RipTide MMA and Krav Maga Force is located at 36 Persimmons St. Suite 303, Bluffton, SC 29910

RipTide offers mixed martial arts training and Krav Maga Force classes from former professional fighter, John Juarez.
At RipTide, we are passionate about building character, confidence, self-discipline, and overall wellness. We create strength, teamwork, enhance motor skills and coordination. Ages 5 to 85…we welcome you! Come try a free class.
MMA Training is a comprehensive system derived from the most effective techniques and skills encompassing Western Boxing, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, Muay Thai and several other martial arts styles. This training is fun, productive for self-defense and provides overall body conditioning.

A Message from John Juarez…

On behalf of the RipTide Team, I would like to welcome you to the Riptide Mixed Martial Arts Center and information site for some of the worlds most advanced instruction in Self Defense and Mixed Martial Arts Training.

Whether this is your first time in a mixed martial arts gym or you’re a returning veteran to the cage we welcome you to the association. It is my constant and unending desire to provide and produce unparalleled training in a combination of boxing, wrestling, and martial arts.

The trainers and staff at Riptide Mixed Martial Arts Center are committed to you. Monitoring your needs and investing in the quality of your training, based on your personal goal. Classes and personal training are offered in the disciplines of Jiu jitsu, Muay Thai kick boxing, Self Defense and MMA. All ages and abilities are welcomed.

As you commit to test your endurance and dedication in one of the most challenging disciplines of your life, please know that you do so with the unending support and extensive knowledge base of those that have gone before you at Riptide.

The Team’s dedication and drive to compete Amateur & Pro levels has been fortified by the generous contributions of many businesses and individuals toward travel and training. Should your business wish to be associated with the best in the Cage please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information on building a mutually beneficial relationship.

We encourage you to stop in and meet us.
Set a goal, commit, never waiver, and believe it can be done!