Whether You’re an Enlightened Parent, Total Beginner or Advanced Pro, We’ve Got You Covered


Improve your fitness while you get essential self-defense skills – in a fun learning environment.

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Give your kids the gift of self-esteem without giving them a false sense of confidence with instruction in effective self-defense.

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Unlock your potential by training alongside people with world-class MMA, Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay Thai credentials.

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What’s the Difference between Crazy 88 and other Baltimore Martial Arts Schools?

Other Martial Arts Schools

$ ???

Per Month

  • Train under part-time untested instructors with no real experience.
  • Fixated on their instructor and their history.
  • No structured ranking system or detailed curriculum.
  • Non-English speaking Fly-by-Night instructors.
  • Student base consists mainly of low-ranked students who offer misguided advice.
  • Immature training programs, preoccupied with enrolling casual students.

Crazy 88 Mixed Martial ArtsHighest Quality

$ 100+

Per Month

  • World Class Instruction with proven training systems.
  • Student-centered Focus. Your triumphs are our triumphs.
  • Organized ranking system providing a specialized curriculum for all levels.
  • Professional instructors / educators who can speak and explain clearly.
  • Train alongside beginners and experts alike. Our students range from White belts to Black Belts & Professional athletes.
  • Fully developed Grappling, Muay Thai, and Mixed Martial Arts programs that can stand alone or together.

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Crazy 88 Students & Coaches Can Be Found Winning in Prestigious Events Including…

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Mixed Martial Arts Gym

Located throughout Maryland, Crazy 88 Mixed Martial Arts aims to deliver the best martial arts instruction available anywhere in the world.

For over a decade, Crazy 88 has specialized in Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Muay Thai Kickboxing. Our environment has been proven -through the success of our students- to produce real expertise and skill.

Whether you want to simply learn realistic Martial Arts, or you want to become the world’s best, you’ll be training alongside people with world-class credentials.  No matter who you are, big or small, male or female, young or old, we will make you better.

Read more about why we exist and our core values here.


Our Students’ Success is Our Best Credential. Find another local MMA school whose graduates are more successful than ours, and we’ll pay for your training there.


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Our MMA Instructors are So Friendly, Even Your Grandmother Would Approve

Crazy 88 has a zero meathead tolerance policy. We work hard to foster a friendly, professional, and ego-free training environment that promotes mutual learning and accomplishment. There’s no room on our mats for students (or instructors) who have a chip on their shoulder or attitude problems. If you have something to prove to anyone other than yourself, this is not for you.

Each instructor at Crazy 88 has put in a minimum of 5 years into understanding and mastering their particular martial art. In addition, all our instructors participate in ongoing training as they continue to learn and improve themselves. All of them of have competed in their field. They know what works and they’re eager to help you learn it.

Probably the thing you’ll enjoy the most is that the teaching style of our staff is friendly and supportive. You can expect great rapport with our instructors as well as rely on them to be accessible when needed. Many of our members comment on how our training environment really helped them overcome hurdles in their own personal martial arts training because of how effective and available are instructors are. Learn more about our professional coaching staff.

Baltimore Maryland Martial Arts Guarantee

Forget Theory… You’ll Learn What Actually Works!

Martial Arts Baltimore - Competition Proven

Throughout history, fighting styles have been created and refined by real-world engagements where techniques either succeeded or failed in actual combat.

In the same way, modern-day Martial Arts techniques are tested in the unforgiving crucible of real world competitions.

Because our martial arts baltimore school actively trains competitors, we know what works against the world’s best fighters – and how to to pass on that knowledge effectively. Our students develop the ability to defend themselves against experienced trained opponents – not just unskilled drunks and schoolyard bullies. As a result, our students gain mastery of the most effective fighting techniques available anywhere.

For the competitive-minded student, you’ll rest assured that your career and skill development are in the hands of a proven system.

Crazy 88 students can be found competing and winning in three major competitive arenas: Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, and Muay Thai Kickboxing.

Mixed Martial Arts Gym Locations Throughout Maryland

One Membership – TWO Training Centers


Crazy 88 Mixed Martial Arts
7024 Troy Hill Drive, Suite L
Elkridge, MD 21075
(443) 283-1450

Crazy 88 Elkridge is our flagship location and is a 12,000 square foot full-service Mixed Martial Arts gym.  Located conveniently at the intersection of I-95 and Route 100 near Arundel Mills Mall.

Learn more about Martial Arts in Howard County.


Crazy 88 Mixed Martial Arts
11409 Cronhill Drive, Suite E
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 999-1064

Crazy 88 Owings Mills is our brand-new 3,000 square foot facility in Baltimore County.  The gym is easily accessible from the 795 Expressway and offer classes for Adults & Children.

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Over 500 Happy Students and Counting

Don’t take our word for it — see what all the buzz is about.

Being an Olympic athlete, it is very hard to impress me and I can say that Crazy 88 blows my mind every time I walk through the door. The classes are so good that I use Crazy 88 personally to mix up my workouts during my Olympic training.

Nick Delpopolo2X Olympian - Judo

I no longer have to worry about if my son has enough positive role models in his life. Joining Crazy 88 was one of the best choices I have made for myself and my son.

Theresa SEMT

This has been a lifesaver! I didn’t think I’d find a place where I could learn MMA and be taken seriously as a female. Great friends, great training. Overall best place in Baltimore to train.

Sheri LUS Navy

I wanted something else for me. I felt that Crazy 88 would get me active. It would help me learn martial arts and self-defense but I definitely learned a lot more than I was even expecting.

Ivor M.Principal

It’s just so much fun to be with people who love doing what they’re doing. If you’re willing to work and put that effort in, you’ll have one of the most rewarding experiences you can have.

Dan A.Software Engineer

If you want to be great at something, we have the facilities and we have the personnel that can make your dreams come true as far as martial arts.

Tim SpriggsJiu-Jitsu World Medalist - Black Belt level

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Our Starter Kit has everything you need to know about how the Programs at Crazy 88 Mixed Martial Arts work and how they could work for you and your family.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Tuition Guide – How Much Does Training at Crazy 88 Cost?
  • 6 Common -But Easily Avoidable- Mistakes People Make When Choosing a Martial Arts School
  • Six Costly Martial Arts Misconceptions that Parents Mistakenly Believe
  • FOR COMPETITORS – The Dirty Secret that Baltimore-area MMA and Jiu-Jitsu Schools Don’t Want You To Know

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