• Free Intro Adult Jiu Jitsu Class

    Our Gracie Jiu-Jitsu classes at our Performance Jiu-Jitsu facility will help you lose weight and get in better shape than you ever imagined possible. It will do all of this while giving you a wealth of self-defense skills that are simply unmatched by any other martial arts in the world!

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  • Professor Louis Vintaloro is a 3rd Degree Black Belt

    from Royler Gracie & IBJJF and holds a BA in Education. Founded in 1997 Performance Jiu-Jitsu Academy continues to be a force in North Jersey. Prof. Louis PERSONALLY teaches almost every Adult & Kids BJJ class @ PJJ.

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What would a first
free class be like?

Many potential students may envision a violent, intimidating atmosphere of unfriendly faces and people getting beat up. Nothing is further from the truth! The students are everyday people with jobs and families. Everyone is friendly and helpful and the training is technical and definitely not violent. New students can go at their own pace until theyre more confident. "Getting in shape' before you start training at our academy is also a silly concept. The training at our academy WILL get you in shape!

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Learn About Our Kids Classes

Your children and will get a solid foundation in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and martial arts, while getting a great workout and learning important self-defense skills that no kids should be without in today's world.

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What Our Students Are Saying

“Professor Louis Vintaloro is an excellent coach and motivator. His teaching methods are highly effective because he breaks down even the most difficult tasks or techniques into clear, easy-to-understand, simple components and presents them with clarity and patience...”

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About Performance Jiu-Jitsu Academy

If you've been searching for the best jiu-jistu school in the Lyndhurst, Wayne, Hackensack, Elmwood Park, Lodi, Hawthorne, Wycoff, Ridgewood, Saddle Brook, Paramus, Fair Lawn, Passaic County, or Bergen County, New Jersey area, you've found it with Performance Jiu-Jitsu Academy . If you're ready to learn real Adult Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Kids Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Teens Gracie Jiu Jitsu then Performance Jiu-Jitsu Academy is the perfect place for you!

Performance Jiu-Jitsu Academy Classes

Starting January 17th PJJ will now offer a special weekly takedown/wrestling class taught by former NJ State Champion Chad Chalileh. Chad is a highly technical and detailed instructor that will help you develop a strong takedown game to go along with a great Jiu-Jitsu game! This class will be included free to BJJ students.

Performance Jiu-Jistu offers a complete mixed martial arts curriculum, including: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu (submission grappling). We have beginner and advanced levels for all classes and a variety of times to fit any schedule.

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