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We are the premiere Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy in the Hampstead area and an official affiliate of Lucas Lepri, one of the most decorated jiu jitsu athletes in history.
We believe jiu jitsu is more than just a sport, self-defense system, or fitness program; it’s a lifestyle that improves the whole person. The physical, mental, and transcendent benefits of jiu jitsu should be accessible to everyone, from beginner to world-class competitor and any age, sex, or ethnicity.
We will help you achieve your goals, whether it is self defense, weight loss, confidence or to be a world champion. In the process, you will transform your life and become tougher, safer, fitter, & better.
Come see how Crest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can help transform your life!
PROGRAMS & CLASSES
Adult Jiu Jitsu
More than just a sport, self-defense system, or fitness program, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will help you in all aspects of life. You’ll gain confidence, reduce stress, become more positive, and improve overall happiness. It will help transform you life and you’ll become fitter, stronger, safer, and better.
Kids Martial Arts
The foundation of our kids program is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which is considered the most practical and effective martial art in the world. It’s one of the best gifts you can provide a child because it provides character development and personal growth that will impact every area of their life. It is a fun way for kids to get into shape, gain confidence, learn respect, improve discipline, and prevent bullying.
Our submission grappling curriculum is designed to help students apply the foundational principles of jiu jitsu in the context of the No-Gi style. It’s a great way to expand your leg lock knowledge or if you want to compete in mixed martial arts.
f you are looking to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with maximum efficiency, private lessons will help reduce the amount of time it takes to reach key milestones.
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William "Tyler" Boone
Owner/Instructor & Marine Veteran
Tyler has been practicing the gentle art for 7 years. Tyler is married with two amazing sons, both of which will be training under his tutelage. Tyler studied sports medicine at the UNCW and received his Bachelor of Arts. His dream has always been to open an academy where he can reach out to the community, specifically the youth.
Owner/Instructor & Navy Veteran
Johnny started his BJJ journey in 2010 while stationed in Virginia. Over the years Johnny has trained with some of the elite grapplers in the community such as Bernardo Faria, Marcelo Garcia, and many others and now wants to share his knowledge and passion of BJJ with his community.
Lucas Lepri Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Lucas is one of the most accomplished and decorated jiu jitsu athletes in the world. He is a 8-time black belt World Champion and has won every major jiu jitsu tournament in the world, a feat accomplished by only a handful of athletes in history.
For our students, our affiliation with Lucas ensures that our teaching methods, curriculum, and belt promotion process are best-in-class, and we have access to the world’s best jiu jitsu talent and a network of academies around the world.
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Come try out the sport and us — on us. No cost nor obligation. We’ll provide everything you need.
Adult Class Testimonials
Kids Program Testimonials
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We have launched an online shop to make it easier for you to purchase Crest gear and apparel needs. Right now, we are only taking Pre-orders for rash guards and fight shorts, but gis and clothing are coming soon! Until then, check it out and submit your pre-order...