Evolutionary Martial Arts is proud affiliate Academy of Meleiro Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Marcelo Meleiro, Nova Uniao first generation 4th Degree Black Belt & World Champion under Andre Perneiras.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) has become the most sought after Martial Art of modern times. Made popular by the Gracie family of Brazil for its highly effective self defense and sport fighting applications, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is now practiced worldwide. Combat sports events such as The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Pride Fighting Championship among others have been proving grounds for the effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in combative situations. The primary focus of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is ground fighting and ground defense. Since a large majority of street fights and attacks end up on the ground it is important that anyone who truly wants to be able to defend themselves when their safety is at risk MUST know at least the basics of ground fighting. Since the techniques and principles of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are based on leverage rather than strength, a smaller person can easily defend themselves against a larger and stronger opponent. Women, Men, Teens. Kids, Law Enforcement agencies , Military branches, and Combat athletes alike have all found BJJ to be a huge part of their Self Defense training, Fitness programs and a great way to have fun! Not only will EMA’s BJJ classes give you the confidence to defend yourself but we’ll help you to get in the best shape of your life!