There is a danger to the assumption that bringing an aggressive person into the ring is condoning violence. We have found it is the perfect place to teach control, breathing, and proper technique.

Mixed Martial Arts is about control, breathing, respect, strength, and honor. It's about discipline and hard work, exactly what returning veterans lose as a way of life. This brings it back to them in an environment they can relate to; brothers and sisters who have been through the horrors they have, and can relate.

The physical exertion helps displace feelings of aggression, frustration, and hopelessness. It's the perfect place to learn to control that strength in a healthy way.