BJJSpringfield.com is the home of Yamasaki Academy's Springfield, Virginia location. We provide world-class black-belt instruction in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Judo, Muay Thai, and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
We are convenient to most Northern Virginia locations, including Fairfax, Tyson's Corner, Falls Church, Springfield, Annandale, Vienna, Oakton, Burke, Alexandria, and Arlington.
Our Springfield school first opened in 1999, and has maintained a friendly, safe, and highly effective environment for hundreds of students over the years, featuring:
- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)
Proven, realistic training in the world's most effective self-defense martial art, regardless of opponent size or strength. BJJ teaches methods for winning a fight on the ground, with minimum damage to either competitor.
- Muay Thai
Efficient and devastating strikes, kicks and clinch techniques from the national combat martial art of Thailand. Muay Thai focuses on simplicity, so that experience brings more speed and power.
Yamasaki hosts SportJudo, a nationally known judo club focusing on sport judo -- big throws, submission techniques, and pins. The kid's program instructs new martial artists in balance, self-control, respect, and defense.
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
A synthesis of components from a variety of martial arts to produce the ultimate striking and grappling full contact sport. The pinnacle of modern combat sports, MMA students frequently cross-train in our other programs.
- Internationally-known instructors
Daily classes run by Black Belt martial artists who have successfully competed all over the world.
- Mixed classes with comprehensive training for men and women of ALL skill levels and physical abilities.
Regardless of your frame, size, athletic abilities, or current conditioning. Our instructors are highly skilled at keeping you safe at all times, while developing your skills and conditioning on pace with your peers.
- A newly renovated gymnasium
5,000 square feet of professional mat space, heavy bags and equipment, lockers, and facilities cleaned daily, including 3,500 square feet of double-padded martial arts mats.
- A program that supports many personal fitness and self-defense goals
Our classes include men and women in military/special forces and law enforcement, but also high-school students, government workers, IT guys, and business people. We are family-friendly and kid-friendly.