Top Level Martial Arts
2674 North Haven Blvd
Cuyahoga Falls, Oh 44223

BJJ: Fitness, Self-Defense and Mental Toughness Rolled into One

Top Level Martial Arts is the premier destination for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Embrace a fitness regimen that builds flexibility, strength, and stamina. Embark on a fitness journey that not only aids in weight loss but also transform you into the best version of yourself.

Self Defense

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu stands out as the best martial art for self-defense. Its strategic approach involving leverage, joint locks, and chokeholds effectively equips practitioners to neutralize  aggressors, thereby making it an invaluable asset for real-world self-defense situations.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) presents an excellent challenge for adults as it not only promotes physical fitness and strength but also cultivates mental toughness, strategic thinking, and resilience attributes that are particularly appreciated at any stage of life.


Studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu promotes social interaction and camaraderie, fostering a sense of community and shared achievement among practitioners while also enhancing their interpersonal skills and self-confidence.

Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Top Level Martial Arts

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an intense, full-body workout. It is a great way to burn calories and build muscle mass in a fun and supportive setting. Burn more calories, lose weight, and get in the best shape of your life, all while having fun.

Stepping on the mat each time promises multiple avenues of growth – be it mental, physical, or social. This is the essence of how BJJ instills confidence, sharpens focus, and fosters discipline. 

Enjoy the journey.

Jiu Jitsu teaches effective, practical self-defense.

The philosophy and techniques of Gracie Jiu Jitsu were designed to effectively address real fighting situations. BJJ uses strategies that take away physical advantages such as size and strength. Instead, BJJ uses principles such as leverage and positioning to subdue and opponent regardless of size or strength.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has proven to be extremely effective in law enforcement. The element of control emphasized in Jiu Jitsu provides the edge an officer would need to subdue and arrest a suspect. While other martial arts emphasize striking attacks, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers an approach that allows an officer to remain calm and in control of a situation.

The Multidimensional Impact of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Physical, Mental, and Social Development

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is not simply a physical endeavor; it’s as much a mental game as it is a physical one, often dubbed as ‘physical chess’. The art of BJJ requires one to strategize, plan moves ahead, and outwit the opponent, honing mental agility and strategic thinking. This mental engagement helps to sharpen focus and improves problem-solving skills, translating to improved cognitive abilities off the mat as well.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brings together individuals from all walks of life, forging a tight-knit community bound by mutual respect and shared passion. Training together engenders a sense of camaraderie, where everyone is supportive and motivating each other to improve. This bonding experience not only enriches your social circle but also cultivates a deep sense of belonging and teamwork. BJJ is, therefore, more than just a martial art—it’s a social journey and a mental challenge.

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