JT Torres Seminar Raffle

This February, ADCC Champion and grappling phenom JT Torres will be teaching a seminar in Raleigh. This seminar is organized by Roll Forever, an organization that promotes Jiu Jitsu in the region, sponsors athletes and puts on high quality seminars with elite athletes in Virginia and North Carolina. Upstream BJJ is raffling off one spot at this amazing seminar. Raffle tickets are $5 and purchase is exclusive to Upstream students. We hope to see everyone there! We never miss an opportunity to learn from the best.

January Intro Block Offer

For the month of January, Upstream is offering a 12 class intro block for only $60! This block is for those totally new to BJJ who want to test the waters and see how training fits into their lives. It is 12 classes valid over two months. Email us at for more information. We hope to train with you soon!

Women’s Class Schedule January 2019

The first women’s class of 2019 will be Saturday, January 12. We will not have women’s class Saturday January 5. We look forward to starting another productive year of training and continuing to build up a strong women’s team! Get in touch with us if you are interested in our women’s only program. Our Saturday classes are open to ages 12 and up.

Holiday Deals December 2018

This holiday season Upstream BJJ, has a few deals on offer if you would like to add Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to your life without breaking the bank! For the month of December, these are the deals we have going on.

Sign up for a year membership during the month of December and your first payment is 50% off!

Buy an intro block course for you and a friend and get 20% off!

All private lessons purchased during the month of December (gift cards available!) are 10% off! (Kids and adults)

All block classes purchased during the month of December 10% off! (Adults only)

Pay up front for a year, get 2 months free!

Happy holidays from everyone at Upstream BJJ! We wish you and yours the best during this season!

Upstream BJJ Online Cyber Monday Deals

This Cyber Monday! Do not miss out on this deal from Upstream BJJ Online! Add to your training resources with affordable, high quality digital instruction. Upstream BJJ head coach Seph Smith shares some of his favorite techniques from the closed guard, deep half, ankle lock positions and more! Go to and download today!

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This weekend at Upstream BJJ

Get ready to train this weekend at Upstream BJJ! Don't miss marathon roll on Friday and open mat on Saturday. Women's class will be ON with a guest instructor. This week marathon roll will be in the gi and as always open mat is whatever you make of it! Call a buddy and get some great drilling in this Saturday 12-2. Marathon roll will start at 6:30. Open to all schools and affiliations!

Johnny Tama Seminar at Upstream BJJ 9/1/2018

This September black belt and accomplished competitor Johnny Tama will be at Upstream! You may know him from his infamous footlock, the "tamalock" which he has used to quickly submit numerous opponents. The seminar will be from 12-2 on September 1. It is $40 for Upstream students and $50 for visitors. This seminar will be in the gi. Get ready for the fall competition season and add some new tricks to your arsenal! 

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