Albany Krav Maga

Krav Maga classes are a FUN total-body workout that combine kicking, punching, and Self defense for everyone. It’s the best skill-building workout!

Krav Maga Albany self-defense classes are a total-body workout that combine kicking, punching, and self defense. It’s the best skill-building workout around. Our facility is a No Ego and No Judgment Zone. Our clients come here to get in shape and enhance their lives. Our instructors are supportive and specialize in helping beginners reach their life and fitness goals through martial arts and personal empowerment.

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This is WHY you need KRAV MAGA.....

Not today, Satan 😂

Our EMPIRE WOMEN...Get this, and they are BEASTS, ROCK ON

🚨PARENTS : Do your kids listen the FIRST TIME?🚨

Great opportunity, come check us out Free Week! Free Week!

[02/10/19]   What excuses do you keep giving yourself for not getting in shape?🤔

Empire Defense & Fitness, Inc


🛑 STOP 🛑 making resolutions that you never keep!🛑

⌚It's time for a change & here at Empire Self Defense & Fitness we have the SOLUTION!⌚

❌No more treadmills
❌No more weights
❌No more boredom
❌No more quitting!

✅✅We are looking for ACTION TAKERS, who are looking to change their lives and hit their goals. ✅✅

🚀🚀We will hold you accountable, we will make you WORK, and we will get you the results that you want!🚀🚀

Does this sound like YOU⁉️

🔥We offer classes that will keep you coming back for more!🔥

🥋Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu🥋
🥊Fitness Kickboxing🥊
💥Muay Thai💥
& Krav Maga💪

If YOU want to grab a spot just tap 'Learn More'! Or go here:

Empire Self Defense & Fitness
🏫4 Walker Way, Ste 2
Colonie, New York

[12/03/18]   “We don't rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” Archilochus

TV 10 3rd Segment on the 8:00am Newscast

Here is the 3rd segment of our TV10 Self Defense Series, this is from the 8am show. Lexi did an outstanding job learning these Self Defense skills. Our goal is to Empower others through our programs and help them Get Home Safe.

TV 10 News Segment on Situational Awareness

TV 10 News Segment on Situational Awareness, from their 6am newscast. I share tips on Situational Awareness that you can implement easily into your daily routine. Our goal is to help you and your family BE SAFE in todays world.

Learning self-defense on National Situational Awareness Day

I had a blast yesterday morning training Lexi from WTEN TV 10. We did 6 segments on live TV from 6-8am. They also did a noon feature. Lexi did mazing and had fun kicking my butt.…/learning-self-defense-o…/1476873890 In light of recent, seemingly random, violence crimes such as the stabbing of a jogger in Washington, D.C. and the murder of college student Molly Tibbets in Iowa, it’s important to remember to be aware of your surroundings at all times.

I hope you all are READY for another EPIC Saturday of classes, See you in the morning........ROCK ON

Get Fit, De-Stress and Have Fun while learning Self Defense. Call us today to see what you have been missing......

Empire Self Defense & Fitness

Two more KRAV students passed their LEVEL 1 test today. They crushed it, you guys ROCK


We had four more members step up and pass their LEVEL 1 Krav Maga test on Saturday. They did outstanding as expected. Congratulations Peter, Sharona, Margaret & Brianna, YOU ROCK

End of day picture from the latest EMPIRE CHALLENGE. Thanks for representing what EMPIRE stands guys ROCK.

Wear those shirts with pride as you earned them.

Another fantastic EMPIRE CHALLENGE this past weekend. Lots of Fun, Teamwork, individual races and a delicious outdoor BBQ on a great spring Saturday.

You all did AMAZING and should be proud of your accomplishments, wear that shirt with pride, you earned it.


We had two more members step up and pass their LEVEL 1 Krav Maga test....Paul and Jason did outstanding, Congratulations guys....YOU ROCK

All Evening classes cancelled due to the snow storm!...Safe Travels, be careful out their on the roadways.

All Evening classes cancelled due to the snow storm!...Safe Travels, be careful out their on the roadways.

Albany Krav Maga's cover photo

Congratulations Mike and Greg. They passed their Level 2 Krav Maga test yesterday. Well done guys, you CRUSHED IT

I am so glad "I DITCHED THE GYM" is what clients tell us all the time, they are so happy they joined our Team and now have support, made new friends, gained confidence and are losing weight/body Fat without out a CRAZY diet.......

try us out and you will see why we can make your Fitness and Self Defense Goals a reality....Give Cheryl a call today 518-456-2582

[01/04/18]   It's on like DONKEY KONG....Use your best judgement as some of the side roads are nasty....but a few inches of snow won't stop the AWESOME we deliver daily.....BE SAFE

[01/01/18]   Wishing you and your family an amazing 2018!

Another EPIC day for our KRAV MAGA program, we had our last Level Test of the year. 10 highly motivated BAD ASSES stepped up and conquered a tough challenge and showed some true Grip and Determination,

So very proud of these people, Congratulations and YOU ROCK

Another Fun Filled Saturday at EMPIRE.....30 strong Kick-starting their day the EMPIRE WAY in the KRAV MAGA drills class......ROCK ON


10 Second Tuesday......This is Kristine after the Saturday class, she CRUSHED IT and also recently passed her Level 1 Krav Maga Test, ROCK ON & Thank You

Great Saturday of training as always and a Grand Finish with another Group passing their Level 1 KRAV MAGA test.

Sandra, Kristine (front) Michelle, Elle, Becky, Nicole, Maria, Ben and Kayleen

Ken_D_10 Second Tuesday

Ken has transformed his Health & Fitness with our training could be our next SUCCESS story...

Another WINNER, Becky won a Happy Cappuccino Mug for repping EMPIRE as the shirt of the day was RED...Easy Win, when you display your EMPIRE PRIDE....ENJOThe Happy CappuccinoThe Happy Cappuccino

ROCK ON Alain, he won a Happy Cappuccino Mug today for showing his EMPIRE pride. He was representing in a Gray Empire T-Shirt at classes on Saturday.

That was the color Cheryl and I chose to award the mug, generously donated by Happy Cappuccino. (He changed his shirt as it was drenched in sweat, so I snagged this picture on his way out)

We have a few more surprises for you....Thanks Alain Kaloyeros for always expressing that EMPIRE STRONG attitude and showing us the EMPIRE difference....Enjoy a nice mug of Hot Coffee......GET SOME

Justin R

[10/17/17]   Congratulations Dawn, she won a pound of Delicious "The Happy Dark" Coffee from Happy Cappuccino at Crossgates Mall

She ordered one of our new sweatshirts sight unseen, showing that EMPIRE STRONG attitude, which we love. YOU ROCK & you will love that coffee, its DELICIOUS

Jim Salada

Ten Second Tuesday.....a bit longer than usual but Jim has been training with us for 8 years. And still going strong, ROCK ON & Thank you

10 second Tuesday

Get your AWESOME on.....

We had another successful KRAV Level 1 Test Saturday...These students CRUSHED IT.....CONGRATULATIONS

Travis, Alain, Patrizia, Shamus and Dominick...ROCK ON and welcome to the next level of AWESOME.

Brett D

10 Second Tuesdays....Our students just love our Saturday classes at EMPIRE.

Another Beautiful Fall Day, perfect for an early AM Workout with Cheryl. We also had a meeting with Matt from Happy Cappuccino. We just set up a great discount program for the members of TEAM EMPIRE.

And who doesn't love coffee, ditch the can and grab a cup of Fresh organic Fair Trade AWESOMENESS

What a great way to KICK START September.....we had two students step up and pass their Level 1 Krav Maga test this past Saturday.

They did outstanding, congratulations, you ROCK.
Anthony and John

These two students stepped up and passed their Level 1 Krav Maga test this past Saturday. They did outstanding, congratulations, you ROCK.

Vincent and Ryan

BODY by EMPIRE. Another working professional achieving great results. She is getting Toned, SHREDDING FAT and gaining Strength without the CRAZY "daily workouts" or hours upon hours at the gym. 35-40 minutes 2 or 3 times a week and this could be you. EMPIRE STRONG

We have a great community of people that support, cheer and best of all become great friends through training as they conquer their personal goals they have set for themselves.

You could be part of this community as well, you just need to take that first step.

Call my wife Cheryl at 456-2582 and try us out, it really is that easy.

[05/28/17]   Just a quick reminder. We will be closed Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

We had another group pass their Level 1 Krav Maga test. They did outstanding, congratulations, you ROCK.

Amanda, David, Taylor and Sean

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TV 10 3rd Segment on the 8:00am Newscast
TV 10 News Segment on Situational Awareness
Ken_D_10 Second Tuesday
Justin R
Brett D
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4 Walker Way
Albany, NY
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