Established in 2003, the Top Game BJJ Academy has served Richmond, Virginia and the surrounding area by teaching what many believe to be the most effective form of self-defense ever created. Developed by the legendary Gracie family of Brazil, instruction in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu was often only available to Brazil’s social elite. After over 80 years of development and after being introduced to the United States in the early 90s, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu has exploded in popularity and instruction in this fighting art is in high demand world-wide.
The Top Game BJJ Academy instructors excel in providing top notch instruction, right here in Richmond, enabling anyone regardless of sex, age, size, or athletic ability to learn these highly effective and sought after techniques. Change your quality of life by getting into the best shape of your life, by practicing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu! We also offer a Thai Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts training program.
The Top Game Academy is an official training center of Gracie Jiu-jitsu Black Belt Gustavo Machado. Gustavo hails out of the world famous Gracie Barra Academy of Brazil. We are affiliated with some of the best in the business of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Our instructors and students strive to provide an open, friendly, and challenging training environment. Our goal is to see everyone reach his or her maximum potential as quickly and safely as possible. We believe that this type of training environment is what makes the Top Game Academy the best place to train in the Richmond, Virginia area.
Whatever your reason for training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, whether it be for self- defense, competition, or fitness, the Top Game Academy offers training to suit a variety of needs. We are dedicated to providing you with the best training experience possible, while teaching you the most effective fighting techniques available today.