Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland was started in 2009 by the Stewart brothers. Born and raised in Maryland, their reason for opening both academies was simple, to provide the best training facilities for Martial Arts in Maryland.
Here at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland, we are honored to teach Authentic Gracie Jiu Jitsu at both of our locations in Columbia, Maryland and Finksburg, Maryland. We specialize in teaching practical self-defense designed for modern day application. Members can expect top-notch instruction from patient and enthusiastic instructors who have dedicated their lives to teaching the amazing art of Gracie Jiu Jitsu!
No previous experience is needed, you will even get to work with an instructor on your first lesson. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is renowned as the best Martial Art in the world for self defense. Sign up now for a free ten day trial, not only will you learn super-effective self defense but you will also improve your health, boost your energy, and you will sharpen your mind learning a new skill!
Students gain the additional benefit of participating in seminars live with members of the Gracie family and their esteemed black belts. Our highly detailed and structured curriculum helps students retain the self-defense techniques they have learned. We only hire instructors that are respectful, courteous, professional and who actively train. You will never be taught by an unqualified person who is inexperienced.
You are probably asking yourself, "What is the best Martial Arts school in Maryland for Jiu Jitsu?" The great thing about Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland is that we allow all new people to take a FREE ten day trial in our amazing self-defense programs to make sure that they are completely in love with our Martial Arts School. We guarantee you will love training at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland. Watch the video below and learn more about our amazing programs!
We teach authentic Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense in a very safe and clean martial arts facility. We challenge you to find a cleaner and more organized martial arts academy in Maryland. Our martial arts programs for both kids and adults are unique and effective, you've never experienced anything quite like what we offer!
Our Jiu Jitsu programs for kids build confidence and help them develop socially. Our kids martial arts classes also address bully prevention and self-defense goals. Most importantly the atmosphere in our dojo is a family atmosphere. Everyone is very friendly and training with us is a lot of fun, you won't find a more positive Martial Arts school in Maryland!
The primary objective in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a self-defense system is to close the distance, take the opponent to the ground andsubmit the opponnet using leverage based grappling techniques such as arm locks, chokes, leg locks, neck cranks or small joint manipulation. At our Martial Arts school in Columbia and Finksburg, Maryland we teach Gracie Jiu Jitsu.