Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Premier Academy in Athens

Welcome to East Athens Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Whether your plans are to compete, have fun, or simply make yourself a better person, we are here to help reach those goals. The benefits of martial arts are endless. East Athens Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has world-class instruction in a clean and safe environment. Join the fun, make our mats your welcoming home.

Our academy offers primarily grappling-based arts. Specializing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, No-Gi, and Judo. We cover aspects from them all to optimize our approach. That and they are enjoyable to play.

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East Athens Adult’s BJJ

A community built for the growth and well-being of all our members. Regardless of age, gender, or fitness level, we provide a safe and positive atmosphere. You will increase your skills and confidence to walk through life with your head held high.

East Athens Youth BJJ

Watch your children smile as they increase confidence and coordination. We build better people from an early age, not bullies. We guide them with respect on the mats so they become worthy of respect off the mats. Youth class for ages 10 and up!


Don’t forget…your intro session is absolutely FREE!

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Meet Your Personal Coach

With a passion for martial arts that has spanned two decades, Coach JR has immersed himself in the world of Jiu Jitsu, becoming a seasoned practitioner with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Throughout his journey, he had the privilege of training under the renowned Andre Galvao, earning the prestigious Black Belt – 2nd Degree.

His martial arts odyssey began during his time in the Marine Corps, where he first discovered the transformative power of discipline and physicality. Wrestling has been a constant companion in his life, shaping his character and instilling a tenacious spirit. Now, as he ventures into new horizons, he eagerly seeks fresh challenges to test resolve and continued personal growth. Through martial arts, he has learned invaluable life lessons, cultivated resilience, and embraced the pursuit of excellence.

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