San Diego Combat Academy

SDCA is for everyone. Whether you want to fight, workout, or get in shape, we'll train you from the ground up.

It doesn’t matter what age or skill level you are, we’ll take you where you want to go.


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  • Boxing
  • Muay Thai
  • MMA
  • 10th Plant Jiu Jitsu
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Personal Training & Coaching


Liz Carmouche

Owner and Manager
Pro MMA Fighter and UFC Veteran
Personal Coach and Trainer
Muay Thai Instructor

“The environment we create here is different than anywhere else. There is a sanctuary within these walls. You can come through the doors, drop off every issue you have, and know it’s going to be a welcoming, safe, and motivating place to train.”

Manolo Hernandez

Former Pro MMA Fighter
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Personal Coach
MMA and Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“We are all born with a purpose. If fighting is your purpose, let me be your guide.”

Tiger Smalls

Former Pro Boxer
Personal Coach
Boxing Instructor

“Boxing didn’t change my life. Boxing is my life.”

Geo Martinez

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Personal Coach
Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“Fighting is not always about winning. It’s about the art of movement and the evolution of oneself to evolve as a human being. I believe you must challenge yourself physiologically, mentally, and spiritually.”

Richie Martinez

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
Personal Coach
Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“Don’t settle for less when you can be the best at what you do.”

Walel Watson

Pro MMA Fighter and UFC Veteran
Personal Coach
Jiu Jitsu and MMA Instructor

“Whatever you do in life, do it 100% because tomorrow is never promised!”

Bill Crawford

Former Pro Bodybuilder and Amateur Fighter
Personal Coach and Trainer
Strength and Conditioning Instructor

“From our members to our instructors and coaches, we’re here to support you in reaching your goals.”

Nate Fort

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
Wrestling and Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“Everyone has different goals. Whether yours is becoming a world champion or simply getting in shape, we can help! We’re so much more than a gym. We’re a family. We truly have a vested interest in making sure all of our members succeed both inside and outside of the gym.”

Nora Mora

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
Women’s Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“I teach because it brings me happiness to share with others this beautiful art that drives us to better ourselves as athletes and as people.”

Manuel Garcia

Amateur MMA Fighter
Personal Coach and Trainer
Kid’s Jiu Jitsu and Kid’s MMA Instructor

“Learning should always be fun, happy, and challenging. It’s my belief that you can maintain a positive outlook no matter what obstacles we are faced with. I do my best to instill that in my kids. We learn jiu jitsu in an environment where they are comfortable being themselves. If you’re a ‘misfit,’ you’ll fit in with us!”

Prince Tiger Smalls

Pro Boxer
Personal Coach
Kid’s Boxing Instructor

“To be a truly successful person requires dedication, focus, devotion, commitment, and certainty about who you are and what you’re here to do.”

Angel Cruz

Pro MMA Fighter
Personal Coach and Trainer
Kid’s Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“My philosophy training is that everything is achievable if you are willing to put in the hard work.”

Gabe Tuttle

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt
Jiu Jitsu Instructor

“My goal as an instructor and teammate is to share my passion for the beautiful art that is jiu jitsu and to do my best in assisting people in their growth with it and in life.”

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Train with SDCA and the 10th Planet Freaks

With locations in San Diego, Oceanside, and Spring Valley, we provide world class training in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, Strength and Conditioning, and Kid’s Programs.

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6008 Mission Gorge Rd
San Diego, CA 92120