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!

Nakapan Phungephorn seminar!

Revolution BJJ hosted a seminar with long time black belt and friend of the gym Nakapan Phungephorn on July 15th, 2017.  Here are some highlights from the event from our student, Nicole Chakeris!  The seminar focused on guard passing and pressure, and it was fantastic.  Click to enlarge the BJJ photos.  For pics from the… Read More

July 2017: Closed Guard

Closed guard month!  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will be focused on closed guard, both offense and defense.  From the top, you'll learn how to open the guard safely, and from the bottom, you'll see a wide variety of sweeps, submissions, and back takes.  If you’re an experienced student and are looking… Read More

Revolution BJJ Wins 68 Medals at US Grappling

Congratulations to the 50-odd students who competed at US Grappling Richmond!  Here are some photos from Nicole Chakeris (who competed earlier before volunteering to take some fantastic pics)… Read More

Side Control for June 2017!

June 2017 at Revolution BJJ:  side control focus.  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on how to dominate your opponent from one of the most effective forms of control, once you've passed their guard and have established a good side control position.  We'll cover submissions, defenses, pressure, and basic positioning all… Read More

The Art of Drilling

Daniel Frank is a first degree black belt in BJJ.  He teaches numerous classes throughout the week at Revolution BJJ. Drilling has become a staple practice in most, if not all, sports. By practicing the same technique, repeatedly, that technique becomes ingrained in the athlete's muscle memory. Once that opportunity presents itself in practice, or… Read More

May 2017: Open Guard Focus

May 2017 at Revolution BJJ brings a new theme for all level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes :  open guard.  Open guard is a necessity for evolving as a martial artist, with a wide range of attacks to result in sweeps or submissions.  We'll take a look at De La Riva guard, reverse De… Read More

April 2017: Focus on the Kimura

April 2017 at Revolution BJJ brings a new monthly focus in the level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes :  the Kimura, or the "grip of the gods."  The Kimura is a specialty of the house of sorts for us, and is often used as a position as well as a submission.  The possibilities for flowing… Read More

The Cross Collar Choke

By Revolution BJJ black belt Daniel Frank In my jiu jitsu career, from white belt up to black belt, there has been one attack that I know I can rely on to win matches with: the cross collar choke. The cross collar choke, despite being one of the first chokes that a jiu jitsu player… Read More


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