MMA | Submission Grappling | Sambo | Kickboxing
  1. Combat Sambo and MMA
    Combat Sambo and MMA
    We are one of only a handful of schools in the US that teaches Combat Sambo, a wresting art from Russia that focuses on takedowns, throws and lower-limb submissions. Head coach Sasha brings this knowledge from his native Russia.
  2. Kids classes
    Kids classes
    Kids will learn self defense and can gain confidence. No karate uniforms or belts to buy. Train in your normal gym clothes.
  3. MMA Competitions
    MMA Competitions
    Looking to do it for real? Because we compete we know how to get your MMA career started.
  4. MMA Titles
    MMA Titles
    Co-Owner and coach Brandon Gibbs holds the 145lbs DonnyBrooke featherweight MMA title.
  5. Self defense for all!
    Self defense for all!
    We believe everyone should learn how to protect themselves, who better to learn than from actual fighters?
  6. Equipped with what the pros use
    Equipped with what the pros use
    We train everyone from beginners to professional fighters. We know the importance of having the highest quality equipment.
  7. Hudson Combat Academy
    Hudson Combat Academy
    The Hudson Combat Academy is fully matted with state of the art Fuji mats.
  8. Medal Wall
    Medal Wall
    Medals from both instructors and students. We compete and coach our students multiple times a year in MMA and grappling events. Students are not pressured or obligated to compete.
  9. Muay Thai Kickboxing
    Muay Thai Kickboxing
    Get a great work out while learning Muay Thai Kickboxing.
  10. Supportive atmosphere
    Supportive atmosphere
    No attitudes here, friendly supportive staff welcoming to all.
  11. Muay Thai Kickboxing
    Muay Thai Kickboxing
    Muay Thai Kickboxing, a martial art from Thailand, is known as the "art of eight limbs" as it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, and shins.
  12. Kids classes
    Kids classes
    Kids will learn both striking and wrestling in our classes. While wrestling is best learned with a partner, Kids classes strike bags only.
  13. Results
    We are very proud of our students. After only 9 months of training, brothers Hunter and Cam O'Connor both brought home silver in their respective weight categories in their very first grappling competition.
Welcome to The Hudson Combat Academy
The Hudson Combat Academy (HCA) is a new mixed martial arts gym in the historic district of downtown Hudson Massachusetts. We specialize in Mixed Martial Arts classes for kids and adults of all levels from beginner to competitive. We teach a combination of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Sambo submissions as well as Muay Thai Kickboxing for striking.
The HCA regularly attends amateur fighting events in New England.  We train and coach fighters at all levels,  and offer discounts to competitors who train with us.
Get fit and have fun! We don't just train to fight we also have Strength and Conditioning classes as well as our popular high intensity Warrior's Yoga!
​Beacuse we coach fighters at the competitive level,  we teach skills that can be used both in and out of the ring. We know our methods work, because they have been proven.
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