Auburn Mixed Martial Arts offers classes for children andadults, individuals and families, in an encouraging fun,safe, and positive environment. Our students buildstrength and confidence while getting in shape.





Randall Phillips

Randall Phillips has been training and teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo with over 30 years experience and holds a Black Belt in Judo from USJA and a Black Belt in BJJ from Shawn Hammonds. Randall was Alabama state Judo Champion in 1991 and Pan American Games' competitor in BJJ in 1999. He returned to competition after a 10 year hiatus to win a silver medal in the IBJJF European Championships in Lisbon, Portugal in 2012. Randall also won the Expert Division at NAGA 2011 in Oklahoma and the Expert Division NAGA 2011 in Dallas, TX. In 2012 he competed in the IBJJF Masters World Championships in California.


Andy Roberts

Andy Roberts was born in 1984 in Birmingham, AL. Andy enjoyed an explosive wrestling career that saw Andy become the USA Wrestling Southeast regional Champion 3x in Greco Roman and 2x in Freestyle wrestling, a state folk style championship and received All-American status. Andy has had the pleasure to be trained under legendary coaches such as Terry Brands, Steve Gaydosh, Glenn Lanham, and Rod Gaddy.








Patrick Rose

Patrick Rose has a 2nd degree black belt from Grand Master Sang Pill Han that is certified by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) in Kuk Ki Won South Korea. Mr. Rose has been practicing Olympic style Taekwondo for over thirty years and was a member of the Boise State University collegiate Taekwondo team from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Rose founded and coached the Southern Illinois University collegiate Taekwondo team from 2004 to 2008. And, has trained in Korea under Grand Master Gwan Mo Yang and travels to Korea regularly.





Jose Torres

Jose Torres began his training of martial arts at age 10 when his father enrolled him in Karate and later on Tang Soo Do. Upon graduating from high school, he found Yang style Tai Chi Chuan, a Chinese martial art that focuses on total relaxation in order to create power. Soon after he was introduced to grappling (BJJ) and is currently a purple belt at Auburn MMA. Jose has had the chance to study BJJ under several amazing black belt instructors, including; BJ Penn, Niko Han, Gokor Chivichyan and Brian McLaughlin.






what people say...

After being a member at more than 12 gyms, I have finally found what I have been searching for! Auburn MMA provides the best workouts I've ever experienced and while seriously challenging, they are always full of excitement and fun. My strength, flexibility, fluidity, endurance, and overall fitness have all increased drastically. I get a major kick out of the fact that I've learned how to take down or tap out people quite a bit larger than me and quite a bit younger than me.

Our Mission

What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail? At Auburn Mixed Martial Arts, we nurture our students in pursuit of the answer. Our purpose is to arm our members with the confidence, respect, and discipline they need to engage the outside world successfully and achieve their lifelong goals.



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