1. What is MMA?

    You probably have a general idea of what Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is. It has surged in popularity in recent years, spawning mixed martial arts stars as a result. But what exactly is MMA and is it for …Read More

  2. What is Muay Thai?

    Most of us are fascinated with the martial arts. From Karate to Mixed Martial Arts to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we love to watch people performing martial arts. There’s a flow — an artistry — to the …Read More

  3. How Martial Arts Fights Stress

    Your alarm rings at 6 am. You hop out of bed, wake the kids, take a shower, get them ready for school, drive them to school, drop them off, and head to work. At work, you have a full 8 hour day with b…Read More

  4. Krav Maga for Women

    Krav Maga.   Most of us have heard of it. But what is Krav Maga exactly? And how it is an ideal self-defense and fitness class for women?  Empire Self-Defense and Fitness in Albany, NY, will ans…Read More

  5. Benefits of Martial Arts Training

    For some of us, our first experience with martial arts was The Karate Kid. An amazing movie about a kid being bullied who beat the bullies--legally. What Karate Kid did for martial arts in America is …Read More

  6. Ready for a Change in 2014, we can help

    2014 can be the year you make a difference in your personal fitness and Self Defense skills. I have many students just like you who joined us in 2013 and are now raving fans. Recently I did a survey a…Read More

  7. Simple Self Defense anyone can do

    I know we always think it will happen to someone else, but whether we want to believe it or not, bad things can happen to us. We are creatures of habit and feel safe in our day to day routines of work…Read More