We are "Team Maryland"! Whether you want to train in Judo or Jiu-Jitsu for competition or simply to learn the martial art for fun and fitness, our Olympic-level instruction will help you reach your goals. No other martial-arts school in Maryland provides the same kind of in-depth, world-class instruction in both judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that you'll find at the Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy. We'll teach you the throwing techniques that made champions out of Hidehiko Yoshida and Ronda Rousey, and we'll train you in the ground fighting that made the Gracie family famous.
Team Maryland is devoted to preserving the authenticity of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as it was taught by Relson Gracie. Our curriculum includes a special focus on the self-defense aspects of Jiu-Jitsu. These techniques are as effective on the street as they are on the mat.
The Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy follows a Judo curriculum developed by the Olympic silver medalist and elite Judo coach Jason Morris. The Jason Morris Judo System can accommodate all levels of Judoka, from the casual player to the Olympic hopeful. Our goal is to raise the level of judo in Maryland.
Our program teaches effective self-defense techniques to help kids deal with bullies, strangers, and other potential dangers. We also have top-notch programs for junior competitors in Judo and Jiu-Jitsu. And we cultivate a fun, supportive environment that encourages responsibility and builds character.
A judo and jiu-jitsu academy with great lineage, offering authentic jiu jitsu and Olympic level judo for men, women and kids.
6 reasons why you should join Maryland Judo and Jiu-Jitsu Academy?
Relson Gracie is the second oldest son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, the man who is credited as innovating the Jiu-Jitsu taught by Mitsuyo "Count Koma" Maeda into what is now known as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, also referred to as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Now you have the opportunity to learn the martial art from a school that belongs to this great lineage.
Our judo program is developed by 7th degree black belt Jason Morris - one of the best judo coaches in the USA. After his impressive sports career, Jason has developed a program designed to pass his knowledge and experience and create successfull athletes.