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The Baltimore Sun : "Little-known Towson martial arts studio produces Junior Olympic champions"

Lately, several of the younger competitors have taken success a step further with stellar performances in their age/weight brackets at the USA Judo Junior Olympic National and International Championships in Irving, Texas in late June.

Even folks who know the Baltimore County seat pretty well may not have an inkling where the Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy is located, although Ramos' program is steadily building a reputation for producing high-caliber competitors.

Read the full article at the Baltimore Sun


The Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy is the premier Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school in Towson, Maryland

We are "Team Maryland"! Whether you want to train in Judo or Jiu-Jitsu for competition or simply to learn the martial art for fun and fitness, our Olympic-level instruction will help you reach your goals. No other martial-arts school in Maryland provides the same kind of in-depth, world-class instruction in both judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that you'll find at the Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy. We'll teach you the throwing techniques that made champions out of Hidehiko Yoshida and Ronda Rousey, and we'll train you in the ground fighting that made the Gracie family famous.

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Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Team Maryland is devoted to preserving the authenticity of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as it was taught by Relson Gracie. Our curriculum includes a special focus on the self-defense aspects of Jiu-Jitsu. These techniques are as effective on the street as they are on the mat.

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Olympic Judo

The Maryland Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Academy follows a Judo curriculum developed by the Olympic silver medalist and elite Judo coach Jason Morris. The Jason Morris Judo System can accommodate all levels of Judoka, from the casual player to the Olympic hopeful. Our goal is to raise the level of judo in Maryland.

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Kids Programs

Our program teaches effective self-defense techniques to help kids deal with bullies, strangers, and other potential dangers. We also have top-notch programs for junior competitors in Judo and Jiu-Jitsu. And we cultivate a fun, supportive environment that encourages responsibility and builds character.

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World Class Instruction

We offer Olympic level Judo program for adult and youth students. At JMJC MD our students are provided with the necessary tools needed to achieve their goals.

6 reasons why you should join Maryland Judo and Jiu-Jitsu Academy?

  • Great way to get in shape while building an effective skill set.
  • Maryland Judo and Jiu-Jitsu academy is committed to providing a safe and clean environment.
  • World class instruction from white belt to Olympian.
  • Authentic Helio Gracie self-defense techniques taught live!
  • Learn one of the most practiced sports in the world!
  • State of the art training facility.

Jason Morris - Olympic Judo Medalist

Our judo program is developed by 7th degree black belt Jason Morris - one of the best judo coaches in the USA. After his impressive sports career, Jason has developed a program designed to pass his knowledge and experience and create successfull athletes.

  • 2008 Jr. World Championship Head Coach
  • 2008 Olympic Head Coach
  • 2008 & 2007 Pan Am Championship Head Coach
  • 2007 World Championship Head Coach
  • 2007 Pan Am Games Head Coach
  • 2006 & 2005 Pan Am Championship Head Coach
  • 2005 World Championship Head Coach
  • 4x Olympian ('88, '92, '96, '00)
  • 1992 Olympic Silver Medalist


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