“Not all martial arts gyms are academies. At Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you will receive an education that is on par with the best modern martial arts schools in the world. The instruction, knowledge, ego-free environment and team, will have you calling Buffalo BJJA home !” -Ryan B (Team BBJJA Member)
Welcome to the Home of World Class Martial Arts!
We are The Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy. Since 2005, under the guidance and instruction of black belt Professor Charles “Chuck” Anzalone, Buffalo BJJA has been the leader of modern martial arts in the Buffalo area. By studying realistic positions and fighting arts with persistent practice, the students at our Academy have excelled not only in world class accomplishments in the martial arts, but in developing disciplined, loyal, ego-less, helping, and confident personalities. We invite you to explore not only our Academy, but to venture with us on the enlightening journey of martial arts.
Why Martial Arts?
The martial arts taught at Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy were specifically designed to help the smaller, weaker, and less athletic individuals use technique and skill to consistently beat larger and stronger opponents. The system developed from Judo, including some techniques from Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and with a focus on ne-waza (ground technique). BJJ enables a smaller, weaker person using leverage and technique to defend themselves against a bigger, stronger assailant. BJJ can be trained for self defense, sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi) and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. Sparring and live drilling play a major role in training, and a premium is placed on performance, especially in competition. In addition Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, MMA, and Kids Martial Arts offers a great cardio workout that is enjoyable, fulfilling, and mentally stimulating .Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu welcomes the opportunity to share this knowledge with you and provide the best in self defense and martial arts training.
Offering authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Buffalo since 2005. We also offer classes in Mixed Martial Arts, No-Gi Submission Grappling, Judo, Muay Thai Kick Boxing, and a Bully Proof Kids Class!
We Offer Day and Night Beginner, Kids, and Adult Classes!
Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy is home to Greater Buffalo’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.
We want every student that walks in our door to have a positive, welcoming experience. After all, we remember our first time walking into an academy and the feeling of not knowing what to expect. Our Beginner Program will ensure that your martial art’s foundation is strong moving forward.
Buffalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy is the best source of legitimate BJJ instruction in the Greater Buffalo area. We are dedicated to making your Martial Arts experience a safe, enjoyable and satisfying one. Our primary goal is to assist you in being the best you can be. Our carefully structured program is designed to teach you effective self-defense skills and provide you with a comprehensive, personal development program, in order to reach your martial arts and fitness goals!
We have an active Competition Team for those that desire to compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, No-Gi Submission Grappling, Muay Thai and MMA.
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