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Joe Lilly is a Gracie Certified Instructor as well as the head instructor and owner of Berwyn Heights BJJ. He has been involved in grappling and the martial arts for almost 20 years, training and competing in several disciplines including Brazilian and Japanese Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing and wrestling. He holds a Master’s Degree in teaching, and incorporates many universal learning strategies into his BJJ classes to maximize his student’s progress and knowledge retention.
Our core belief is that Jiu Jitsu is for EVERYONE, regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.
‘"There is no such thing as a bad student…"‘
Joel Chovanec is a Gracie Certified Instructor and has a background in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and Judo. He has been training at Berwyn Heights BJJ/ Gracie Jiu Jitsu College Park since it first opened. His experience includes teaching the principles and techniques of Gracie Jiu Jitsu to adults, children, and law enforcement officers.
Proudly serving the Berwyn Heights/ College Park/ Greenbelt area
We specialize in teaching practical self–defense to all ages and abilities. Whether you are looking for anti–bullying programs for children, self–defense for adults, or a women‘s safety seminar, we have something to offer you! Learn how to get fit, build confidence, and stay safe in a clean, welcoming, team–oriented environment. Beginners and first–timers especially welcome!
Rener Endorsement for BHBJJ and Joe Lilly