Training Opportunities

Year after year, the MMA World Expo continues to offer seminars with some of the biggest names in striking, wrestling, grappling and MMA. Participants will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with their favorite MMA celebs and world-famous coaches right on the MMA World Expo show floor.

In addition, we have two competitions this year, ADCC New York and the 2014 CACC World Championships. Pre-registered competitors will get free admission to the Expo, so register now!


Here’s some info that you should keep in mind:

– All participants must bring comfortable training wear, mouth guard and groin protection. Fitted t-shirt or rashguard is suggested and shorts/sweats with no pockets or metal. Gi is optional for some seminars.

– Bathrooms are available to change into your training clothes. There are no lockers or clothing storage on-site. The MMA World Expo is not responsible for lost or stolen property.

– Waivers must be signed at the show before stepping on the mats.

– Children 12 – 17 years of age over are permitted to participate with parent/guardian supervision and signed authorization form which will be available on-site.

– No one with a contagious skin disease is permitted to participate.


Have questions? Please email

Training Seminars

The Daily News Presents: Golden Gloves Boxing Seminars

  • Saturday, July 26th: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sunday, July 27th: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Cost: Free! Registration at the Door.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the basics of the Sweet Science from boxing’s next generation of stars, and find out more about the New York Golden Gloves. For more info, visit the Golden Gloves or email the MMA World Expo at


Snake Pit USA Catch Wrestling Seminar:
When: Sunday, July 27th, 10:30am – 11:30am
Cost: Free!

This free 1-hour Catch Wrestling seminar will be taught by Snake Pit head Coaches Joel Bane & John Potenza along  with Sean Dogerhty &  Coach Floyd “Bad News” Winter!

The seminar will cover various takedowns, breakdowns, pins & submissions!
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to train with the top coaches from Snake Pit USA!

For more info, visit Snake Pit USA or email John Potenza at


Ricco “Suave” Rodriguez Training-With-the-Masters Seminar
When: Saturday, July 26th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Duration: 60-minutes
Cost: FREE with Weekend Pass (Based on Space Availability)
Register: Please visit
Questions: Please email


Dan “Hendo” Henderson Training-With-the-Masters Seminar
When: Sunday, July 27th, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Duration: 90-minutes
Cost: $75
Register: Please visit
Questions: Please email


Anderson “The Spider” Silva Training-With-the-Masters Seminar
When: Sunday, July 27th, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Duration: 1-hour
Cost: $150
Register: Please visit
Questions: Please email

Competition Opportunities

*Please note, pre-registered competitors will be admitted to the Expo free-of-charge

ADCC New York

  • Weigh-Ins: Friday, July 25th, 5pm-7pm
  • No-Gi: Saturday, July 26th
  • Gi: Sunday, July 27th
  • Doors will open to competitors at 8:30am on both days

Cost: Varies, Click Here
Register: Click Here
Questions: Please visit ADCC North America or email


2014 CACC World Championships
When: Sunday, July 27th, 11:30am-3:00pm
Cost: $50
Register: Click Here
Questions: visit Snake Pit USA or email John Potenza at


Check back soon for MMA World Expo Training Opportunities!