Fred Santaite's EWCA Wrestling Academy

Fred Santaite’s EWCA Wrestling Academy

American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells is proud to announce the opening of NCAA Division 1 Wrestler and NJ High State and Beast of East Champion Fred Santaite’s  East Coast Wrestling Academy. The ECWA is geared toward instilling the proper techniques and strategies for Grade School Wrestlers (8th grade and below) to become successful and grow in their sport. The Classes will be offered on Friday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm and Sunday evenings from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

About the Instructor: Fred Santaite was a decorated Captain of Boston University’s Wrestling team and has an incredible wealth of coaching experience at the both the Junior and High School levels. Some of his accolades are as follows:

Boston University:Wrestling Team Member 2007-2012. (Co-Captain, 2010-2012 season). 2x NCAA Qualifier: top 12 finisher as redshirt freshman. Ranked as high as 7th in the nation. MVP of the Boston University Wrestling Team as a redshirt freshman. (2010). Wrestling Rookie of the year at Boston University for the CAA conference. (2010). Boston University’s Student Athlete of the Week (March 23, 2010).

Northern Highlands Regional High School: Wrestling Team Member 2003-2007; Captain from 2005-2007; Currently 2nd All-Time Wins Leader in NHRHS history (143); 1st State Champion in NHRHS History. Athlete of the Week Honors 2006;  Beast of the East National Champion 2007. Ranked as high as 4th in the United States.  North Jersey 1500 WGHT (radio station) athlete of the week award (2006). YMCA J. Barry Stanford Award, presented to an athlete for outstanding achievement in high school sports (2007). Named to the Bergen County All-Decade Team for a lightweight. (2010). Named to the top 50 Greatest wrestlers of all-time from Bergen County. (2009); Fargo Nationals Freestyle and Greco Finalist (2006); 3x Fargo Nationals Greco All-American; 2x Fargo Nationals Freestyle All-American.

For additional information or to register call Coach Fred Santaite at 201-417-8314 or Miss Cathy at American Eagle MMA & Kettlebells at 201-612-1429.

American Eagle MMA : Alliance BJJ Affiliate: Only $125 per Month.

Our class curriculum is built around the development of both ground fighting and stand-up skills. We instruct our students in takedowns, securing top and bottom positions, submissions as well as striking. We designate specific classes for development of skill sets used in the Sport of MMA. Boxing, Kickboxing (Muay Thai), Traditional Gi classes in Braziliann Jiu Jits and a Take Down class based on Wrestling and No-Gi Grappling.

We are proud to announce that we are a Certified affiliate school with the  #1 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team in the World – Alliance Jiu Jitsu.

In this Program, we offer 6 great classes per week!


Adult & Teen Mixed Martial Arts:

Our comprehensive martial training program consists of the many facets of the Martial Arts, making our system a complete Mixed Martial Art. Our system is comprised primarily of the following arts: Burmese Bando, Korean Taekwondo, Filipino Arnis & Kali, Western Wrestling & Boxing, Japanese & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shamrock Submission Fighting, Jeet Kun Do Principals, as well as Defensive Tactics of various forms. We address the Stand-up, Ground Fighting, Weapons Application & Defense as well as the transitions from one phase to the other by implementing the Four Ranges of Combat.

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Treat your staff to a program designed to develop relaxation techniques, positive imagery, heightened awareness, and the mindset of for self preservation, fitness and life skills with Phil Ross’ Team Empowerment Program. The Three Hour Workshop is a fun filled event including humor, sweat and self actualization through esteem building activities.

Subjects Covered:

  • Meditation & Mental Preparation
  • Situation Avoidance
  • Predictive Encounters
  • S.I.P.D.E. – Scan, Identify, Predict, Decide & Execute
  • Development of “IT” – Instinctive Technique
  • Threat Levels & Escalation – Green, Yellow & Red
  • The 3 A’s – Awareness, Avoidance & Action
  • The Response to Confrontation – Fight, Flight or Freeze
  • Warm up & Stretching
  • Workout & Instruction
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Unconventional Weapons
  • Multiple Attackers

Training DVD’s and Mediation CD Available at Group Discount Rates.

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New Year SpecialAmerican Eagle Mixed Martial Arts: $49 Introductory Special!

American Eagle MMA: Master Instructor Phil Ross. A Mixed Martial Arts Fighting System based on Self Defense, Defensive Tactics, Weapons and Transitions from Stand-up to Ground Fighting. The Martial Arts of Combat Jiu Jitsu, Bando, Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Arnis, Muay Thai and Submission Fighting make for an art suitable for competition or the street. Classes for Students ages 3 to 5, 6 to 12 and Adults & Teens.

Only $49 for 1 week of unlimited sessions & a School T-shirt!


S.W.A.T. Kettlebell Based Strength & Conditioning: RKC Team Leader Phil Ross. Russian Kettlebell Training: Improve your Explosive Power, Flexibility, Strength, Durability, Overall Conditioning and Core. Great for all sports and general fitness. Not just a workout – We practice Strength.

Only $49!  for 1 week of S.W.A.T. Kettlebell classes!

Fit Kidz: Master Instructor Phil Ross. Take a Free Fitness  Class. Available for children ages 6 to 12.

X-cel Fitness Professionals Personal Training: Master Trainer Phil Ross and Staff of Certified Trainers. 1 on 1 or small groups.

Pilates Mat Class: Whitney Stern, Authentic Romana Certified Pilates Instructor. Pilates mat classes conducted Wednesday and Saturday.

Functional Movement Evaluations: CK-FMS Certified Phil Ross.

Full screening evaluation, video, write up and corrective exercise plan – $75.

Therapeutic Massage: Certified Massage Therapist Jennifer Chaparian.

Call to schedule your appointment today. First Massage – Only $50.00.

Space is limited and this offer is valid for first time clients.

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Children’s Programs:Empowerment, Goal Achievement, Discipline and Self Esteem are just a few of the multitude of benefits that are gained by our students. We have over 35 years of experience in the Martial Arts and Fitness Industry. Our programs focus on the athletic development of your child. The body awareness, core development and total body conditioning will provide your child with the tools for success in any venue of competition. The goal achievement, discipline and problem solving will equip your child with the mindset for academic achievement.

Children’s Martial Arts:A more comprehensive, goal based program for children between the ages of 6 and 12. The focus is on positive reinforcement and situation avoidance tactics. The children are instructed in Taekwondo, basic grappling, defensive tactics, sparring and total body fitness. Additional benefits of training result in core development and improved speed and agility. Children are also schooled in the art of conflict resolution, stranger awareness body awareness.

Children are instructed in the defensive and sport applications of kicking, blocking, striking and grappling. They learn how to move and position themselves in both standing and ground situations. This enables them various venues of competition and prepares them for defensive maneuvers from any position that may require response.

Black Belt Club: Our BBC is available for those students whose desire is to “take their training to the next level”. We instruct the students in Traditional Korean and Burmese Katas (forms) as well Eclectic forms for competition. The students are also instructed in the use of Traditional Weapons from the aforementioned countries as well as Okinawa. The ITP (Instructor Training Program) is open to the BBC members as well. In this program, we instruct our students in the art of teaching, thus becoming leaders amongst their peers.

American Eagle Mixed Martial Arts – About Us

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The System:

American Eagle Mixed Martial Arts Academy is comprised of a unique blend of Martial Disciplines.

The arts of Taekwondo, Bando, Jiujitsu, Western Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling and Arnis make for a system that is well suited for the street, ring, artistic competition, physical fitness or “peace of mind”.

The techniques studied and philosophies employed have deep roots in the long standing tradition of Martial Arts, coupled with the ability to adapt to the situations and demands of modern day society. Fitness, practicality, growth, development of motor skills and a positive environment are the direct results of our methodology.