Welcome to Arruda BJJ

We are a a full-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy located in Located in Adelaide, South Australia. Arruda BJJ Students train under Professor Leo Arruda, 3rd Degree Black Belt under Master Luiz Guilherme. We are open to all students, and cater to all levels of experience from those who have never tried martial arts before to those seeking a high level of technical instruction. We are constantly refining our programs to bring out the the best in our students and strive to become the Number 1 Martial Arts and Fitness centre in South Australia. Call us, and come along for a free lesson to experience the difference.

Arruda BJJ have created a fantastic place to train that is clean, modern and central with easy transport to our gym. We have worked hard to provide our students with all the facilities necessary to create the best possible training environment. We have ample car parking, a huge mat area and a separate area for resistance and conditional training. As well as a stand up training area that is equipped with a boxing ring, hanging bags, focus mitts and Thai pads. Our gym is also fitted with showers and change room facilities.


Our Programs

We have a wide range of Adults Brazilian Jiu-jitsu programs available for any skill level. For beginners through to advanced and with many class times to choose from, there is a session suitable for everyone. Click here for more information on our adults BJJ classes.

Our kids program provides a strong foundation for learning the art of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Using games, exercises and healthy competition, it develops their self-confidence and self-discipline in a fun, safe and positive environment.  Click here for more information on our kids BJJ classes.

Our adults Muay Thai classes caters for students of any skill level.  Teaching correct techniques that promote self defense and respect.  Also known as “the art of eight limbs” due to the combination of the use of fists, elbows, knees, shins.  Click here to read more about our Muay Thai classes….

Our freestyle wrestling classes are suitable for all skill levels and will teach you to use balance, base and all takedown and takedown defence techniques. It is a great standalone sport and is also an essential component of MMA training.  Click here for more information on our Wrestling classes….

Arruda Fit is a combination of High-intensity interval training (HIIT) and functional training. Utilising the fundamentals of interval training and weight bearing activities targeted at core muscles of the abdomen and lower back.  Click here to read more about our Arruda Fit training program….

Our weights and conditioning programs are designed to achieve results.  We specialise in developing programs customised for your individual training requirements. Click here to read more about our weights and conditioning facilities and programs….

Our personal trainers are fully qualified and highly experienced.  We offer programs that focus on your health and fitness goals meaning you are more likely to stick to your plan and achieve your desired results.  Click here for more information on our personal training options….

South Australia's most unbeatable value for money Martial Art and training facility.