Welcome to Revolution Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai!

Interested in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
We have a comprehensive 8 week no-gi introductory program available, and a 6 week gi BJJ intro program catered specifically for beginners. There’s also a self-defense introductory program.  Contact us right away to reserve your spot before these programs sell out! We also have separate classes for more advanced students. With access to more than 50 classes per week and 9 BJJ black belts, Revolution BJJ has something to offer even the most eccentric schedule.

Interested in Muay Thai Kickboxing?
Our introductory 8 week program for kickboxing will give you all of the tools to join in with the experienced students. Reserve your spot here or find out more about our Tuesday/Thursday intros or Saturday intro classes!

Kids’ classes!
Revolution BJJ offers two distinct martial arts options for kids: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and Kids’ Kickboxing (based on Muay Thai). Children will be able to pursue rank in each of these arts, and there will never be any belt testing fees!  Learn more about the best self defense classes for kids here. Text us here or call us at 804-657-7461!

New Custom Gear (Including a Gi!)

Revolution BJJ has launched a new line of custom gear, in cooperation with Toro BJJ.  Students can now order exclusive Revolution BJJ gear from the site and have the products shipped directly to their homes. To celebrate, Revolution BJJ is offering a winter 2018 school gi. The pre-order for the gis will last until November… Read More

The Savage Kitten

 The Savage Kitten -by: Daniel Frank      One of the most common questions that I am frequently asked during private lessons, in group classes, or while teaching seminars is, "How do I escape from side control?" And, despite it being commonly asked by white belts, the question arises throughout the ranks of jiu jitsu… Read More

October 2018: Triangles and Omoplatas

October 2018 at Revolution BJJ means triangles and omoplatas!  We’ll focus on offense and defense, with a strong focus on reinforcing concepts, during all  level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes.  If you’re an experienced student and are looking to check us out, go here.   If you’re new to BJJ (or rusty), go here.  Interested in Muay… Read More

5 Jiu Jitsu Books That You Must Own

5 Jiu Jitsu Books That You Must Own By: Daniel Frank      It is true that printed media is rapidly going out of style. The newspaper, the magazine, and the book have become endangered due to the rise of technology and the proliferation of computers. Soon, printed media will be found mostly in museums… Read More

September 2018 at Revolution BJJ: Armlocks

September has arrived at Revolution BJJ.  School is back in session, the leaves are getting ready to fall (reluctantly), and armlocks (AKA armbars) are very much on the menu.  We’ll also focus on offense and defense, with a strong focus on reinforcing concepts, during all  level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes.  If you’re an… Read More

On Being A Purple Belt

On Being a Purple Belt By: Daniel Frank      I was awarded my purple belt before a tournament in Japan. I was prepared to compete in another blue belt tournament when my instructor surprised me, and a group of teammates, with our purple belts. The usual nervousness and anxiety that I felt before every… Read More

August 2018:

August 2018 brings us once again to mount and back month!  This means setting aside preconceived notions about the positions in order to fully explore them from a fundamental point of view, along with reviewing tips and tricks to make your dominant positions even more crushing.  We'll also cover escapes and survival, so both sides… Read More

On Being A Blue Belt

On Being a Blue Belt By: Daniel Frank            When I began jiu jitsu, way back in 2003, I donned my new gi, along with a crisp white belt, and strolled onto the mat. In my class, most of the students were beginners. My instructor was still only a purple belt… Read More


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Revolution BJJ
2125 Staples Mill Road
Richmond VA 23230
(804) 657-7461
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