Adult BJJ Classes

Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes
Reno, Nevada

Are you looking for something new, that’s more engaging than running on the treadmill or hitting the gym? Have you lacked the motivation to work out? Are you searching for a new hobby? Black Diamond Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu could be the answer for you! Our adult BJJ classes are designed to build confidence, learn vital skills, and hone in on who you are and how you deal with conflict. Not only do we teach Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu self-defense techniques and submission grappling, but we develop the mind as well. Contact us over the phone or online to get started!

Black Diamond Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Reno Adult BJJ Classes

Develop Your Skills and Confidence

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is heavily rooted in grabs, locks, and chokes. Derived from traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, BJJ was created to accommodate size and reach for smaller combatants. The idea is to nullify any height and weight advantages your opponent may have, while capitalizing on your skills. Because of this, anyone can learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and take advantage of its well-developed techniques. Our students will learn about proper leverage, technique, and ground fighting for self-defense and competitive forms. During ground fighting, we’ll study the pivotal Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu positions of guard, side control, mount, and back all in a friendly and engaging environment.

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, our Gracie BJJ black belt instructors will get you to the place you need to be and set you on your way to becoming a skilled Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.

No-Gi Class

The traditional uniform worn for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is called a Gi. Because BJJ fighting can take place in and out of Gi, our classes break into Gi and no-Gi training. The no-Gi class focuses on Jiu-Jitsu in a way that changes the way we control grips, leading to more wrestling and leg lock-orientated style of combat. Movements without the Gi tend to be faster and give a broader understanding of fighting while building confidence in one’s own skill set. Competitive Jiu-Jitsu, like MMA fighting, as well as any self-defense situation, are done without a Gi. This class is welcome to all experience levels, as it is an important aspect to learn.


For convenience, students may wish to complete our registration form before arriving to attend class: Black Diamond Student Membership Form (PDF).

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