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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA in Birmingham, AL

LionHeart Academy Martial Arts offers classes in MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for adults in Birmingham, Alabama. These martial arts are great forms of exercise that requires discipline and accurate technique to master. We offer an environment that is fun and helpful to teach them to you.

The classes at Lionheart Academy Martial Arts offer a pace that is designed to learn and enjoy rather than rush and intimidate. It doesn't matter if you have no experience with martial arts before. Our academy uses the discipline and progression of martial arts to provide you with the tools to master BJJ. This will allow you to reach your personal goal whether it is self-defense, exercise, challenging your self, or any other goal you have.
We have a range of classes available from the basics to help introduce you to martial arts, to more advanced classes that focus on technique and timing. We even offer private classes for those who want a more focused course either to understand the fundamentals or to grasp the highly advanced aspects of BJJ.

In addition to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu we also teach the form of MMA Striking. This martial art combines elements of boxing, kickboxing, and Muay Thai along with other striking martial arts. MMA Striking uses all of these forms do develop a system designed to use hands, elbows, knees, and feet to strike opponents in order to keep them at bay or stop them. Combined with Jiu Jitsu (grappling, throwing, ground submission) MMA Striking (punching, kicking, elbowing, and kneeing) provides a strong compliment to provide a well rounded skill base for self defense.
Our chief instructor George Wehby II brings over 30 years of martial arts experience to his teaching methods. Along with the other experienced and helpful instructors, Lionheart Academy Martial Arts offers an experience to learn the precise techniques of BJJ from some excellent teachers who can break it down into easy and fun instruction.
Students Practicing Jujitsu Holds - Adult Martial Arts Classes in Hoover, AL
If you are interested in enrolling or want to learn more about the benefits and popularity of BJJ, call 205-572-5921.