Want To Learn BJJ In Christchurch? – Quality Training & Technical Expertise.
Hi, and welcome to the Academy of Combat's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) site.
The Academy was the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school - also known as BJJ - in New Zealand and also has the distinction of being the first school of MMA. We have been training and teaching BJJ in Christchurch for over 20 years, to students from all walks of life.
Call us any time at (03) 377 6350 and if we don’t answer be sure to leave a message and we’ll get right back!
The Academy of Combat is a member of the Will/Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association, the largest BJJ organization in Australasia, and provides top quality training with highly experienced trainer's.
Lead by Dr Geoff Aitken, Machado BJJ 3rd degree Black Belt with over 40 years experience in martial arts, our main purpose is teaching BJJ with a technical and overall personal development focus, in a safe and fun environment, so that everyone can enjoy it's benefits.
Whether you want to train to develop awesome confidence, great fitness or as a self defence skill, then BJJ at the Academy is for you.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a great equalizer and enables smaller and weaker individuals to defend themselves and defeat larger, more aggressive opponents. The ultimate Bully Buster for young people! At the Academy you will enjoy a very friendly and knowledgeable learning experience as you develop a complete understanding of the BJJ system.The Academy has been the original training and grooming ground of 5 very competent Black Belts in BJJ and has the distinction of being the only BJJ school in Christchurch with a certified BJJ Black Belt instructor.
And if competition fighting is your goal we have a very prestigious history of success on the mat and in the MMA cage, producing numerous regional, national and international champions.