In Depth Look at Claudia Gadelha’s new BJJ & MMA gym
This past weekend the number one ranked UFC strawweight contender, Claudia Gadelha held a grand opening for her new gym, Claudia Gadelha’s MMA & BJJ Academy, in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Gadelha, along with A.J. Hiller, owner of MMA Signatures, partnered together after working closely with one another at the MMA Classic Fan Expo, last fall.
The gym, located at 546 Main Street in Stroudsburg, will be the premiere training facility in the Poconos region.
Courses are offered for both children and adults in subject areas such as Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing, Defense Against Multiple Opponents (DAMO), Jiu-Jitsu, and more.
Gadelha states that she will split her time between her native country of Brazil and Stroudsburg as her schedule permits.
Gadelha fights for the UFC women’s strawweight title on July 8 in Las Vegas, but plans to move her fight camp for the following fight to the Stroudsburg location.
DAMO will be instructed by Terry Devine, a military Veteran with more than 20-years experience in the arts of Krav Maga, , Kung Fu, Muay Thai, Karate and other real world survival tactics and techniques.
Boxing instruction is provided by Danny Sandoz, who has experience in Golden Gloves and trying out for the U.S. Olympic team.