About Us

Meet Mary Nelson

Jeff and Mary Nelson are the head instructors at Focus Karate and MMA Center in Edina, MN.

Our staff here in Edina, MN has the confidence and belief that anyone can succeed in any of our programs while having a lot of fun doing so. Students will achieve many different skills and techniques and will feel a sense of accomplishment. Focus Karate and MMA Center is committed to providing the highest quality training available and is proud to say that we will give a positive learning environment in which individuals of all ages can benefit from. No matter what abilities you are made of, we guarantee you that you will be treated with common courtesy and recognition. We strive for our student’s happiness and we do everything in our power to make sure our students are learning, building endurance, and having a great time.

Our academy specializes in Kids Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Fitness Kickboxing. We offer outstanding instruction and training for men, women, and children. Focus Karate and MMA Center believes in always having a friendly mindset for both newcomers and those returning to the program. Whether you are a serious competitor or just in it for fun, we have something for you. Our staff here in Edina, MN is well qualified and individuals that become part of our training program will have the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest masters in the field.

People choose to train here at Focus Karate and MMA Center in Edina, MN because we provide a non-intimidating, safe and clean environment which allows an individual to fully get the most out of our program. Our training programs are comprehensive and balanced and offer students the ability to learn technique, strength, confidence, and self-defense. At Focus Karate and MMA Center we believe that all of our programs should be serious but fun at the same time. We want our students to feel comfortable in class and to really get the most out of their time spent here. Our students will train, progress, and achieve here at Focus Karate and MMA Center.

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”Hard training requires a lot of physical stamina, but it also builds mental and spiritual strength too. “

“We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training.”



How Do I Get Started?

Considering taking one of our amazing training programs here at Focus Karate & MMA Center in Edina, MN? First thing you’ll have to do is pick a program that you are most interested in. Once you have picked a program you can then check out the schedule that is available. You will then have the opportunity to enroll online for one of our awesome web specials that we have to offer. If you have any other questions or concerns that are not covered under our site please don’t hesitate to give us a call at the academy – (612) 963-5107. We look forward to hearing from you and having you join us here at Focus Karate & MMA Center in Edina, MN.