Main Highlights of Our MMA School
Pure MMA NYC is a unique mixed martial arts academy designed for students who are training primarily
to develop their own personal set of martial arts skills, regardless of whether they choose to compete
in the sport of MMA or not.
Our school has several key features, each of which is designed to facilitate one main benefit to our
members, and that benefit is IMPROVED MARTIAL ARTS SKILL.
Once an individual has martial arts skills, it results in other benefits such as increased confidence,
improved self-control, the ability to deal with stress calmly, enhanced awareness, sharper focus,
greater self-discipline, and so on.
In order to develop effective martial arts skills, it is imperative to learn its techniques PROPERLY,
as opposed to executing a sloppy mess of movements, which is often the case during a fitness-
based MMA class.
Quality skill is achieved through quality teaching, learning, and training methods; and it is these
methods which provide the basis of our school.
Specifically, some of the important features you will find at Pure MMA NYC are:
Designed for Skill – Training methods designed for developing fighting skills, not for burning
calories or to get a six-pack for the summer.
Small Class Sizes – Usually no more than 14 students per class, enabling for a greater degree of
instruction available to each individual student.
Personalized Instruction – Results in learning much faster as well as getting valuable guidance
on formulating your own unique MMA fighting style based on your personal strengths.
Dedicated Instructor – Head Instructor Matt Derosa teaches 90% of the classes himself and
personally sees to it that each of his students are progressing towards the results they want.
Amazing People – A great group of students who help one another and work together as
a team. Everyone here is extremely friendly, approachable, and helpful.
Stacked Schedule – 3 straight hours of classes offered 7 days a week.
is flexible as well – arrive late or leave early; we won't yell at you!
Realistic Martial Arts – A curriculum consisting of only the best, most reliable, highest
It is these features which define our school as a place to get MMA skills, not just a good workout.
Our commitment to top-level instruction combined with our easy-going, pressure-free training
environment offers the perfect setting to learn MMA while having a fun, uplifting experience.