More than a Jiu Jitsu academy,
a BJJ community

Personal growth
through Jiu Jitsu

Welcome

Team Passos is about creating positive transformation in people’s lives through world-class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) instruction. We specialize in training both kids and adults in a safe and fun atmosphere. Our students benefit from individualized goal setting and coaching, our conceptual teaching methodology, physical conditioning, and training with supportive teammates under the supervision of seasoned instructors.
Jiu Jitsu coaching is our passion. We are fueled by the mission of providing our students with the tools to reach their personal goals on and off the mat. We invite you to swing by our academy in Sterling, VA to experience this welcoming BJJ community for yourself and begin your own transformational journey today!

Programs

Kids Zoo-Jitsu

We offer an All-Levels Kids Program and an Advanced Kids Program. Our curriculum is structured to teach technique through functional games aimed to improve your child’s agility and flexibility in a fun, friendly and interactive manner.

Adult Fundamentals

Our Adults Fundamentals program is designed for students new to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. These classes follow a structured curriculum that is essential to a beginner’s progression in Jiu Jitsu.

Adult Advanced

The Advanced class is designed for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu student who has acquired a solid foundation of the sport and who would like to progress their Jiu Jitsu to the next level.

Programs

Kids Zoo-Jitsu

We offer an All-Levels Kids Program and an Advanced Kids Program. Our curriculum is structured to teach technique through functional games aimed to improve your child’s agility and flexibility in a fun, friendly and interactive manner.

Adult Fundamentals

Our Adults Fundamentals program is designed for students new to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. These classes follow a structured curriculum that is essential to a beginner’s progression in Jiu Jitsu.

Adult Advanced

The Advanced class is designed for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu student who has acquired a solid foundation of the sport and who would like to progress their Jiu Jitsu to the next level.

Upcoming Events

WOMEN’S SUMMER JIU JITSU WORKSHOP

Join us for a FREE women’s only jiu jitsu (BJJ) and self-defense workshop on Saturday, July 23rd from 12:00-1:30 PM led by Professor Megan!

ZOO-JITSU FALL PARTY

Arguably the most fun kids class of the year, Friday, 10/28 we will hold our annual Kids Fall party.

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT (PNO)

You are invited to drop off your kids for a fun evening with their friends and coaches while you get a few hours break!

Latest Blog Posts

Free Women’s Jiu Jitsu Workshop – 7/23

Free Women’s Jiu Jitsu Workshop – 7/23

Join us for a free women only jiu jitsu (BJJ) and self-defense workshop on Saturday, July 23rd from 12:00-1:30 PM led by Professor Megan!   Class will be held at the Team Passos Jiu Jitsu academy in Sterling, VA. This event is FREE and open to any female age 13...

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Social Impact Through the 2021 Brazil Camp

Social Impact Through the 2021 Brazil Camp

SOCIAL IMPACT THROUGH THE 2021 BRAZIL CAMP   During our Brazil Camp last Fall, we visited Professor Tony’s hometown of Recife where we enjoyed incredible beaches trips, trained at various academies in the city, tried new foods and made good friends. It was a trip...

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2022 Jiu Jitsu Leadership Cohort

2022 Jiu Jitsu Leadership Cohort

2022 Jiu Jitsu Leadership Cohort We have officially launched our Jiu Jitsu Leadership Cohort for Assistant Coaches at Team Passos HQ in partnership with DreamRoot Leadership Institute! This cohort provides a solid foundation for participants to learn how to facilitate...

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We have all 5 of our children enrolled here, excellent school, very professional. Totally recommend!

Violet S. – Parent

Great school and amazing teammates. Top notch instruction from one of the best coaches in the world, Tony Passos.

Jason H. – Purple Belt

Team Passos is a great place to train for both beginners trying to get a fun workout in, or for the advanced competitor trying to get their BJJ game to the next level!

Shohei T. – Blue Belt

Contact

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