Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

A Brazilian martial art that mainly focuses in grappling and ground fighting Martial. With proper technique and leverage a smaller, weaker person can take  a bigger person down to the ground and finish a fight by appling joint-locks and choke holds to defeat the opponent.


Wellington “Megaton” Dias is the Founder and Owner of Megaton Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu Academy, the premier training center for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arizona. Megaton has over 30 years of experience in training and competing in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is one of the world’s most renowned, respected and sought-after instructors. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Megaton began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jistu at the age of five. He received his black belt under Royler and Rolker Gracie and has trained at and is one of the few Black Belts in the United States to represent Gracie Humaita Academy. Megaton is the only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt to have competed as a Black Belt in every World Jiu-Jitsu Championship since its inception in 1996. Megaton is also the Founder and President of the Arizona Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation which sponsors local tournaments and oversees the enforcement of the rules and regulations of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation in Arizona.

CERTIFICATIONS 5th Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Third Degree Black Belt, Judo


What to Expect:

Expect to warm up with various fitness exercises such as light jogging, jumping jacks, and bear crawls. Some of these exercises will require that you bend your legs often and/or move very close to the ground.  Various techniques will be taught by the instructor followed  by a rolling session.

Items to bring:

  • Water
  • Non-restrictive clothing.
    ie: Shorts, sweatpants, T-Shirt, UnderArmour style shirts
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6.30 pm
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
All levels
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
All levels
7.00 pm



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