Empire Academy of Combat Sports & Fitness/10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Rochester is one of Upstate New York’s most successful Mixed Martial Arts academies. Whether your goals are competing in combat sports, self-defense, or just fitness, the Empire Academy of Combat Sports & Fitness has something to offer you.  We are also a 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu affiliated school!

Empire Academy offers MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) training.  Our system is divided into two programs, GRAPPLING which includes training in Judo, Sambo, and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu and STRIKING which includes training in boxing and kickboxing. This training can be participated in for competitive development, recreation, or fitness. All classes take into account the special needs, limitations, and strengths of the individual participant. Each participant can expect to receive individual attention and instruction from the coach each class.

Training at Empire is broken down into five separate programs: Grappling, Striking, MMA, Fight Fitness, and Junior Jiu Jitsu.

The Grappling program consists of training in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Sambo. There is training availible in both Gi and No-Gi classes.

The Striking programs consists of training in Boxing and Muay Thai Kickboxing. Classes consist of circuit training, Thai Pad training, and drill training, along with sparring if a student is interested.

The Fight Fitness program is a conditioning and strength program with focus on combat sport application.

The MMA program is the combined sum of both our Grappling and Striking programs along with specific MMA and TEAM practices.

The Junior Jiu Jitsu program is training for grappling students age 10 – 14.

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