Latest News & Events

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25th Anniversary Lunch

Saturday 11:30AM Please let us know if you will be attending our anniversary lunch. All Saturday morning group classes will be on normal schedule. Hope you guys can come out and celebrate with us!

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Congratulations to Gauge Stanley

“Took home another belt in advance nogi this weekend at the Newbreed tournament in Charlotte! Gi didn’t quite go my way, I had a submission locked in but my opponent made it to the bell

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Gustavo Carpio

Thank you to Gustavo for stopping by this week and sharing some great training and techniques with us at AJJ.


Congratulations Cory Simpson

Congratulations Cory Simpson Submission: Cross Collar Choke (3:22) Representing Absolute Jiu-Jitsu Academy Toro Cup 20 will take place 4/30/22! Apply Today at CAM Photos & Design


Congratulations Julia Salata

Winner: 3-0 Representing Absolute Jiu-Jitsu Academy Toro Cup 20 takes place 4/30/22 Apply NOW at CAM Photos & Design

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Gastavo Carpio

A big thank you to Gustavo Carpio for stopping by AJJ and sharing a lot of great Jiu Jitsu techniques and training. We hope to see you back soon.

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AJJ Belt Promotions

Congratulations to all the members that received some well deserved promotions from Dee Smith.

NAGA Tournament Results

NAGA Charlotte Nov 2021

Super proud of all these guys for representing our team today at NAGA Charlotte!
7 competitors
35 matches
9 hours
2 Silvers
1 Bronze

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Grappling Industries Results

Congratulations to Cory Simpson and Cole Hamelryk for competing at Grappling Industries in Knoxville, TN. Both guys earning silver in gi and no-gi.

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Dee Smith Promoted to Second Degree Black Belt

Congratulations to Dee Smith, for his promotion to second degree black belt. Dee has been training Jiu Jitsu for more than twenty-five years. Dee was awarded this rank from seventh degree coral belt, Julio “Foca”

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Congratulations Richard Salamone

Absolute Jiu Jitsu would like to congratulate Richard Salamone, for his promotion to black belt in Jiu Jitsu. Richard, has decades worth of grappling experience and we are very fortunate to have him as a

Julio “Foca” Fernandez

Julio “Foca” Fernandez

We at Absolute Jiu-Jitsu Academy would like to thank Julio Fernandez, for stopping by again and sharing the wealth of knowledge he has and his perspective on Jiu-Jitsu. Julio is one of the founders of

Aaron Lapointe Jiu Jitsu

Aaron Lapointe

A big thank you again to Aaron Lapointe for stopping by and showing us some really good techniques on the feet and on the ground. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Julia Salata 2020 Olympic Trials

Congratulations Julia Salata

“I qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials today. Third time in my career. My dude Ross Bendik coming in with the sick artwork to commemorate it!” -Julia Salata

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US Grappling Greensboro, NC Results

Big day for RePete Simpson and Mike Sant at US Grappling Greensboro! Repete won double gold in his weight division and the absolute division. Mike won gold in his gi division, silver in his no-gi weight division, and silver

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John “Bagels” Telford Seminar

Thanks again to Bagels for coming in from Revolution BJJ in Richmond, VA and sharing some knowledge with us.  It’s always great to have you stop by. See you again soon!

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Toro Cup Results

Congratulations to team Absolute’s Julia Salata for getting the win today at Toro Cup!!!

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Good Fight Results

Team Absolute’s Gage Stanley wins gold in no-gi and silver in gi today at the Good Fight Submission Only Tournament! Congrats Gage!!!

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US Grappling Raleigh, NC Results

Congratulations to team Absolute’s Julia Salata for winning triple gold at US Grappling Raleigh after 10 hard fought matches!!!

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Toro Cup 14 Results

Congratulation to Repete Simpson for his win in a very tough match via triangle choke at Toro Cup 14 in Raleigh, NC. Also, we wish to congratulation Daniel Charles Frank of Revolution BJJ on his

Daniel Frank Seminar

Daniel Frank Seminar

Thanks again to Daniel Charles Frank, for coming in from Revolution BJJ Richmond, VA and sharing some knowledge with us.  It’s always great to have you stop by.  See you again soon!