Nothing Given
Only Earned!


Grand Rapids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Looking for the very best in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training in West Michigan? Welcome to the Grand Rapids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, lead by “The Professor” Clint Crabtree, Michigan’s FIRST Carlson Gracie Black Belt and proud member of the World famous GFT Team.

Professor Crabtree and his instructors are the most advanced BJJ experts in the business and live, train & coach by the highest standards of excellence, built on the “Nothing Given, Only Earned” philosophy. GRBJJ is the oldest, most highly respected and reputed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy in the West Michigan area. With 7 BJJ Black belts teaching and rolling here at GRBJJ.  Our team members have competed all over the Midwest and the nation, winning some of the most prestigious of tournaments including the:

  • 2009 ADCC Team Championship
  • BJJ World No-Gi Championship
  • Pan-Am Championship
  • 6 Time Arnold Classic Championship
  • 7 Time Naga Expert Championship
  • 3 Time Gracie National Championship

Our doors are always open to anyone with the desire to pursue their martial arts goals and dreams, take their fitness to the next level, or to simply get in shape and make some great friends in the process while learning valuable self-defense techniques. Because of our significant growth in the last few years, we have recently revised our class schedule to offer more available training times to help meet the most demanding of schedules for our dedicated students. We proudly offer classes in:

Professor Crabtree and his highly decorated instructors are dedicated to helping you meet and achieve your goals…you just have to show up and train.

You can never lose in Jiu-Jitsu…you either win or you learn!

“I’ve never had a student fail to earn their black belt, just students who quit too soon”.

See you on the mats! Call 616-914-5639