INCREDABLE ADAPTIVE MMA AT A GLANCE
To empower & provide youth & teens, who experience a variety of environmental, physical & cognitive challenges; the skills & benefits of Mixed Martial Arts.
Our Vision is to provide a safe and comfortable environment for students with challenges; to cultivate and discover their hidden talents and potential through Mixed Martial Arts.
-To create and provide opportunities in MMA for youths and teens with physical and environmental/at risk challenges.
-To help youths and teens who are often overlooked and underserved, realize their full potential in the sport of MMA.
Heather Winkeljohn is the Founder and CEO of IncredAble Adaptive MMA. She has over 15 years of experience working with children having worked as an in-home Developmental Therapist for at risk children and children with disabilities ages birth to three and as English as a Second Language middle school teacher.
Heather is the author of On Autumn’s Wing, a book that recounts the events that lead up to her daughter’s traumatic birth that resulted in a brain injury and how their family has overcome the challenges presented by that injury. With her husband Mike, Heather currently owns and operates Wink’s Gym, a mixed martial arts and fitness gym for families and athletes. They have created the one-of-a-kind Smart Girl Self Defense™ class for girls and women. Heather also operates the Jackson Wink MMA Academy’s Nutrition Education program where she provides nutrition education to an array of people. Heather and Mike live in Albuquerque, NM with their two daughters.
Heather earned a Bachelor degree in Teaching from the College of Santa Fe and a Bachelor degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico. She is currently pursuing a nursing degree.
JACKSON WINK MMA ACADEMY
THE FOUNDING FATHERS
Jackson Wink MMA is a World renowned and premier Mixed Martial Arts training academy located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and a home to some of the best MMA fighters to ever grace the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
Jackson Wink MMA Academy has been voted as a #1 MMA Camp in the world for many years. It is here that Coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn created something truly unique and took the sport of MMA to a totally different level.
Utilizing all that success, we are able to teach our local community and our students what it takes to succeed, having the right mind set, and how to become a strong person, phisycally and mentally.
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