Our Mixed Martial Arts School

At Poland’s MMA, we believe that confident kids are more prepared for challenges in their life. That’s why we created the leadership program. It’s the combination of Martial Arts skills and Confident Communication. It’s where kids gain the skills and experience of leading small groups, practicing both verbal and nonverbal communication, and feeling confident in any situation. The 4 Key components to the training experience:

Each time a child has a positive experience in this training, they add another layer of Belief in themselves.

Eventually, the string turns into a rope with layers and layers of Confidence and proof that they can do it. To the point in which Confidence and leadership in social settings become normal.

Whether they’re leading a group discussion in school or making new friends at a party, our students are confident and ready to tackle whatever challenges come their way. So if you want your child to be confident and successful in every aspect of life, come join the Poland’s MMA family today!

Martial Arts is suitable for all ages!

Its benefits can be enjoyed by children, teenagers, and adults alike. Here’s how our Martial Arts programs can benefit different age groups:

The Benefits of Kyuki-Do Training for Young Children

Ages 3-4

– Develops fundamental motor skills like balance, coordination, and agility
– Builds self-discipline through following simple instructions
– Boosts self-confidence and emotional regulation
– Encourages social interaction, sharing, and cooperation with peers

Ages 5-6

– Continued refinement of motor skills and physical capabilities
– Enhanced focus, listening skills, and ability to follow multi-step directions
– Growth in self-control, self-esteem, and emotional expression
– Opportunities to practice teamwork, leadership, and conflict resolution

For young children ages 3 to 6, Kyuki-do training provides a nurturing environment to develop essential physical, cognitive, and social-emotional skills. Through age-appropriate lessons and activities, children gain:

– Improved gross and fine motor development
– Stronger self-discipline and ability to focus
– Greater self-confidence and emotional regulation
– Enhanced social skills and cooperative play

The holistic approach of Kyuki-do equips young practitioners with a solid foundation for future physical, intellectual, and personal growth. Parents and guardians can feel confident that their child is building a strong mind-body connection in a safe, supportive setting.

Children (6-12 years old):

– Develops physical coordination, balance, and flexibility
– Improves focus, discipline, and concentration
– Boosts confidence and self-esteem
– Teaches self-defense skills and safety awareness
– Encourages social skills and teamwork

Teenagers (13-18 years old):

– Enhances physical fitness and coordination
– Develops mental toughness and resilience
– Improves self-discipline and time management skills
– Provides a positive outlet for energy and stress
– Fosters leadership skills and teamwork

Adults (19 and above):

– Improves physical fitness and overall health
– Reduces stress and anxiety
– Enhances self-defense skills and personal safety
– Develops mental focus and clarity
– Provides a sense of accomplishment and personal growth
– Offers a supportive community and social connections

Seniors (60+ years old):

– Maintains physical mobility and flexibility
– Improves balance and coordination
– Enhances mental sharpness and focus
– Provides a low-impact, gentle workout option
– Fosters social connections and community engagement

Remember, Kyuki-Do is a martial art that adapts to individual needs and abilities. Instructors will modify techniques and training to suit each student’s age, fitness level, and goals.

Here are the key benefits of training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for individuals aged 11 and up, across the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social domains:

Physical Benefits:
– Improved overall body strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness
– Enhanced grappling skills, ground control, and technique-based submission abilities
– Increased body awareness, balance, and dynamic movement on the mat
– Reduced risk of injury through proper technique execution and drilling

Intellectual Benefits:
– Sharpened problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
– Heightened ability to analyze positions, recognize openings, and plan counter-attacks
– Improved focus, concentration, and capacity for detailed learning
– Expanded knowledge of BJJ history, techniques, and competitive tactics

Emotional Benefits:
– Greater self-confidence, self-discipline, and sense of personal achievement
– Enhanced emotional regulation and ability to remain calm under pressure
– Stronger mental resilience, perseverance, and ability to overcome challenges
– Increased patience, humility, and respect for training partners and the art

Social Benefits:
– Opportunities to build camaraderie, trust, and lifelong connections with teammates
– Improved communication, cooperation, and ability to work effectively in a group
– Respect for instructors, coaches, and the rich tradition of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
– Sense of belonging to a supportive, diverse, and inclusive martial arts community

For adolescents and adults, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training provides a well-rounded approach to personal growth and development. By immersing students in the physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges of this grappling art, BJJ helps cultivate adaptable, resilient, and socially-adept individuals.

Joshua Poland's MMA - Granbury, TX - About

Meet Our Instructor

Joshua Poland – has been passionate about the world of martial arts from a young age, drawing inspiration from iconic figures like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Bruce Lee. With extensive experience and dedication, he has achieved notable ranks in various disciplines:

5th Dan in Kyukido
4th Dan in TaeKwonDo
Brown belt in Judo
Brown belt in BJJ

Starting his journey at the age of 4 in Shotokan Karate and later transitioning to Taekwondo under the guidance of GM Min Hur, Master Poland earned his 1st dan Black Belt at the age of 14. Following a break during his service in the United States Marine Corps infantry from 2008 to 2012, where he had the honor of being deployed twice to Afghanistan, he resumed his training in 2012 with GM Yun Kim. Managing the Granbury Texas academy, he eventually became its owner in 2013.

With a deep commitment to the art of Kyuki-Do, Master Poland’s goals extend beyond personal achievements. He aspires to become a Grand Master in Kyuki-Do, dedicating himself to mentor the next generation of instructors and school owners. His passion lies in sharing the art of Kyuki-Do with individuals of all ages, from 3-year-olds to those young at heart.

By focusing on inclusivity, skill development, and cultivating a thriving martial arts community, Master Poland aims to make a positive impact in the lives of his students and the broader martial arts community.


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