The premiere Sambo & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training gym in the Central Texas area. We offer the highest quality instruction in Sport, Freestyle and Combat Sambo as well as no-gi grappling, wrestling and mixed martial arts. At ECS, we are committed to offering top-notch instruction in a team-oriented, secure and friendly environment. CONTACT US TODAY FOR A FREE CLASS - (512) 579-6195!



Training in ECS Striking will help you develop devastating power, speed and a fighting spirit. Focus will be on increasing timing, learning distance, footwork and a variety of punches, kicks, elbows and knees.


Having a strong stand-up game is important and the strength and well-roundedness that throwing brings to MMA training cannot be disputed. Focus will be on utilizing leverage, balance and explosive power to dominate your opponent.


The goal of grappling is to gain a dominant position and submit an opponent by using immobilization, armbars, leg locks and chokes. Focus will be on learning positional control, strategy, flow and submissions.


  • Welcome to Eclectic Combat Systems also known as ECS MMA. We are the premiere Combat Sambo School in Central Texas located in Pflugerville, close to North Austin, Round Rock, Hutto, Georgetown and surrounding areas. ECS MMA is an Associated Gym of renowned 3-Time BJJ World Champion, Mario Esfiha, and the elite association Team Brasa.
  • ECS head coach, Grant Gilliam, is an accomplished martial artist, competitor and fighter with over 24 years of experience. Coach Grant has competed in a wide range of competitions including: Shootfighting, Mixed Martial Arts, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Grappling and Wrestling. Grant holds a record of 5-0 in MMA bouts, including the distinction of being a 3-time Arizona Shootfighting Association Champion in the Heavyweight Division.
  • All experience levels welcome!

  • -ECS has proven instructors including Nationally-Certified Black Belts with time in the cage, in the ring and on the mat.
  • -ECS focuses equally on all levels of combat: Striking, Throwing and Submissions.
  • -ECS offers it all: intense training, an awesome atmosphere and quality instruction.
  • -ECS is the highest-rated Gold Medal, Professional Member School of the American Sambo Association (ASA) in Texas.
  • -ECS has been a NAGA-accredited Combat Sambo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School since 2008.