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Southampton's Premier MMA Facility

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Join the fastest growing

sport in the world.

Expert Tuition

Both beginners and seasoned athletes can benefit from our top level coaching.

Be part of a winning team

Our squad boasts champions across multiple, high level disciplines. Could you be the next star?

Huge Class Variety

Our timetable has a wide range of options, for all abilities, age groups and fitness levels.

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Training today

Exile Classes


The world's fastest growing sport. A superb way to sharpen your body and mind whilst building fitness levels like you've never experienced before.

Muay Thai

One of the world's most effective fighting styles, utilising the powers of eight different striking points: fists, elbows, feet and knees.

No-Gi Grappling

Ground-based combat and a self defense system that focuses on submissions and control for MMA attacks.

Olympic Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

Evolve: Fitness Classes

Strength and conditioning, fitness blasts and more

Other Martial Arts

Shorinji Kempo, Boxing and more

Kids Classes

Our coaching options cater for all age groups. MMA, grappling and striking can teach your kids discipline, self defense and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Personal Training

Inspirational support in reaching your personal fitness goals, offered by some of the South's most sought after trainers.

"Exile is one of the top training facilities in the UK. We welcome all levels and abilities to our classes. It's more like a close knit community than your standard, soulless gym."
Dan Bourne
Head MMA Coach
One of the top Muay Thai and K-1 coaches in the UK, producing international level fighters like Mo Abdurahman and Jordan Swinton famous for their movement and striking skills in the ring (who you'll often see training in the gym). Dean Kendall focuses on all aspects from correct form and fitness to combinations and footwork.
Dean Kendall
Head Muay Thai Coach
A qualified personal trainer, Dave Finch specialises in movement-based strength and conditioning. He uses his knowledge to help his clients get fit and strong as well as ensuring the Exile fighters are conditioned and stay injury-free. He is also our Junior Coach and in charge of our MMA SYSTEM.
Dave Finch
Fitness Expert, Junior Coach and MMA Coach