10 of the Best Places to Learn Jiu Jitsu in Toronto

10 of the Best Places to Learn Jiu Jitsu in Toronto

A powerful way to get fit mentally & physically, Jiu Jitsu is great for all ages. The gyms below are Jiu Jitsu specialists Toronto, why not try a class today?

1. Toronto BJJ

Toronto’s most highly acclaimed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts academy. Home to several World, Brazilian & Canadian national champs in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. Running world class programs in BJJ, MMA & Muay Thai kickboxing.

813 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6G1L8

Phone 416-744-6868
E-mail info@torontobjj.com


2. ​Jiu Jitsu Toronto

The style of Jiu Jitsu taught here comes from the Jiu Jitsu Foundation in the UK, brought to Canada over 20 years. Since then the style has spread throughout the country with the help of Jiu Jitsu Toronto.

Tait McKenzie Centre
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
E-mail yorkjiujitsu@gmail.com

Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
E-mail harthousejiujitsu@gmail.com

Ryerson Athletics Centre
40 Gould Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1E9
E-mail ryersonjitsu@gmail.com

Centre of Gravity
1300 Gerrard St East
Toronto, ON M4L 1Y7
E-mail torontoeastjiujitsu@gmail.com

101 Mill Street
Oshawa, ON ON L1J
E-mail durhamcommunityjiujitsu@gmail.com


3. Greenwood Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Their learning process focuses on the learning experience of the jiu jitsu martial art & the mental & emotional aspects of martial arts. Their program is focused on self defense.

416 Moore Ave, Suite 103
Toronto, ON M4G 1C9

Phone 647-282-0309
E-mail chris@greenwoodbjj.com


4. OpenMat Mixed Martial Arts

Toronto’s premier martial arts academy, featuring Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Wrestling and FightFit Group Fitness. If you’re new to martial arts, OpenMat this is a great choice with a welcoming atmosphere, positive vibe & a structured beginner curriculum.

593 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z4

Phone 647-269-8466
E-mail classes@openmat.ca


5. Toronto No Gi

Take care to provide an environment for students to enjoy & caring instructors, creating an ideal environment for achieving maximum results in martial arts training.

1560 Yonge St. Unit G4
Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S9

Phone 416-525-3413
E-mail torontonogi@gmail.com


6. Toronto School of British Jiu Jitsu

Located in the Beaches area of Toronto, their focus is on self defense. Their system is based on the Defendo system with principles of British Military Combatives.

975 Kingston Road (Kingston Rd United Church)
Toronto, ON M4E 1T1

Phone 416-699-6091
E-mail adam@BritishJiuJitsu.com


7. Four Points Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Among Toronto’s newest Brazilian jiu jitsu programs, started by black belt David Thompson & purple belt Ayisha Issa. Putting emphasis on the development of solid, efficient fundamentals & their variations.

94 Laird Dr
Toronto, ON M4G 3V2

Phone 437-353-3074
E-mail 4PointsBjj@gmail.com


8. Balance MMA

Offering the highest level of Jiu-Jitsu, following the philosophy of JiuJitsu as a martial art, not a sport. Also working with competitors & developing champions with high-intensity training geared towards competition. Overall promoting Jiu-Jitsu as a life style through physical activity in a balanced manner.

1271 Dundas St West, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M6J 1X8

Phone 416-904-0400
E-mail teambalancemma@gmail.com


9. Inner City MMA

Toronto’s premier downtown martial arts gym featuring jiu jitsu, kickboxing, karate & other martial arts instruction. Whether you are an experienced martial artist or new to the sport, there is a place for you. This is an environment for learning, fitness & practice where anyone can feel safe & welcome.

403 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G6

Phone 416-731-6697
E-mail info@innercitymma.com


10. Body of Four Academy

Featuring a friendly, clean environment to learn authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Continuing in the proud tradition of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for self defense, while embracing the sport that has evolved. Offering a beginner friendly environment, a talented pool of training partners, coaching from a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & authenticity in instruction methods.

2486 Dufferin Street
Toronto ON M6B 3R1

Phone 416-627-5638
E-mail professorcosta@bodyof4bjj.com


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.


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