about us

NJJA is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy which consists on grappling and ground fighting. Even for veterans of other martial arts, learning the fundamentals of jiu-jitsu for self-defense can better prepare them for the kind of scenarios they may encounter in the real world.

Jiu Jitsu Benefits: 

  • Facilitates weight loss;

  • Helps relieve stress through physical activity;

  • Teaches you how to defend yourself;

  • Improves coordination, flexibility and balance;

  • Fosters self-confidence.


  • Discipline

  • Respect

  • Healthy lifestyle

  • Good living

  • Sense of community


Alexandre Novaes

Black Belt


Women´s class

Gi & No Gi


Kids Class

Richard Herrera

Black Belt 

Gi & No Gi

Ray Chavez

Purple Belt 

Kids Class