Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Martial Arts Training in the Edmonton, Spruce Grove, & St. Albert Area

If you’re looking for…

  • Convenient martial arts classes,
  • Fun and exciting martial arts classes for your entire family,
  • Authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training straight from Brazil,
  • The friendliest and most professional martial art school servicing the Edmonton, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, and St. Albert areas!

The Rodrigo Resende BJJ Academy is the place to be!

Little Grapplers Martial Arts (ages 4-6)

Well how do you teach 4-6 year olds Martial arts?!? PATIENCE! And A LOT of fun! The little grapplers program here at Rodrigo Resende Academy is designed to teach the fundamentals of learning! We help develop your child’s focus, ability to follow directions, and of course coordination and physical fitness.

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Youth Programs (ages 7-12)

This is how we have fun! Yes that’s right, learning Jiu Jitsu or Judo here at Rodrigo Resende Academy in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada is awesome! Kids from ages 7-12 are eligible to enter our classes for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo.

As a student of these martial arts your child will learn much more than just self defence, or even become physically active! They will learn a deep self-confidence through self-improvement! It will grow in EVERY area of their lives, from home life, school, or even other sports!

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Adult Classes (ages 13+)

Adult classes are welcoming! Do not worry about the intimidation factor that you might have seen in other training facilities! No one is here to judge you, at Rodrigo Resende Academy in Spruce Grove, Alberta our family understands that a welcoming atmosphere is far easier to learn in than an atmosphere full of ego.

At Rodrigo Resende we promote family, this means that you will decide to train for YEARS vs just Months, and more still, learn what it feels like to help those newer to Brazilian Jiu jitsu feel like you will at our school!

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“I am happy to be able to learn BJJ from such a great teacher! Rodrigo cares about his students, and keeps the training fun. Best of all, I am in better shape now than I was 10 years ago.”

Jonathan Leicht45 years, White belt

“I like Jiu-Jitsu because it is fun! Jiu-Jitsu is an awesome martial art! It makes me feel more confident, and teaches me self control. Jiu-Jitsu also teaches how to be respectful, and makes me happy. Sensei Rodrigo is a terrific teacher!”

Alek Nielsen8 years old

“Studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rodrigo Resende has been one of the most rewarding things I have ever done in my life. In the past two years I have massively improved my fitness and made numerous friends. Nothing motivates me to get out and exercise like BJJ does.”

Russell Timmerman45 years old, Blue belt

About Rodrigo Resende Academy

Rodrigo Resende Academy is one of the largest martial arts schools in all of Canada and is located in Spruce Grove, Alberta,  just minutes outside of Edmonton!

Professor Rodrigo Resende is a 3rd degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt making him one of the HIGHEST and most experienced Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructors in all of Canada! Rodrigo also is a 4th degree Judo Black Belt, and along with his instructors teaches people OF ALL AGES the arts of Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and Muay Thai!

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Our 10,000 Sq Foot Facility Features:

  • Six top quality Judo/Jiu Jitsu Mats
  • A Fully equipped weight room for your use
  • Full change rooms and Showers
  • Viewing and sitting area for parents to watch classes
  • Babysitting provided for kids up to 6 years old during parents classes
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