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. We are now accepting reservations for our intro programs for BJJ, so 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 here.

How to Overcome the Bumps and Bruises of BJJ


An article by Revolution BJJ black belt instructor Daniel Frank Whether you are a seasoned veteran, with many years of experience on the mats, or you are brand new to jiu jitsu, you have more than likely come to realize that the ‘gentle art’ sometimes is not so gentle on your body.  There are many… Read More

January 2017: Guard Maintenance, and Intro Classes!

Guard maintenance for BJJ

Revolution BJJ has a record 7 intro programs starting in January!  Whether you have a child who would like to get started in BJJ or kickboxing, or if you're an adult, we have you covered. Meanwhile, guard maintenance is the theme for January.  Stop your guard from being passed in the first place!  We're spending… Read More

December 2016 at Revolution BJJ: Half and Butterfly Guard

Advanced half guard

December brings us a new monthly BJJ theme, and we put the gis back on for all regularly scheduled gi classes as half guard and butterfly guard month begins.  You'll learn how to sweep, submit, take the back, and even how to pass the basic butterfly and half guards, plus modifications like Z-guard, X-guard, deep… Read More

No-Gi November 2017! And Leglocks.

Heel hook

Revolution BJJ continues with our innovative educational concept:  no-gi November, a month wherein all level 2 and level 4 classes will be without the gi (uniform)!  The technical theme will be leglock attack and defense, and will include the straight ankle lock (also called "straight footlock"), the heel hook, kneebar, toe hold, and calf slicer… Read More

October 2016: the Triangle and Omoplata Family


October's theme at Revolution BJJ is the triangle and omoplata family of attacks!  We'll go over set ups for some of the highest percentage stuff for entries, and then hit some of the more eclectic versions of your favorite attacks, including lapel guard, rubber guard, spider guard, De La Riva, and a lot more, along… Read More



September 2016 means armlocks for the monthly theme for Revolution BJJ!  All level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes will contain a lesson featuring armbars from all positions.    As the most common submission across the board for grappling competitions, armlocks are essential for anyone interested in competing or for self defense, or just for rolling at… Read More

August 2016 at Revolution BJJ


August 2016 brings a new technical theme for all level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes:  the back and mount positions!  This theme allows quite a lot of opportunity to explore what are universally accepted as the two most dominant positions in all of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  We'll work on how to get there, how… Read More

July: Closed Guard invades Richmond (new BJJ theme)

Straight armlock from closed guard.

July is here, and the closed guard is the theme of the month for all level 2 and 4 BJJ classes!  We'll cover posture control, setting up sweeps and back takes, and, of course, submissions.  Wristlocks, chokes, armlocks, and a lot more are ahead for the month, where we explore jiu jitsu's iconic position.  Level… Read More

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