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Adam Bell
37, Project Manager
“I like that everyone is working towards the common goal of improving and getting better.  Everybody is willing to share the knowledge and help you out.  I’ve lost over 20 lbs so far, so that’s been good.  I have more energy during the day and I’m able to live a healthier lifestyle and have fun doing it.   I would say just come in and give it a try.  It may be hard at first but after about a month, you’ll be hooked.  It’s an easy way to shed some pounds.  Lee’s a good guy, he’s got a good program for people that are experienced and new to BJJ.”

Rob Sullivan
27, General Contractor
“The thing I like most about training here is the quality of everyone you are training with.  There are all sorts of levels, all sorts of experience here.  No one really has an ego to the point that they can’t help you out.  Training helps me get through my day because it’s what I am looking forward to when I get off work.  It gives me a reason to stay in shape as opposed to just sitting around doing nothing, especially as I’m getting older.”

Courtney Rollins
32, Elementary School Teacher
“I stumbled upon Baltimore BJJ and fell in love.  Things I like about training here are the camaraderie, and that everyone pushes each other.  I love the kinetic chess that we play, it’s a wonderful way to challenge the mind and the body.  I just had my homecoming, I went home and everyone’s saying I’m looking ten years younger!  I get confidence, I feel like I can breathe and I’m in touch with myself, it’s a wonderful thing to do.  Come in give it a try, this is the most democratic sport ever, any shape or size can do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, that’s what is so wonderful about it.”

Ram Levinger
30, Business Banker
“I started training almost 3 years ago.  I wanted to know what jiu jitsu was like, mma, I had some friends who were doing it, and I love it.  I like to work out and the confidence.  It helps me get structure. You’ve got to try it. It really is one of those things you can’t knock it until you try it.  I’ve done other karate before when I was younger, but this is awesome.”

Danny McCrea
34, Registered Nurse
“I started training about a year and ten months ago.  I started training because I really didn’t have anything else to do.  I was fairly new in town, I’m originally from Texas, I moved here and didn’t have any friends or anything like that and thru word of mouth I heard about Baltimore BJJ and thought I’d give it a shot, and when I got here it was kind of love at first sight.  The thing I like most is the lifestyle jiu jitsu gives you.  You hear a lot about the jiu jitsu lifestyle, it’s training, getting together with your friends, it’s bliss.  Here I get to learn a lot about me, I learn a lot about my limits, and the more I train the more I realize the fewer limits I do have.  Give it a shot, you’ll only really regret the things you don’t do in life.  Look at me I walked in here, this is the first jiu jitsu school I’ve ever been to,  and I’ve been training religiously almost every day that it’s open.  Man, give it a shot you’ll love it.  If you don’t love it for the jiu jitsu part, you’ll love it for the guys, the camaraderie, and throw both of them together it’s just an awesome school, home away from home.”

Jeff Mount
26, Auto Repair Center
“I thought the best move I ever made was actually going in and talking to Lee.  I was just nervous about it.  You see people fight in the cage and you see people on TV and you get intimidated by that lifestyle of guys who just know how to handle themselves.  Throughout all my experience I gained a lot of friendships.  A lot of guys I know I’ll be friends with 50 years down the road , and it’s something I really value.”

Baltimore MMA, BJJ, Kickboxing, and Martial Arts Classes

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is combination of many ground fighting techniques that incorporates locks, chokes, and emphasizes leverage over strength. The fact that strength is not a fundamental necessity to be a student of BJJ makes it attractive to many people and allows it to be a very successful means of self defense.

Baltimore BJJ offers both adult, and children's classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and can be paired with kickboxing classes, MMA classes, and submission grappling. BJJ is a fundamental skill set for mixed martial artists and many of the world's top MMA fighters have great BJJ backgrounds. We offer some of the best BJJ classes, MMA classes, and kickboxing classes that the Baltimore area has to offer.


In this free course you will learn:

* How to pick the right martial arts style for you. Don't get stuck wasting YEARS doing something you later regret!

* The modern training methods used by the superstars of the UFC and how YOU can use them safely.

* How to keep progressing while having fun and looking forward to every class.

* The best way to "lock information" into your mind so that you retain everything you learn.

* The "Un-Written Rules" from any martial arts gym. Violate them and GOOD LUCK finding training partners.

* And TOO MANY more tips, techniques, and videos to list here..

If you have ever wanted to learn martial arts, this is the place to start. As a beginner, you have so many questions that you are not really sure where to start. I've answered every question I've heard in my 20+ years in martial arts and put it together into one course. There is so much confusing information out there in movies, online, and on TV, but you never see how real people are able to learn REAL skills.

Of course you can just go to class and learn, but there is a world of information that there isn't time to cover during the classes. Proper prepartaion and understanding will make a WORLD of difference for you, the new student. It could mean the difference between martial arts being another hobby you got frustrated with, or you going on to becoming a black belt expert.

Just enter your name and email address into the boxes on the right and click the Get Instant Access button... and you can start the course immediately! Even if you are not a prospective student of Baltimore Brazilian Jiu JItsu, or you are already experienced, you will enjoy this FREE course!

A message from the owner...


Welcome to Baltimore Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Established in 2005, Baltimore Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is Baltimore County’s FIRST martial arts school dedicated to practical, modern methods of martial arts training that actually GIVE YOU REAL SKILLS! IF you are looking for quality training that is the most effective for real self defense skills and fitness, then you have come to the right place. Time and again, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Submission Grappling, and Mixed Martial Arts have proven to be the superior unarmed combat methods on the planet.

You will enjoy our

-Structured, organized program that takes you from total novice to skilled martial artist as quick as possible, as safe as possible.

-Friendly, ego free environment where learning and enjoying training martial arts are put above attitude. If you aren't enjoying your time at the gym, you won't stick with it. There is no "fight gym" attitude here. We are serious about helping everyone who wishes to learn.

-Strong track record of competition success in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, No-Gi Grappling, and Mixed Martial Arts. Since we have been open we have consistently brought home the medals in the competitions we attend. Check our blog news archive for tons of stories of regular people becoming champions through their training with us.

-Spacious, Clean Training Area. Two large rooms allow us to run simultaneous classes during peak hours so that we can best meet the needs of our students.

-Month Long Free Trial Period to fully experience our programs risk free. We know you will love training with us, so we can offer this experience to you risk free.

-Deep talent pool. The fact that we have been established since 2005 allowed us to develop a deep and diverse talented pool of students for you to train with. In jiu jitsu you learn as much from the other students, as the instructors, so it is important to seek out the best possible group of people to train with.

Please check out the pages that describe our programs for adults and kids for specific info.

If you do have questions or would like to set up a time to come in, please email us at Over the years we have learned that the best way for us to get back with you is via email. We could hire a receptionist and play phone tag trying to get in touch with you, but that is inefficient, and will add to your overall cost of training. It is much simpler and more cost effective to answer your questions via email. You can get a lot of information about the school from our videos as well. You are also welcome to come in to observe any scheduled class and we can answer your questions in person

Please be sure to submit your questions with an accurate return email address. Your return message will come from, so please check your junk mail folder.

412 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, MD 21221


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