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About Highstyle Jiu Jitsu

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       Located in the heart of Washington DC’s historic Shaw neighborhood, Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu stands as a beacon of innovation and inclusivity in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Situated in the picturesque Blagden Alley, right across from the delicious SUNdeVICH sandwich shop, our club is dedicated to fostering a nurturing environment where the art of Jiu-Jitsu is accessible to everyone—regardless of age, strength, or skill level. Our expert instructors are passionate about crafting personalized experiences that promote both physical fitness and mental wellness, emphasizing the transformative power of Jiu-Jitsu in personal development.

       At Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu, we are committed to redefining the traditional martial arts experience. We provide a sanctuary away from the competitive pressures often associated with the sport, focusing instead on personal growth and community building. This approach has established a safe and welcoming community for all our members, especially those who may feel alienated by the conventional gym culture. By ensuring a space free from law enforcement personnel, we uphold our core values of trust and safety, making our gym a haven for all who seek to learn and grow through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Here, every member is empowered to reach their full potential in a supportive and non-intimidating environment.

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       What do you           teach?

At Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu, we offer comprehensive training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Haitian Fencing, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to martial arts in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood. Our programs are designed to empower personal and collective growth through diverse martial disciplines.


         Where do you          train?

Nestled in the historic Blagden Alley of the vibrant Shaw neighborhood, Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu conducts classes at 907 N St NW # C-2, Washington, DC, surrounded by the city's rich culture and history.


         Do you have to        have experience        to join?

Absolutely not! Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu welcomes individuals from all walks of life, regardless of their previous martial arts experience. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where every participant can thrive.


         Will I get injured if I train Jiu Jitsu?

While inherent risks exist with any physical activity, Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu places a strong emphasis on safety with a focus on proper technique and body awareness to significantly reduce the risk of injury.


        Do your coaches      teach private lessons?

Yes, Highstyle Jiu-Jitsu provides private training across Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and Haitian Fencing, tailored to meet individual fitness and skill development goals in a one-on-one setting.


          Who is/is not able  to train BJJ @ Highstyle?

Our academy is open to everyone, except law enforcement personnel, to ensure a safe and supportive training environment. We pride ourselves on being a sanctuary for community members seeking a positive and empowering experience.


         How should I prepare for my first session?

First-timers should come dressed in comfortable athletic wear and bring a water bottle. If you don't have a gi or specific gear, let us know beforehand, and we will provide what you need for a successful start.

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