by Chris Chard, The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Center of Ohio is an exclusive training facility for the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ).

This is the headquarters for Team Chard BJJ.

We are located 30 minutes from downtown Cleveland or Akron in Walton Hills, Ohio.

We are not accepting new students or visitors from other academies at this time due to ongoing concerns with COVID-19



Membership FAQs

  • Members must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Please refer to our schedule for practice and training times.
  • BJJ uniforms (Gi) and No Gi (rash guard and grappling shorts) apparel are required for training. Training apparel must be clean for every class.
  • We train exclusively in the sport of BJJ and take pride in being active competitors.  Competition is encouraged, not required.  
  • Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that is offered separately from the Jiu Jitsu program.


Practice Times

Mondays:           6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Wednesdays:    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Fridays:              6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Saturdays:          11:30 am to 1:00 pm



Where are We Fighting Next?

COVID-19 Killed our Season. Hopefully we will return to competition when IBJJF resumes.

Contact Us

Due to ongoing threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we are temporarily closed to new students and visitors.