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Laylah Watkins

Laylah is a purple belt and a full-time competitor in the art of Jiu-Jitsu. She is a 4x International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Pan Kids Champion (world champion).
  • 3x IBJJF Kids International Champion.
  • 1x IBJJF American National Champion.
  • 4x American Grappling Federation National Champion.
  • F2W Champion. Submission Hunter Pro Champion.
  • Third Coast Grappling Champion.
  • Subs on the Shore Baddest Blue Champion.
  • Finishers Sub Only Champion and the list goes on. She lives for competition, and at present she is the best light weight teenage girl in the world!

She regularly helps out in all of our Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu classes at the Academy. And she does private lessons for students too. Her ambition in life is to become a multiple time black belt world champion in Jiu-Jitsu, and we believe she is well on her way to accomplishing this goal!

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Learning More About BJJ?

Are you curious about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and want to try it out for yourself?

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the fundamental techniques of BJJ. While also providing a great workout and a fun learning experience. You’ll learn how to grapple, control and submit your opponent using leverage, technique, and timing! Skills that are both practical for self-defense and exciting for sport competition.

We offer classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. So regardless of your skill level or experience, you’ll find the right class for you. And if you’re worried about not having the proper gear, don’t worry. We have everything you need to get started!  Just come with comfortable workout clothes and a positive attitude.