Opera Non Verba – “Deeds, Not Words.”
This is the mantra that drives of the spirit of the Academy of Combat Arts. Founded by esteemed MMA fighter and coach Dylan Spicer in 2009. The ACA has grown into one of the premier martial arts gyms in the upper Midwest. No other facility in the Fargo-Moorhead area has trained more nationally-recognized fighters. Nor offers a comparable level of teaching expertise. Our team has sent many fighters to compete professionally on televised PPV bouts. Including UFC Fighters Tim Johnson & Pablo Garza.
Spicer holds an undefeated 8-0 record in competitive mixed martial arts. He is committed to empowering every student at the Academy of Combat Arts to achieve their personal goals. Coach Dylan began his training under the tutelage of MMA Coach Greg Nelson, in the Twin Cities. This early training helped to found a high quality commitment to each students development. His fellow instructors share this spirit of determination, and seek to pass it on to their students at the ACA.
Our facility features a full size ring and cage, in addition to an ample amount of floor mat space.. We offer our classes six days a week, with available times to suit diverse schedules. Men and women of all ages are welcome to pursue their martial arts goals with us. Whether their interest is in recreation, exercise, or training for competition.
Located at 3332 4th Ave S Suite D, the ACA also offers a convenient central location in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. For the casual enthusiast and the professional fighter alike. The ACA offers a welcoming atmosphere to develop your skills. To get in shape, and meet like-minded martial artists who will support you in your goals.