Martial Arts and Fitness Center Bergen County, American Eagle MMA: BJJ, Taekwondo, Kettlebells, Personal Training, Nutrition and Self Defense for the Whole Family
Whether you’re a martial arts expert who wants to learn a new discipline or a beginner who wants to get in shape in a different way, American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells has a self-defense and martial arts course for you. Our dedicated, professional staff is qualified to instruct our Bergen County NJ, customers of all ages in rigorous yet understandable classes.
We strive to teach our students a mixture of self-defense, self-confidence and inner peace, through a combination of modern and traditional styles, and a blend of mental discipline with physical fitness. Our BBB-accredited business offers the following types of instruction to our clients:
- Self-defense for children, adults, and groups
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Karate, and Taekwondo classes
- Boxing and Kickboxing classes
- Preschool Karate
- Kettlebell and Bodyweight Based Fitness Classes
- Private Instruction
- Nutritional Counseling
Call American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells today to enroll in a self-defense, martial arts or fitness course that will teach you a variety of skills. We value our Ho-Ho-Kus and Bergen County customers and hope you’ll choose to learn martial arts or fitness training from our certified, skilled and attentive instructors.
Master Phil Ross: Chief Instructor
Master Phil Ross is the area’s most decorated and accomplished martial artist and fitness instructor. Listed are his ranks and important certifications. He achieved his Sho Dan (1st Degree Black Belt) in 1986. At the time he was Ranked #6 Nationally in the Light Heavyweight Kumite Division by Karate Review, as a Brown Belt. 30 years later, he earned his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Here’s the breakdown:
8th Degree Black Belt Combative Art of Bando, East-West Martial Alliance: Professor Jon Collins
3rd Degree Black Belt, Taekwondo: Dr. Michael Evangel
2nd Level Instructor, Shamrock Submission Fighting: Frank Shamrock
1st Degree Bando Black Belt: Dr. U Muang Gyi
1st Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt: Professor Mitch Coats/Checkmat BJJ
In addition to the Martial Arts, he’s also a Master Tactical Instructor in CDT (Compliance Direction Takedown) under Tom Patire, a Master RKC Kettlebell Instructor with Dragon Door as well as a PCC, Progressive Calisthenics Certified Instructor with the same organization, a Certified Functional Movement Specialist and an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.
He was also victorious in over 300 Martial Arts contests, a Coach in the UFC for over 4 years, a NAGA Expert Level Submission Fighting Champion in 2010, Captain of the NJ World Karate Team in 1994 and fought for the WAKO World Title in 1989. In that same year, was a featured performer on the Wide World of Sports.
Master Ross is also a published author with two books, Survival Strong, A Guide to street Survival and Strength and Ferocious Fitness, A Fighter’s proven action plan to develop blazing power, animalistic strength and killer conditioning. He also has the #1 Rated S.A.V.E. Self Defense and Fitness Video series as well as The Kettlebell Workout Library, a 20 hour, DVD series with 104 workouts and a 144 page full color manual.