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Pedro Sauer at Urbana Academy

“Jiu-Jitsu is personal efficiency to protect the weaker, which anyone can do. It is the force of leverage against brute force.”

                - Helio Gracie


Urbana Academy's classes are designed to offer self defense for everyone, regardless of your level of experience, age or goals.


We offer Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai programs for children and adults.   Our children’s programs offer martial arts skills that builds the confidence and skills necessary to prevent bullying and manage challenges in life.   At Urbana Academy, we want to train our members past their goals and expectations. 

Our instructors have spent years training and learning from the best and are personally committed to seeing you develop, no matter what your goals are.  We take pride in getting to know all of our students and building a true team environment.  We coach our students based on their strengths and weaknesses providing the best self defense classes in the area.

Kids Jiu jitsu at  Maryland
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