Level Up Brazilian JiuJitsu is over 30 years in the making. It began as a small idea that over time has grown into an impactful martial arts movement helping children, adults and families to discover this beautiful art in Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Calabasas and valley area.



Our adults program starts with the Fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teaching the basics of Self Defense both standing and on the ground giving students and understanding of where self defense begins and often ends up. In this program students learn all of the most important positions and submissions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and for defending yourself against an agressor. After completing the Fundamentals Jiu Jitsu program in Woodland Hills at Level Up, students will be well prepared for the more advanced classes such as Advanced Technique and Advanced Open Mat as well as No-Gi Submission Grappling classes and more. The Fundamentals class is great for students with no experience all the way up to students with experience looking to review or improve on their basics and their Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense base. Level Up Fundamentals Jiu Jitsu is a great workout as well as a great way to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from the beginning. Introductory Jiu Jitsu Trials are available for nearby residents in the Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Encino, Calabasas, and Canoga Park areas.

advanced technique

These classes are great for those looking to further their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Woodland Hills and surrounding areas, without the live sparring training sessions which are the majority of the open mat sessions. During the Advanced Jiu Jitsu Technique classes students get a chance to hone their skills through technique specific drills and exercises developed to improve and progress students quickly and efficiently in order to rely on less strength and power. Jiu Jitsu itself is based on good technique and the use of leverage, so this class can help a lot with more advanced students looking to really improve their overall Jiu Jitsu. A lot of students like the Advanced technique class, especially when they want to focus more on details and refining their Jiu Jitsu. Advanced technique class gives a great alternative to the sparring and open mat classes for students hoping to train lighter and/or work with a partner on certain techniques or details. Level Up Advanced Technique Jiu Jitsu classes in Woodland Hills are lead by world class black belt instructors daily. For more information apply for a trial class and find out more.

open mat / rolling

This class is a fun, open style class where students can work on anything they’d like including live rolling (sparring), technique, drilling, or just hanging out and talking with friends while watching the action. It is a great class to enjoy at the end of a hard day, night, or week. Come enjoy, hang out, train, and be with friends. Level Up open mat Jiu Jitsu classes in Woodland Hills are designed in the same manner that they are practiced in Brazil. This is a very authentic Brazilian style class where students can feel the roots of Brazil and Jiu Jitsu. So if you have experience and are looking for more advanced Jiu Jitsu near Tarzana, Encino, Calabasas, Canoga Park or Woodland Hills, this is the Jiu Jitsu class for you.

Passion in Details.
— Erik Klinger, Founder & Head Black Belt Professor

locations / i-jef projects

  • Level Up West Los Angeles 11551 Santa Monica Blvd. #4 Los Angeles CA 90025

  • Level Up Studio City 11288 Ventura Blvd. Ste A, Studio City CA 91604

  • Level Up Woodland Hills 19952 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364

  • Level Up Culver City 9026 W Venice Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

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