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Lineage BJJ®: Where Greatness Begins - Maryland's Premier Destination for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Embark on an Exceptional Martial Arts Journey: Experience Lineage BJJ®, Where Greatness Begins and Mastery is Achieved

Embark on a Transformative Journey at Lineage BJJ®

At Lineage BJJ®, we see martial arts as a catalyst for profound personal transformation. Our approach goes beyond conventional training; it's a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Here’s what makes our academy the ideal place to awaken your greatness and cultivate mastery:

  • More Than Just Training: Our state-of-the-art facility is a sanctuary where martial arts is not just learned but lived. It’s a space where individuals come to not only train their bodies but also to discover their inner strength and capabilities.

  • Awakening Personal Greatness: Every class at Lineage BJJ® is an opportunity to explore and unlock your potential. We believe that greatness exists within everyone, and our training is designed to awaken and nurture this inner greatness.

  • Cultivating Mastery Over Body and Mind: Mastery in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is as much about mental strength as it is about physical prowess. Our holistic training approach ensures that you develop control and mastery over both your body and mind.

  • Empowerment Through Learning: The skills and disciplines you learn at Lineage BJJ® empower you beyond the mats. They imbue confidence, resilience, and a sense of accomplishment that permeates all areas of your life.

  • A Journey Tailored to You: We understand that each student's journey is unique. Our personalized training approach ensures that your path to mastery is aligned with your individual goals and aspirations.

Discovering greatness and achieving mastery at Lineage BJJ® is a transformative experience. It's about embarking on a path that challenges and fulfills you, leading to empowerment in every sense of the word. Join us and begin a journey that will redefine what you thought possible, both in martial arts and in life.

Excellence in Every Lesson: The Promise of Lineage BJJ®

At Lineage BJJ®, excellence isn't just a word; it's a commitment we make to every student who walks through our doors. We stand out as a beacon of excellence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training, thanks to our team of world-class instructors and our dedication to the art. Here's what makes training with us a journey of constant growth and excellence:

  • World-Class Instruction: Our instructors are not just teachers; they are mentors with a wealth of experience in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Their expertise and passion for the art ensure that you receive instruction that is both rich in tradition and effective in application.

  • A Rich Tapestry of Techniques: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art with deep roots and a vast array of techniques. At Lineage BJJ®, we guide you through this rich tapestry, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both fundamental and advanced techniques.

  • Personal Growth at Every Step: Whether you are taking your first step into martial arts or looking to deepen your existing skills, our nurturing environment is designed to foster personal growth. We tailor our teaching to meet you at your level, helping you grow and excel.

  • Inspiring Environment for Learning: Our academy is more than a training ground; it's a place of inspiration. We create an atmosphere that motivates and encourages continuous improvement, making every training session a step towards personal mastery.

  • Embracing the Journey of Mastery: At Lineage BJJ®, every class is a step in the journey towards mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We focus on the holistic development of our students, ensuring that the journey is as rewarding as the destination.

Choosing Lineage BJJ® means opting for a path where excellence and growth are intertwined. Our commitment is to guide you in achieving your highest potential, both as a martial artist and as an individual. Join us and embrace the journey of excellence in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Cultivating the Whole Self: The Holistic Approach of Lineage BJJ®

At Lineage BJJ®, we embrace a philosophy that sees martial arts as a key to unlocking personal growth in its most holistic form. Our training transcends the physical aspects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, delving into the development of character and mind. Here’s how our approach enriches every facet of life:

  • Beyond Physical Mastery: While physical skills are a fundamental part of our training, we go further, focusing on the development of inner strength. Our sessions are designed to foster discipline and resilience, attributes that are vital both on and off the mats.

  • Cultivating a Resilient Mindset: In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mental fortitude is as important as physical prowess. Our training instills a resilient mindset, helping students navigate challenges, setbacks, and triumphs with equal poise and determination.

  • Strategic Thinking in Every Move: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is often likened to a game of chess; it requires strategic thinking and foresight. At Lineage BJJ®, you’ll learn to apply these strategic principles in various aspects of your life, enhancing decision-making and problem-solving skills.

  • A Journey of Self-Discovery: Martial arts training is a journey of self-discovery. It encourages introspection, self-awareness, and a deeper understanding of one’s capabilities and potential.

  • Building Life Skills: The discipline, focus, and patience cultivated through our training are invaluable life skills. These qualities positively impact various areas of life, from personal relationships to professional endeavors.

Our holistic approach at Lineage BJJ® is about nurturing well-rounded individuals who excel not just in martial arts but in all aspects of their lives. We believe that the lessons learned on the mats are lessons for life, and we are committed to guiding our students on this transformative journey.

Fostering Community and Camaraderie at Lineage BJJ®

At Lineage BJJ®, every class is more than just a training session; it's an opportunity to be part of a vibrant community. Our academy is a place where bonds are formed, and camaraderie is a cornerstone of the experience. Here's how we cultivate a sense of community and mutual support:

  • A Supportive Network: From the moment you step onto our mats, you'll find yourself part of a supportive network. Our members share a common goal of growth in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, creating a nurturing environment where everyone encourages and uplifts each other.

  • Lifelong Friendships on the Mat: The friendships formed at Lineage BJJ® go beyond the confines of the academy. Training together fosters deep connections, turning classmates into lifelong friends who share in each other's successes and challenges.

  • Collaborative Learning Environment: Our classes are designed to foster collaboration. As you train and learn with others, you’ll find that the shared journey enhances your own skills and understanding of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

  • Community Events and Gatherings: Beyond regular classes, we host various community events and gatherings. These occasions strengthen our bonds, allowing members to connect in different settings and build a stronger community.

  • A Place of Mutual Respect and Growth: Respect is at the heart of our community. We celebrate each other's achievements and push one another to reach new heights. It's a place where mutual growth is not just encouraged but ingrained in our culture.

Joining Lineage BJJ® means being part of something bigger than yourself. It's about immersing yourself in an environment where camaraderie is paramount, and every class contributes to building a community dedicated to the pursuit of martial arts excellence.

Schedule

02/25/2024 - 03/02/2024
Sun
25
Mon
26
Tue
27
Wed
28
Thu
29
Fri
1
Sat
2

25
Sunday

10:30am - 12:30pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

26
Monday

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Little Sharks (Ages 5-7)

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Jr. Grapplers (Ages 8-13)

6:30pm - 7:30pm

BJJ Fundamentals (Ages 14+)

7:30pm - 8:30pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+) / NOGI

8:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

27
Tuesday

11:00am - 12:00pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Mat Munchkins (Ages 3-4)

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Youth Int-Adv / Competition Class

6:30pm - 7:30pm

BJJ Fundamentals (Ages 14+)

7:30pm - 8:30pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

8:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

28
Wednesday

6:00am - 7:00am

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Little Sharks (Ages 5-7)

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Jr. Grapplers (Ages 8-13)

6:30pm - 7:30pm

BJJ Fundamentals (Ages 14+)

7:30pm - 8:30pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+) / NOGI

8:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

29
Thursday

11:00am - 12:00pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Mat Munchkins (Ages 3-4)

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Youth Int-Adv / Competition Class

6:30pm - 7:30pm

BJJ Fundamentals (Ages 14+)

7:30pm - 8:30pm

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

8:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

1
Friday

6:00am - 7:00am

BJJ - All Levels (Ages 14+)

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Little Sharks (Ages 5-7)

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Jr. Grapplers (Ages 8-13)

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Instructor Lead Guided Open Mat (Ages 14+)

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Open Mat: Members Only & Invited Guests

2
Saturday

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Why Choose Lineage BJJ?:

Your Path to Authentic Mastery and Community

  1. Authentic Mastery and Unique Opportunities at Lineage BJJ®

    At Lineage BJJ®, training under our founder, Jim Thrift, a 4th-degree Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt, is just the beginning. Our members are also presented with rare opportunities to train with, and meet, distinguished members of the Gracie family and other world-renowned martial artists. This unique aspect of our academy enriches the training experience in unparalleled ways:

    • Exclusive Access to Martial Arts Legends: Our strong connections in the martial arts world mean that our members have the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, some of the most famed practitioners in the industry, including the legendary Gracie family.

    • Direct Lineage and Rich Heritage: Training at Lineage BJJ® connects you directly to the roots of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The chance to meet and learn from members of the Gracie family and other eminent martial artists ensures an authentic and traditional learning experience.

    • Broadened Learning Perspectives: These interactions provide a broader perspective on martial arts, offering insights into various styles and philosophies. It’s a chance to learn from the best, enhancing your skills and understanding of the art.

    • Inspirational Encounters: Meeting these icons can be a source of inspiration and motivation. It’s an experience that goes beyond regular training, leaving a lasting impact on your martial arts journey.

    At Lineage BJJ®, we're not just about imparting techniques; we're about opening doors to experiences that deepen your connection to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the martial arts community. This holistic approach to learning, coupled with exclusive opportunities to engage with martial arts legends, sets us apart and enriches your journey towards mastery.

  2. Inclusive Community: Embracing Diversity and Camaraderie at Lineage BJJ®

    At Lineage BJJ®, we take pride in fostering an inclusive community that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our academy is more than just a place to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; it's a space where individuals from all walks of life come together, united by their passion for martial arts. Here's what makes our community special:

    • A Welcoming Environment for Everyone: Whether you're a beginner or an experienced martial artist, you'll find a welcoming and supportive atmosphere at Lineage BJJ®. We value and respect each individual's journey, creating a nurturing environment where everyone feels at home.

    • Celebration of Diversity: Our community is a rich tapestry of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. This diversity enriches our academy, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation among our members.

    • Camaraderie on and off the Mats: The bonds formed at Lineage BJJ® go beyond training sessions. Our members form lasting friendships, supporting each other in their martial arts journey and in life. The camaraderie you experience here is genuine and enduring.

    • A Safe Space for Learning and Growth: We are committed to maintaining a safe and respectful environment. Our inclusive community ensures that every member can train, learn, and grow without fear of judgment or discrimination.

    • Community Events and Activities: Regular events and activities further strengthen our community bonds. These gatherings are opportunities to connect, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow martial arts enthusiasts.

    Joining Lineage BJJ® means becoming part of a community where you are valued, respected, and supported. It's a place where diversity is celebrated, and camaraderie thrives, making your martial arts journey all the more rewarding and enjoyable.

  3. Comprehensive Training at Lineage BJJ®: A Spectrum of Martial Arts Disciplines

    Lineage BJJ® proudly stands as a complete Jiu-Jitsu academy, offering an extensive and diverse curriculum that covers over 600 core techniques. As the only authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school in St. Mary's County, we provide a comprehensive training experience that caters to various aspects of martial arts. Here's how our training program stands out:

    • Gi and NoGi Jiu-Jitsu: Our academy specializes in both Gi (uniform) and NoGi Jiu-Jitsu, allowing students to explore and master the art in its different forms. This variety enriches the training experience and prepares students for various competitive scenarios.

    • Grappling with Striking and Vale Tudo: We offer specialized training in grappling with striking techniques and Vale Tudo (no rules fighting). These disciplines are crucial for students who wish to understand the full spectrum of combat sports and self-defense.

    • Wrestling and Judo Integration: Our curriculum integrates essential elements of wrestling and Judo, providing a well-rounded grappling experience. This inclusion ensures that students gain proficiency in various takedown and control techniques.

    • Gracie Self-Defense Techniques: Staying true to our roots, Lineage BJJ® incorporates the Gracie self-defense system into our training. These techniques are designed to prepare students for real-world scenarios, emphasizing practical and effective self-defense strategies.

    • Preparation for All Scenarios: Whether your goal is to compete at high levels or to develop self-defense skills, our training program is designed to prepare you for both. Each class is an opportunity to build skills that are applicable in competitive settings and in everyday life.

    At Lineage BJJ®, comprehensive training means more than just learning techniques; it's about developing a deep understanding of martial arts as a whole. Our diverse range of disciplines ensures that every student, regardless of their interest or goal, finds a fulfilling path in their martial arts journey.

  4. Exclusive Resources at Lineage BJJ®: Enhancing Your Training with Cutting-Edge Tools

    At Lineage BJJ®, we're dedicated to providing our members with more than just physical training; we offer a comprehensive learning experience that extends beyond the mats. Our members' app is a treasure trove of resources designed to enrich your martial arts journey. Here's what makes our app an invaluable tool for your training:

    • Diverse Instructional Videos: Whether you're refining your technique or learning new skills, our app offers an extensive library of instructional videos. These videos cover a wide range of topics, from fundamental moves to advanced strategies, all taught by our expert instructors.

    • Tailored Training Materials: Our app provides bespoke training materials that complement your in-class learning. These resources are carefully curated to match your skill level and training goals, ensuring a personalized approach to your development in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

    • Convenient Learning Anytime, Anywhere: With our members' app, the power of learning is at your fingertips. Whether you’re at home or on the go, you can access these exclusive resources at your convenience, allowing for continuous progress and practice.

    • Interactive Features for Enhanced Engagement: The app isn’t just a passive learning tool; it’s designed to be interactive, facilitating engagement with instructors, fellow members, and the training content. This interactive aspect ensures a dynamic and involved learning experience.

    • Regular Updates with Fresh Content: We continually update the app with fresh content, ensuring that you have access to the latest techniques, tips, and insights in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This means your training resources evolve as you do, keeping your learning experience exciting and relevant.

    The exclusive resources available through the Lineage BJJ® members' app are more than just an add-on; they're an integral part of your martial arts journey with us. By leveraging these tools, you can maximize your training, deepen your understanding, and accelerate your progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

  5. Flexible Learning Pathways at Lineage BJJ®: Embracing All Skill Levels

    Lineage BJJ® stands out for its commitment to inclusivity and adaptability in martial arts training. We understand that each journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is unique, which is why our programs are designed to cater to learners of all skill levels. Here's how our flexible learning pathways make a difference:

    • Tailored Programs for Every Learner: Whether you are stepping onto the mats for the first time or you're a seasoned practitioner, our programs are structured to meet you where you are. This tailored approach ensures that every member receives the attention and guidance they need to thrive.

    • Seamless Integration into Training: Newcomers to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will find a welcoming and supportive environment at Lineage BJJ®. Our curriculum and teaching methods are designed to help you integrate seamlessly, making the start of your BJJ journey as smooth as possible.

    • Progression at Your Own Pace: We celebrate individual progress and understand that each member's learning curve is different. Our flexible pathways allow you to advance at a pace that suits your personal goals and lifestyle, ensuring a fulfilling and stress-free training experience.

    • Diverse Training Opportunities: Our programs offer a rich diversity of techniques and styles within Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This variety ensures that every class is an opportunity to learn something new, keeping your training experience dynamic and engaging.

    • Supportive Learning Environment: The atmosphere at Lineage BJJ® is one of encouragement and mutual growth. You'll train alongside members who are on similar paths, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared purpose in your martial arts journey.

    At Lineage BJJ®, our flexible learning pathways are more than just a feature; they're a philosophy. We believe that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu should be accessible and enjoyable for everyone, and our programs reflect this belief. No matter your starting point, your path to mastery in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is here, waiting for you to embark on it.

  6. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Premier Training Ground at Lineage BJJ®

    Step into St. Mary's County's leading martial arts destination - Lineage BJJ®. Our facility is a testament to our commitment to providing the best training experience possible. Here's what sets our state-of-the-art facilities apart:

    • Advanced Training Environment: At Lineage BJJ®, we've created an environment that inspires and facilitates growth. Our mats are a canvas for your martial arts journey, set within a space that's both modern and welcoming.

    • Top-Tier Equipment: We believe that quality training requires quality resources. That's why our facility is equipped with the latest and most effective training equipment. From our mats to our training aids, everything is chosen to enhance your learning and practice.

    • Optimized for Safety and Comfort: Your safety is our priority. Our facility is designed to ensure a safe training environment, minimizing the risk of injury. Comfortable temperatures, ample space, and hygienic surroundings are standard at Lineage BJJ®.

    • A Hub for Martial Arts Excellence: Our facility isn't just a physical space; it's a hub for martial arts excellence. It’s where community, culture, and the pursuit of mastery come together, making every session at Lineage BJJ® more than just a workout.

    • Constantly Evolving Space: We continuously upgrade our facilities to stay at the forefront of martial arts training. As the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu evolves, so do our facilities, ensuring that we always provide an optimal training experience.

    Training at Lineage BJJ® means immersing yourself in an environment that's built for your success. Our state-of-the-art facilities reflect our dedication to your martial arts journey, offering a premier setting for you to train, learn, and grow.

  7. Family-Friendly Atmosphere: Nurturing Growth Together at Lineage BJJ®

    Lineage BJJ® is not just a training ground for individual martial artists; it's a haven where families can grow together in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our family-friendly atmosphere is a cornerstone of our academy, creating an environment where every member, regardless of age, can thrive. Here's what makes our atmosphere uniquely suited for families:

    • A Welcoming Space for All Ages: We've designed our academy to be a comfortable and safe space for family members of all ages. From young children in our Mat Munchkins program to adults mastering their skills, each family member finds their place here.

    • Collective and Individual Goals: Our training approach balances individual attention with collective growth. While each family member works towards their personal martial arts goals, they also experience the joy of growing alongside their loved ones.

    • Shared Learning Experiences: Training together as a family strengthens bonds in a unique and meaningful way. Parents and children, siblings, and even extended family members can share the journey of learning and growth in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

    • Supportive Community Environment: Our community ethos extends beyond the mats. Families at Lineage BJJ® are part of a larger community where support, encouragement, and camaraderie are the norms.

    • Events and Activities for Families: We regularly organize events and activities that are family-oriented, allowing members to engage, bond, and have fun outside of regular training sessions.

    At Lineage BJJ®, our family-friendly atmosphere is about creating a supportive environment where families can pursue their martial arts goals together. It’s a place where individual aspirations and family bonds are nurtured side by side, fostering a sense of belonging and achievement for all.

  8. Exceptional Value at Lineage BJJ®: Clarity and Affordability in Every Membership

    Choosing Lineage BJJ® means stepping into a world where value and transparency go hand in hand. We pride ourselves on offering membership options that are not just competitively priced but also straightforward and clear. Here's what makes our pricing exceptional:

    • Transparent Pricing: Every aspect of our pricing structure is laid out clearly, ensuring you know exactly what you're paying for. With us, the value you see is the value you get – no surprise fees, no hidden costs.

    • Affordable Options for Everyone: We believe in making Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu accessible to all. Whether you're a beginner, a competitive athlete, or a martial arts enthusiast, you'll find a membership option that fits your budget and aligns with your training goals.

    • Variety of Membership Plans: At Lineage BJJ®, we offer a range of membership plans to suit different needs and preferences. Each plan is tailored to provide maximum value, whether you're looking for flexibility, intensive training, or something in between.

    • No Hidden Fees Guarantee: Our commitment to transparency extends to a guarantee of no hidden fees. From your first day to every day thereafter, you'll never encounter unexpected charges for your training journey with us.

    The exceptional value at Lineage BJJ® is more than just affordable pricing; it's about providing a clear, fair, and straightforward path to your martial arts growth. Our membership options are designed with your needs in mind, ensuring that you can focus on what truly matters – your journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

  9. Extended Time Guarantee: Maximizing Your Martial Arts Investment

    At Lineage BJJ®, we deeply understand the value of time, especially when it comes to your martial arts training. Our Extended Time Guarantee is a testament to our commitment to your journey in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Here's how this unique feature works to your advantage:

    • No Lost Time: Life can be unpredictable, and we believe that your training schedule shouldn't suffer because of unforeseen circumstances. Our guarantee means that if you need to pause your training due to significant life events, you won't lose the time you've paid for.

    • Flexibility and Assurance: Whether it’s due to travel, work commitments, or other personal reasons, our guarantee provides the flexibility to resume your training when you're ready. This assurance is part of our commitment to your continuous growth and mastery in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

    • Seamless Integration Back into Training: When you're ready to return, integrating back into your training routine will be smooth and hassle-free. Our Extended Time Guarantee ensures that you can pick up right where you left off, maintaining your progress and development.

    • Detailed in Our Program Agreement: All the specifics of this guarantee are clearly outlined in our program agreement. We believe in transparency and making sure you have all the information you need to make the most out of your time with us.

    The Extended Time Guarantee at Lineage BJJ® isn't just a policy; it's our pledge to support your martial arts journey in every way we can. It's about ensuring that every minute you invest in us translates into tangible progress and fulfillment in your pursuit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu excellence.

  10. One Price, Multiple Locations: Train at Any Lineage BJJ® Facility

    Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of training at any of our Lineage BJJ® locations under a single, inclusive pricing structure. This unique benefit allows you to experience the richness of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu across different settings and communities, all for one straightforward price.

Begin Your Path to Greatness: Ready to start your martial arts journey? Lineage BJJ® awaits. Join us today and unlock your potential on the mats, where greatness begins, and mastery is achieved.

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