouse affiliate team that we can be proud of.

If you are in the Altona area, and want to be surrounded by terrific people who are sincerely passionate about evolving the game, then call Lance on 0423457001…

Those who are newborn to our family are just as valued and respected as those who have been with us for years. Welcome guys


Support our Australian Girls in GI

Ella and Maria will be competing this weekend at the Australian Girls in GI competition.

Come along an support them on the day… don’t forget your NMMA Hoodies!

Australian_Girls_In_GI_Round-Patch-Gi-copy3-1024x827Australian Girls in Gi – Female Only Grappling/BJJ Competition

Saturday, 31 August 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST)

Held at: Immersion Mixed Martial Arts, 655C Waverly  Rd, Glen Waverly, Melbourne

9:30am – weigh in wearing No Gi attire.
Weigh in only once for all divisions.

10:00am – First No Gi matches begin. Juniors first.

12:00pm – BBQ provided onsite (bring a share plate or $ to contribute)
1:00pm –  First Gi matches begin. Juniors first.

Registration for the GTA is Open!

footerRegistration for the GTA is Open!

Grappling Tournaments Australia runs the premier BJJ competitions in the Asia-Pacific region. Our goal is simple; to improve the level of Jiu Jitsu in Australasia. We do this by running competitions 100% for the competitors. The funds raised from our events allow us to sponsor standout athletes to train and compete overseas on the world stage.

Most important of all is you – the competitor. We strive to make all of our competitions great events for you and your team-mates. On and off the mat, we aim to demonstrate the very best in grappling culture.

We reward as many victors as possible with their chance to take their place among the world’s finest grapplers.

– For Grapplers. By Grapplers.

Updated Page: Matt Tonkin – Founder

Founder & Head Instructor - Sensei Matt TonkinUPDATED PAGE: Matt’s Profile

It’s right there under the About Section on our pages:


About NMMA: Over the last 5 years I have been very busy establishing one of the biggest, strongest and respected Martial Arts and Fitness club in the Northern Suburbs.

Northern Mixed Martial Arts and Fit2Fight has become the leaders in Martial Arts and Fitness in the area.

We run classes in Japanese Ju-Jitsu / M.M.A, Muay Thai Kickboxing / Boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu / Submission Wresting.

We also run Bootcamps, Group Fitness and Personal Training sessions and in the near future we will be running women only Self Defence and Fitness Classes

Tournaments: We compete in all the major competitions locally and nationally in BJJ, Muay Thai Kickboxing and M.M.A.

Some of the tournaments we compete in are Continue reading