ABOUT US

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ABOUT FARGO BJJ & KICKBOXING ACADEMY

Fargo BJJ Is The Place For You

  • Are you searching for the highest level Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai Kick Boxing North Dakota has to offer?
  • Are you looking for the most realistic form of Self Defense that anyone can do… and actually works in real life?
  • Are you a parent trying to weed through all the Unrealistic and non-functional kids martial arts programs out there trying to find one that will actually develop strong, confident children and give them the ability to really handle confrontation?

We offer training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu & Muay Thai Kickboxing for all ages and ability levels! We even have an acclaimed Kid’s Jiu-jitsu and Bully Proof program. No matter what you’re looking to get out of a martial arts program, you’ll find it at the Fargo BJJ & Kickboxing Academy.

Open since 2008, The Fargo BJJ & Kickboxing Academy has quickly grown into the regions PREMIER martial arts training center for Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai Kick Boxing & Bully Proof Children’s Martial Arts. You will learn in a Fun, Safe and Friendly environment where you can achieve your goals and be glad to come back.

We Offer Training In Brazilian Jiu-jitsu & Muay Thai Kick Boxing For All Ages and Abilities

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TRAIN ALONGSIDE THE BEST

Prof. George Andersch
Prof. George Andersch

A lifelong practitioner of martial arts, Prof George has been training, fighting and competing in the combative arts for over 35 years! After seeing UFC1 in 1993 Prof. George sought out any submission style training he could throughout Europe and the US and a few years later began studying full time under American BJJ pioneer Amal Easton in Boulder, CO.

Nearly 2 decades later and with many regional, national and international accolades under his belt, Prof. George continues to train, teach and promote the function, healthy lifestyle and community of martial arts.
Prof. Sarah Andersch
Prof. Sarah Andersch

Like so many others, what started out as a simple search for a more interesting workout and some self-defense quickly turned into an obsession. Prof. Sarah’s journey took her from hobbyist to kids instructor, to competitor… which lead to her standing on the podium with a Pan American Gold around her neck!

Today Prof. Sarah runs the Bully Proof Kids Jiu-jitsu Program, teaches adults as well as manages the Academy with husband George.

Prof. David Tofte
Prof. David Tofte
Coach Matt Siders
Coach Matt Siders

Referred to as “The Silver Back” by his teammates, Coach Matt is a beast on the mat but a very friendly and helpful instructor in class. As a Fargo Police Officer, Coach Matt likes to focus on the Realistic Application and Self-Defense Aspects of training.

Coach Jake Dewey
Coach Jake Dewey
Coach Ben Wheeler
Coach Ben Wheeler
Coach Lucas Wertman
Coach Lucas Wertman

Coach Lucas is one of our most dedicated Jiu-jitsu practitioners on the mat drilling, training or teaching literally 7 days a week multiple times a day! Coach Lucas’ dedication to training and lead by example attitude is an inspiration to everyone in the Academy. Be it Beginner or Advanced, Gi, NoGi or MMA you’ll find Coach Lucas right in the middle of it contributing to everyone’s success!

Coach Jason Natal
Coach Jason Natal
Coach Kelsy Johnson
Coach Kelsy Johnson

Coach Kelsy is one of our most well-rounded students with a plethora of competitive MMA, Muay Thai and Jiu-jitsu experience. Though at any given time you may find her helping in MMA, Jiu-jitsu or Kickboxing classes… she excels as a Kids coach and co-manages our Bullyproof and Teen programs along with Prof Sarah.

Coach Baily Badillo
Coach Baily Badillo
Kru John Kalenze
Kru John Kalenze

Kru John is one of the highest level and most experienced Muay Thai trainers in the upper mid-west. His diverse experience and ability to teach anyone from Pro’s to beginners to kids have made him one of the most in-demand coaches in the region.

Fargo Academy is the Official North Dakota Headquarters of the Thai Boxing Association of America (TBA) with Kru John heading it up as the official representative for the state… Kru John was requested for the position personally by TBA President and Founder, Legendary fighter Ajarn Chai Siriute himself!

We Offer Training In Brazilian Jiu-jitsu & Muay Thai Kick Boxing For All Ages and Abilities

TRY A FREE CLASS