From fitness to fighting, we found the best instructors, trainers, and coaches of every system and brought them together.

You can come in with no prior knowledge and learn from world class professionals.
San Diego Combat Academy - Instructors - Tiger Smalls

Tiger Smalls

Former Featherweight World Champion
California Boxing Hall of Fame
Head Boxing Coach

“Boxing didn’t change my life. Boxing is my life.”

San Diego Combat Academy - Instructors - Manolo Hernandez

Andy Burke

1st Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Under Dean Lister / Jocko Willink
Head Jiu Jitsu Coach

“Teaching Jiu Jitsu is my passion. Being able to watch people learn and grow, on and off the mats, is what it is all about!”

San Diego Combat Academy - Instructors - Gabe Tuttle

Tony Palafox

Head Muay Thai Coach

“Our Muay Thai classes involve high-intensity body weight and plyometric exercises, designed for improved conditioning, explosiveness, agility, and flexibility. Classes integrate combos of punches, kicks, knees, and elbows to cover a full range of motion and techniques.”

San Diego Combat Academy - Instructors - Prince Tiger Smalls

Prince Tiger Smalls

Pro Boxer
Youth Boxing Instructor

“To be a truly successful person requires dedication, focus, devotion, commitment, and certainty about who you are and what you’re here to do.”

San Diego Combat Academy - Instructors - Nora Mora

NADINE Mandiau

Pro MMA Fighter
Youth Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“Jiu Jitsu is one of the most empowering martial arts out there, and I love that I get the opportunity to pass that knowledge on, especially to young minds. Helping a child develop a solid level of confidence is extremely rewarding to me.”


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