Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy (Houston, TX)

Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy, located in Houston, TX is one of the most successful Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academies in the Lone Star State. The Academy trains some of the biggest names in MMA, including Lightweight Phenom Yves Edwards and rising Middleweight star Andrew Craig. Team Tooke has one of the most successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition teams in the area and the MMA Team, both amateur and Professional has an impressive 80% plus winning percentage.

Team Tooke MMA is also home to one of the city’s best Judo programs and has been featured on Fox News and Channel 13 News. The coach for this elite Judo program is none other than Ernesto Perez-Lobo, the 1996 Olympic Silver Medalist. Sensei Ernesto is one of the only Judo instructors in the United States who has an Olympic Medal. 

Affiliate Schools

There are also numerous Team Tooke affiliate schools in the greater Houston Area including Midtown (, Spring (, Cypress ( and Kingwood( The headquarters location is located in North Houston (

The Leader

Leading the program is Brazilian Jiu jitsu Black Belt and renowned MMA and BJJ Coach Travis Tooke. Professor Travis first opened the doors, garage doors that is, of his school in 2005. The first location was in his dad’s garage and didn’t even have air conditioner! After a one year stay in Brazil, truing daily with some of the best Mixed Martial Arts and Jiu-Jitsu practitioners on the planet, Travis returned home to Houston and opened Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts. In the beginning the school only offered 1 style, Brazilian Jiu jitsu for adults. Fast forward 7 years and about 400 students and the academy now offers over 8,000 square foot facility. Classes are available for men, women and children ages 3 and up. There are classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, Judo, Self Defense, Submission Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts and Women Only Fitness Boot Camp. 

Adult Program

While Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts has produced numerous champions in the Martial Arts world, the majority of the students (about 85-90%) train for reasons unrelated to competition. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Muay Thai, for example, offer a phenomenal way to get into great shape while having lots of fun and learning something new. Unlike most fitness facilities where there is little to no motivation to exercise, at Team Tooke the students are always learning something new and challenging. Every class conditioning and cardio type exercises. And the best part is, there are motivated coaches who challenge the students to push themselves to new limits on a daily basis. Regardless of which particular style a student may be interested in learning, at Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts in Houston, TX they can reach their goals along with other motivated, like minded people. 

Kids Program

Team Tooke MMA also offer Kids Martial Arts and Self Defense classes 6 days per week. In addition to the Martial Arts classes, there is also an amazing After School Program and a Summer Camp in the Summertime. Parents brig their children to Mixed Martial Arts for a variety of reasons including confidence building, discipline, focus, bullying, self defense, health and fitness, make new friends and for competition just to name a few.

The organized curriculum of the Team Tooke Kids Program teaches children ages 3-13 life skills as well as Martial Arts skill. There are different age groups as well to ensure that the kids are able to practice in the environment best suited to their individual needs. For example, there is a Little Champions Kids class for kids ages 3-6 while kids ages 7-13 train at a different time.

This system of separating kids by age helps the kids feel more comfortable and focus better during class. In addition to the separate age programs there are also life skill components to each class and children are rewarded for improving in areas such as respect, discipline, courage, determination and so on. As a child advances and shows the discipline and character required to move up, they will be invited into the prestigious Black Belt Club. This program is for kids who have earned the right to come to special Black Belt Club only classes and is very selective. The goal of the Team Tooke Kids program is to help every child make it to Black Belt Club Status

Women Only Boot Camp

Team Tooke Martial Arts Academy is one of the only Martial Arts Academies in Texas to offer a Women Only Fitness Boot Camp. Just as the title suggests, this program is for women only and is helping countless women reach their fitness and weight loss goals. In fact, some women in the program have lost over 80 pounds! The program is led by Team Tooke Kickboxing student and fitness guru Kristin Suzette. Coach Kristin is an amazing coach who knows how to bring out the best in her students. She knows how to push you to new levels and keep you coming back for more. That is why so many women have lost weight in this program ( Team Tooke Women Only Fitness boot camp in Houston TX offers a free one week trial, free fitness consultation, free workout and a free T-shirt. 


While most members who join the gym are not interested in competing at a high level, for those who do Team Tooke MMA is the place to be. Team Tooke is one of the only Mixed Martial Arts Schools in Houston to coach not 1, but 2 UFC fighters. Andrew Craig and Yves Edwards both train at the Team Tooke Academy working primarily with  Professor Travis Tooke in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. In fact, Andrew Craig is also one of the coaches and helps the classes. Team Tooke is always on the scene at the local BJJ competitions and also travels across the country and even the world to compete at the highest level. Whether you are already a champion competitor or would like to become a champion competitor, Team Tooke MMA in Houston offers a proven system that can help anyone, men, women and children reach these goals. 


The instructors at Team Tooke are as good as you get. The credentials speak for themselves. MMA Coach Andrew Craig is an undefeated UFC Fighter. Muay Thai Coach Michael Chase Corley has fought and trained some of Muay Thai’s and MMA best. Sensei Ernesto Perez is an Olympic medalist. Coach Lewis Wood is one of he best boxing coaches around and has a near perfect record. And, finally Professor Travis Tooke is a Carlos Gracie, Jr. Black Belt and has coached and competed against some of the top MMA and BJJ fighters in the world.

But as you may know that’s not what matters most. After all, someone can be a great competitor and not a great coach. That is why all Team tooke coaches must complete and pass a 12 week instructor training program. This program teaches all Team Tooke instructors how to teach, not just what to teach and ensures that the instructor/student relationship is built on trust and respect above all. That is why the program is so successful

Free Trial

If anyone is interested in Training at Team Tooke Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Houston, TX you can call them at 281-955-7300. Or you can simply visit the website at Team Tooke MMA Academy offers a 30 Day Free Trial ad a 60 Day Money Back Guarantee. In addition, all people who sign up for the 30 day Free Trial will receive a free one-on-one private lesson with a professional Team Tooke Coach, a Free Goals Consultation, and free Team Tooke T-Shirt and a Free Workout. For women interested in the Boot Camp, you will receive a Free Intro Lesson and Goal Analysis, Free Body fat Analysis, A free workout and a One week free trial. 

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