1220 E Tallmadge Ave, Akron, Ohio 44310

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Akron

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Will Help You Grapple With Any Challenge!

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is more than just a martial art -- it's a combat sport, a self-defense system, and an effective fitness program. Our team at The Academy of Self-Defense can help you explore the ins and outs of BJJ and begin a training program to aligns with your goals. Whether you're hoping to learn to defend yourself and your loved ones, get active and build physique, or to prepare for competition, we have your back.

This ground-based self-defense system teaches you how to use leverage to overcome a stronger opponent and we're proud to help everyday men and women learn the skills one step at a time.

Take on the best BJJ training in Akron and get more from every workout!

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu near Akron

Why Is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Right For You?

Did you know that a majority of real-world altercations end up on the ground? Even if you're not interested in competing at the highest levels, our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes can equip you with vital self-defense skills for any situation. We also offer several jiu-jitsu variations, including Aikinojujutsu and Aikijujutsu.

We are proud to offer multiple sessions each week and we go above and beyond to make our training accessible to all experience levels.

At The Academy of Self-Defense, you can learn:

  • Effective throws and takedowns
  • Leverage and strategy for the ground
  • Timing and techniques to maintain control
  • Effective submission strategies that can keep you safe

Why Choose Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Aside from helping you achieve better fitness, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has a wealth of mental benefits. By training with us at The Academy of Self-Defense, you'll get access to a supportive and uplifting community, reduce your stress and anxiety levels in everyday life, and experience boosted energy overall. And, of course, you'll burn calories and build muscle while learning practical self-defense skills!

Join us for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes and get access to:
  • Sustainable training habits
  • Improved confidence & boosted energy
  • Reduced stress, better sleep, & an awesome community
  • Compassionate instructors who will guide you to success

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu near Akron

The Academy of Self-Defense is 100% committed to our community, so whether you're here in Akron or coming to us from Tallmadge or Stow, we can help take your training to the next level. You'll have so much fun training in Jiu-Jitsu that you won't even realize how much you're gaining.

Enroll in Akron's Premier Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Program Today!

No matter whether you're a beginner or a pro, The Academy of Self-Defense has something to offer everyone. From helping engineer better fitness to giving competitive martial artists the upper hand in their next match, our team is proud to give our members the best shot at success. Join us in Akron for our next class and see for yourself what our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes can do for you.

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