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!

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

Closed Guard at Revolution BJJ

July 2018 has arrived at Revolution BJJ, and this means a new monthly theme: the closed guard.  We’ll cover dozens of common (and not so common) attacks from the guard, including sweeps, submissions, and positional improvements, and we'll also cover how to deal with the closed guard from the top person's perspective.    All level 2… Read More

What Should I Drill?

What Should I Drill? By: Daniel Frank      The art of drilling in jiu jitsu can be a very difficult thing for a jiu jitsu practitioner to master. Not only do you have to determine what needs to be improved in your game, you also have to determine what parts need to be improved… Read More

June 2018: Side Control

June 2018 at Revolution BJJ brings with it the technical theme of side control.  We'll cover both top and bottom, including escapes and counters, along with submissions and positional maintenance.    All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on side control position.  If you’re an experienced student and are looking to check us… Read More


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