Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes
Black Diamond proudly offers a variety of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for all skill levels at our school in Reno, Nevada. Our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructors are highly-trained practitioners, with many years of experience on and off the mat. From the moment you enter our business, we treat you with respect and encouragement. Our BJJ classes are designed around the individual, teaching students how to gain confidence while learning a fun and engaging martial art. Call us today, or view the training schedule and participate in classes.
Black Diamond’s kids and teen classes focus on discipline, anti-bullying, and confidence building. We’ve designed these BJJ classes to challenge young students, and develop problem-solving skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. We teach them the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, with lessons on how to deal with aggression, challenges, and bullying. Our instructors practice patience, demand respectfulness, and teach techniques for coping with a bully. Learn more…
Black Diamond builds on the principles of Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in our adult BJJ classes. Students aged 15 and older learn confidence in dealing with attacks and escapes. We personally work with you on a dynamic range of movements and techniques. All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome, and will benefit from these classes. Black Diamond BJJ trains in stamina, strength, flexibility, and coordination to develop the body both physically and mentally. Learn more…
If you’re brand new to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or just aren’t comfortable in an open class setting, Black Diamond offer private BJJ instruction to our members by appointment. Our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructors cover basic fundamentals techniques, as well as provide you with important information about BJJ and how it’s used. This program is designed to ease the transition from private classes into our more social ‘standard’ classes. Depending on the student, we can work on beginner to expert-level skills. Learn more…
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fundamentals
Our BJJ Fundamentals class focuses on teaching basic movement techniques. It will cater to the new Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, or those wanting to revisit basic offensive and defensive positions. This class will strengthen students physically and mentally, getting you ready for more in-depth maneuvers. We’ll focus on the basics of grappling and physical movements that set the foundation for the rest of your learning. No matter your current skill set, we’ll get you to the place you need to be and set you on your way to becoming a skilled Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.
Black Diamond’s competition BJJ class is tailored to those looking for a fun yet challenging level of instruction, geared towards achieving peak physical conditioning in the most effective sport and competition techniques from Coach John ‘Magoo’ Villaruel. John has coached six International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) athletes to the title of “World Champion.” John’s proven teaching style and highly effective competition techniques will take your journey in BJJ to the next level, whether you decide to compete or not.
For convenience, students may wish to complete our registration form before arriving to attend class: Black Diamond Student Membership Form (PDF).