The Maguilla Brazillian Jiu-jitsu Academy in Silver Spring, Maryland, is the premier facility for jiu-jitsu and no holds barred training in the Washington, D.C. area. Everyone is welcome at Maguilla’s Academy regardless of age, sex or previous martial arts experience.

Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial arts school emphasizes self-defense and physical fitness. Regular attendance of our special adult programs will result in stress reduction, temper control, self-discipline, weight control, self-defense, better concentration, inner peace, physical conditioning, more energy and improved health.

If you are looking for more of a challenge, join our MBJJ Competition Team. We have created Champions in Pan Am, Brazil, Vale Tudo, and Submission Fighting tournaments. All classes are taught by a top notch instructor — Maguilla is one of the highest ranking black belts in BJJ on the east coast and the only 4th degree black belt in the DC area. We offer Boxing and Thai boxing programs mixed with Vale Tudo. Our self defense program is developed to teach street survival in real life situations. Learn the same techniques taught to Law Enforcement Officials.


  • nakamura yamamoto says:

    I start training at this gym in 03/2013
    I’m originally from Japan,this place is the best I have visited many gyms in the area some good,some horrible but at the end of all my search I’m glad to join Maguilla great master.

    Lot striking,lot ground fighting,lot hard work.

  • Jose Gaspar says:

    How can i join

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