The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Academy offers a variety of classes, ranging from Self Defense
to Sport BJJ. Whether you want to be a Vale Tudo champion
or just get in shape, you can accomplish your goals in an
uplifting, friendly environment under the supervision of qualified
instructors. The curriculum is designed to help students achieve
the maximum results out of their time and effort. All classes begin
with a warm-up and stretching period, followed by a technical lesson,
drills and live grappling. Check our Schedule
for specific class times.
This class focuses on learning and applying the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Students practice various techniques using a traditional gi/kimono. Beginners will learn and practice: break falls, escapes, positioning, leverage and opening the guard. Intermediate and Advanced students will learn and practice: advanced sweeps, advanced submissions, advanced escapes and counters. Competition is encouraged but not required. Open to all members.
This class focuses on learning and applying the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu without the traditional GI/kimono. Students practice various techniques wearing academy shorts and an academy t-shirt. Students will learn and practice: break falls, escapes, positioning, leverage and opening the guard. Students will also learn and practice: advanced sweeps, advanced submissions, advanced escapes and counters. Competition is encouraged but not required.
Competition is encouraged but not required. Open to advanced members
Muay Thai Kickboxing
Thai training methods develop devastating power, speed and superb cardio-vascular endurance as well as fighting spirit. Muay Thai training as also quite safe thanks to sophisticated pad training that evolved to keep fighters healthy between fights. Competition is encouraged but not required. Open to all members.
This class focuses on using the basics techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in self defense situations. Beginners will learn how to: break falls to prevent head or back injury, defend against common grips like the headlock or bearhug from behind and immobilize an attacker on the ground. Intermediate and advanced students will learn how to: reverse an attacker from the bottom position, force an attacker into submission and defend against armed assailants. Open to all members.
The kid's class offers a fun, friendly and safe environment for children to learn and experience Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Students learn basic self defense and sport BJJ techniques while getting exercise and socializing with other children. Competition is encouraged but not required. Open to ages from 5 through 15.
MMA/Vale Tudo/No Holds Barred
In this class students learn to combine muay thai striking and defense with jiu-itsu in a vale tudo setting. This is more of a training session than an instructional class. Open to advanced members.
Private / Semi-Private Classes
Private classess are a great way to improve your jiu-jitsu game. If you are having difficulty grasping certain techniques or need to work on a certain aspect of your game, privates give you an opportunity to take your game to the next level. During your private class you will receive: 1-on-1 instruction All of the attention is focused on you without the distractions of a group class. Technical Analysis The instructor will analyze the way you perform techniques, point out any flaws and show you how to fix them Customized Techniques You will learn setups, defenses and attacks designed to fit your body type and grappling style.