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!

Buying the Right Gi

Buying the Right Gi By: Daniel Frank      After you have trained jiu jitsu for a couple of months, and you feel that you have left the ‘I have no idea what I am doing’ stage, a strange sense of competence comes over you. Don’t be fooled though, in the grander scheme of things… Read More

Tuesdays at 7 AM: New Weekly Heavy Bag Class

Coming June 18! A weekly Tuesday 7AM Heavy Bag Class. Open to all levels, but limited to 8 spots, so evening-before pre-registration is required (same process as ring classes.) This 45 minute class will be high energy interval style class, designed to reinforce and introduce heavy bag techniques to enhance the student's training arsenal. Students… Read More

Chokes in June (2019)

June 2019 at Revolution BJJ brings a new focus:  chokes.  For the entire month, all level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on all sorts of strangles, from the X-choke to the bow and arrow, to much more eclectic entries and finishes.  If you’re an experienced student and are looking to check us out, go here… Read More

Kick it with us in June!

Summer time is for kickin' it, and June at Revolution will be no different. All Level 2 Muay Thai classes in June will be focusing on kick defense. There are many layers to defending the kick - catches, evasions, throws, and variations on the shield. Come train with us and drill some old go-to moves… Read More

3 Tips For Training While Traveling

3 Tips For Training While Traveling by: Gene Byard      A common question I get from every Muay Thai student, from novice to seasoned fighter, is, “How do I keep my training going while I’m traveling or on vacation?” This is a great question to ask, and with a little preparation, it’s an easy… Read More

May’s Muay Thai Theme – Teep!

May is finally here, and so is a new Muay Thai monthly theme.  All Level 2 classes this month will focus on the swiss army knife of Muay Thai techniques - the teep!  We'll be working varieties of the teep, practicing the teep as a defensive weapon, using the teep as an offensive weapon, and defending… Read More

May 2019: Open Guard at Revolution BJJ!

For the month of May 2019 at Revolution BJJ, we'll turn our focus to open guard.  We'll include lessons on lasso guard, worm guard, De La Riva (and reverse), X-guard, spider guard, and loads more.  For the entire month, all level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will focus on sweeps, submissions, entries, and combinations from all… Read More

Earning Your Doctorate: Belt Progression and Time Frame

Earning Your Doctorate: Belt Progression and the Passage of Time by: Daniel Frank      Jiu jitsu has many similarities with traditional martial arts. Jiu jitsu practitioners wear uniforms a majority of the time while on the mat or in competition. They have a belt system used for promotion and to recognize expertise. However, jiu… Read More


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