Serving Adults in the Capital Region area for over 20 years

Empire Defense and Fitness has become the go-to place for Adult Martial Arts training in the Albany NY area due to its commitment to providing high-quality training to its students. The facility (Est. 2004) offers a variety of Adult Martial Arts classes, including Kajukenbo, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, and more, which cater to different levels of experience and skill…..

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Adult Krav Maga for women

Krav Maga/Self Defense

Transform your entire body into a striking machine, while learning a skill set that could save your life.

Adult Kajukenbo #1 Self Defense


The Original American Mixed Martial Art style developed in the 1940’s.

Adult Muay Thai for men

Muay Thai/Kickboxing

The ultimate tech alternative that gets you active and engaged as you get stronger. Motivation has never been easier!


At Empire Defense & Fitness, we have been committed to transforming the lives of individuals for two decades. Our specialized training programs have helped people achieve their personal goals and grow as individuals. We believe in providing a safe and welcoming environment for all our students. Empire’s team of skilled instructors takes pride in creating an atmosphere where everyone can feel comfortable and supported.

Our training programs are designed to cater to adults of all skill levels. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced Martial Artist, our classes will help you improve your physical fitness, mental health, and overall well-being. You will develop confidence as your skills increase.

We stand behind our approach to self-defense training, knowing that it will empower every member to live their best life. With our help, you can develop the confidence and skill sets necessary to protect yourself and those around you. 

We are passionate about what we do, and we are dedicated to helping our students achieve their full potential. If you’re looking for a place to learn and grow, we invite you to join our community and start your journey towards a better you.

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Adult Martial Arts

Krav Maga: Fast Track Defense

Fitness and Self Defense, two major goals people have when looking for Adult Martial Arts in Albany, NY. It's time to give yourself a work out and get the results that you want.
Adult Martial Arts

#1 Self Defense

If you're looking for a comprehensive Adult Martial Arts program in Albany, NY that goes beyond just learning techniques, then this is the program for you.
Adult Muay Thai for women

Muay Thai:

Want to KNOCK the STRESS out of your life and have FUN doing it? Then our Adult Muay Thai in Albany, NY is for you.
Adult Martial Arts

Click below for details on how to get started in one of our LIFE-CHANGING Adult Martial Arts Programs!

📍Empire Defense & Fitness

We are located at: 

8 Corporate Circle Albany, NY 12203

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Empire Defense and Fitness provides classes to Albany, Colonie, Latham, Guilderland, Delmar, Troy, Clifton Park & Niskayuna communities. 

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