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!

Passing the Guard in February 2018

February 2018 at Revolution BJJ: All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on passing the guard!  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 Thai kickboxing?  Here’s where to go. Check out our full schedule for all 58… Read More

Bow and Arrow

The Bow and Arrow Choke By: Daniel Frank      If you enjoy watching high level Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt matches, then you know that submission finishes are hard to come by. One submission that regularly ends those matches, and stands out from the rest, is the bow and arrow choke. There are many… Read More

January 2018: Guard Maintenance

Happy new year!  2018 brings a lot of opportunities to train at Revolution BJJ, including a new 6 AM BJJ intro class.  Check out our full schedule for all 58 classes per week here. Julio Fernandez seminar info and registration is here. All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will feature guard maintenance drills, concepts, and… Read More

December 2017 at Revolution BJJ – Half and Butterfly Guard

December is here, and that means a new monthly theme for Revolution BJJ:  Butterfly and Half Guard. It also means charity time for many.  Revolution BJJ invites you to participate in an all-day roll-a-thon (rolling starts at 10 AM and does not finish until 6 PM) AND a 3 hour Muay Thai open sparring session and workout.   100% of… Read More

5 Things to Improve Your Jiu Jitsu (Off of the Mat)   

By: Daniel Frank All jiu jitsu players strive to improve their game. Some incorporate wrestling or judo to improve their takedowns. Others take yoga classes, or spend more time stretching, to improve their flexibility. Some jiu jitsu players drill endlessly, to improve their timing and muscle memory, so that their technique will be precise once… Read More

October 2017: The Triangle-Omoplata Family

Cooler weather upon us brings a new monthly theme at Revolution BJJ for October 2017: the triangle-omoplata family.  These two techniques go hand-in-hand, and we'll be covering submissions, sweeps, counters, combinations, and defenses all month long in all level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes.   If you’re an experienced student and are looking to check… Read More

September 2017: Armlocks

Revolution BJJ moves on to a new theme for September 2017:  armbars from everywhere!  The straight armlock in BJJ is an absolute must-know submission, and we're going to be hitting it from everywhere this month, including grip breaks and proper finishes, stabilizing the armbar finish position, and effective defenses.  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ… Read More

Jiu Jitsu and the Silver Screen

By: Daniel Frank Jiu jitsu and the cinema have been intertwined for many years. Movie stars, directors, stunt men and women have trained jiu jitsu and have taken their passion for the gentle art and put it onto the silver screen. You may have heard that director Guy Ritchie (Snatch, Sherlock Holmes) is a Renzo… Read More

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