Mixed martial arts classes growing trend

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The sound of punches and kicks hitting pads echoed off the gymnasium walls.

Close to 20 participants rotated through stations, working on the skills that make up mixed martial arts. They learned arm bars, grappling holds, kicks and punches.

To ensure their bodies were ready to fight, they did abdominal planks, jumping jacks and toe-touches.

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