Founded in 1992 by Relson Gracie. The Gracie Ohio Jiu Jitsu Academy has been the most direct source of Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in all of Central Ohio.
As the second oldest son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Relson Gracie began training BJJ at the age of 2. He reigned as a Brazilian National Jiu Jitsu champion for over 22 years until retirement from competition.
Relson still dedicates his life to BJJ but as an instructor, spreading the love of Gracie Jiu Jitsu and martial arts all over the world.
The Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy in Columbus Ohio instructors have decades of knowledge between them.
Instructors include 5th degree black belt Dr. Jeff Hudson and 5th. Degree black belt Professor Robin Gieseler.
The academy offers a wide variety of classes. Ranging from mixed level classes, blue belt and above classes and competition classes.
They also have women self defense and kids classes.
Classes offered at Gracie Ohio
Gi and No Gi
Instructors at Gracie Ohio
Dr. Jeffrey Hudson
They are running a 10 classes for $10, for new members now. To find more information on classes and course curriculums, go to their website.
What is better than one Gracie black belt? Try three Gracie Black Belts. That’s the line up of instructors you’ll be training with at United Art Jiu Jitsu in Columbus Ohio.
Training here affords you the opportunity of training with well rounded and knowledgeable instructors.
Tony Zara who is a three stripe black belt under BJJ greats Jeff Hudson and Robin Geisler.
As well as competition coach and competitor himself instructor Dave Tabron, who is a black belt under Relson Gracie and Robin Geilser. Dave is also an expert instructor in the Gracie self defense system.
If you’re interested in wrestling, instructor Derek Oney is a former Division 1 wrestler at Ohio University. Derek is also a BJJ black belt under Robin Geisler and Tony Zara.
You can find classes Monday through Saturday so you’re not limited by time, click here for more information on UA jiu jitsu and their schedules.
For those of you looking to become extremely well rounded martial artists with a desire to train under instructors who have a wealth of knowledge in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Judo, Wrestling, and MMA; Ohio Sports Academy may be the fight gym for you.
Lead instructor Professor Dustin Ware is a third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as a Judoka and Submission Wrestler and boxer as well Modern Army Combatives and as serving as a defensive tactics consultant for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Instructor Travis Sayre is a second degree black belt in Judo as well as a first degree black belt in Akidio and USA Judo certified instructor.
If striking is your forte, instructor Corey “Hitta” Wilson is a former Ohio University boxer and USA amateur boxer and professional boxer as well as a ACE certified personal trainer and FLA speed and agility coach.
Assistant Instructor Keith Smetana is a 12-6 MMA fighter as well as a Jeet Kune Do Black belt, BJJ brown belt and Fight To Win veteran.
Ohio Combat Sports Academy also offers fitness and Crossfit classes.
If this medley of martial arts and fitness is up your alley, here’s all the essential information to get you stared.
With decade upon decades of knowledge to gain as a new student at Grove City BJJ, the amount of skills to learn at this gym is enough to make the most experienced martial artist shake their head in disbelief. W
ith nine, yes 9, instructors with martial experience across the entire spectrum of martial arts, you can, without a doubt, find your niche as a modern day warrior at this gym.
The owner and head instructor himself, Dave Freetage, is a consummate professional martial artist with experience in all aspects of martial arts.
He’s a second degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a senior Muay Thai instructor, a kick boxer and Jeet Kune Do black belt as well as a first degree Filipino Kali instructor and veteran police officer; and this is just one instructor here.
Grove City BJJ is ideal for those who want to learn how to fight, period. With the 8 other instructors being experts in both BJJ and their respective martial arts they did before during and after as well as the knowledge to gain from their past and present law enforcement and military oriented instructions.
It’s safe to say without out a doubt, Grove City BJJ is one of the better gyms to train at in the city, if not the entire state of Ohio.
If Grove City Brazilian Jiu Jitsu sounds like your kind of place, here’s some info to get you started.
If you are more grappling sport or MMA oriented and want to train in a calm and peaceful setting with a group of excellent and knowledgeable instructors who care about their students.
Triumph Brazilian Jiu Jitsu may be the perfect place to start your journey or to continue your instruction if you are looking for a new place to train.
With classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and Muay Thai, you are free to pick and choose what classes you’d like to start with but once you try one, it’s almost a given you will feel the urge to try them all.
With classes run by experienced instructors like owner and head instructor BJJ black belt Dan Siegal.
Muay Thai coach Cory Minton, Wrestling coach Lou Demas and Judo instructors Nicj Wolak and Etienne Otero; it is safe to say well rounded instructors is an understatement.
As a student, there is nothing but unlimited potential for new and even experienced practitioners to gain.
With a world class facility and world class instructors, Triumph BJJ has a little something to offer everyone.
If you are new to the game and want to see what the gym is about, all new students are offered a free full week of classes to get your feet wet in and to see what art or arts call to you.
They even offer women’s self defense and kid centric classes of all levels with classes seven days a week so you can work around any schedule you may have.
Let's Roll BJJ aims to be the leading source of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Grappling information and news on the web. Dorian, the owner and editor of Let's Roll BJJ is a purple belt in Jiu Jitsu and has been training and competing for over 6 years.
Apart from being a BJJ geek, Dorian is a software developer by trade, a husband, and a father of two wonderful kids who he's recently began teaching Jiu Jitsu. When he's not training, coding, or writing, you can find him hiking, camping or occasionally binging on video games.