brazilian jiu-jitsu


Primarily a ground fighting or “grappling” sport, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes using technique over strength.

Learn one of the most popular martial arts today! Developed in Brazil almost a century ago from traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a dynamic and evolving martial art that engages body and mind.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is founded on the principle that a smaller, or weaker, person can overtake a larger, or stronger, opponent by using leverage and physics to gain a dominant position, which then allows for submissions, via chokes or joint locks. At Octagon MMA, you will learn the fundamentals that make these concepts possible. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a great way to learn self-defense, situational awareness, and physics.

You will learn to overcome an opponent’s brute strength and superior weight with technique and skill.
— Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu