Catonsville BJJ Baltimore County
Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Catonsville, MD. Baltimore County
Baltimore Martial Arts Academy
6565 Baltimore National Pike Catonsville, MD 21228
The Baltimore Martial Arts Academy in Catonsville Maryland has been teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu BJJ for over 15 years. Gary Berger, a BJJ brown belt under Renato Tavares ATT 5th degree black belt, has been teaching BJJ to students in the Baltimore and Suburban area since 1995. Many of his original students are now BJJ instructors and/or BJJ school owners of their own.
BJJ Instructors in Catonsville
The Baltimore Martial Arts Academy’s Brazilian JiuJitsu program has four additional instructors besides Gary Berger, brown belt under Renato Tavares. Noel Smith, brown belt under Renato Tavares, Mike Johnson, brown belt under Pedro Sauer, Ronnie Russel, purple belt under Pedro Sauer & Steve Lord, purple belt also under Pedro Sauer. Each instructor works together in order to provide a learning experience that is a best as possible.
No-gi BJJ and MMA in Catonsville
Many BJJ students take 2-3 classes per week. We offer gi classes, BJJ with a uniform, and no-gi BJJ classes which do not involve a uniform. No-gi BJJ practitioners can wear t-shirts and shorts or Under Armor apparel. No-gi jiujitsu is also great for improving your MMA game. In fact, our MMA competitors include Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, especially no gi jujitsu, into their regular MMA training. Charles Gamble, one of our MMA competitors, recently won a unanimous three round decision at XFE’s Cage Wars 4 “Jingle Brawl” on December 10th in Boothwyn, PA. Charles’ win was directly attributed to his ground game no-gi BJJ. He ended up mounting his opponent while landing strikes for almost a minute as the third round came to an end.
Learn BJJ in Catonsville
Brazilian Ju-Jitsu is easy to learn. It’s almost as intuitive as climbing a tree. This might sound ridiculous, but Jiu-Jitsu is a tactical martial arts which requires a sense of touch and proprioception. Compared to dodging a punch to your face, grabbing and restraining a person is much easier. Since BJJ is so easy to learn, it doesn’t take long to develop significant skill. Kids take to it very easily. We have about one hundred kids in our junior BJJ program and is one of the most popular at our school.
Bully Proof BJJ in Catonsville
Bully Proof is a BJJ system which was recently developed by the Gracie Academy, the most prestigious BJJ organization in the world. We incorporate many of the Bully Proof concepts into our junior BJJ program. Bully Proof was designed to teach kids BJJ in a safe and FUNmanner. Many of our kids compete in BJJ tournament across the nation. We frequent NAGA, North American Grappling Association, Grapplers Quest, The Good Fight and many other reputable tournaments.
Sign up for BJJ in Catonsville
If you have read this far than I commend you. You must be serious about learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For that I personally invite you to take BJJ for a FREE 30 day period with no obligations. If you decide early on that you love it, you may want to purchase a traditional BJJ from us. The cost varies depending on the quality of the gi, but typically they cost between $80 & $130. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Even if you don’t take me up on my offer, give me a call, mention this blog, & Ill give you one of my school t-shirts for FREE valued at $21.
Gary Berger – Owner Baltimore Martial Arts Academy