• Coaches Corner: The Mental Edge

    Developing yourself to your potential in the martial arts, or athletics is the sum total of many physical attributes, techniques, and training methods. The deciding factor in reaching your potential primarily revolves around one factor– “mental attitude.” This is often the missing piece in many people’s lives, even highly talented athletes and martial artists. As… [More]

    Coaches Corner: The Mental Edge
  • Team Academy Summer Fight/Competition Results

    It was a jam packed summer for the competitors of Team Academy! The endless hours of training shone through, and in both victory and defeat, they displayed true respect and sportsmanship toward their fellow fighters. We’re incredibly proud of the members of Team Academy and can’t wait for more of the battles that this winter… [More]

    Team Academy Summer Fight/Competition Results
  • Academy fighters in Bellator’s 10th season

    Bellator begins its 10th season February 28th on spike TV. The main draw for this card will be former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. former Bellator 205lb champion Christian M’pumbu, but this night also kicks off the promotions featherweight tournament where The Academy’s perennial knock out artist Mike “The Marine” Richman looks to be… [More]

    Academy fighters in Bellator’s 10th season
  • The Heart of The Athletic Experience: CONDITIONING

      Conditioning is by far one of the most important attributes that a martial artist can possess. The most proficient martial artists spend a lot of time training. No athlete has ever become an expert without investing time and energy. Unfortunately, in most martial arts schools the most important element of the martial arts is… [More]

    The Heart of The Athletic Experience: CONDITIONING

Coaches Corner

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The Heart of The Athletic Experience: CONDITIONING

  Conditioning is by far one of the most important attributes that a martial artist can possess. The most proficient … [Read More]

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Fight Spotlight

Dan Moret wins via Submission

Team Academy Summer Fight/Competition Results

It was a jam packed summer for the competitors of Team Academy! The endless hours of training shone through, and in both … [Read More]

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Student Spotlight

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Bellator begins its 10th season February 28th on spike TV. The main draw for this card will be former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. former Bellator 205lb champion Christian M’pumbu, but this night also kicks off the promotions featherweight tournament where The Academy’s perennial knock out artist Mike “The Marine” Richman looks to be […]

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2 weeks ago the Co-main event of Driller promotions’ Epic fight night was dealt a major blow. Nick Compton, who was taking on (4-0) Codie Kahler at 155lbs, suffered an ankle injury while training. Originally the plan was to reschedule the match up for February or March. But then the plot thickened. MN ranked #1 […]

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Phil Hawes a New member of The Academy fight team, as of last weekend is 4-0 as an Amateur. He normally fights at 185 lbs. but went on to win Driller promotions HWT title. 1. Where are you from? “I’m originally from Little Ferry ,New Jersey a small suburb in North Jersey..” 2.What is your background […]

Clarence Jordan with a nice head kick.

Clarence has made the Move to Minnesota to train at The Academy, here’s a little bit about him. 1. Where are you from? Waterloo Iowa (same town as wrestling legend Dan Gable) 2. What is your background in athletics/ MMA experience? I wrestled in high school and college , then I started training for MMA my Junior […]

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        In March, four new purple belts and ten new blue belts were welcomed to Team Academy. We are extremely proud to have students who are so dedicated to their training. These students have been training tirelessly for many months, some even years. The road to becoming a black belt is not […]

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Jason Huntley did what very few 2-0 amatuer fighters would do given the chance he was given late friday night on march 15th. Ressurection Fighting alliance needed a substitute at 135 pounds to fight Carlos Huerta a 6-0 local prospect from a gym in the Denver area. When Jeremy Bjornberg, a local matchmaker, promoter, and well known manager of […]

Kickboxing Minneapolis

This month we’d like to welcome Coach Jack Wu as one  of The Academy’s newest instructors. Coach Jack has been training as one of our most dedicated students along with his wife, Betty. Over the course of this past year and a half, he has greatly improved his skills in muay thai, completed The Academy […]