Train the Best at SHIELD Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ is built around the idea that a smaller, weaker fighter can defeat a larger opponent by using the proper technique and leverage, you’ll learn every aspect of the discipline while pushing yourself through challenging workouts.

Our instructors will help you build your skills from the ground up or push you to sharpen elements of your fighting technique.

Choosing the SHIELD System

Because BJJ is focused so intently on the art of ground fighting, you’ll quickly learn to use your entire body to subdue an opponent. Unlike most weight training and cardiovascular exercises, BJJ training will push you to use muscle groups that you simply didn’t know you had. And you’ll burn hundreds of calories during each and every class.


With our classes, you’ll learn skills like:

  • Takedowns
  • Chokes
  • Joint locks
  • Submissions
  • Unbelievable upper body strength
  • Boosted lower body stability
  • Toned, powerful core
  • Functional muscles across your entire body

Sensei Luis E. Joseph

Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu with over two decades of experience in the art of self-defense.

2012 Promoted to First Degree Black Belt

1995-2012 Blue Belt under Master Shane Pitts

 I have dedicated most of my adult life to training and improving my knowledge of

I have a passion for this form of Martial Art, and it is my desire to help others to
develop self-confidence and knowing how to protect themselves. I believe that
self-defense is a necessity, and a way of empowering yourself, and becoming more

The SHIELD System | Jiu-Jitsu