Z Martial Arts Training Academy

Our mission is to inspire our students in a positive setting where anyone can train, transform and evolve their body, mind and spirit. Our vision is to provide the ultimate experience in martial arts for those who want to progress, excel beyond their limits and achieve their very best – that is the ZMATA experience.


ZMATA is a martial arts training academy primarily focused on the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, known as the gentle art that teaches a smaller person how to defend himself against a larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique. The Gracie family, the founders of BJJ, modified judo and traditional Japanese jujutsu to create the art. It contains stand-up maneuvers, but it is most famous for its devastating ground-fighting techniques. We offer several different classes for all ages (4 years old and above) with all skill levels (beginner to advanced) teaching the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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Benefits of ZMATA Training

There are so many benefits with martial arts training and especially Brazilian Jiujitsu. Once you start your ZMATA training routine, it will impact your life across multiple dimensions including:

  • Self Esteem and Confidence

    An individual with high self-confidence may realize his abilities and, as a result, see himself as a stronger individual, increasing his self-esteem.

  • Physical Fitness

    Physical fitness can be defined as a general state of health and well-being or more specifically as the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations.

  • Calmness and Happiness

    Not only does cultivating calmness have tremendous effects on your state of mind, calm people are happier on average.

  • Weight Loss

    Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts are great stimulators for fat loss, fitness, health, and self defense. ZMATA will get you in shape too!

  • Commitment, Perseverance and Determination

    Determination and perseverance enables us to succeed despite incredible odds. The skills you learn in the academy lead to success in life.

  • Self Defense

    We offer customized self-defense training to suit the participants’ lifestyles, occupations, age, gender, and physical and mental capabilities.

“When we go to the ground, you are in my world. The ground is the ocean, I am the shark, and most people don’t even know how to swim.”

Jean Jacques Machado