Since opening its doors in 2004, Freddie Poole's Martial Arts has been impacting thousands of lives in the community. Our friendly staff looks forward each day to helping our students achieve their goals.

Although standards are set high, each student at FPMA is evaluated on an individual basis to ensure progression on their own timeline. This approach ensures students achieve and earn rank on their own merit. We encourage our students to trust the process and enjoy it. Earning a black belt at FPMA is a once in a lifetime experience! The dedicated team of instructors at FPMA have taken their experience of martial arts and created a well-rounded training system for all ages. Freddie Poole’s Martial Arts is the most balanced martial arts training system, combining traditional training elements with practical real world application. By integrating both of these elements into one system, one can truly train in mixed martial arts.

Freddie Poole's Martial Arts has a YouTube channel for students looking to have a better understanding of techniques taught in classes or for those just looking to brush up on their skills.


Poole received his 1st degree black belt in 1986, under Tim Kirby, Billye Jackson and Raymond McCallum. Poole competed in the AOK and was a top ranked competitor in forms and fighting for many years as a junior competitor. Poole began working for and training with long time friend and kickboxing/MMA champion Guy Mezger in 1993. Poole began honing his boxing and kickboxing skills with Mezger, Billye Jackson, Santae Wilson Jr. and Coach Charles Brown and went on to win a national title in 1997, which earned a spot on the US National Kickboxing team.

Poole’s boxing experience comes from training with some of the best coaches in the business. Phil Sawyer and Olympic Boxing Bronze medalist Charles Brown have influenced Poole in his boxing training, as well as Alex Andrade, David Douglas and Michael Montoya. Poole has several years of Muay Thai experience, training with Francisco Sanchez of New World Combat, as well as World Muay Thai champion and MMA veteran Pete Spratt and Muay Thai champion Jason House. Poole’s Judo experience comes from training with Master Vince Tamura and Judo Black Belt Rico Castro.

Poole currently trains under the tutelage of 8th degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master, Carlos Machado, where he holds a brown belt and is a proud affiliate of Machado Jiu Jitsu. Poole has also trained with many talented Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts including Kenny McClure, Jeff Sawyer, Rico Castro and Taryn Douglas. Poole has competed all over the United States and internationally in Europe, winning a KICK International title in 2004 along with many team karate titles from 1999-2004.


Poole also fought for Team Texas in Chuck Norris’s televised fight league, The World Combat League. Poole has performed and worked alongside some of the top names in the action world including Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Ben Affleck, Jason Statham and many others. Poole can be seen on popular television shows like The Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, From Dusk till Dawn and Marvel’s AGENTS of S.H.I.E.L.D, to name a few. He has also served as a stunt double, performing various feats of action for actors Sylvester Stallone, Frank Grillo, Jesse Metcalfe as well as many others. As a fight coordinator and stunt coordinator, Poole oversees and is in charge of action for feature films that can be seen anywhere from Netflix to the big screen and network TV shows!





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         Dallas, TX 75209 

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