Welcome to the Mantis MMA mixed martial arts academy!

Mantis MMA is an academy on the cutting edge of modern day Mixed Martial Arts & Self-Defence training methods combining the knowledge and wisdom of the Great Grandmasters from the East and with the cutting edge science and innovative training methods of the West. Mantis MMA is a martial arts facility where any member of your family can learn traditional martial arts and combative sport arts like Boxing, KickboxingMuay Thai, GrapplingBJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), Kung Fu and our revolutionary sports combat training system called Defenda Tag.

Visit us today for a free complimentary lesson anytime to see what you think. Mantis MMA is situated on the Redcliffe Peninsula which is located 35 minutes north of Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane.

About Mantis MMA

To provide a place where people can come to learn how to defend themselves and realise their dreams in a safe, exciting, friendly environment.
All for one, one for all! We are a family that supports one another and we always work together to help each other reach our own individual goals what ever they may be. We encourage everyone to be individuals and team players at the same time.
We promise to always provide you with the most skillful and professional instruction in a safe and friendly environment with your safety being our main priority!



Learn the beautiful and skillful art and science of boxing. It is one of the most simple and effective combat styles available and is a great sport, self-defence system and way to keep fit.

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Muay Thai

Take your Boxing and Kickboxing skills to a new level by adding on elbow and clinching techniques. Muay Thai is known as “the art of eight limbs” which is a combat sport that originated in Thailand.

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Learn the art of how to defend yourself when on the ground. This skill has been shown to be invaluable in many self-defence situations.

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Kung Fu

Learn one of the worlds most advanced and skillful Kung Fu styles known as Tong Long Kung Fu. It is an art where you will improve with age instead of deteriorate like most combat sports styles. This art relies more on skill and internal energy rather than big external movements which requires a lot of energy.

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Womans Self-Defence

In this class you will learn the best techniques from Boxing, Muay Thai, Grappling and Kung Fu and blend them into a simple but effective style that will give you the best chance for success in the event you need to defend yourself against an attacker. You will also get fit, have fun and meet some great people!

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Kids Self-Defence

This is our kids class where we teach them modified versions of every martial art and combat style taught at Mantis MMA including our revolutionary new sports combat training system called Defenda Tag. Your kids will also go through our School Safe / Street Safe and Character development programs and make some great friends for life.

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