7140 Weddington Rd. NW, Suite 148 | Concord, NC 28027 :: 704.793.9999


A martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting


Our unique combination of Cardio, Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA techniques for the ULTIMATE work out experience!


A full contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground

Latest News

  • We are now operating on full schedule!

    Kickboxing area will be in full swing today!! 8 Heavy Bags, 2 Speed Bags, Wrecking Ball, Reflex Bags, Grappling Dummy, Kick Pads and Focus Mits!! We are now on our full schedule!!Today 5:30PM Kids/Beginner BJJ 6:30PM Kickboxing 7:15PM BJJ – Gi Friday Noon BJJ – Gi or No Gi 4PM Open Mat 5PM MMA 6:15PM

  • Grand Opening!

    We are happy to announce the opening of EVOLUTION FITNESS & SELF DEFENSE at 7140 Weddington Road, Suite 148, Concord, NC 28027.  We are located right off the intersection of Weddington Road & Supply Road in Weddington Road Business Park. We will be opening for classes on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 and offer the following afternoon and evening

  • Two Golds, one Silver at NAGA!

    Two Golds, one Silver at NAGA!

    What a great day this past Saturday at NAGA! We sent a few of our Evolution family members to the NAGA BJJ tournament this past Saturday, and they brought back some new hardware for the gym! Our competitors all did such an amazing job and brought home two first place and a second place trophy

  • Welcome To Our NEW Website!

    Welcome to Evolution Fitness & Self Defense’s new home on the web! Our new site is an ever-evolving  entity, so check back often to keep up to date with everything going on at EFSD! We will post all latest news, photos of classes, special offers and basically anything/everything else that you could ever need to