Vagner Rocha  George Tala

​​​​​​The Academy


At Zen Jiu-Jitsu & Fitness we provide a safe, clean, fun, and empowering environment for people of all ages and skill levels.

Zen Jiu-Jitsu & Fitness takes pride in the knowledgeable, dedicated, and experienced instructor that runs the academy to help you accomplish your goals. The depth of knowledge possessed by the instructor in competitive and the self defense application will be a great advantage to anyone serious about learning Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Grappling, MMA and/or Boxing. Whether you are training for competition, self defense or looking for a new fitness routine our Academy has something for you.

Come in and try any or all of our world class programs for free. We proudly offer world renowned instruction in the art of Jiu-Jitsu, submission grappling, MMA and Boxing.  Women are encouraged to join Jiu-Jitsu, it's just not for men. Women who train are more likely to ward off potential attacks
.  Jiu-Jitsu will improve your cardio and overall self confidence. We offer a well rounded kids program.


Take advantage of your free trial classes today. You will get to train in one of best and most technical Jiu-Jitsu academy's in the Country and gain a first-hand experience of the high level Jiu-Jitsu being taught at Zen Jiu-Jitsu & Fitness.

*Our academy's base is old school principles; we train hard, often and with precision! 

Hours of operation

Mon & Friday 5:15pm - 8:00pm

Sat 11:15am - 1:30pm

Sun Closed

Josh Manso​

Ricardo Teixeira

CALL US TODAY   704-218-8322 
4612 West Hwy 74, Suite E, Monroe, NC   
Email - zentalajiujitsu@gmail.com  

 Old school training partners, James Farrar, Josh Manso, Vagner Rocha and Ricardo Teixeira

Contact Us

CALL 704-218-8322

4612 W Hwy 74 Suite E 
​Monroe, NC 28111

Email - zentalajiujitsu@gmail.com

James Farrar