Welcome Roper!

Charleston Krav Maga & MMA is honored to participate in your wellness program!  Owned by parents of four, Matt & Katie Robinson, Charleston Krav Maga & MMA is the only certified Krav Maga Worldwide, Fit to Fight Training Center, and Kids Safe Agency in South Carolina.  We are also the official home of Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira BJJ (of UFC fame) and Lowcountry Strength.  Simply put it’s real life fitness.

Krav Maga was developed for the Israeli army where both men and women must serve.  The techniques allow for a small “victim” to overcome a much larger attacker in hand-to-hand combat.  Krav Maga is found in many popular Hollywood productions such as Gone, Bourne Identity Series, Million Dollar Baby, Taken, etc. – and is one of the leading ways actors are staying fit.  Likewise, mixed martial arts (MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) are excellent ways to get and stay fit.  Whether you plan on competing, or just have fun while losing weight, we have the class for you!

Our Jiu Jitsu and MMA classes are led by BJJ Blackbelt former UFC fighter, Rafaello Oliveira are perfect for the beginner to the advanced. Condition to simply get or stay in shape or compete with our amazing competition team.

If fitness is what you seek may class is a perfect choice for you however to jump start your fitness try one of our Ultimate Fitness classes. These tabata style workouts (a.k.a. interval training) will have your heart rate up and pounds off in no time!

Our T.E.A.M. Martial Arts for Kids program is second to none. T.E.A.M. focuses on all aspects of martial arts such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Krav Maga, Kickboxing, Karate, and Muay Thai. The rotating curriculum is tailored to increase cardio, build strength, instill confidence, and emphasize respect – and most importantly – to have fun! We partner with you and your child’s school to ensure they are exhibiting black belt behavior both at home an din the classroom.  Intent to promote forms are completed before all belt tests by parents and teachers.

Being a family-owned business with four children – we understand hectic schedules.  To assist in helping you reach your fitness goals we offer classes in conjunction with our T.E.A.M. Martial Arts for Kids classes as well as a toddler-area for older toddlers to play as you train.

Please find a listing of offers for Roper employees, there is no need to call in advance simply let Ashley Bird or Matt Robinson at the front desk know that you are with Roper.



  • $85 UNLIMITED training for individuals.  Enjoy unlimited training in over 20 class options per week, plus unlimited access to our fitness and strength equipment during hours of operation.
  • $120 UNLIMITED training for families. Enjoy unlimited training in over 20 class options per week for the adults and the T.E.A.M. Martial Arts classes for the kiddos.  (All family members must reside in the same household…so if Grandma lives with you bring her…but please don’t bring your wife’s-best-friend’s-second-cousin-once-removed.)
  • $20 off the next Women’s Only Empowerment Six-Week Session for You and a Friend.  This is by far one of our most popular offerings for Women.  Learn how anyone can defend themselves regardless of size or gender while getting into the best shape of your life! Grab a girlfriend and come join us…make it a girls night! (Original price $85/participant)  Use promo code ‘Roper’ when registering.
  • Memberships can be placed on a freeze at any time if you are unable to train during a specific month. A $50 enrollment fee is due at the time of signing up and a 30-day cancellation if needed can be emailed to Ashley after three months of membership.


If you have any questions regarding these offers please contact our Program Director, Ashley Bird, at 843.225.KICK(5425).