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Cobrinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Fitness

At Cobrinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness, we make it our priority to help you accomplish all of your fitness goals. In our new, top-of-the-line facility, our world renowned instructors personalize every class to meet the needs of each individual. We believe that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is much more than just a martial art or self-defense system. Our classes will help you build confidence, develop a positive attitude, and instill lessons that are applicable in every aspect of your life. Men, women, and children as young as 4 yrs. old can all benefit greatly from beginning their journey at our academy. Located conveniently on Wilshire Blvd and Highland in Los Angeles


Whereas BJJ fanatics everywhere recognize Professor Cobrinha as one of the most renowned BJJ competitors in the world, we have had the opportunity to also get to know him as the instructor of our son’s classes. From the very beginning, Professor Cobrinha and his team (Professor Fabbio, Coach Kennedy, et al.) have demonstrated their personal … Continue reading Maxim Fedorchak

Maxim Fedorchak

My 11-year-old daughter’s life has been revolutionized by training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Cobrinha’s. While enjoying the friendship and fun with the other kids on the mats, she has learned lessons in the benefits of hard-work, preparation, and excellence from the top-notch teachers. She feels like she is getting the best-possible instruction and that gives her … Continue reading Simone Herman

Simone Herman

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Your Inner Champion At Cobrinha Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has been proven, when used properly, to be an effective method for dealing with bigger and stronger opponents and has become increasingly popular due in part to its great success and popularity in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). A student can train in BJJ for self-defense, sport jiu-jitsu (and submission grappling) and mixed martial arts competition. It has found its way into the training regimen of nearly every successful martial artist worldwide. At our academy, you will find:

  • A Fundamental Program personalized specifically for you.

  • A safe and friendly training environment.

  • A variety of classes available all day for all levels.

  • The opportunity to learn from a world famous martial artist!

  • World Class Instruction and supervision in our kid's program.

Learn from average amateur instructors with no real experience in the field. World Class Instruction under the direction of globally recognized Jiu-Jitsu champion, Rubens ‘Cobrinha’ Charles.
Spend hours learning forms and techniques that have no practicality in fighting or competition. Learn the system of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that made ‘Cobrinha’ a Multiple World Champion!
No structured ranking system or detailed curriculum according to level of experience. Traditional, organized ranking system providing a specialized curriculum for all levels.
Old and worn mats and equipment that are rarely cleaned or disinfected. Brand new mats and equipment that are cleaned and sanitized multiple times a day.
Train and spar with low ranked students who offer misguided advice. Spar with beginners and advanced alike. Our students range from White belts looking to get in shape to Black Belt World Champion Competitors.


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8 Benefits of Doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Written by: Denise Tayanc Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so much more than just a sport – it is a lifestyle and will transform your life for the better. While Brazilian Jiu Jitsu may have entered the public eye due to the incredible success of Renzo Gracie in the early days of UFC – where he … Continue reading 8 Benefits of Doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Bully-Proof: The Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Written by: Denise Tayanc Unfortunately, bulling is a common issue faced by students and children of all ages and it can be a difficult subject to bring up with your child. However, there are several steps we can take to better prepare children to deal with bullies and confrontations. This article will go over these … Continue reading Bully-Proof: The Benefits of Martial Arts Training


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