City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school founded in historic Fort Myers, Fl

Operating as usual


Absolutely amazing day ๐ŸŽ‰

Kicked off the day with Professor teaching a seminar ๐Ÿ’ญ

Ended the day with Promotions! Congrats to everyone who leveled up today! ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿค™

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 10/01/2023

Success in Jiu Jitsu isn't just about being strong or quick; it's about having patience.

Patient fighters wait for the right opportunity to make their move, just like how a skilled chess player plans their strategy.

In Jiu Jitsu, being patient means being smart and calm, waiting for the perfect moment to win. It's a skill that takes time to learn, just like earning a black belt. Patience is the secret weapon that helps fighters become masters in the exciting world of Jiu Jitsu! ๐Ÿฅ‹โณ

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 09/28/2023

With our Promotions approaching, we knew was going to be out of town protecting our border. Justin trains mainly no gi for work purposes, to ensure he is able to be well rounded in his job responsibilities. ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿค™

Congrats Justin! Your hard work is paying off both on / off the mat. ๐Ÿค™


Good luck to all our competitors this weekend fighting at ๐Ÿค™


๐Ÿฅ‹ New Tiny Tot Class Times๐Ÿฅ‹

We're thrilled to roll out our brand-new Tiny Tot class times. We have 11AM + 4PM Tiny Tots class options! ๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿ‘ถ Designed for our little warriors ages 3-6, this program is all about teaching them the fundamentals of BJJ while having an absolute blast on the mats.

Here's what you can expect:
๐Ÿคฉ Fun-filled and interactive lessons that keep your little ones engaged.
๐Ÿฅ‹ Basic BJJ techniques tailored for tiny tots.
๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Balance, coordination, and agility exercises.
๐Ÿ’ช Confidence-building activities to help them grow on and off the mats.
๐Ÿ‘ A safe and supportive environment with our experienced instructors.

๐Ÿ“… Monday + Wednesday at 11am + 4PM.

Don't miss out on the chance to watch your little ones blossom into confident martial artists!


The Khan family has been with us since we opened. Itโ€™s been really awesome to watch their progress and their love for jiu jitsu increase over time. This weekend the four oldest boys went out on the mats to compete and collected some hardware, while the youngest two cheered them on. ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰

We also want to celebrate the dedication of their parents. Bringing them to training 4-5 times a week and competition class on Saturdays. Thank you for believing in your boys and helping them achieve there goals. ๐Ÿ’ช


Those post mat chats ๐Ÿค™

Everytime a student arises to the occasion of competing, weโ€™re extremely proud ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ช


Take some time today to rest + reflect. ๐Ÿค™

Youโ€™re always going to be better when you give your body + mind a moment to rest. ๐Ÿ’ช

City of Palms Jiu Jitsu | Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | BJJ | Fort Myers, FL 09/08/2023

๐Ÿฅ‹ Join us for our Annual Seminar with Rafael Lovato Jr.๐Ÿฅ‹

Our annual seminar is just around the corner, and weโ€™re excited for host Jiu-Jitsu legend, Rafael Lovato Jr.

๐ŸŒŸ Date + Time: October 7th from 10am - 1pm
๐Ÿข Location: 11931 Metro Pkwy Unit 3 Ft. Myers, FL 33966
๐Ÿ‘ค Instructor:

This year, we're diving into the art of Jiu-Jitsu with the Gi. Learn the techniques, strategies, and tactics that have made Rafael Lovato Jr. a household name in the BJJ world. This seminar is always a highlight of our year. It's a chance to connect with fellow Jiu-Jitsu practioners and grow as a martial artist. ๐Ÿฅ‡

Mark your calendar, grab your Gi, and get ready for an unforgettable Jiu-Jitsu experience with Rafael Lovato Jr. See you on the mats! ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ‘Š

City of Palms Jiu Jitsu | Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | BJJ | Fort Myers, FL World class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gym based in historic Fort Myers, Florida founded by black belt Brock Garlick.


It's Fun Friday! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿค™
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If you don't look like this in your end of week rolls...we don't want it! You have two chances to train today! Let's kick off the weekend right!
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Don't underestimate your abilities; you've got the power to achieve greatness! ๐ŸŒŸ โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹


Every day is a chance to prove to yourself how capable you are. ๐Ÿ’ชโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹


Itโ€™s fun Friday! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ”ฅ

Its a good day for a good day! Always learning and staying focused on the goals ahead!

Make sure you get your last training in for the week! ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿ’ช


Throwing it back to the beginning days when + had white belts and we had walls / doors everywhere! ๐Ÿ˜€

Everything should get better over time. You get in what you put outโ€ฆlike blue belts and open spaces! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿค™

Womenโ€™s gi: Thursdays @ 9:30am
Womenโ€™s no gi: Saturdays @ 10:30am

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 08/14/2023

These 4 easy steps will help us maximize your childโ€™s potential here at City of Palms BJJ.


It's not just a piece of fabric; it's a testament to the countless hours, the struggles, and the determination it took to earn it.

The mat may be tough, the journey may be grueling, but it's the hard work that shapes us into the martial artists we aspire to be. ๐Ÿฅ‹


In response to the growing demand and to better accommodate our young learners, we are thrilled to announce an exciting update for our Tiny Tots program!

The new Tiny Tots class times will be available starting September 11th. This class can be booked directly in our member app. If you have questions, don't hesitate to stop by the Front Desk or send an email.



Awesome opportunity to show WINK News concepts from Jiu-Jitsu that transfer to other sports ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿค™๐Ÿˆ

Link to article + video in our bio or visit the link on our page


The only difference between a white belt and a black belt is one chose to never give up. ๐Ÿ’ช
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๐Ÿš€ Keep pushing forward, even when things get tough. The struggle is the path to growth, and you possess the strength within to conquer any obstacle.
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Believe in yourself! โœจ๐ŸŒŸ In the face of every challenge, you rise stronger and closer to your black belt dreams! ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ’ซ
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๐Ÿ“ขWomens No Gi class starts THIS Saturday at 10:30am ๐Ÿ“ข

This class will focus on dynamic warmups, basic fundamental BJJ and a yoga flow cool down! ๐Ÿค™

Come join us Saturday to try and free class ๐Ÿ‘‘


Welcome August!! ๐ŸŒŸ โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹

A fresh start, a blank canvas, and new opportunities ahead. Time to set new goals and chase after our dreams. Let's make this month count, step by step, with determination and positivity. ๐ŸŽฏ
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Embrace the challenges, celebrate the victories, and keep moving forward. Here's to a month filled with growth, joy, and achieving what we've set our minds to! ๐Ÿ’ช
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Meet Brock, one of the most dedicated and hardworking students in our Academy. ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ช
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You can always count on him to be one of the first to arrive and the last to leave when it comes to his training! ๐Ÿค™
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Brock's determination to excel is truly inspiring. Whether it's drilling, competing or helping others, he always gives his best effort. ๐Ÿ’ฏ
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He's not afraid of challenges; instead, he embraces them as opportunities to learn and grow. ๐Ÿ’ช
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Standing strong behind our local law enforcement heroes! ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹
They work tirelessly to keep our community safe and deserve our unwavering support. We're honored that local law enforcement train alongside us at City of Palms. It's an honor to do a small part in enabling officers to be better in their service to our communities. โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹
Let's take a moment to appreciate their dedication, sacrifice, and commitment to serving and protecting us all. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹


Creating an atmosphere where both, inexperienced and experienced can come and learn the art of jiu jitsu. ๐Ÿ’ซ

Someone who was interested in classes recently asked, โ€œwho is jiu jitsu for?โ€ Immediately the response was, โ€œeveryone.โ€ ๐Ÿค™


Do you have a hobby outside of jiu jitsu? ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ’ซ

Share โฌ‡๏ธโฌ‡๏ธ


It was quite the week in our house this week! ๐ŸŒด

Takedowns, half guard + back takes! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿค™


Hard work + dedication to your craft will always pay off in the end. ๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ

Weโ€™re super proud of our team who competed yesterday at ๐Ÿค™

Brought some hardware and learned lessons home! ๐Ÿ“


Fun FRIDAY! ๐Ÿฅณ

Join us for morning or evening class as we close out an intense but fun week of training! ๐Ÿค™

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 07/19/2023

๐Ÿ“ข Calling on parents + guardians! โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹
This night is for kids who train + their siblings ages 4-15. ๐Ÿ“ข

Make sure to sign your kiddos up for our Parents Night Out happening August 4th from 5:30pm - 9pm! We will be having regular Gi class and then a fun-filled night after!

Please see Danielle at the Front Desk to RSVP or shoot us a DM! ๐Ÿคฉ

Food + drinks provided! ๐Ÿ•

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 07/13/2023

"I always emphasize the importance of having a plan or planning to fail. That's why I refer to City of Palms as an academy, not just a gym. Gyms are where you go to work out, but an academy is where you go to learn and study. At City of Palms, our coaches are here to assist you in progressing by providing detailed explanations of systems and breaking down techniques. We're dedicated to helping you improve. Join us at City of Palms and experience a supportive environment where learning and skill development go hand in hand!"

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 07/13/2023

"I always emphasize the importance of having a plan or planning to fail. That's why I refer to City of Palms as an academy, not just a gym. Gyms are where you go to work out, but an academy is where you go to learn and study." Professor Brock

At City of Palms, our coaches are here to assist you in progressing by providing detailed explanations of systems and breaking down techniques. Our coaches are dedicated to helping you improve.

Join us at City of Palms and experience a supportive environment where learning and skill development go hand in hand!๐Ÿค™


Discover the art of self-defense, build confidence, break stereotypes, and break barriers. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for the girls too. Join the movement! ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ’ช
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If you want the best, you have to have no peace with laziness. No peace with idle. You have to show up, work hard, learn, work harder than anyone else in the room and keep it going ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿ”ฅโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹


Pressure makes you better. ๐Ÿค™

Itโ€™s fun FRIDAY! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿคฉ

Hope to see everyone on the mats today! ๐Ÿ’ช

Photos from City of Palms Jiu-Jitsu's post 07/06/2023

๐ŸŒž๐Ÿฅ‹ Summer is heating up with an incredible lineup of events at City of Palms BJJ! Mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable season of Jiu-Jitsu and community. Here are the summer events you won't want to miss:

๐ŸŒŸ IBJJF Orlando: Join us as we compete against some of the best in the IBJJF Orlando tournament. Our team is getting ready to showcase their skills, test their mettle, and represent our academy with pride. Let's bring home the gold! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ช

๐ŸŒŸ Parents Night Out: Calling all parents! Drop off your little ones for a fun-filled Parents Night Out event. Enjoy an evening to yourselves while your kids engage in exciting activities, games, and Jiu-Jitsu-themed fun. It's a win-win for everyone!

๐ŸŒŸ Guys Gun Day: Get ready for an action-packed day of camaraderie and excitement at our Guys Gun Day. Join fellow practitioners for a day of shooting, laughs, and adventure. It's a chance to connect outside the mats and build lasting memories.

๐ŸŒŸ Seminar with Maggie Grindatti: We're honored to host the talented and accomplished Maggie Grindatti for a special seminar. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from a Jiu-Jitsu black belt, gain new insights, and elevate your game. Don't miss out on this valuable experience!

Stay tuned for more details and updates on these summer events. Make this summer one to remember by joining us for incredible training, competitions, and unforgettable community experiences. Let's make the most of the sunny days ahead!

โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‹ 07/05/2023

Every moment on the mats is an investment in yourself. The hours of training, the sweat, and the dedication are all building blocks in your Jiu Jitsu journey. You're not just investing in techniques and skills; you're investing in self-discovery, growth, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. The dividends of this investment aren't always measured in trophies or belts, but in the person I become along the way. ๐Ÿฅ‹๐Ÿ’ช

Join us on August 19th as we host for an all womenโ€™s seminar.

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One thing we take pride in, is that our coaches lead from the front! You canโ€™t truly lead someone into a place you don't also walk yourself! ๐Ÿ“š
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Coach , Coach and Coach have all medaled multiple times this year in different competition venues! ๐Ÿ…
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Weโ€™re excited for them to compete in IBJJF Orlando and Masters. Coach Danielle also has a few more Chickjitsu matches coming up! ๐Ÿ’ช
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2023 has been a good year so far both our kids and adults competition teams! ๐Ÿค™
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This weekend our Kids Competition team and went to and brought home some hardware. ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿป

Great job everyone! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป


Today we celebrate the men who are heroes and mentors to their children. Happy Father's Day you dads who have shown what it means to love and live with integrity. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹

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11931 Metro Pkwy Ste 3
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