Dinkelmann Grappling Arts

North Wellington's Premiere MMA Gym

Training at DGA

Welcome to Dinkelmann Grappling Arts

Dinkelmann Grappling Arts is Wellington County's Premiere Grappling and Martial Arts Centre. Under coach Nathan Dinkelmann, we offer classes in Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Tang Soo Do for everyone ages 5 and up. For adults, we also offer Kickboxing and MMA classes, and well as fitness training.

Our Disciplines


Jiujitsu has proven itself time and time again to be indispensable to any mixed martial artist. Nathan holds a brown belt in BJJ, and DGA is affiliated with Dayboll Jiujitsu, led by BJJ black belt Jacob Dayboll. DGA has the best jiujitsu program in the area. Come in to roll with us and find out for yourself!


Nathan Dinkelmann is an All-American wrestler. Many high-level MMA coaches believe that wresting is the best base for a mixed martial artist. The USA is an international wrestling powerhouse, so being able to train with an All-American will make sure you know what it's like to face the highest level of competition.


Nathan has been kickboxing for over two decades. As a silver medalist in the Canadian and North American championships, Nathan has vast experience as a striker. In MMA, your stand-up game is essential because every fight starts on the feet. Our coaching staff have more cage time than any other gym in the area.

Tang Soo Do

Nathan is also a second-degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, and holds black belts in Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do. Because of his diverse background in traditional martial arts, Nathan is able to see the connections between different styles, and can help you challenge your mind and body.

Give Your Best To Be Your Best


DGA Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Our Affiliates

Dayboll Jiujitsu Port Colborne is owned by Professor Jacob Dayboll. He Has a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Dave Dayboll, as well as a 2nd Degree black belt in Japanese Jiu-jitsu. He has trained and cornered professional MMA fighters, as well as amateur Muay Thai fighters. He has a passion for jiu-jitsu being used a personal development tool. Jake has also been in the amateur MMA scene, currently 1-0.

  • 2006 World Champion Submission Grappling
  • 2006 Canadian Submission champion