This is our acclaimed BJJ Beginner Course curriculum, available now for registration. In 16 classes over 8 weeks, you will learn the most critical concepts and techniques of the highly-effective art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from a Competition/MMA as well as a Self Defense perspective. This course is designed for those with no grappling experience, so you will all learn from the ground up. Tuesdays/Thursdays from 8-9pm.
Student registration is limited to ensure safety and quality instruction.
Register online below or Ask a Question!
Copa Jiu-Jitsu will be having an 8 week beginner program at Karate for Kids 12337 S. Rt 59 Plainfield Il starting Wednesday August 3rd! $79 for 8 weeks of Brazillian Jiu Jitsu!!
Classes will be held on:
Wednesdays – 8-9pm
Fridays – 6-7pm
This program is designed as a Jiu Jitsu “essentials program” that teaches the most commonly used submissions, takedowns and escapes used in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu. It will also cover practical street self defense techniques. This program is perfect as a stand alone program or can easily be incorporated in to another martial arts system! Contact us for more details!!!
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Three-time Brazilian National Champion and 5th degree Carlson Gracie Sr. black belt Ricardo “Rey” Diogo will be conducting a jiu-jitsu seminar on Saturday May 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Copa Jiu-Jitsu, 3727 N. Broadway St., in Chicago. This gi seminar is open to the public and costs $45 for online registration and $50 at the door. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of Carlson Gracie’s top fighters and instructors. Rey Diogo has been studying and training under the Carlson Gracie team since 1981, and in addition to his Brazilian National Championships, Rey has recorded wins at some of the country’s top tournaments, including the Pan-American Championship in 2005, 2009 and 2011.
We are excited to welcome Master Carlson Gracie Jr. on December 13, 2015 for a 2-hour long Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu seminar (1pm-3pm). This is an incredible opportunity to learn from a well-respected and highly-decorated BJJ black belt. The seminar is open to the public, so anyone interested may attend!
Master Carlson Gracie Jr.
- 5th Degree Black Belt Brazillian Jiu Jistu
- 10x Brazillion Jiujitsu Champion
- 6x Greco Roman Champion
- Instructor to BJJ Legends Vitor Belfort, Murilo Bustamante, Wallid Ismail, Stephan Bonnar, Miguel Torres and Mario Sperry
This is a “Gi” seminar (Jiujitsu uniform) and will cover throws, submissions and self-defense techniques.
Beginners welcome!!! Open to all experience levels!!!
SPACE IS LIMITED SO REGISTER EARLY!!!
3727 N. Broadway (Inside Quads Gym)
$50 Pre Registration (Before 12/13)
$60 At the door
Location: Copa Jiu-Jitsu @ Quads Gym
Are you worried about your kids getting bullied at school? Try out our Youth Jiu Jitsu program. Brazillian Jiu Jitsu is the ideal martial art to protect your children against bullying, get in great shape, build great friendships and allow a path for competition if they choose to compete in tournaments!
Tuesday: 5-6pm (Gi)
Thursday: 5-6pm (No Gi)
Saturday: 11am-12pm (Gi)
1 x Week – $59/month
2 x week – $79/month
3 x week – $99/month
* Ask about our multiple child discount!!! Learn more.
Are you looking to add some striking to your training??? Try our new Muay Thai program! Muay Thai is the most effective kicking/striking style available today. Muay Thai utilizes knees, elbows, feet and hands to make it the most lethal striking style in MMA or Self Defense.
Muay Thai is included in the Jiu JItsu and Rua Defesa memberships at no added cost!
Feb 1, 2014: UFC Star and Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar will be at Copa Jiu-Jitsu to share some of his favoite Octagon techniques and strategies.
Bonnar was the runner-up in The Ultimate Fighter, Season 1. His legendary match against Forrest Griffin is considered the most important fight in UFC history. Copa’s very own Mark “Mack the Knife” Daley was in his corner for the fight rematch in UFC 62.
Time: Registration: 1:00pm-1:30pm
Where: Quads Gym (3727 N Broadway) Street parking available
Pre-registration is closed! Registration is now $60 at the door!
Copa Jiu-Jitsu performed extraordinarily at the recent tournament put on by US Grappling. In total, the Copa Competition Team took in 9 medals and was the 3rd highest scoring school at the tournament. Those medals were instrumental in helping the Carlson Gracie Team to First Place Team honors.
We are very proud of everyone who competed!
On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, 20 members of the Copa Jiu-Jitsu community jumped into the icy waters of frigid Lake Michigan. The extraordinary act was the culmination of months of fundraising for the Chicago Polar Plunge, benefiting the Special Olympics charity.
The Copa Jiu-Jitsu competition team had a successful day at the U.S. Grappling Chicago tournament, Jan. 26, in Oak Lawn, Ill., winning 15 medals, including four gold medals, seven silvers, and four bronzes. Several competitors won their first gold medals under the Copa Jiu-Jitsu banner, including blue belt Milos Petrovic and white belt Ian Lue. Congratulations to the fighters.
Copa Jiu-Jitsu placed 3rd of over 30 academies in total medal points, fueling Carlson Gracie Team to another First Place Team trophy!
We look forward to watching the Copa Jiu-Jitsu team at the 2013 IBJJF Chicago Winter Open on March 9!
See below for a complete listing of Copa Jiu-Jitsu U.S. Grappling winners.