There are many great and practical martial arts schools in Columbia, Maryland. RIsing Tide Academy (formerly Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland) is the best martial arts school in Howard County and specifically Columbia, Maryland for children and adults to learn authentic Gracie Jiu Jitsu.
Gracie Jiu Jitsu is a martial art that relies on principles of leverage, timing, technique, and patience. Many martial arts schools in the Columbia area only teach punching and kicking techniques, which require strength, power, and speed. Rising Tide Academy (formerly Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland) offers a structured and practical curriculum in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai so that even people who are not athletic or who may lack size or strength will have success with our martial arts lessons.
Our Gracie Jiu Jitsu classes in Columbia take great pride in offering practical self defense lessons. Meanwhile, the Muay Thai program provides a competition proven system of striking for students. Many schools in Howard County teach traditional Karate forms, outdated Karate techniques, and Karate weapons. At Rising Tide Academy (formerly Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland), we only teach the most useful martial arts techniques for surviving an actual altercation.
When seaching for the perfect martial arts academy for your family, you want to accomplish a few key things: 1) You want a martial arts school that is immaculate and well maintained. 2) You want to train in a cooperative, friendly environment. 3) You want to feel recognized and to see and feel improvement. 4) And finally, you want to train under helpful, experienced, and encouraging instructors who can relate to the needs of a beginner. Rising Tide Academy offers all of those with pride!
The only way to achieve the best martial arts training in Howard County is by practicing under the watchful eye of a qualified and professional martial arts instructor who has real life experience and who cares about your safety.
Students who train Gracie Jiu Jitsu at Rising Tide Academy in Columbia, Maryland will enjoy learning authentic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques in a fun and positive environment. Safety, progress, and our valued students' abilities to defend themselves are our highest priorities.
You will be learning from the most enthusiastic and dedicated martial arts instructors in Howard County. Rising Tide Academy (formerly Gracie Jiu Jitsu Maryland) is the only authentic Gracie Jiu Jitsu school in Columbia and the only academy in the area visited by Grandmaster Relson Gracie.
Virtually every Karate school in Howard County will teach great life skills and values. Practicing any martial art such as Karate or Tae Kwon Do provides amazing benefits like stress relief, weight loss, and increased confidence. We encourage every person to try out every other martial arts academy in Howard County BEFORE participating in our free trial. This is how confident we are in our system.
Our Columbia, Maryland location is convenient for residents of Columbia, Elkridge, Ellicott City, Fulton, Highland, Woodbine, Laurel, Clarksville, and Scaggsville in Maryland.
Gracie Maryland | Relson Gracie Jiu Jitsu
9570 Berger Road, Columbia, MD 21046