Luiz Palhares Gracie Jiu-jitsu
"Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is with-out a doubt the best system of martial arts training in the World. It is life changing, humbling, and will teach you much about yourself. For many people it becomes more than just a hobby. I can't imagine my life without it." - Coach Donnie
Gracie Jiu-jitsu is the most practical means of self-defense one can learn. It teaches the concepts of leverage and body awareness that can allow a smaller person to defend themselves effectively against a larger attackers.
Jiu-jitsu for sport
BJJ or Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a sport using Gracie Jiu-jitsu techniques along side wrestling, judo, Grecko and other various grappling arts in competition with each other to develop skills like remaining calm under pressure and perseverance.
Jiu-jitsu for self-defense
As made popular by UFC Champion Royce Gracie, Graice Jiu-jitsu is effective for both men and women, children and adults for practical self-defense application.
Back the Blue Program
TFMA will sponsor one LEO or First Responder from each local department to train until they reach "Blue Belt." Additional LEO's or First Responders may receive a discount on training.