The Lighthouse Academy

The Lighthouse Academy

Experience the thrill of MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events, where our fitness business hosts exciting competitions that showcase skill, dedication, and the true spirit of martial arts.


As soon as our ACE Performance Center firmly establishes its presence in Pasadena, we’re excited to kick off a vibrant calendar of events that will energize the fitness and martial arts community. Our state-of-the-art facility is set to become a hub for tournaments, seminars, and exciting showcases, offering a platform for athletes and enthusiasts to come together, learn, and celebrate their passion. Stay tuned for an action-packed schedule of events that will bring our fitness community to life like never before.

Below are the events we had in the last quarter of 2023 at our facility in Big Bear, CA.

ThanksGiving Open Mat

Free Open Mat Sessions at The Lighthouse Academy. Join us in celebrating the spirit of martial arts as we open our doors to enthusiasts of all levels. Come discover the unique atmosphere of our studio, meet fellow martial artists, and experience firsthand the transformative power of our practice.

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Pasadena Grand Opening

🎉 Excitement is in the air as we proudly announce the grand opening of our brand-new studio nestled in the heart of Pasadena, California! Get ready to embark on a transformative fitness journey in a designed to inspire and motivate. Join us for a day filled with fitness, fun, and community as we unveil a space where health and happiness collide. Mark your calendars for Friday December 22 2023.

Steve Kozola

Steven Kozola is a highly accomplished mixed martial artist known for his explosive striking and grappling skills. With an impressive professional record, he has carved a reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the world of MMA. Kozola’s dedication to his craft and his ability to execute devastating techniques have earned him a well-deserved place among the elite fighters in the sport.

Sensei Vega

Sensei Vega is a highly respected mixed martial artist renowned for his unparalleled skill and dedication to the sport. With a wealth of experience in various disciplines, he has earned a reputation as a true martial arts virtuoso. Sensei Vega’s expertise and passion inspire students and fellow fighters alike, making him a standout figure in the world of mixed martial arts.

Master Franjinha Miller

Prepare for an extraordinary experience as Master Franjinha Miller, a seasoned and revered figure in the MMA world, graces our studio with his expertise. Join us for an exclusive training session led by Master Franjinha, where his wealth of knowledge and unparalleled skills will elevate your MMA game to new heights, creating an unforgettable learning opportunity for all enthusiasts and practitioners.

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Contact us now to kickstart your fitness journey, as we offer personalized programs and expert guidance tailored to your specific goals. Take the first step toward a healthier, happier you, and let us help you achieve the results you’ve always dreamed of.

The Lighthouse Academy

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