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Whether you’re looking for elite level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) training, self defense, or looking to lose weight and get in shape
there is a place for you at Dave Jacobs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We are conveniently located in Northern Virginia in the Vienna VA and Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County close to Reston, Falls Church, Mclean, Arlington, and Oakton. We’re 1.5 blocks away from the Spring Hill metro station on the silver line. From hobbyists to elite-level competitors, beginner through advanced, we know each person has his / her own unique background and goals. We’re committed to working with you on an individual level to help you accomplish your goals. Our classes cover topics such as competition training, wrestling, self defense for women and men, as well as beginner jiu-jitsu and judo. We also offer kids’ classes and training for teens. We are as dedicated to providing top level training as we are to maintaining a positive, safe, and encouraging atmosphere that is fun! It is possible to have awesome training and fun simultaneously and that is Dave Jacobs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Learn from the best: our qualified instructors include international IBJJF medalists, former college Division I wrestlers and a certified IBJJF referee.
Our fundamentals classes are geared towards people who have no prior grappling or martial arts experience, enabling students to learn solid basics in a safe, non-intimidating environment. We also offer all-levels classes to instruct and provide sparring opportunities to students of all levels. In both our fundamentals and all-levels classes, you’ll find beginner, intermediate and advanced students taking the classes together and helping each other. Learn more about our Adult classes.
Offered for children ages 6 – 12, our kids classes are a fun way for children to learn jiu jitsu and self-defense techniques while building strength, confidence and discipline. This program follows an organized curriculum intended to help students develop a solid technical foundation. We cultivate a supportive environment for kids of different levels of ability. Students learn that jiu jitsu teammates take care of one another even while practicing difficult positions. Learn more about our Kids’ Program.
We offer teenage students a caring, supportive environment in our adult classes. Teen students enjoy the opportunity to train together with other teens and adults of all sizes and experience levels.
If you’re a woman, being able to train with other women can be very helpful to your progress. We have a thriving community of women of all levels of experience. We host and attend women’s open mats, strengthening connections with other female BJJ practitioners at academies while providing our ladies with more diverse training opportunities. Learn more about our Adult classes.
Those with an intermediate to advanced level of experience will find our all-levels classes and advanced classes challenging and satisfying. In addition to technical instruction, focused drilling and sparring are essential components of these classes—all done under the watchful eyes of the instructors. Learn more about our Adult classes.
In addition to our advanced and all-levels classes, we offer individualized, intensive competition classes and training opportunities for our competitors to fine-tune their technique, conditioning and strategies. These classes are taught by instructors and attended by students who have medaled in international BJJ competitions. Our academy regularly finishes in the top 10 of team standings in IBJJF competitions. Learn more about our Adult classes.