Discover the physical, mental, and self-defense benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) at Impact Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach. This grappling-based martial art focuses on leverage, technique, and strategic thinking, offering a unique and empowering experience for all levels.



Join our top-rated Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes, designed for beginners and advanced students. Our experienced instructors provide comprehensive training in a supportive environment, ensuring you achieve your goals.



Ready to begin? Learn about our simple registration process, flexible class schedules, and special introductory offers. Contact us today to start your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey in Virginia Beach.

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The Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Virginia Beach

At Impact Martial Arts Academy, we offer top-notch Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in Virginia Beach. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner, our experienced instructors are here to guide you through every step of your journey.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a highly effective martial art that focuses on ground fighting and submissions. This discipline emphasizes technique and leverage, allowing a smaller individual to overcome a larger opponent. We are passionate about helping our students master the art of BJJ, whether they are beginners or seasoned practitioners.

Why Train in Jiu Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu builds strength and endurance through intense physical activity, improves mental toughness by developing problem-solving skills and resilience, and provides practical self-defense techniques that are effective in real-life situations. It’s a great way to build confidence, discipline, and overall fitness.

Transform Your Life

Our program is great for fitness and stress relief. It also builds discipline and confidence through structured training.

Two students sparring using the De La Riva guard at Impact in Virginia Beach.

Beginner Classes Available

No experience? No problem! Our Basics Program is perfect for beginners, emphasizing goal-setting and self-improvement. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to helping you every step of the way.

Instructor helping students at Impact Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach.

Excellence with Atos

As an Atos Jiu Jitsu affiliate, we offer unparalleled training in Virginia Beach. Our facility features top-tier mats and equipment for a safe and effective training environment.

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Impact Martial Arts Academy instructors with Andre and Angelica Galvao.

Training in Virginia Beach​

Experience top-tier training at our Virginia Beach facility, part of the prestigious Atos Jiu Jitsu with Andre Galvao.

Mat space at Impact Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach.
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Long view of the training mat space at Impact Martial Arts Academy.

Kids Classes

Our youth Jiu Jitsu classes are designed to instill discipline, confidence, and physical fitness in children. We provide a supportive environment where young students can learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu while having fun and building lifelong skills. Join our kids program. Its fun and challenging for children ages 5-12.

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