Here at the Ultimate Fighting Academy (UFA) you can be assured of receiving the best and most comprehensive Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) training available in the finest MMA gym in Michigan.

 

UFA offers BJJ classes for all ages and all levels.


About BJJ:

BJJ is a system of self-defenses developed by Carlos Grade Sr. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the early-mid 1900s. It was developed from Japanese Jmi Jitsu as taught by Mitsuyo Maeda but Carlos perfected it and made it better. This class teaches how to use a variety of joint locks and chokes through leverage. BJJ is perfect for those who are interested in learning how to defend themselves, competing in BJJ tournaments, or just are interested in learning the art for self defense and a hobby.

The “gentle art,” Brazilian jiu-jitsu teaches us how to use strength and technique in such a efficient way it makes it possible to control and overcome adversaries of greater size and strength. BJJ utilizes body leverage and the use of proper techniques to gain a dominant position and therefore control of your would be attacker.


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu changed the Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, world when Royce Gracie dominated UFC 1 and 2 while taking on much heavier opponents. BJJ is now an important and "must have" skill for any MMA fighter.


It is important to understand that training in BJJ allows you to defend yourself and will give you the confidence and knowledge to not panic and defend yourself if the situation ever arises. You don't have to have the desire to become an MMA fighter here in Michigan to learn BJJ. There is no better self defense tool in the Mixed Martial Arts world for the everyday person to learn and be able to defend themselves.


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu changed the Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, world when Royce Gracie dominated UFC 1 and 2 while taking on much heavier opponents. BJJ is now an important and "must have" skill for any MMA fighter.