The Fargo-Moorhead Academy of Combat Arts (ACA) is the first legitimate and official mixed martial arts (MMA) school in North Dakota and Northern Minnesota to offer professional instruction in Brazilian (Gracie) jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, Erik Paulsons’ Combat Submission Wrestling (C.S.W., a combination of Greco Roman and freestyle wrestling, Shoot Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) and S.T.X. (a combination of Muay Thai, savate, boxing).
ACA is also a proud affiliate of the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy/Team X-Factor. Due to this special affiliation, we become part of a team long associated with winning, integrity, world champions and renowned instructors. ACA will cater to anyone seeking a committed interest in exercise, fitness and self defense. The value of this academy will be unrivaled in the area due to its individuality in the local market. With the rising popularity of sport Brazilian jiu-jitsu and that of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), this academy will have an obvious lead in the local market of combat sports and martial arts