Benefits of Training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:

  • Learn to Truly Defend Yourself

  • You’ll Learn Really Cool Choke Holds, Armlocks, and Control Positions

  • Get in Shape, Tone Up and Lose Weight

  • It’s a Great Way to Work Off The Daily Stress of Life

  • You’ll Make All Kinds of New Friends

  • Learn Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • You’ll Understand Humility and Patience Like Never Before

  • It’s Super Fun!

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling-based martial art whose central theme is the skill of controlling a resisting opponent in ways that force him to submit.

It’s a fact that controlling an opponent is generally easier on the ground vs. from the standing position, and 80% of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is focused on mastering these skills.

It’s the art of taking an opponent down to the ground and wrestling with them for a position of control, rendering your opponent helpless and at the same time, harmless.

The ability to overcome greater size, strength and aggression with lesser size and strength is the cornerstone of the art.

BJJ allows the smaller person to win by teaching how to utilize superior leverage, grip and position upon your opponent.

Students of the art gain a deep understanding of the workings and limits of the human body and how to use technique and skill to his or her advantage.

This knowledge can be used to control and submit an opponent with whatever level of severity the student chooses. The path to this knowledge is challenging, both physically and mentally, but most would agree it’s worth the journey.

Students benefit from greatly increased physical fitness, learning to problem-solve, self-knowledge of their own body as well as their mind.

BJJ also offers many social benefits that come from learning and training within a group of like-minded people as you have fun and learn the art together, side by side.

Learn The Basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Step by Step Through a Systematic Approach in a Friendly Training Environment

You’ll be learning directly under the area’s best and most qualified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu staff (we don’t just hang another instructor or organization’s sign on our door… all of our curriculum’s are designed and overseen by Danny Ives, who’s considered a top BJJ expert and highly respected coach who’s traveled all across the world conducting seminars).

Work with a highly trained, professional success team dedicated to helping you reach your goals. All of our instructors undergo many hours of formal training in how to teach others and break down the basic fundamentals of the art so that anyone can succeed.

We help our students track and update their goals rather than just “throw them in the mix.”

Study BJJ at one of the state’s largest, cleanest, and most well-equipped facilities. Our 9,000 square-foot facility features three large training floors with top-of-the-line mats (sanitized daily), changing rooms, a student lounge, pro shop, and full weight lifting room!

A team that knows how to train people for self-defense and fun, or to be champions! At Ivey League, you get expertise not just in one facet of the art, but in all of them…

Danny Ives has trained students as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement proven tactics specific to their needs to survive in “real world” self-defense situations.

We’ve also worked with and trained some of the top Mixed Martial Arts athletes in the world adapting their skills to high-level competition, and many of our students and instructors have proven their skills on the mat, winning many medals in some of the region’s largest BJJ and submission grappling tournaments.

Why Choose Ivey League Over Other BJJ Schools in the Area?

You’ll be learning directly under the area’s best and most qualified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu staff (we don’t just hang another instructor or organization’s sign on our door… all of our curriculum’s are designed and overseen by Danny Ives, who’s considered a top BJJ expert and highly respected coach who’s traveled all across the world conducting seminars).

Work with a highly trained, professional success team dedicated to helping you reach your goals. All of our instructors undergo many hours of formal training in how to teach others and break down the basic fundamentals of the art so that anyone can succeed.

We help our students track and update their goals rather than just “throw them in the mix.”

Study BJJ at one of the state’s largest, cleanest, and most well-equipped facilities. Our 9,000 square-foot facility features three large training floors with top-of-the-line mats (sanitized daily), changing rooms, a student lounge, pro shop, and full weight lifting room!

A team that knows how to train people for self-defense and fun, or to be champions! At Ivey League, you get expertise not just in one facet of the art, but in all of them…

Danny Ives has trained students as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement proven tactics specific to their needs to survive in “real world” self-defense situations.

We’ve also worked with and trained some of the top Mixed Martial Arts athletes in the world adapting their skills to high-level competition, and many of our students and instructors have proven their skills on the mat, winning many medals in some of the region’s largest BJJ and submission grappling tournaments.

But Grappling is Too Hard!

I’ve heard people say that they think grappling is WAY TO HARD and are hesitant to give it a shot. This isn’t true in the slightest.

Actually it’s a pretty funny misconception. I guess some people think that if they come to learn from us we’re going to toss them into the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) events… WRONG!

Grappling is super FUN first and foremost. And It doesn’t require any previous experience…at all!

Anyone can do it, big or small, thick or thin, young or old, flexible or not, experienced folks, non experienced folks, anyone can take BJJ classes.

If you have ever thought that martial arts training may be for you I would urge you to come in and see our program for yourself.

I guarantee that you’ll absolutely love it.