gracie birmingham programs


Be prepared for the most frequent street attacks!

The Combatives program is a supplement to our Fundamental Jiu-Jitsu Adult program. Based around the 36 core techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Each class addresses one standing and one ground self-defense technique. Fun and safe, the program teaches use of proper leverage and movement through cooperative partner drilling. You can start the program at any time and can participate in any class without previous experience. Safety being one of our primary goals, there is no competitive sparring(rolling) in this program.



Get the highest quality of training at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu of Birmingham!


The Fundamentals program is a highly effective and comprehensive system of standing and ground techniques. Learning the proper use of leverage and body mechanics, individuals will be able to train realistically in a safe fun environment. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu has been developed so that almost anyone can do it, no matter their age or athletic ability.Our committed instructor team will help you achieve your short and long term goals. Whether it’s getting in better shape, building personal confidence or just learning one of the most effective forms of self-defense on the planet, we have you covered.



Give your child the foundational skills for a successful life!


Our Kid’s Jiu-Jitsu classes are designed to teach valuable life skills and personal self-defense through games and fun drills. Improved Discipline, Confidence and Self Esteem are just some of the results of training this foundational program.


Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is a highly effective and comprehensive system of standing and ground self-defense. Utilizing the rules of leverage and body mechanics, Jiu-Jitsu teaches the ability for a smaller person to defeat a larger aggressor. The class is designed to be engaging and fun, regardless of the students athletic ability.