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2460 Patterson Rd, Suite 1,
Grand Junction, CO 81505
(970) 243-8010

About Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado in Grand Junction, CO

Meet Troy Miller

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado in Grand Junction
Black Belt

Welcome to Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado!

Variety is the name of the game here and we specialize in teaching all kinds of different Martial Arts to both kids and adults. Our goal is to unleash the giant within you, no matter what age you are, and to EMPOWER everyone who walks through our doors. We teach all ages, from 3 to adult, and focus on realistic and practical fitness and self-defense techniques.

Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado has taken proven techniques from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Grappling, Boxing, Kick Boxing, Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts and Wrestling and developed programs that EVERYONE can learn - regardless of age, previous experience or fitness level.

Martial arts is a VALUABLE tool for life in everything you do. You can use it to improve your life, as well as the lives of others. Our goal is to help you and your family to thrive and reach your full potential… one kick, punch and strike at a time.

We love what we do and think you’ll LOVE what it does for your body, mind and spirit…

  • Gives you an incredible workout & extreme fitness
  • Skyrocketing focus, clarity and confidence
  • Increased strength, balance & flexibility
  • Heightened awareness of self, others & your surroundings
  • Improved self-discipline and teamwork skills

Check out our super LOW web special going on right now - hello savings! You’ll get more than just savings though… enjoy physical and mental fitness, invaluable personal development and life skills and self-defense know how.

Are You New to Martial Arts? If you’re a bit nervous about starting, no worries! We’ve got your back and you’ll get a ton of support and encouragement from all the friendly instructors and classmates. We will train you at whatever skill and fitness level you are.  

We’re a martial arts family where you’ll feel like you belong. You’ll see a lot of big smiles and fist bumps because we all have a lot of FUN here… while getting fit, learning new things about yourself and martial arts and accomplishing your goals.

It’s a sad fact that bullying has become a problem in our schools and neighborhoods. Learning self-defense gives your kids the know how to be confident, stand up for themselves, and prepared to defend themselves or their friends, if necessary.

ADULTS – if you’ve lost your mojo or are burned out with the same ole fitness routine you’ve had for 5+ years, training with us is a great opportunity to really put your heart and soul into something you’ll love! It’s always a FUN mix, the time flies by and you won’t even realize how much of a total body workout you just got!    

Maybe you just want to know how to better protect yourself and loved ones. You’ll find that here, too. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn effective self-defense and feel confident, empowered and courageous.

How anxious and stressed are you? Martial arts is a great way to unwind and relieve stress… and it also provides a form of meditation. The list of benefits just goes on and on… so find the class that’s best for you and watch your life change in wonderful ways!

Read below about the awesome instructor here and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Co-Owner and Head Instructor

Troy Miller has been actively learning and practicing his art for over 30 years. His life-long goal has been to seek out and study the best martial arts and train with superior instructors. This quest has led him to acquire a diverse background and to be certified by some of the foremost martial artists of our time. Troy has taught martial arts seminars around the world for a wide range of audiences, the general public, law enforcement and military groups.

Troy’s certifications are under several notable instructors: Instructor Certification in Jun Fan Gung Fu/Jeet Kune Do, the Filipino Martial Arts and Maphilindo Silat under Sifu Dan Inosanto (Bruce Lee 's protege), Lakan Guro Filipino Martial Arts from Guru Dan Inosanto, Full Instructor Jun Fan Gung Fu - from Ron Balicki, Full Instructor Filipino Kali/Lameco Escrima - Ron Balicki, Full Instructor under Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai, Catchascathcan Wrestling, Kali-IMB Academy from Richard Bustillo, Instructor Kru Black Ring Muay Thai from United World Muay Thai Council Ron Balicki, 4th Degree Black Belt Blended Martial Arts Degeberg International, Initiator and Silver Glove Savate from Nicolas Saignac, 2nd Grade Black Belt Doce Pares Escrima, 2nd Grade Black Belt Escrido from Cacoy Canete, Black Belt Jui Jitsu Walt Bayless from Justin Ellison, 5th Degree Black Belt Mark Shultz Grappling Systems, Black Belt Han Foo Wa with Bill Shaw, Certified “Training With Warriors” Instructor.

Troy not only loves training in the martial arts, he also loves to teach and help others benefit from the martial arts, as he has. This led him to open his first school in Grand Junction in 1989 to his now expanded facility, Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado. Troy’s strength as an instructor is his continual desire to learn and his ability to cultivate each instructor and each student individually.

He realizes that every student develops differently and has their personal strengths and weaknesses. Sifu Troy uses the martial arts as a vehicle to help others become successful at the academy, in school, at home, and in life.

How to Get Started

Come join our Grand Junction, CO Martial Arts facility! We offer programs in Kickboxing, Muay Thai/MMA Blend, and Kids Martial Arts. Choose a program that most interests you and have the opportunity to sign-up right here on our site for one of our awesome web specials. Or feel free to give us a call at (970) 243-8010 if you have any further questions. Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado hopes to speak with you soon!

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