Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

"If size mattered the elephant would be the King of the Jungle" - Rickson Gracie

Personal Defense System

"Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own" - Bruce Lee

Combat Sports Conditioning

All progress occurs outside of the comfort zone

Little Grappler Jiu-Jitsu

"Play is the highest form of research" - Albert Einstein

Teen Combatives

"Strong people stand up for themselves, but the strongest stand up for others"

Welcome to the Family

Established in 2003 under the tutelage of Black Belt Professor Kevin Wilson (BJJ & TKD), Ryoma Academy of Martial Arts (RAMA) emerged as the area’s premier and only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy. RAMA offers quality instruction in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Personal Defense Striking (Boxing & Muay Thai), and Combat Sports Conditioning. With classes tailored to promote self-defense, physical fitness, and mental fortitude, we pride ourselves in developing martial artists whose confidence radiates on and off the mat. Whether your aspirations are to increase physical fitness, learn self-defense, or to compete in BJJ or MMA. RAMA seeks to facilitate your journey to accomplishing your individualized goals. Check out our schedule and find a class that matches your availability. Also be sure to visit the READ MORE link below to discover more about our lineage under Master Mike Moses of Evolve Academy.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

A martial art, combat sport, and a self-defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. Originating in Japan, jiu-jitsu was adapted by Carlos and Helio Gracie to utilize leverage and technique to combat the strength and size of larger adversaries. Expect to develop a understanding of self-defense all while improving flexibility and physical fitness.

Personal Defense System

Personal Defense System (PDS) is the combination of Boxing, Muay Thai, and street self-defense fundamentals into a functional system that trains students for real world confrontation. Expect a increase in cardio, muscle-endurance, and confidence.

Combat Sports Conditioning

Energy-system based circuit training that utilizes speed & agility circuits as well as strength and skill stations that mimic the demands of a 3 x 5 minute round MMA fight. Expect an increase in cardio, strength-endurance, body-awareness and mental fortitude.

Testimonials

Testimonials from current and former students taken from our Facebook account. Read them and discover what makes RAMA the premier martial arts academy in the Western Maryland region.