Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Learn to grapple, sweep, throw, choke and lock your opponent while getting in great shape! We are a Joe Moreira Jiu Jitsu de Brasil affiliate school with a black belt instructor.
Joe Moreira is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master who began training in brazil around the age of six years old while training at Academies owned by legends Carlos and Rolls Gracie. He spent the next 15 years under the tutelage of Reylson Gracie who made him an instructor, coach and produce tournament and championships. This would later help him to organize one of the most important Jiu-Jitsu tournaments in Brazil, including the first international Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu event, Atlantico Sul.
By 1986, Moreira was a black belt in both Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The next step in his evolution came in the form of internships at Tenri University, in Japan, and at the Kodokan, the traditional Judo academy established by Judo founder Jigoro Kano. After four months of training with the Japanese Olympic team and completing a course with more than 1,000 black belt students, Moreira became vice champ in an international tournament: the Judo World Cup.
To date, Joe Moreira affiliate schools are in over 26 countries throughout he world. Some notable names of Moreira lineage include: Roy Harris, Rick Lucero, UFC veterans Marco Ruas and Kimo Leopoldo, Michael Jen, Roy Dean, Mark Staniszewski and MMA superstar Jan Blachowicz.
Our mission is to offer the highest level of training available with integrity, respect and quality at affordable rates for the whole family. While we train students, families and athletes for fun, self defence and competition excellence; we believe the arts should enrich the health and lives of all our members as we support the growth and goals we set. We achieve this through a disciplined and consistent approach towards training, respect for ourselves and others, and always seeking to do better than the day before.
Mushin BJJ was founded by Kevin Kellems and became the Mushin Academy in 2015 when Kru Ray White joined his Muay Thai, Kali and Jeet Kune Do Mixed Martial Arts together to form the area’s most complete training gym.
BJJ head Instructor Kevin Kellems is has over 23 years in the Martial Arts & over 15 years in Law Enforcement.