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Welcome to Rob Kimmons’ Perseverance MMA and Athletic Academy. Led by multiple title holder and seven time UFC veteran Rob Kimmons, we are one of Kansas City’s premiere MMA gyms located in Gladstone. We offer a variety of martial arts and fitness classes for people of all ages and skill levels.


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July 16, 2014

Build Confidence

Confidence and Discipline are byproducts of our programs. Your child benefits by being confident enough to stand up to the bully and disciplined enough to never be the bully.

Family Specials

We believe in families growing closer together through martial arts. So we offer classes for moms, dads, and kids to get healthy, have fun, or even compete in athletic competition. We have special family pricing so everyone can join, even on the strictest budget.

Excellent Kids Program

Our kids program is a great way for you children to get healthy exercise. In this age of tv and video games, martial arts are a fun hands on approach to exercise.

Team Reaper

Team Reaper, our adult competition team, competes and wins in various MMA organizations and grappling events. Our kids team, The Little Reapers, is a dominating force in local area grappling tournaments.

Kids Martial Arts

Our kids classes include Kids Kickboxing, Kids MMA and Kids Jiu Jitsu.

Fitness Classes

Get in shape by taking our Cardio Kickboxing, Metabolic Madness and PHIIT classes.

Adult Martial Arts

Classes include Kickboxing, Gi/No Gi Jiu Jitsu, and MMA. Each with dedicated classes for different skill levels.

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