Become a member of the best team in Southern Arizona. We have some of the most experienced Jiu-Jitsu practitioners around. DeBrazil has twelve in-house blackbelts who are in class regularly, improving their game and supporting the growth of their teammates through direct instruction, one-on-one mentoring or whole group instruction.

DeBrazil is more like a big family than a business, with everyone working together with one goal in mind: To help each other become the best Jiu-Jitsu players possible and to become better people through life lessons that are inherent within this honorable discipline.

If you are a new student to the art of Jiu-Jitsu, no worries. Someone here is always willing to help you out, as they remember they too were once a new student and a white belt.

We look forward to you joining our academy!

Adult and Kids Programs


In the adults Jiu-Jitsu program we offer very detailed and comprehensive instruction into the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You will learn the latest techniques used in competition today, as the art is ever evolving. You will also learn the true and tried self defense techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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DeBrazil Jiu-Jitsu Academy was founded by Martin H. Escobar in 1997, and is the longest running Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in Tucson, Arizona. We proudly represent the Rey Diogo/ Carlson Gracie Team . We specialize in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and provide training in personal self defense, sport Jiu-Jitsu, M.M.A. training, and law enforcement arrest & control tactics.

If you are interested in getting in great physical shape while making life long friends, DeBrazil Jiu-Jitsu Academy is for you. We offer group, private, and kids classes. Give us a call for more information on how to become a member of this great academy.