UndergroundBJJ

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Submission Grappling
  • Mixed Martial Arts

Welcome

About

UndergroundBJJ, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, is run by the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in the area, Michael Rooney.

Classes are offered in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Submission Grappling (SG), and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Whether you are looking to fight, compete, or just have a good time training, we are your best choice.

New people are always welcome. If you have always wanted to get started, now's your chance, please stop in and visit -or- email us.

Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for any other questions or concerns. If you don't find the answers, contact us.

Latest Updates

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Congrats to Dylan Brown on his promotion to Brown Belt!
August 20, 2021

Youth BJJ Classes will be returning on July 1st. Classes will be Monday/Thursday 6-7pm and tuition will be $80.00 per month. We will be accepting students aged 8-15.
June 15, 2021

Congrats to Jason Russell on his promotion to Blue Belt!
May 27, 2021

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What We Do

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ is a martial arts/combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique.

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Submission Grappling

Submission Grappling is a general term describing the aspect of combat sports that focuses on ground fighting with the aim of obtaining a submission using submission holds. This refers to competition and training that does not use a 'jacket' or 'gi'.

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Mixed Martial Arts

MMA is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, including boxing, wrestling, BJJ, Muay Thai, and other styles.

INSPIRATION

The alligator is very strong and can crush a few daisies, but he can't stop the Spring from coming.

~Fernando Terere