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Pretoria's number one mixed martial arts gym

CIT Performance Institute



CIT Performance Institute is proud to be the training ground for UFC Middleweight Champion, Dricus Du Plessis. Our state-of-the-art facility is not just a gym; it's the forging ground of champions. Train alongside the best, immerse yourself in the winning culture, and elevate your skills under the guidance of professionals who know what it takes to reach the pinnacle of the sport.


Join us at the epicenter of excellence, where champions are made, and legacies are forged. Your journey to greatness starts here.

Pretoria's Ultimate Fitness Centre

CIT Performance Institute stands as South Africa's premier combat sports facility, distinguished for its world-class MMA academy. As the training ground for accomplished athletes such as the reigning UFC Middleweight Champion, Dricus Du Plessis, and UFC Bantamweight fighter, Cameron Saaiman, we provide an unparalleled environment for excellence.

Beyond our elite MMA programs, we present a diverse range of fitness and fight classes meticulously crafted to sharpen your skills and provide a competitive advantage. Explore the comprehensive offerings that set us apart from the rest below.


We've Got It All

MMA not really your thing? We've got you covered. Discover the Art of Boxing at CIT Boxing instead. Elevate your fitness journey with our world-class boxing classes, meticulously designed for everyone—from seasoned professionals to weekend warriors and hobbyists. If MMA isn't your preference, immerse yourself in the sweet science of boxing. Our experienced coaches will guide you through tailored training, honing your skills and maximizing your potential. Unleash the fighter within and experience the dynamic world of CIT Boxing.

What We Offer

This is an image of an MMA fighter in South Africa's number 1 gym, CIT Performance Institute during his weekly level 1 MMA training sessions.

Mixed Martial Arts

This is a phot of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete trinaing out of Pretoria's number 1 Jiu Jitsu gym, CIT Performance Instiute smothering his opponent trying to get a submission during his training session.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

This is a photo of two of the kids in our Little Legends MMA classes during the kids mma training started and run by UFC bantamweight fighter Cameron Saaiman who also trains out of CIT Performance Institute.

Kids Mixed Martial Arts

This is a photo of one of the ladies during our daily strength and conditioning classes at CIT Performance Institute performing a hip thrust to maximisie the explosiveness in her glutes.

Fitness Classes

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