Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ground Fighting & Submission Holds

BJJ triangle choke from guard

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is one of the most popular martial arts in Vancouver and we offer one of the best programs available.

Felipe Costa, the former head instructor of Gracie Barra in Vancouver BC, has been teaching BJJ for 8 years and now offers classes for all levels at Impact Krav Maga & Fitness. Expect a fun and exciting lesson that builds confidence and competency in the craft of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

We have dedicated classes for beginners as well as no-gi sessions for those interested in submission wrestling / grappling. BJJ is also a great compliment to Krav Maga training as many of the ground techniques are the same and can be used for self-defense.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced practitioner, you will be joining a positive and inclusive community of BJJ enthusiasts.

BJJ triangle choke from guard
BJJ Program at IKMF

What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Unlike many traditional martial arts that focus primarily on striking techniques, BJJ emphasizes ground fighting and submission holds, making it applicable in common scenarios where fights end up on the ground.

Its effectiveness lies in the principle of leverage and technique, enabling smaller individuals to overcome larger and stronger opponents. This practicality has led to its widespread adoption among martial artists, combat sports enthusiasts, military, and law enforcement personnel.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu also plays a crucial role in the realm of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), where it is widely recognized as a fundamental skill set for fighters. BJJ provides fighters with a comprehensive understanding of grappling techniques, positional control, and submissions.

Felipe Costa - BJJ Instructor

Jiu-Jitsu for Health & Fitness

Aside from being a lot of fun, Jiu-Jitsu offers one of the best full-body workouts out there. The constant movement, grappling, and transitions involved in Jiu-Jitsu engages the entire body, improving strength and cardiovascular fitness. Jiu-Jitsu is also great for developing better flexibility and overall body awareness / control.

In addition to the physical aspects of training, Jiu-Jitsu can require high levels of mental engagement and strategy. It’s often said that BJJ is like a chess game with every move also having a counter move. Mastery requires a deep understanding of fundamental principles and the ability to combine them in creative and effective ways.

Come and challenge yourself in our friendly and supportive environment – we are here to help you meet your goals.

Felipe Costa - BJJ Instructor
BJJ guard pass

How Do I Get Started?

If you would like to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we offer a free introductory class where you can come in and experience a session for yourself.

To book a free trial class, download our app from the Google Play store. The app can be used to book your free trial and see the schedule of available classes.

We hope to see you soon!

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
07.00 - 07.30
Jiu Jitsu (Beginner)
Jiu Jitsu
(No-Gi)
Jiu Jitsu
(No-Gi)
Jiu Jitsu
07.30 - 08.00
12.00 - 12.30
Jiu Jitsu
Jiu Jitsu
(No-Gi)
Jiu Jitsu (Open Mat)
12.30 - 13.00
13.00 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.00
19.00 - 19.30
Jiu Jitsu
19.30 - 20.00
20.00 - 20.30
Jiu Jitsu (Beginner)
Jiu Jitsu
(No-Gi)
Jiu Jitsu
Jiu Jitsu (Beginner No-Gi)
20.30 - 21.00

Monday

  • Jiu Jitsu (Beginner)
    07.00 - 08.00
  • Jiu Jitsu (Beginner)
    20.00 - 21.00

Tuesday

  • Jiu Jitsu
    (No-Gi)
    07.00 - 08.00
  • Jiu Jitsu
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Jiu Jitsu
    (No-Gi)
    20.00 - 21.00

Wednesday

  • Jiu Jitsu
    (No-Gi)
    07.00 - 08.00
  • Jiu Jitsu
    20.00 - 21.00

Thursday

  • Jiu Jitsu
    07.00 - 08.00
  • Jiu Jitsu
    (No-Gi)
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Jiu Jitsu (Beginner No-Gi)
    20.00 - 21.00

Friday

  • Jiu Jitsu
    19.15 - 20.15

Sunday

  • Jiu Jitsu (Open Mat)
    12.00 - 14.00
No classes available!

FAQs

How much do BJJ classes cost?

We have a couple options depending on if you want to attend some of our other classes as well:

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Unlimited
$175 + GST / month*

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu + 1 Other Program
$200 + GST / month*

Note that all memberships auto-renew monthly on date of purchase.

Do you offer a free trial class?

Yes, absolutely! You can book a free trial class on our app which can be downloaded from the Google Play store.

Click here to download the app and get started!

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