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Welcome to Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Maximize your potential by developing the physical, mental, and emotional fortitude that elevates you to new levels of success in every area of your life.

Team Passos Jiu-Jitsu empowers you to reach new heights by cultivating physical, mental, and emotional strength for success both on and off the mat. Our premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) academy in Northern Virginia equips you with the skills to overcome challenges and pursue your dreams confidently.

Join our supportive community of teammates to learn, grow, and be challenged as you strive to become the best version of yourself.


Experience personal transformation with our programs which offer individualized goal setting and coaching, a conceptual-based teaching methodology, a structured curriculum, practical self-defense skills, and physical conditioning - all under the supervision of seasoned instructors.

Kids Zoo-Jitsu™ Classes

Our Kids' Jiu-Jitsu classes give your child the tools to protect themselves and build positive character traits, such as leadership and discipline. Programs are available for all ages and skill levels designed to keep kids active, engaged, and growing stronger into their best selves. Motivation has never been easier! 

Adult Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Self-defense and fitness, two benefits for anyone looking for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Sterling, VA. Adult Jiu-Jitsu classes in gi and no-gi for all experience levels, ranging from Fundamentals to Advanced. Challenge yourself to learn new skills and grow mentally, while getting in shape at the same time.

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The Team Passos Way

Jiu-Jitsu coaching is our passion. We are fueled by the mission of providing our students with the tools to reach their personal goals on and off the mat.

Team Passos is about creating positive transformation in people's lives through world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) instruction. We specialize in training both kids and adults in a safe and fun atmosphere.

We focus on providing programs that are innovative, engaging, and most importantly deliver on the promise of personal transformation through the art of Jiu-Jitsu.

Our training is designed to support all people in learning, growing, and being challenged to become and perform at their best in a welcoming community of other teammates on a similar journey.

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Academy Benefits

  • Safe and structured environment

  • Practical self-defense skills + physical conditioning 

  • Individualized coaching and instruction

  • Seminars and access to top BJJ players in the industry

  • Gi and no-gi programs

  • Group classes and private lessons

  • Specialized kids, teens, and adults training

  • Events throughout the year

  • Proven class curriculum utilizing conceptual teaching methodology to facilitate learning

  • Women’s-only programming

  • Vetted + trained team of instructors

  • Welcoming and supportive teammates

  • Social impact initiatives through DreamRoot Leadership Institute 

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What Other Have To Say

We’ve helped over 3,500 students just like you in Northern Virginia experience breakthrough transformation by gaining mental, physical, and emotional fortitude through our proven, easy-to-follow, and safe Jiu-Jitsu training methodology.


Check out what our students say in Google Reviews and the videos below.

Meet Zeke

Law enforcement officer, father of three.

"I'm more physically fit, I engage more with family, and my life is more structured."

Meet Sean

Invited by a friend, stayed for community.

"It's kept me grounded and really pushed me to do better."

Meet Olivia

Kids Coach and active competitor.

"What's really stood out to me is how supportive everyone is here."


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