WHAT WE DO
Welcome to Triangle Academy!
We specialize in teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, with heavy influences of Judo and Wrestling
We believe that true change and growth happen *just* outside of our comfort zone!
All of our programs are crafted to give students a safe, friendly, yet challenging environment to test themselves, grow, and become EMPOWERED!
Clay is the Owner and Head Adult Coach of Triangle Academy of Jiu-Jitsu. He founded the gym out of his passion for teaching kids and adults the incredible sport and self-defense of Jiu-Jitsu.
Clay is a top-ranked IBJJF Black Belt competitor, Pedigo Submission Fighting instructor, and brings this world-renowned training to Franklin TN.
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FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions
Our group classes start at 5 years old and up. The Ninjas Class is 5-8 Years Old. Juniors Class is 9-13, and all Adult Classes are 14+
Absolutely not. Self Control is a central pillar of the Kids Program. In addition, students are taught the 5 BullySafe Rules, which explain when it is appropriate v. inappropriate to use the techniques that they are learning
Absolutely. Martial Arts is great for children with attention or hyperactivity disorders, because it gives them a healthy way to harness that energy, and slowly teaches them to focus for longer and longer periods of time!
No way! If you’re not already in shape, our classes are one of the fastest, FUNNEST ways to get there – guaranteed.
Plus, you gain a support group of people keeping you accountable, encouraged, and motivated!
Some of our students have lost 75lb within their first 8 months of training.
Probably not. But we advise speaking with your doctor first. He / she will know better than anyone – and may be able to tell us what exercises you can & can’t do.
BJJ is intense! That’s why we love it. But injuries are VERY rare. We’ve gone the extra mile to create a program that will help you prevent injuries rather than bring them on. Minor bumps & bruises are just a part of training, but it is extremely rare to have a serious injury at Triangle Academy.
Definitely not! At Triangle Academy, we put a big emphasis on our Women’s BJJ program.
There are lots of girls and women each class – and we offer regular Women’s Self Defense seminars.
Yes. Most of our coaches are IBJJF Pans/World Champions and/or full-time athletes, and will work with you individually to tailor your game.
We train and travel as a Team, so whether you want to compete locally or win a World Title – your teammates will be in your corner.
Most of our students do compete, but classes are a blend of professional athletes, hobbyists, and people just looking for a great workout.