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Gracie Combatives®

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Adults & Teens

Try 10 Days of Adult Gracie Combatives Classes!

“So fun it’s addicting!” Our amazing Teen & Adult Gracie Combatives® program in Damascus is now offering In-Person Classes! Learn street-ready self-defense, fast. Plus it’s so much fun!


Street Ready Self-Defense

Gracie Combatives is our beginner program for adults to learn self-defense fast. In this program, you will learn the 36 core techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (also known as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or BJJ) in a fun, safe, and cooperative environment. You can start the program at any time and participate in any class without previous experience.

The 36 Essential Techniques

Although Gracie Jiu-Jitsu consists of over 600 techniques, studies of real fights conducted by members of the Gracie Family have shown that 36 techniques have been used more often and with greater success than all the other techniques combined. Originally developed for the U.S. Army, Gracie Combatives is the only course that is entirely dedicated to the mastery of these 36 essential techniques.


Learn at Your Own Pace,

in a Supportive Environment

You need absolutely no experience to start this program. Our instructors conduct all classes in a cooperative training environment and are committed to ensuring that every new student has an informative, enjoyable experience regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.

Get Started Today with a 10-Day FREE TRIAL!

Most martial arts schools let you try 1 free class. We offer 10 calendar days of free classes, a uniform to borrow, and a video library to practice with at home.

Get started by scheduling your first free intro class!



"Matt is a fantastic instructor for both kids and adults, experienced and not. And the people I've met in class have been great."

Steve / Student

"The Best School & Instructors in the area!"

Mike / Student


About Us

We teach self-defense and martial arts to adults, teens, and children from Damascus, Clarksburg, Ijamsville, Laytonsville, New Market, Mt Airy, Germantown, Urbana, and other parts of upper Montgomery and lower Frederick County, MD.


We will help you or child to learn to defend yourself, get fit, gain confidence, and have a blast. You’ll also join an amazingly supportive community of other students and families. Get started exploring our programs today!

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