Nobody achieves greatness by themselves.

Knowledge, experience, and guidance will help you towards your goals.

It takes a team.

Great instructors, supportive teammates, and the right equipment to train in a fun and safe environment.

Mushin Academy of Martial Arts is mixed martial arts in Battle Creek Michigan
The Mushin Academy of Martial Arts in Battle Creek Michigan is a true Mixed Martial Arts training facility. Our instructors embrace multi-discipline training in a variety of functional martial arts that instill strong character development while nurturing a healthy lifestyle and pursuing each individuals peak athletic performance. Our goal is to challenge our students to grow and meet their goals, and then to set new goals to go after.
The Mushin Academy is a cooperative effort between some of the areas most experienced and talented martial artists. Our Academy offers training in Brazilian Jui Jitsu, Judo, Jeet Kune Do and Inosanto blend Filipino Martial Arts. Muay Thai from Ajarn Chai Sirusute and the Thai Boxing Association of the United States. We constantly update our training with national and internationally renowned coaches and instructors to keep our training on the leading edge of martial arts.

Our Instructors


Kevin Kellems

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Self Defense and Personal Safety

 Tim Boucher

Judo and Wrestling

Ray White

Muay Thai Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Filipino Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do / Jun Fan Gung Fu, Self Defense and Personal Safety

See our detailed Instructor Bio Page.
Each instructor at our Academy started their training as a beginner and we understand the challenges and joys of training in the martial arts and the rewards the journey gives. Our goal is to provide the environment and the tools to allow our students to grow, achieve and expand their potential in all areas of their lives. We foster an ego free environment, and yet encourage competition and contest. We believe strongly in team work, and individual responsibility and achievement. Consistent effort and self discipline produces many rewards internally and externally, our job is to help you experience this for yourself.
  • Fitness 90%
  • Self Defense 87%
  • Stress Relief 83%
  • Hobby / Fun 93%
  • Competition 88%

Learn new skills

No matter what your goals are, you will enjoy learning new skills and techniques while you exercise in a fun and challenging environment.

Enjoy your workouts!

Working out can be downright boring. There is never a boring day at the Mushin Academy! Punch, kick, sweep and throw your way to a new level of fitness.

Get More Energy!

Your workouts should improve your fitness and your life. The ultimate goal of our training is to improve the lives of our students through better fitness, lower stress, higher self esteem, continued learning and goal achievement. What we do in the gym at the Mushin Academy should improve our home, work and family life.


What's in it for you?

What will YOU get out of training martial arts at the Mushin Academy? That depends on what brings you in, and what you put into your training. Most of our students are surprised by what positive effects training at the Academy has on their lives. Real martial arts training is a journey and exploration. We invite you to start your journey with us!

Start Your Journey Today!

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