Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

The area's only black belts under UFC legend Royce Gracie, authentic Muay Thai Kickboxing, game-changing CrossFit workouts and Kids Martial Arts.

Capital MMA & Elite Fitness offers expert coaching and world class training facilities for the most effective martial arts and fitness programs: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, CrossFit and MMA. Located throughout the Washington metropolitan area, Capital MMA & Elite Fitness lets you work toward your fitness and fighting goals at every level! Develop positive, life transforming habits, get into the best shape of your life, learn realistic self-defense, set competitive goals, and experience proven programming in a truly supportive community. Capital MMA & Elite Fitness began in 2001, and has the only certified black belts in DC, VA and MD under the first Ultimate Fighting Champion, and world's leading self-defense expert, Royce Gracie. It's time to try martial arts and elite fitness at their absolute best. Request a FREE class today!

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Angela Christopher Takes First Place | 2019 USA Weightlifting Black & Red Open

On July 13, 2019 — in Tyson's Corner, Virginia — CrossFit Coach Angelica Christopher won first place out of ten women in the 81kg category at the USA Weightlifting Black & Red Open. Click the link to read more!

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Greats shots as always from @fromtaylor_ of the knuckleheads #capitalmuaythai @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

#capitalmuaythai pic of the day 📸 by @fromtaylor_ @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

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A Spotlight on Derek Villegas | A Rising Star

Derek Villegas is only 17 years old, and is fast becoming a Capital MMA superstar! He joined Capital after his older brother Kevin brought him in one day for a Muay Thai class, and he hasn’t looked back since. During the Thai Boxing Association (TBA) CLASSIC – Muay Thai World Expo, from June 20-23, he won the Boys’ Junior Light Middleweight Division. Capital sat down with Derek for a post weekend Q&A. Shoutout to Musa Visual Media, LLC for the amazing picture!

capitalmma.com A Spotlight on Derek Villegas | A Rising Star

We are halfway to our deadline and halfway to our goal! Our Competition Tee shirt order and fundraiser will end on July 31, and we’ve raised $1,750 of $3,500!

https://www.gofundme.com/exclusive-tee-shirt-preorder-fundraiser

Wear this shirt as a symbol of your support for the competitive side of the Capital community. They are perfect for demonstrating team pride at events and are guaranteed conversation starters when wearing around town. The money we raise will bring Nora Cornolle to Capital MMA. She'll be teaching, supporting fighters, training, representing our schools, and if you remember her from the time she spent here late last year, her positive and approachable demeanor is a perfect fit for our tribe! Please visit our Go Fund Me page today, and don’t forget to include your training location and tee shirt size. The deadline for orders and donations is July 31, 2019.

#capitalmuaythai pics of the day 📸 by @fromtaylor_ @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Knucklehead Saturday’s pic by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai #fightteam #dontthink #flow

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A Spotlight on Sarah Gohier | Muay Thai Addicted

Sarah Gohier has become an integral part of the Capital MMA community since joining in 2017. Sarah's passion is Muay Thai, and during the Thai Boxing Association (TBA) CLASSIC – Muay Thai World Expo, from June 20-23, she won the Ladies’ Novice Fly Weight division. Capital sat down with Sarah for a post weekend Q&A. If you read the article, you’ll notice Kirstin Schmidt's name, featured on the most recent episode of the Fight Philosophy Podcast. A special thank you to Musa Visual Media, LLC for the amazing picture! SPARK Physiotherapy Lucky Thai

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Watch out for this one! I got to work with @sgoyay last night and this girl is going to have a very successful fight career! pics by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

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Heather Walker Leahy Promo | Preparing for Shogun Fights XXII at the MGM

Shoutout to Musa Visual Media, LLC and Watson Multimedia for the amazing video! Heather Walker-Leahy continues to prepare for Shogun Fights XXII on July 13th at the MGM National Harbor. This will be Heather’s third professional mixed martial arts fight, and she currently has an undefeated record. We’d love to see all of you there to cheer her on. Need tickets? DM Heather personally on IG @hwalkerleahy, or see her at the gym. Please like and share!

capitalmma.com Heather Walker Leahy Promo | Preparing for Shogun Fights XXII at the MGM

Muay Thai class was awesome last night! Pics by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

July 20th the @boakiller goes for his belt! Fireworks guaranteed!!! pics by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai

Great pics by @fromtaylor_ from fight team practice today. #capitalmuaythai @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Beautiful technical sparring between Brian and Avan last night during Dutch Kickboxing class. Pics by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai #kickboxing #dutchkickboxing #boxing #sparring @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

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From Barely Walking to Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt | A Story of Determination

For her entire life Noelle Muratore has dealt with a number of physical ailments, including severe muscle weakness. For Noelle the weakness would become so debilitating that at times she was completely unable to walk...

capitalmma.com From Barely Walking to Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt | A Story of Determination

#capitalmuaythai pic of the day! 📸 by @fromtaylor_ #muaythai #sparring #kickboxing #bagclass @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

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Capital MMA Teammates & Families Hit the High Seas | by Abe Mousavi

Seven of Capital MMA’s Jiu-Jitsu practitioners just got back from a week on the Harmony of the Seas cruise. They were there for the fifth Grappler’s Escape, featuring multiple daily seminars with five champion black belts. Check out Aybe Huge Itsu's write-up! And the pictures by Musa Visual Media, LLC!

capitalmma.com Capital MMA Teammates & Families Hit the High Seas | by Abe Mousavi

Dip and rip! Pics by @fromtaylor_ #capitalmuaythai #bodyshots #muaythai #kickboxing #boxing @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

A big step forward for Kyle! He won his Boonchu Muay Thai rules fight by unanimous decision vs a really tough opponent. Congrats brotha we are all extremely proud of you!!! #capitalmuaythai #boonchu

Amazing shots by Taylor Sims Photography LLC of the Lion Fight Champ! Amine Ballafrikh #lionfight #capitalmuaythai #thelion #muaythaichampion @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Group shot with the Champ! Pic by @fromtaylor_ @ballafrikh #lionfight56 #lionfightchamp #capitalmuaythai

Packed house last night for Muay Thai class! Love seeing so many wanting to learn 😊 pic by Taylor Sims Photography LLC #capitalmuaythai #capitalmma #sterlingva #ashburnva #chantillyva #dmv #muaythai #capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam

Congratulations Amine Ballafrikh!!!! Still the North American Muay Thai champion!

Fight day baby!!! Make sure you tune into @cbssports tonight to watch Amine defend his Lion Fight Lightweight Title! #lionfight56 #capitalmuaythai #thelion #fighter

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Amine “The Lion” Ballafrikh | Lion Fight 56 Viewing Party

Check out this video by Watson Multimedia and Musa Visual Media, LLC! Amine “The Lion” Ballafrikh is ready!

capitalmma.com Amine “The Lion” Ballafrikh | Lion Fight 56 Viewing Party

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Make sure to tune in to Lion Fight 56 this Saturday night live on @cbssports starting at 8:00pm! #lionfight56 #thelion #capitalmuaythai #capitalmma #titlefight #titledefense #muaythai #muaythaifights #fighter

Just days away from #thelion returning to the #lionfight ring. #lionfight56 #capitalmuaythai #fighter #fightteam #muaythai #muaythaifighter #titlefight #Repost @walt_zink_photography with @get_repost
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Sweeeep! Amine Ballafrikh sweeps Nick Haines at Lion Fight 42 at Foxwoods on Saturday April 21st. Ballafrikh would win by TKO in the fourth round.
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Exclusive Tee Shirt Preorder | Fundraiser

Wear this shirt as a symbol of your support for the competitive side of the Capital community. They are perfect for demonstrating team pride at events and are guaranteed conversation starters when wearing around town. The money we raise will bring Nora Cornolle to Capital MMA. She'll be teaching, supporting fighters, training, representing our schools, and if you remember her from the time she spent here late last year, her positive and approachable demeanor is a perfect fit for our tribe! Please visit our Go Fund Me page today, and don’t forget to include your training location and tee shirt size. The deadline for orders and donations is July 31, 2019.

capitalmma.com Exclusive Tee Shirt Preorder | Fundraiser

Fight week! Make sure to tune in this Saturday night to @cbssports at 8:00pm to watch #lionfight56. Amine is the co-main event followed by our good friend Chip @chipthesurgeon

#capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam

Saturday’s at Capital

Love these knuckleheads 😊

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Pics by @fromtaylor_ Two week trial package now available for only $49.95. This package allows you unlimited training in all our programs. Contact us today to schedule your free trial class!

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Such an awesome opportunity to co-host the Fight Philosophy Podcast with Chad Malone, featuring Royce Gracie, and produced by Aybe Huge Itsu!

This episode we welcome the incomparable Royce Gracie. The man's reputation and pedigree speak for themselves. Royce discusses what it was like to grow up in a house of fighters, his perspectives on his own family, his pursuits outside of Jiu Jitsu and MMA, why he chooses to wear a blue belt now, and many, MANY other insights. Oh yeah, he shares his acai bowl recipe too. What an honor and privilege to have him on this podcast. Thanks very much to Royce for coming on and sharing some of his thoughts with us! Look for this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, and SoundCloud!. Thanks for stopping by!
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I’m excited and I feel tremendous pride to have this lion represent our team! Now, it’s time for me to order one of his new shirts. Amine Ballafrikh

25 days until “The Lion” returns to the #lionfight ring. #capitalmuaythai #lionfight56 #hotsuit #combatcorner #moroccanamerican #fighter

Amines #lionfight56 walkout shirts are in! Thank you to all the sponsors and @ink_generation_md for making the shirts! We look forward to seeing everyone June 8th at Foxwoods Casino but if you can’t make it please tune in to @cbssports to watch the main card live!

#capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

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Undefeated Pro MMA Fighter | Heather Walker-Leahy

Heather Walker-Leahy is a lifelong athlete who graduated from Marymount University in 2009. Soon after graduating she wanted to explore a new recreation and decided to take a Muay Thai class at Capital MMA. Heather’s competitive nature took ahold and she competed in exhibition smokers, amateur Muay Thai fights, and in 2015 transitioned to amateur MMA. Heather dominated the local mixed martial arts fight scene, and progressed to professional shows. Heather boasts an undefeated amateur and professional record, and is currently preparing for Shogun Fights XXII at the MGM National Harbor on July 13th, 2019…. Check out the full article, and after reading please use one the social buttons to share!

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Good controlled technical sparring in Dutch Kickboxing class tonight between Brian and Kristian.
#capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam

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Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt Promotions Seminars & Ceremony | Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC

Twice each year our Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program holds a series of seminars, followed by sparring, belt promotions and a short ceremony. Want to learn more about this event, read this article, and please share!

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Muay Thai Dedication | Harold Riera

Harold Riera is one of Capital MMA’s amateur Muay Thai fighters, and he gets after it! His new video by Taylor Sims gave me goosebumps! Check it out and please share!

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Some great shots by @fromtaylor_ from yesterday’s Fight Team class.

#capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Coach Roland giving out gold the other night! Pics by @fromtaylor_

#capitalmuaythai #dmvmuaythai #muaythaifamily #muaythaifitness #loudouncountyva #kickboxingtraining #kickboxingworkout #southridingva #sterlingva #dullesva #dmv #fightteam @ Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

25 days until “The Lion” returns to the #lionfight ring. #capitalmuaythai #lionfight56 #hotsuit #combatcorner #moroccanamerican #fighter

Boxing class was full of killers tonight!

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