BJJ & NO GI
Rooted in Judo and Japanese JiuJitsu Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) was adapted to prioritize self defense as a means to control and submit your opponent.
BJJ is practiced with a uniform called a GI, in which some techniques are targeted to use your opponents GI against them. No GI utilizes BJJ techniques without the use of a GI, as the name implies.
Our academy offers top level training, led by black belt world champions, with 2000 sq ft of mat space to roll and drill. Whether you goal is to train for your next competition or learn a new discipline, our instructors will get you there.
Functional training uses basic exercises using the athletes' body weight, added weights and basic equipment to improve strength, endurance, stability and conditioning. It is used to improve athletic performance and on it's own to improve overall fitness.
We are Houston's first martial arts academy to deliver our athletes structured, functional training. We have carefully designed our functional area to provide our athletes exactly what they need to improve their strength and conditioning off the mat.
Our functional classes and space are available on their own, or in combination with BJJ or Yoga.
Personal training is available by appointment and our functional area is available for rental by certified trainers.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. It is known for its acrobatic and complex maneuvers, often involving hands on the ground and inverted kicks.
It emphasizes flowing movements rather than fixed stances; the ginga, a rocking step, is usually the focal point of the technique. More than just a martial art, it is deeply rooted in the formation of Brazil and helps to spread their language, culture and history.
Many Brazilian mixed martial arts fighters have a capoeira background, either training often or having tried it before. Capoeira is a martial arts that can be trained by all ages and abilities, regardless of athletic backgrounds.