The premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Submission Wrestling,
and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Academy in Central New York


Youth Martial Arts Muay Thai & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Brazilian-Jiujitsu
Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Submission Wrestling

Why join Dojo1 Mixed Martial Arts Academy?

  • We train WITH you, not ON you, in a fun and safe environment, where everyone learns, and all skill levels are welcome
  • Len Sonia, the head instructor has over 15 years experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and is a certified Muay Thai instructor
    • The only BJJ Black Belt in the Utica, NY area
    • Coached many MMA fighters, including Team Bombsquad – home of many top level MMA fighters
    • Instructor of Defensive Tactics courses to various Law Enforcement Organizations in NY State
  • We have in-house champions in MMA, BJJ, Kickboxing, and Submission Wrestling
  • Dojo1 is part of one of the biggest BJJ organizations on the East Coast – Tai Kai/Balance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our BJJ lineage can be traced back to the Gracie and Machado families
  • The Dojo1 Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) program is under the direction of Ajarn Kevin Seaman and part of the Thai Boxing Association, the largest Thai Boxing Association in the USA
  • Adult and youth programs are taught by a coaching staff with over 70 years experience in the martial arts
  • A good mix of male and female students, with ages ranging from 10-55
  • Martial arts is a great way to get fit, build confidence and develop real world skills
  • Family discounts available – contact us for details
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