222 West 21st Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23517

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Wilson Brian

awesome instructor and students to flow with, very knowledgeable and just a chill vibe 🤙...

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Marisa Wilson

Clay and the crew were so awesome. They welcomed us and we had such a great time. Great atmosphere and chill vibes! Thanks DBA!...

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Frank Anderson

Absolutely one of the best places to train. Very safe, friendly and fun environment. The techniques range from beginners to advanced. Excellent combos, real life scenarios, MMA application, etc. Pro...

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Shane Smith

Amazing academy! I was traveling through Norfolk recently and dropped in for a few classes at DBA Norfolk. I was very pleased with the quality of instruction, welcoming atmosphere, and level of skill ...

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Joseph Simpson

Great Environment to learn Jiu Jitsu. DBA will awaken your spirit animal within....

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Bascoma Clark

The personal and emotional investment that Professor Phillips invested in myself has elevated me to perform at a new level in all areas of my life. I am a more successful person after training at this...

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Kids Martial Arts near Norfolk

Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

An amazing workout and iron-clad self-defense skills are at your fingertips with Clayton Phillips Jiu Jitsu. Our unique style of Jiu Jitsu will teach you the most effective self-defense in the world while building your muscle and improving your day-to-day life with increased health and happiness.

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Kids Martial Arts near Norfolk

Kids Martial Arts

Treat your child to the best Kids Martial Arts Classes in Norfolk with our exciting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program. We work with students of all ages and abilities, helping them build confidence, strength, and more!

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Never Stop Being A Student.

At Clayton Phillips Jiu Jitsu, we're better than your everyday gym. We help our students grow their confidence, build discipline, and become the best they can be. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training isn't just about grappling and holds -- it's about striving to be better. Enroll for your first class and see for yourself why parents around Norfolk and Portsmouth are choosing our dojo to help their kids perform better in school, learn respect, and practice lasting leadership skills!

And Brazilian Jiu Jitsu isn't just for kids! We've also helped adults from across our community develop more robust fitness, learn practical self-defense, and feel revitalized! Our classes offer a great workout, professional instructors, and a passionate community. It's never too late to get started.

Whether you're a novice or you're bringing your belt with you, Clayton Phillips Jiu Jitsu is here to help you succeed. We will provide you with hands-on coaching, inspirational mentors, and the earnest accountability you need to achieve amazing things every step of the way. Located in Norfolk, we harbor an infectious passion for Martial Arts and will train you to become an expert at one of the world's fastest-growing sports.

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Learn About the Services Clayton Phillips Jiu Jitsu Offers

  • Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Confidence & Self-Esteem

    Our team at Clayton Phillips Jiu Jitsu will help you become more confident than ever before as you make the journey from white belt to black belt.

  • Discipline & Self-Control

    Discipline & Self-Control

    With self-discipline comes all kinds of beneficial improvements to your life including advanced focus, new found respect, better health & fitness along with having an easier time at work or school. As you master new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques, you'll gain a sense of focus and discipline that will help you achieve bigger things in all aspects of life.

  • Self-Defense


    Being able to protect yourself and your loved ones is important. Whether you're here in Norfolk or traveling abroad, we'll give you real self-defense skills to stay safe. With these skills you'll learn to defend yourself in a variety of situations, whether life-threatening or you're being bullied in school. Not only that, but you'll gain the confidence to use - or not use - these skills to keep you and your family safe.

  • New Friends & Mentors

    New Friends & Mentors

    Our team is dedicated to your success. The martial arts are about more than just punching and kicking. They're also about community. Learn from the best instructors in Norfolk and meet new friends!



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