At IMB Academy of CT (International Martial Arts and Boxing Academy of Connecticut) in Waterbury, we truly are a family. We offer Professional Instruction in Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, MMA , Boxing, Muay Thai, Filipino Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi and No-Gi. Programs for Professional Combat Athletes, Women, Children, Security, Law Enforcement and Military Personnel. Seminar, Small Group and Private Instruction available.
The goal of IMB Academy of CT is not to compete with your existing style. Our goal is to provide first class instruction and coaching, and enable the individual to achieve their goals. Personal attention is given to every student to ensure that they develop their Martial Arts skills to their fullest potential. Your physical and personal growth is our highest priority.
If you’re a beginner, we will provide you with solid fundamentals to ensure you get the most out of your training. If you have experience, we offer some of the different elements of martial arts that you may not have been introduced to. We will help you expand your knowledge, discover more about yourself, and achieve whatever goals you may set. Whether it be self-defense, to compete, or improve your fitness, we can help you reach those goals.
All of IMB Academy of CT’s instructors have verifiable, tested and certified credentials obtained under the most intense scrutiny, and have many years of practical experience in their areas of expertise.
Sifu Christopher Smith is a 20 year veteran of the combative arts. He has trained under and alongside some of the world’s best martial artists. He is a certified Master Instructor under Sifu Richard Bustillo (original Bruce Lee student) and is his Connecticut IMB (International Martial Arts and Boxing) representative. Sifu Smith, the highest ranking Jeet Kune Do (JKD) Instructor in the state of Connecticut, is also a ranked JKD instructor under Paul Vunak and the late Larry Hartsell.