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 Justin Singer on his promotion to Purple Belt and to Jake Fuhrmann and Josh Murray on their promotions to Blue Belt. Well earned!
October 13, 2022

Congrats to Jeremy Freitas and Bryan Burham on their promotions to Brown Belt. Well earned!
July 21, 2022

Congrats to Derek DiMatteo on his promotion to Blue Belt!
April 28, 2022

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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

Victory is reserved for those who are willing to pay its price.

~Sun Tzu