About the Gym

Head Coach Radafy Ranaivo

Head coach and owner, Radafy Ranaivo of 374MMA, teaches or oversees all classes personally. He also offers one-on-one personal training to help with basic fitness or to equip you with many practical life skills.

A former member of the French Foreign Legion, Rad has trained professional MMA fighters, amateur muay thai fighters, national competitors in Taekwondo, and BJJ competitors for over a decade.

Whether you seek competition, a healthier lifestyle, strength, confidence, or simply to push your limits, Rad is committed to working with each individual to tailor an appropriate and flexible training program. He has designed programs to enhance recreational sport conditioning, for serious competition, for weight loss, and for self-defence. Whatever your goals may be, he will be happy to assist you in meeting them.

We offer the tools and support necessary for our students to reach their full potential.

Do you want to learn with us?

374 MMA is a Mixed Martial Arts gym offering beginner boxing, kickboxing, advanced muay thai, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, conditioning bootcamps, junior self-defence, and more!​

We, at 374MMA, are passionate about providing the best quality Martial Arts Training Academy in Halifax.

Our team

Alex Millette

New to our team, Alex Millette is the youth program developer and instructor at 374 MMA. Teaching students aged 12 to 16, Alex is well-versed in instructing and educating teenagers. He is currently a high school Mathematics and Physics teacher at École Secondaire du Sommet, in french school board in Nova Scotia, where he also started and runs a high school wrestling program. That being said, Alex brings a methodical, scaffolded, step-by-step approach to training. This means that he adjusts his training to include more or less detail, depending on the level of the student with whom he is working.

Having served in the Canadian Forces for several years, Alex is adamant that his students demonstrate dedication, discipline, and most importantly, restraint with the techniques they learn in class.

Being a teacher, he knows too well the damage that can be caused by bullying and see examples of it daily. He tolerates no bullying of any sort. His belief is that students who train in a martial art develop self-pride and self-confidence. These characteristics are important factors in mitigating bullying.

Alex is currently a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and also trains in boxing, muay thai, and submission grappling. In June of 2018, Alex received the award for “Coach of the Year” for his work in developing and running his school’s wrestling program. In January of 2018, Alex received a silver medal in his first submission grappling tournament then followed by a 4th place finish in his first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament and continues to place in the top 5 in every tournament he enters.

Alex hopes to develop a balanced curriculum of self-defence and competition techniques in order to have a well-rounded student.

Chris Horne

Chris, one of our boxing coaches has about 10 years of experience and has competed at the amateur boxing level.

“Like a lot of our members, I started boxing to get back in shape. I love the training and competition so it didn’t take me long to establish a goal to compete.”

When Chris doesn’t have boxing gloves on he likes to surf, travel and play ball hockey.

Why learn with us?

We offer something special

At 374 MMA, you’ll receive a top-quality and unique educational experience. No matter whether you need to learn the basics, or already have years of experience, our gym offers the space and knowledge necessary for you to not only reach, but exceed your goals. Read on to see what makes us so unique and successful.

Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu

The ONLY certified center in Atlantic Canada to teach the Royce Gracie 360 curriculum

1-on-1 Attention for Everyone

Experience the Difference

Professional Martial Arts Facility

4,500 sqft exclusively to suit your needs

The Royce Gracie Network

the first and only Royce Gracie Affiliated Gym in Atlantic Canada

second gym in all of Canada with Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

June 2, 2016 (Bedford, Nova Scotia)

374 MMA, the mixed martial arts and fitness training gym, announces major alliance with legendary martial artist and UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie.

374 MMA has joined the Royce Gracie Jujitsu Network of training facilities across the world. “We wanted to bring the highest quality level of training and instruction to Eastern Canada” says Rad Ranaivo head instructor and owner of 374 MMA.

374 MMA has members that compete in mixed martial arts fights and competitions as well as caters to beginners.

“We have beginners, experts and everyone in between training together under one roof. Our attraction is the positive attitude we create for you to want and be your best” Rad says. Training seminar dates at 374 are being set for Royce yearly. 

For more information regarding 374 MMA/Royce Gracie Jujitsu Network, please contact us.

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