Expert Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training in Raleigh

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Iron Grip Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Raleigh's Choice For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Whether you're a novice or you're bringing your belt with you, Iron Grip Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is here to help you succeed. We will provide you with hands-on coaching, inspirational mentors, and the earnest accountability you need to achieve amazing things every step of the way. Located in Raleigh, we harbor an infectious passion for Martial Arts and will train you to become an expert at one of the world's fastest-growing sports.

Iron Grip Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is about you. It's about accomplishing your goals and providing you with an incredibly supportive community where you can pursue fitness, train hard, and dream big. We are your home for all things Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Begin your journey today.

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Our Expert Team

Our expert instructors are here to teach you and your family skills that will help in every aspect of life. Confidence, discipline, self-defense, athleticism & leadership are just some of the things you can expect to gain!


Our Core Values

We've centered our teaching styles around the physical and mental benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We create a healthy, safe & supportive environment to get everyone participating with each other to fall back on as support.


Our Community

We are building a community within a community. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has a way of bringing people together. We are dedicated to making Raleigh a stronger community by starting with ourselves first.


Our Promise

We are here to provide the tools, the setting, and the support to reach your goals. With our help, we'll make sure that nothing stops you from reaching new heights that are in your sights!

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu near Raleigh

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Self-Defense & Fitness For The Whole Family

Meet our Instructors

Glayton Melo

Glayton Melo is a fantastic coach and very knowledgeable about the sport. He has the ability to perform the techniques he teaches perfectly himself and then he’s able to breakdown each move so that each student can understand. ....Read more

Johnny G.

Glayton is a knowledgeable practitioner, a gifted athlete, and a fantastic instructor. Training is informative and the environment is welcoming and inclusive, regardless of level or experience. He’ll give you his time, energy, and support, whatever your training goals may be. ....Read more

Cassie R.

I’ve had the honor of learning Jiu-Jitsu from Glayton Melo over the past 1.5 years. He has helped me find, tune and expand my game by breaking complex (to me) positions and transitions into more conceptual precepts. He is incredibly knowledgable, patient and kind with more tricks up his ....Read more

Ian A.

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