Adult Jiu-Jitsu

Physcial confrontations often end up on the ground and smaller persons can be at a distinct disadvantage, but BJJ employs various ground grappling and submission techniques that a small body can leverage to defend themselves against bigger opponents.


Are you ready to discover a powerful new martial art that promises to put you into peak physical fitness while giving you the self-defense skills of an ultimate fighter? It's all yours for the taking when you try adult Jiu-Jitsu classes at Marcus Antelante Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy!

At MA BJJ Academy, we've got a great team of advanced Black Belt instructors who'll give you an extreme workout that's packed with all the classic Jiu Jitsu moves! As you take the fight to the ground in classic Jiu-Jitsu style, you'll learn how to grapple like a pro and deliver inescapable submission holds! All the while, you'll be crushing calories and building muscle for a rock-solid, head-turning body! Whether your goal is to lose weight, learn practical self defense moves, or even become a world champion, we have the right program for you.

Fundamentals & Beginners (Gi) Class

These classes were designed for beginners with little or no experience. Here, they will learn the basic moves, positions, and the fundamentals of Jiu-Jitsu. This class will help you to learn step by step techniques that are essential to build a solid game in Jiu-Jitsu and covers MA BJJ's white to blue curriculum. We believe that this class is very important and we encourage even our advanced students to review and drill these moves as often as they can. This is a Traditional Gi class.

Advanced Class

This class consists of drilling moves and rolling (live training). Although it's designed for people with more experience, we encourage the beginners to do this class as well as the Fundamentals class. This class will help you improve your competition game with advanced techniques. The use of a Gi is mandatory in this class. Students will start class with a lite warm up, rolling and working techniques towards the end of class.

No-Gi Class

This “No-Gi” class is designed for beginners and advanced students and consists of basic traditional Jiu-Jitsu techniques adapted to make up for the lack of a uniform to grab. Students will learn how to take down, hold down and apply joint locks to submit opponents who are not wearing a Gi. Class consists of warm-ups, techniques, drilling and rolling (live training). This class is an excellent way to transition your Jiu-Jitsu techniques into self-defense. Students must wear shorts and rash guard to attend this class. (available in pro-shop)

Competition Class

Perfect for the competitive athlete who is looking to take his for here Jiu-Jitsu to the next level. This class focuses on sport Jiu-Jitsu and geared toward getting the competitor ready physically as well as mentally for tournaments. Focused on developing and enhancing higher level techniques with, hard drilling, competitive sparring, sport strategies, and conditioning at a high intensity pace. This class is open to all students.

Private Lessons

While Group classes are an established way to teach Jiu-Jitsu, largely because of the diversity of training partners, private classes are a perfect complement. The benefits of private lessons include scheduling flexibility, personal attention, and linear presentation of techniques.

Private classes at MA BJJ are taught by Professor Marcus Antelante or one of his Black and Brown Belt instructors. The individual attention received by the instructor during private lessons will not only insure that you get world class training but also insure that each position is done with the utmost precision and focus on detail. Please contact for different training options.


The primary focus is on self-defense, but our Jiu-Jitsu class is designed to prepare students for both self-defense, and sport Jiu-Jitsu while also focusing on an student's overall fitness objectives. Our adult Jiu-Jitsu program provides students with a strong foundation that when put into practice will help their continued development and progress, and inspire them to live the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle.

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