Welcome to ROOTS BJJ
ROOTS BJJ was the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym to be opened in Australia by a Brazilian Black Belt. Our vision is to empower people both mentally and physically to have a better and more balanced life through experiencing the benefits of martial arts. These benefits include discipline, respect, self-confidence, self-defence, focus, mental strength, coordination, physical exercise and friendship.
About ROOTS BJJ
At ROOTS BJJ, we focus on equipping our students with a range of techniques that can be used for self-defence as well as training for belts and competitions. At ROOTS BJJ, you will learn this amazing martial art in all aspects from the fundamentals to the highest competition level plus the most efficient self-defence system in the world taught by our high qualified and experienced instructors. Learn and have fun in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere at the same time you develop your skills on the mats. All levels and ages are welcome. We have a range of classes to suit men, women and children.
ROOTS BJJ Northern Beaches
Our ROOTS BJJ Northern Beaches gym is located conveniently in Brookvale. We offer a range of children's, teens', and adults' classes. It doesn't matter if you are new to BJJ or have a few years under your belt, we have a range of classes to suit your training needs. All levels and ages are welcome. We have a range of classes to suit men, women and children. We are proud to have been nominated as finalists in the 2023 Northern Beaches Small Business awards.
About our Instructors
At ROOTS BJJ, our instructors are all fully qualified to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and self-defence. Our instructors all have experience in teaching adults and children. Our teachers have all competed in local, State, National, and International competitions. Our head instructor, World Champion Professor Paulo Guimaraes is the highest black-belt in Australia, and he was the first Brazilian black-belt in Australia. We are proud of our heritage and links to the Gracie family. Paulo is a Rickson Gracie second generation black-belt under Master Jorge Pereira.