Brazil-021 Adults (all levels and advanced) Program:

All Levels classes

Brazil-021 Jiu-Jitsu offers classes for adults of all ages. We offer a proven curriculum that will engage and teach any student of any level of ability the fundamentals and principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Whether you are looking for a fun new hobby, or get in shape, or even compete, Brazil-021 can offer world-class training tuned to your personal needs.

Competition classes

For those who are interested, Brazil-021 Jiu-Jitsu offers a class for students who want to compete at tournaments. Brazil-021 is home to a strong competition team that regularly sees success on the local and international circuit. Though a competition class is not offered at the Arlington Heights location, those interested may inquire about joining the program at the downtown Chicago location. Anybody who is willing and dedicated can join the competition team.


Women's Program

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Self-Defense

Jiu-Jitsu to Empower...

Brazil-021 Kids Anti-Bullying Program:

The Brazil-021 Kids Anti-BullyingProgram is based on techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Self Defense. It is a confidence and character development program for kids and has been proven as an effective countermeasure to bullying.

The Brazil-021 Kids Program was created to provide children ages 4-15 with an environment that allows them to experience and understand core values like focus, discipline, persistence, cooperation and respect.

As a contact sport, Brazil-021 School of Jiu-Jitsu provides a very challenging yet safe and caring environment for a child to mature towards a real life champion.The outcome of continued childhood practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu goes far beyond the accomplishments on the mats. The discipline and excellence demanded by the instructors often carries over to the child’s behavior at home and at school.

Benefits of Joining the Brazil-021 Kids Anti-Bullying Program:

1. Improve children’s social skills

2. Enhance self-confidence

3. Better understanding of goal-setting and working towards them

4. Learn the Brazil-021 Self-Defense System

5. Increase focus, energy and concentration

6. Enjoy significant gains in overall fitness level


Kids Anti-Bullying Program

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Self-Defense


Adults Program

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu  for all levels


Fundamentals Program

The Basics of great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazil-021 Women's Jiu-Jitsu Program:

Get empowered by our Brazil-021 Women Jiu-Jitsu program. Classes are focused on self defense techniques and sport Jiu-Jitsu, taught by a world class black belt female champion, Hannette Staack.

This is an excellent way for you to learn self defense techniques that are proven to work in the real world.  

This class is excellent for people that are interested in learning martial arts in an environment exclusively for women.  As a self defense system few programs have proven themselves as well as BJJ.  The only way to be able to defend yourself is to regularly and consistently train the movements and techniques you will use.  

As a martial art designed to allow the weaker to defeat the stronger, BJJ is a perfect fit for women who are interested in learning how to protect themselves. 

The Brazil-021 Women’s BJJ Program combines a comprehensive self-defense curriculum with emphasis on drills that simulate realistic attack and escape situations.

The techniques are complemented by a strong fitness component that is second to none compared to classes offered in regular gyms.

Classes specially designed for women like Rape Prevention, BJJ Conditioning and others, taught by a Jiu-Jitsu world champion female Hannette Staack.

Benefits of Joining our Women’s Program:

1. Learn how to protect yourself from most common attacks

2. Develop awareness and self-confidence to deal with typical assaults against women

3. Increase focus, energy and concentration

4. Increase self-confidence

5. Enjoy significant gains in overall fitness level

6. Classes taught by another woman black belt and Jiu-Jitsu world champion 

Brazil-021 Fundamentals Program:

The Basics of a Great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazil-021 Fundamentals program has a strong focus on self-defense. The classes are designed to prepare students for both self-defense, and sport Jiu-Jitsu while at the same time improving cardiovascular endurance, balance, and coordination. 

The fundamental program is designed for anyone, male or female, of any body type, or age (18 and over).

The class quickly prepares students for the advanced class, and gives students a sturdy base of knowledge that they will put to practice throughout their jiu jitsu study. 

The classes consist on a quick warm up, technique drills and very little, to no full-contact sparring, The drills are the  secret to a good technique, and are equivalent to sparing for beginners, they are done with little resistance to reinforce proper technique.

Top performing fighters and individuals follow a common set of principles that sustain their success. The practice of Brazil-021 Jiu-Jitsu allows individuals to understand these principles through an exciting process that combines instruction, observation, practice, appropriate feedback, live training and competition.Students experience results that go beyond gains in strength, flexibility, fitness or self-defense skills. By remaining truthful to the lessons learned in practice and applying them off the mats, Brazil-021 students experience an overall improvement on their focus, energy and general well-being.

The Brazil-021 Fundamentals Program teaches these basic principles of effective fighting to individuals like you. Its structure condenses an immense diversity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu into core fundamental moves combined intelligently and safely to optimize your learning.

Benefit of Joining our Fundamentals Program:

1. Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

2. Increase focus, energy and concentration 

3. Enjoy significant gains in your overall fitness level

4. Learn Self-Defense

5. Increase self confidence

6. Be a part of the Brazil-021Family