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 8 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.

October: Omoplatas and Triangles, Oh My!

Clark Gracie seminar at Revolution BJJ in Richmond, VA

All month long in October, the BJJ focus (all level 2 and level 4 classes) changes to the omoplata and triangle family of techniques.  This incredibly useful series of techniques comprises a high percentage of sweep and submission techniques from the guard, and after Clark Gracie's seminar here on October 3rd, we'll definitely have much… Read More

Plateauing in BJJ Training (an article by Daniel Frank)


"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits.  There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them."  -Bruce Lee     When I began training jiu jitsu I attended two classes every week… Read More

Julio “Foca” Fernandez seminar and belt promotions – November 20th!

Julio Fernandez Jiu Jitsu Seminar Revolution BJJ Print 300

Julio Fernandez  is one of the founders of the BJJ Revolution Team, a legend in his own right in sport Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, going undefeated in competition during the 1980s, and representing the elite Carlson Gracie Team during its competitive peak! “Foca" brings all the knowledge that comes with having a sixth degree black belt under… Read More

September at Revolution BJJ


September should make you think of two things:  one last stretch of delightfully summery weather, and armlocks.  All month long in every BJJ class level 2 and above, we'll be focusing on how to set up and finish the armbar from guard, mount, back, knee on stomach, side control, and some very surprising positions.  Armlocks are… Read More

New self defense class, and expanded kids’ schedule!

Self Defense classes in Richmond VA

Revolution BJJ introduces a brand new 30 minute class 100% dedicated to self-defense, based on Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu in a traditional format. This will be a gi class taught led by Russ Helm!  Classes will meet at 7:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning September 1st.  This class will be open to all members… Read More

SOLD OUT Clark Gracie Omoplata Seminar at Revolution BJJ!

Clark Gracie seminar at Revolution BJJ in Richmond, VA

World class competitor Clark Gracie is coming to Revolution BJJ! This seminar will focus 100% on the omoplata, Clark's trademark position and submission. This seminar is now SOLD OUT!  Our next seminar will be with Julio "Foca" Fernandez on Friday, November 20th at 6 PM (with belt promotions immediately to follow at 9 PM).  Register… Read More

August 2015: Focus on the Back!


August 2015 shifts the technical ground focus at Revolution BJJ to the back position (AKA "back mount" or "rear mount").  We'll be covering very fundamental methods of back control, getting to the back, escaping, and, of course, finishing!  Submission opportunities from the back are more widely available than any other position in BJJ, and the… Read More

July: the Mount!


July brings a new monthly technical theme for all classes level 2 and above:  the full mount.  Long regarded as one of the most devastating positions in all of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the mount offers a wide variety of attacks, but we'll also be covering how to get there in the first place, how to… Read More

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