~~ Combat Submission Wrestling Program (CSW) teaches a reformulated shoot wrestling curriculum founded by Erik Paulson, former world light heavyweight shooto champion. The curriculum is a three dimensional martial art form that involves striking, takedowns, and submissions.
Combat Submission Wrestling is said to be most dominant Mixed Martial Arts training system available. CSW is a blend of STX Kickboxing, Jun Fan Kickboxing, Muay Thai, French Savate, Western Boxing, Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling, Shooto, Filipino Dumog, Judo and Brazilian Jiu -Jitsu. It encompasses three areas: Kickboxing, Clinching and Grappling which focuses on Submission Wrestling, Submission Fighting and Self-Defense. CSW has produced champions in both Pride and the UFC.
Many of today's top level MMA fighters train in C.S.W. including Sean Sherk, Josh Barnett, Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. The focus of the IMAA Reality Based/Combat Submission Wrestling Program is to master basic techniques and drills, and have the ability to flow from position to position, escape each position and have both upper body and lower body submissions. Students develop through a progression of flow drills, techniques and unique training methods to build a strong and competitive MMA and Submission Wrestling game.
Our program is one of the most complete mixed martial arts programs anywhere. Taught in a safe, high energy training environment, it gives you one of the best and most effective workouts available. Mixed Martial Arts is loads of fun and will get you in the best shape of your life. IMAA chief instructor, Marlon Bonilla, is a certified coach under Sensei Erik Paulson.