Jiu Jitsu is a useful & empowering way to get fit mentally as well as physically. The gyms below specialize in the art of Jiu Jitsu training in Chicago. Why not try out a class today?
1. Chicago Jiu Jitsu Team Redzovic
Chicago’s biggest & most trusted academy for Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Members enjoy the opportunity of training at 3 locations in the city or at affiliated programs in the suburbs. Lead Instructors are certified black belt practioners in Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & certified teachers. Each instructor has been through a vigorous instructors program to ensure they provide top notch instruction.
4900 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
2440 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
174 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
2. Carlson Gracie Jiu Jitsu
Helping you develop into the best version of yourself & assisting you in getting past mental & physical boundaries to accomplish goals. A studio that believes in lifetime bonds, eternal memories & self-motivated growth. Carrying on Carlson Gracie Sr’s legacy of authentic BJJ, family, tough love, kindness & humility.
2778 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
5621 W. 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60638
3. 10th Planet Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chicago
A non-traditional variation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, developed by Eddie Bravo. Focusing on unorthodox custom-labeled positions like the Rubber guard, Monkey Mount & the Lockdown. The main premise behind is that the art should continue to evolve, finding new ways to attack & counter.
6154 W. Higgins Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60630
4. Andre Maneco Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Striving to provide world class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to all of their students. Their goal is to stay dedicated & passionate about providing an opportunity to learn & grow the art of BJJ in a safe, respectful & positive environment.
1531 W Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
5. Valko Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy
A full fledged combat sports facility specializing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai & MMA. Welcoming students from all walks of life & encouraging healthy competition.
820 N Orleans
Chicago, IL 60610
6. Rio Jiu Jitsu
Learn from great Martial Arts instructors who are dedicated to providing a stable, friendly environment to achieve personal goals. This is a varied & supportive community. Whether you want to compete, lose weight or meet new people, they can help you get there fast & have fun doing it.
2841 W Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60618
7. Brazil 021 School of Jiu Jitsu
Promoting health, well-being, self-confidence & mental strength in an encouraging, inspirational environment. Properly preparing clients for the challenges of life. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone & should be accessible to anyone who is interested.
1911 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
8. Copa Jiu Jitsu
Carrying on the teachings & training of Carlson Gracie Sr & Carlson Gracie Jr while helping build the Carlson Gracie Jr team in the Chicago area.
3727 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60613
9. Vianna Brothers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Change your life today by becoming part of their team. Whether you want to train for fun or to compete, they have a place for you.
2128 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60647
10. New Breed Training Center
Founded in 2004, NBTC began as a small Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team. Bringing together friends & changing the way they trained. This was an open environment where everyone had a voice & everyone could contribute. As a new team, they became one of the prominent Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Teams in the Chicagoland area & in the Midwest. Winning 3 consecutive North American Grappling Association Team titles, a Titan Grappling Championship Team title & producing individual accolades.
5647 W. Howard Ave
Niles, IL 60714
If you know of another great Jiu Jitsu gym that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.