Sparta MMA was established in 2005 by Adam Urbański who is also the Head Coach of the club. Since then it has produced and developed not just excellent fighters but athletes too, assisting them in achieving their goals. All participants sign an athlete’s code of conduct and abide by the rules & regulations of the club.
The philosophy of respect is practiced throughout the gym and all are welcomed to train in an ego free environment. Enjoying your time while training is of paramount importance at Sparta. Training at Sparta is open to all ages, abilities, backgrounds and experience levels, from the complete beginner to the serious athlete both male and female. Come along, get fit, get in shape, meet new people and above all have fun!
For more information give us a call on 07983 609 265 or 01323 351914.
Your first class is free.
Head Coach - 5-0
The owner of Sparta MMA and Lead Trainer has been involved in the sports industry for over 20 years. He holds WKMA Pro MMA Lightweight Title and his MMA record is 5-0. He’s been competing successively in a many Freestyle Wrestling and Submission Grappling competitions in UK and in Europe.
Born in Poland, Adam started freestyle wrestling at the age of 13 years old. Since then, he has been training and competing in MMA gyms all over the world.
His main coach is Milton Vieira, who is the owner of Rio Fighters gym in Brazil. He is a former fighter in UFC Pride and has a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and Lute Livre.
Adam holds a number of specialised qualification certificates in:
Wrestling coaching UKCC certification under BWA-British
Purple Belt in Lute Livre and BJJ
Door Supervisor and Self Defence Specialist
MMA Judge and referee by Marc Goddard from UFC
Circuit Training instructor
Emergency First Aid
Adam is also a Nutrition & Healthy Eating Specialist.
MMA Coach - 6-1-1
Dinko has been involved in sports since he was 5 years old, starting with football and rugby then eventually moving onto karate and kickboxing.
He has been training at Sparta for nearly 4 years now and hold a record of 6-1-1. He is the current dynamite fight series featherweight champion. Dinko says "MMA has given me the best discipline and confidence and would recommend training at Sparta no matter what level you are, everyone is welcome."
Jorge "El Salvaje" Sendra Garcia
Boxing Coach - 29-4-2
Sendra was born in Spain before relocating to South Africa at an early age where he learned to box and later turned professional.
Middleweight Jorge boasts years of experience and a dedication to the sport matched by few. As a successful international boxer, he has trained in Spain & South Africa, and boxed in matches in many countries. Jorge “The Wild” Sendra joins Sparta as the boxing coach.
Jorge says “If you have come to mess around, you are in the wrong class!”
Alessandro "Mountain" Mauá
Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu 2nd Degree Black Belt
Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Alessandro has been practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) almost every day, for more than 20 years. The last 15 years, he had the honor to learn and practice BJJ at the Gracie Humaitá Academy. Established in the beginning of the last century by the own creator of BJJ, Grandmaster Hélio Gracie, the Academy is still the BJJ's fountain of wisdom. Nowadays, the responsibility to carry on the legacy belongs to his sons, Grandmasters Rolker and Royler Gracie.
Alessandro says "It's going to be a pleasure to teach my students the most refined BJJ's techniques learned and practiced there. I want to transmit you all the knowledge that I was fortunate to obtain."
Alessandro also holds the physician diploma and two post-graduation qualifications, one in Cardiology and another in Nephrology.
Traditional Karate 3rd Degree Black Belt
Tomasz has practiced Karate since 1992. During all these years, he has studied the secrets of Traditional Karate and Budo - participating in many regional, national and international training courses while having the opportunity to practice under the guidance of excellent karate masters such as Hidetaka Nishiyama, Avi Rokah, Hiroshi Shirai, Ilija Jorga, Wlodzimierz Kwieciński, Krzysztof Neugebauer, Miroslaw Kuciarski and many others. He also has many sporting achievements in the arena of regional, national and international fields. His sports career has repeatedly taken him to the podium which he is truly humble for.
Tomasz says "One of my greatest achievements is the double silver (Kata, Kumite) in the European Championships of Traditional Karate Fudokan and the Polish Cup Traditional Karate where I stood 3 times on the podium winning a gold medal (Kata - forms), and 2 bronze medals (Kumite - fights, Enbu – choreography fights)."
Over the past 25 years, Karate has become a passion for Tomasz and now he teaches students of all ages and abilities the discipline of Martial Arts. Tomasz also holds the physician diploma and two post-graduation qualifications, one in Physiotherapy and another in Massage.
First Class is Free!
£5.00 per class for kids BJJ, MMA / Adults Boxing
£7.50 per class for adults BJJ or MMA class
£50.00 per month for BJJ classes
£50.00 per month for MMA classes
£75.00 per month for unlimited admission
£25 for one PRIVATE CLASS in
MMA/BJJ/Muay Thai/Boxing/Strength & Conditioning
All items are available for purchase directly from the SPARTA Gym at class times.
Yellow Pretorian Boxing Gloves
Black Pretorian Boxing Gloves
White Pretorian Shin Guards
Green Pretorian Shin Guards
Sparta MMA Beanie Hat
Sparta MMA Hoodie
Sparta MMA T-Shirt