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!

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


There are a 'Brazilian' things to 'Thai' at Revolution BJJ By: Gina Middleton      I came to Revolution BJJ looking for a fun way to exercise, to make some new friends, and to learn to defend myself. I also had a morbid curiosity after being told that it was possible to choke a person… Read More

May 2018: Open Guard Month

For the month of May 2018 at Revolution BJJ, we will shift our focus over to open guard.  We'll cover De La Riva guard, X-guard, Spider, Lasso, and dozens more types of modern competition BJJ-based open guard games, along with classic positions well suited for self defense!  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus… Read More

To Play Top or Bottom, That is the Question

To Play Top or Bottom, That is the Question By: Daniel Frank          Many jiu jitsu practitioners will tell you that they favor either the top game or the bottom game. You can find many elite jiu jitsu stars who excel at the passing game and/or finishing from the top. You will find… Read More

Kimura Month!

April 2018 at Revolution BJJ:  Kimura month!  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on the Kimura, both as a position and as a submission.  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… Read More

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