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At Virtuous Grappling, our classes are going equip you to demonstrate the methods and concepts of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to help you in sport and life. With the instruction and encouragement of our world class coaches, you will learn Jiu Jitsu in the best environment around. We will make sure of it!


Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

We offer the Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program in Silverdale, Bremerton, and the surrounding areas.

Defined as a martial art form that teaches a smaller, weaker opponent to defeat a bigger, stronger opponent by use of technique, leverage, and joint manipulation such as chokes, arm-locks, etc. Made famous in the U.S. by Royce Gracie with his early dominance in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Martial artists and regular people alike started to seek out the few Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academies that existed at the time and learn these valuable skills for self-defense. Now Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the fastest growing martial arts in the world. Whether it’s for wellness, fitness, self-defense, confidence or competition, we offer the best programs to suit your needs.

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is not like going to the gym, a student must have quality instruction, a respectful environment and a dedicated group of students. A quality Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy, like Virtuous Grappling, is all about the environment and culture, all of which starts with our head instructor, Shawn Gaspaire, and our owner Cody Smith who are always present to teach the students, mentor them and provide the support to make a great environment.

We offer weekly classes of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu where you will learn all of the latest techniques such as intense drills, escapes, submissions, sweeps, competitions strategies, and more.

If you are a complete beginner check out our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals Sessions.  

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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (9-13)

Do you have a hyper teen, who lacks focus? Do you need your teen to get in shape but they don’t feel comfortable in team sports? If so, then you'll love what our kids/teens Jiu Jitsu classes can do for your teenager.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn’t just a great activity for high-energy kids/teens, it is also an incredible workout. It doesn’t matter if your kid/teenager is sedentary or a varsity athlete, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at our academy get kids and teens alike burning off unused calories in a flash, while giving them an incredible cardio workout they won’t get anywhere else!

This class will give your child the opportunity to learn an invaluable self-defense system at the hands of a Jiu-Jitsu master. It will boost their self-confidence and improve resistance to peer pressure. Our instructors will assure important leadership skills to help them in life. Class schedule may vary according to their experience level.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not only the ultimate self-defense system, but a great workout and is packed with personal benefits which will stay with your teen throughout his or her life.

A list of benefits your child will get from regular Jiu Jitsu training:

  • Learn to develop fast reflexes and razor-sharp focus. *
  • Developing improved physical strength and endurance. *
  • Keeping lean, healthy and fit. *
  • Boost in their self-confidence.
  • Improve resistance to peer pressure.
  • Have the confidence to face down the most intimidating bullies and even diffuse a potential fight.
  • Learn important leadership skills to help them in life.

Whether a complete beginner, or already on the way to becoming a Jiu Jitsu black belt, Virtuous Grappling's classes promise to deliver a full suite of benefits you and your kid/teen are bound to love! We offer not only the best martial arts classes for teens, but the best workout they can find anywhere!


9-13 Year Olds


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Open Mat

At Virtuous Grappling in Silverdale Washington we offer tons of extra mat time. Whether you want some extra sparring, drilling, or just simply more time with your friends in the gym our Open Mat time is perfect for you.



Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (5-8)

Our Kids Grappling (Minions) class for ages 5-8 years old provides the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu while improving the physical fitness and condition of our students. They will learn the most realistic self-defense art with the highest personalized attention from our instructors.

We aim to help the kids with improved focus, goal setting, self-discipline, and self-respect - kids emerge from this program changed for the better. And their parents couldn't be happier.

We offer weekly classes.


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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals

In our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals Program you will learn the most important principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Drilling and repetition of dominant position and submissions. Supervised light sparring.

New to Grappling? Perfect! This is where you will begin your journey.

We offer a safe, fun, and effective training environment for any person looking to get started!

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No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

In our No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu you will learn another side of grappling. Traditionally, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is practiced wearing the kimono, or “gi”. When training in this method there are numerous grips that can be made to control your partner and perform chokes. When you remove the gi and train in just shorts and a compression shirt it is called “no-gi”. The benefits to training in this method are several and this makes you a more complete grappling practitioner.