Michigan Institute of Athletics
2244 Euler Rd #105
Brighton, Michigan
Our Programs
We offer programs to meet all your martial arts needs. From Youth to Adult, Fitness to Elite training, We offer both a class and private setting.
Our Kickboxing program is designed for every level of martial artist. Whether you want to compete or simply learn the art, our classes are for you.
Scorpion Fighting System
The Scorpion Fighting System is a complete Mixed Martial Arts program designed for competitive athletes. The Scorpion Fighting System has been used to create world class athletes & champions that have competed in the UFC, Invicta, Rizin, Bellator and more. If you want to be a fighter, this is the perfect program to help you achieve your goals.
Fitness Programs
Physical and mental fitness is key to a long and healthy life. MIA offers non-competitive, FRIENDLY and FUN fitness classes. All experience/fitness levels are welcome!
We offer a comprehensive Boxing program that is geared to help members of all experience levels develop their skills. Whether you are looking to compete in the ring, or a beginner wanting to learn the sport, Scorpion Boxing is the program for you!
Private Lessons
One-on-one training is available for youth & adults. Our instructors can guide you regardless of your current skill or fitness level.
About the Michigan Institute of Athletics
The Michigan Institute of Athletics is Michigan's premier Mixed Martial Arts, Fitness, and Yoga facility. Whether you are a beginner, or a high level competitor, you will find a home here at the MIA.
Meet the Coaches
  • James David Gray
    Owner / Founder, Pro Fighter, Competition Team Head Coach
  • Tim Farr
    Pro Fighter & MMA Coach
  • Brian Fornasiero
    Competitive Jiu Jitsu Coach
  • Josh Parisian
    UFC Athlete
  • Juan Perez
    Owner & Head Instructor for Master Perez Taekwondo
  • Tristin Canada
    Boxing Coach, MMA Fighter
  • Danny Berry
    Pro Fighter, MMA & Jiu Jitsu Coach
  • Jaxson Barlow
    Kickboxing Coach, MMA Fighter
  • Andrew Garcia
    Adult & Youth Wrestling Coach, MMA Fighter
  • Gabriel & Christopher Bossio
    Assistant Youth Jiu Jitsu Coaches
  • Eric Polerecky
    Assistant Youth Jiu Jitsu Coach
  • Zoe Nowicki
    2x National Champion, Female Wrestling Coach, MMA Fighter
Institute Of Athletics Schedule
Contact us :
+1 (810) 522-6030
2244 Euler Rd #105, Brighton, MI 48114

By Phone : 4:30-7pm M-Th
Questions? Contact us!
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