325A Darebin Road, Thornbury VIC 3021, Australia PH : 1300 40 99 50

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why train at ACSA?
ACSA is Melbourne’s’ number 1 Mixed Martial Arts team. Our results in the ring are a testament to our quality coaching and teaching methods. Whether you’re just interested in training for fitness or you have goals to compete, ACSA is the place for you. Our ego free, safe & friendly gym atmosphere is the best environment for our students to progress.
Is ACSA suitable for beginners?
Yes, we offer a number of beginner focused classes which are ideal for those who are training for the first time (or even if you are returning to Martial Arts after a long break). Beginner’s classes are an ego free and friendly environment for you to pick up the basics or fine tune your skills.
Do I need to get fit before I start training?
No you Do NOT need to be fit before you start training BUT you will certainly get a LOT fitter by training with us. We understand that people come from all different levels of fitness. Our trainers will work with you no matter how fit you are to ensure that you enjoy your training but still get a good effective workout.
Do you train females?
Yes, all our classes are female friendly. Many of our female members have been training with us for over 5 years and have gained lots of confidence and self defence skills. We have also had several females who have competed on our fight team.
Are you just a fight gym or can anyone join?
Our gym is open to anyone of any skill level to join. Most of our students have no interest in professional fighting, they train for fitness, self defence or just developing great Martial Arts skills. Anyone who does wish to be part of our fight team must start off by taking part in the regular classes. If they show potential they will be selected to take part in our invite only fight team training.
What do I need to wear and bring?
Just wear some light and comfortable clothing that will enable you to move freely. Please bring along a towel and a water bottle. Please feel free to bring your own equipment but most of it will be supplied, eg skipping ropes, boxing gloves, and focus mitts.
What is your privacy policy?


At ACSA, we collect and manage user data according to the following Privacy Policy. This document is part of ACSA' Terms of Service, and by using, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service. Please read the Terms of Service in their entirety, and refer to those for definitions and contacts.


We collect anonymous data from every visitor of the Website to monitor traffic and fix bugs. For example, we collect information like web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, and a timestamp for the request. We may ask you to log in and provide certain personal information (such as your name and email address). In order to enable these or any other login based features, we use cookies to store session information for your convenience. You can block or delete cookies and still be able to use ACSA. In order to take advantage of certain features of the Website, you may also choose to provide us with other personal information, such as your picture or personal website, but your decision to utilize these features and provide such data will always be voluntary. USE OF DATA - We only use your personal information to provide you the ACSA services or to communicate with you about the services or the Website. With respect to any information you may choose to upload to ACSA, we take the privacy and confidentiality of such documents seriously. We encrypt all information, and permanently delete any redacted edits you make to information. If you choose to make information public, we recommend you redact any and all references that you do not want to be made public. We employ industry standard techniques to protect against unauthorized access of data about you that we store, including personal information. We do not share personal information you have provided to us without your consent, unless:
  • doing so is appropriate to carry out your own request;
  • we believe it's needed to enforce our Privacy Policy, or that is legally required;
  • we believe it's needed to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues;
  • otherwise protect our property, legal rights, or that of others.
ACSA is operated from Australia. If you are visiting the Website from outside the Australia, you agree to any processing of any personal information you provide us according to this policy. ACSA may contact you, by email or other means. For example, ACSA may send you promotional emails relating to ACSA or other third parties ACSA feels you would be interested in, or communicate with you about your use of the ACSA website. ACSA may also use technology to alert us via a confirmation email when you open an email from us. You can modify your email notification preferences by clicking the appropriate link included in the footer of email notifications. If you do not want to receive email from ACSA, please opt out of receiving emails at the bottom of any ACSA emails or by editing your profile preferences. SHARING DATA - We don't share your personal information with third parties. Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the ACSA Website and service. We currently use Google Analytics (traffic analysis, SEO optimization) and Mailchimp (mailing list management). We've listed below what data these third parties extract exactly. Feel free to check out their own Privacy Policies to find out more.
  • Google Analytics: anonymous (ad serving domains, browser type, demographics, language settings, page views, time/date), pseudonymous (IP address)
  • Mailchimp: name and email of our beta subscription list
We also use social buttons provided by services like Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook. Your use of these third party services is entirely optional. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third party services, and you are responsible for reading and understanding those third party services’ privacy policies. We employ and contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our “Agents”). We may need to share personal information with our Agents in order to provide products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our Agents do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information with our Agents. We may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy. CHANGES TO THE POLICY - We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make major changes in the way we collect or use information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Website or sending you an email. A user is bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Services after such changes have been first posted. Should you have any question or concern, please write to

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