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.

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April 2017: Focus on the Kimura

April 2017 at Revolution BJJ brings a new monthly focus in the level 2 and level 4 BJJ classes :  the Kimura, or the "grip of the gods."  The Kimura is a specialty of the house of sorts for us, and is often used as a position as well as a submission.  The possibilities for flowing… Read More

The Cross Collar Choke

By Revolution BJJ black belt Daniel Frank In my jiu jitsu career, from white belt up to black belt, there has been one attack that I know I can rely on to win matches with: the cross collar choke. The cross collar choke, despite being one of the first chokes that a jiu jitsu player… Read More

March 2017: BJJ Escapes and Schedule Changes

Please take note of our new schedule for Tuesday and Thursday evenings, which goes into effect Thursday, March 2nd, 2017! Escaping both submissions and positions is a concept mandatory at all levels of jiu jitsu, applicable for both sport and self defense.  All level 2 and level 4 classes will feature techniques designed to get you out of the toughest traps… Read More

Belt Promotions at Revolution BJJ

Promotions included: Black belt first degree: Daniel Frank Keith Parknow Vince Newton Brown belt: Mike McGrath Tyler Smith Purple belt: Jason Payne Nick Huffman Ryan Wetzler Jon Antonelli Blue belt: Andrew LaCour Richard Moore Tucker Scott Byron Neuhaus Congratulations, everyone… Read More

Julio Fernandez Seminar at Revolution BJJ – February 2017

Some picture highlights (thanks, Nicole Chakeris!) from sixth degree Carlson Gracie black belt Julio Fernandez's intensive three hour seminar on guard passing (the house was packed with 0ver 70 participants!)… Read More

February 2017: Passing the Guard

Please take note of our upcoming class schedule changes for Tuesday and Thursday evenings! February brings guard passing for the technical theme at Revolution BJJ.  All level 2 and level 4 classes will feature how to pass the guard, both closed and open.  We'll approach both classic and modern guards with the same attention to detail… Read More

Revolution BJJ Schedule Changes for Tuesday and Thursday Classes

Schedule changes Revolution BJJ will be changing our Tuesday/Thursday evening class schedule for adult classes!  Beginning Thursday, March 2nd, the following class times will be different: 5:30 PM: Level 1 Gi (moving from 6 PM) 5:30 PM: Level 4 BJJ (moving from 7:30 PM) 6:30 PM: Self Defense (no-gi) (moving from 7 PM) 7:00 PM:  Muay Thai Level 1 (Intro) (Moving… Read More

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

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