Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

At Warriors Academy KC

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art focusing on ground combat techniques utilizing joint locks, chokes, and ground control. The overall fighting strategy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is designed to equip a physically smaller or weaker individual with an effective method of defending against a larger and stronger attacker.

Warriors Academy KC is a proud member of the Renato Tavares Association, the largest BJJ association in Kansas City. Our lineage ties directly to Mitsuyo Maeda and Carlos Gracie. The Renato Tavares Association is overseen by Master Renato Tavares, a true legend of BJJ. The Warriors Academy BJJ program is overseen by Ethan Benda.

We offer classes for all levels, from children to seasoned competitors. Drop-ins are always welcome.
Contact us for more info or to schedule an introductory class.


Our BJJ lineage:

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Renato Tavares > Jason Bircher > Ethan Benda



We offer a one-time week pass for $25, giving you access to three classes of your choosing, or a one-time $10 pass for a single class in the Women’s Self Defense Program. This is a great way to experience training and see what membership has to offer! Passes can be purchased online or in person at our academy.