Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu

Krav Maga, jiu Jitsu, fitness kickboxing and more. Your one-stop shop for self defense and fitness!

Operating as usual


Monday night bjj at MKM & Jiu Jitsu! 7 black belts on the mats tonight. Come join us!

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 02/25/2024

What a great day yesterday! I’m extremely proud of our team. The hard work is paying off and it showed in the results. As a team we did great. We won a lot, lost some tough matches, and learned a lot about our jiu jitsu.
4 🥇
4 🥈
3 🥉


🌟 Exciting News! 🌟

Looking for a unique and enriching experience for your child this summer? Look no further! Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu is thrilled to announce our summer camps for youth. We have specially designed intensive camps that blend Krav Maga, Brazilian jiu jitsu, and kickboxing to provide your child with a well-rounded martial arts background like no other.

Join us for a 1-week Krav Maga & kickboxing camp or our 1-week intensive Brazilian jiu jitsu camp. Enroll now and receive a free gi or boxing gloves with your sign up! Don’t miss this opportunity to help your child develop valuable skills, boost their confidence, and have a blast this summer.

Sign up today using the link in our bio or scan the QR code on the flyer. Let’s make this summer unforgettable with martial arts fun! 🥋🌞

This is for kids ages 8-14. No experience required.

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 02/20/2024

A huge congratulations to everyone on their stripes last night! The team is getting better and your effort is not unnoticed. Also, congrats to Elsie for winning the raffle for our “bring a friend” day last week.


Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 02/08/2024

🌟 Exciting news, everyone! 🌟

Get ready for an awesome Valentine’s week at the academy! 🥊💪 We’re hosting two special “bring a friend” days that you won’t want to miss! 🎉

On Wednesday, February 14th, we’re inviting all our adult members to bring their friends along for a FREE trial class! 🤩 They can join in our thrilling krav maga, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, or kickboxing sessions in the evening. It’s the perfect opportunity to introduce your pals to the amazing world of martial arts!

But that’s not all! On Friday, from 5:30-7:00pm, we’re rolling out a special youth class just for our younger members. 🥋👧👦 Bring your friends and let them experience the excitement and fun of our classes firsthand! They’ll be hooked in no time!

Oh, and did we mention there will be a drawing for prizes each day? 🎁🎉 So, make sure to bring your friend along and have them sign up using the QR codes on our flyers!

Mark your calendars and get ready for a week filled with fitness, friendship, and fun! 💖 We can’t wait to see you all next week! Let’s make it a Valentine’s week to remember! 💪😊


Another packed class in jiu jitsu. Our team is out here getting after it every night. Come try a class and join us.


Anyone want to go? I’ve done this camp twice. It’s awesome!


We’re closing today due to weather. Stay home, safe, and warm.


Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 01/13/2024

Last night was an incredible turnout for our first ever in-house jiu jitsu tournament. We had over 50 competitors from many of the great bjj schools in the area. Everyone competed hard, had a great time, and grew together in our jiu jitsu journeys.

First, I’d like to thank all of the people who helped ref during the event. Without you, this would not have worked out.

Thank you to .uniq and for keeping up with the brackets and getting people to the right places.

Thank you to all of the teams who came out. There were members from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu (obviously), , , , , , , !

Congrats to all who participated. Win or lose, we all got better.



What a great opportunity to learn from the best! Today, we had an amazing seminar taught by , founder of the ! It was an honor to welcome John in our gym and learn from the source.

The mats were packed including members from and ! Thank you for joining us as we all share a mission of teaching self defense that works.

I’m proud to be a part of the Krav Maga Alliance. I look forward to utilizing our depth of knowledge and bringing more amazing badass instructors in the near future.


🥋 Bullies watch out! Our kids are learning all the skills! Our youth program teaches jiu jitsu, Krav Maga, and wrestling! We set expectations each class about accountability, hard work, and attention to detail. Bring your kids to try class and get them started on a beautiful journey in martial arts.


Here’s a member shoutout for ya! Today, broke a gym record by training 5 classes in 1 day. Wow! That’s 3 Krav Maga classes and 2 kickboxing classes today alone. She’s done 12 classes in the last 3 days. Way to go, Melissa! 💪💪 Keep up this momentum going in to the new year. Thank you for all you do to help create our amazing community.

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 12/20/2023

🎄🥋🎉 Wow, what a fantastic night we had at our Christmas party! This year has been nothing short of incredible, and it’s all thanks to our amazing community. Each one of you brings so much energy, dedication, and camaraderie to our mats every day, creating a culture that’s truly special. I’m beyond proud to be part of this journey with you all.

A special shout-out to Melanie, who is embarking on a new adventure in Houston. Your infectious positivity, relentless training spirit, and warm friendship have left an indelible mark on our studio. We’re going to miss you, but we know you’ll continue to shine in your new home. Best of luck, Melanie! 🌟

As we wrap up this year, let’s carry forward this spirit of unity, strength, and resilience into the next. Here’s to more groin kicks, armbars, and friendships in the coming year! 🥂🎉

Also, a huge shoutout to everyone who helped organize and set up the event. we truly appreciate your efforts.

Happy Holidays, everyone! Stay safe and keep the fighting spirit alive! 🎄🥋🎁

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 12/07/2023

Attention all jiu jitsu athletes in the area. We’re hosting an in-house tournament for white and blue belts. We’re doing both gi and no gi divisions. There will be male and female divisions as well. This is a fantastic opportunity to improve your competition skills without having to travel, pay expensive fees, and a chance to bring the Memphis jiu jitsu community together.

Friday, January 12th at 6:00pm.
Double elimination- you’re guaranteed 4 matches if you do both gi and nogi.
- Depending on sign ups, we might split each group in half by weight.
- $30 fee to participate. Sign up using the QR code here.
- prizes for the winners of each division
- All gyms are welcome. We want to bring the community together. Open mat and hang after the matches.

If you have any more questions, please dm me here or reach out to 9018570560.

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 12/03/2023

I’m extremely proud of our team! Yesterday we took 5 competitors to Nashville to compete at . 4 of them in their first competition ever. Everyone showed skill, determination, and have a lot to be proud of. All 5 athletes got their hands raised and received medals. 🥇 🥇 🥈
🥈🥈and 3 bronze 🏅

Great work, everyone. Also, congrats to our coaches and for helping get them ready. And thank you to the teammates who took the time to travel with us for the day to support. This is truly a special community. This is only the beginning.


It’s competition week and our team is out here putting in the work! I’m excited to see many of our athletes compete for the first time! we’re coming for ya 💪


Black Friday- holiday gift certificate

This year get someone the gift of personal protection, fitness, and an incredibly positive community. Use the QR code to purchase a trial membership good through January 31st. You’ll receive a digital certificate to give out as a gift.

This includes all of our classes: Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Fitness kickboxing, yoga, and circuit training.
Ages 15+

For kids it includes the youth program for ages 8-14.

On sale now until December 15th.

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 11/12/2023

We’re extremely proud of Marcelo! He entered his first bjj tournament Nashville and won gold in an 18 man division. We’re proud of your hard work and commitment to your training while navigating Med school. Your future is bright, and we’re happy to be a part of it. Great coaching as well by and 💪💪


We’re bringing back the morning Krav Maga classes. Starting November 6th, join us for Krav Maga at 6:00am on Mondays and Thursdays.


We look forward to having come to town for a seminar on defending against weapons. Join us! All gyms are welcome.

John is the founder of the Krav Maga Alliance, a 6th degree black belt in Krav Maga, author of Complete Krav Maga, and this list goes on and on. He’s and extremely gifted teacher and we’re thrilled to have him share some knowledge.

Krav Maga and Community 10/16/2023

This is why our community is constantly growing!

Krav Maga and Community Alliance Culver City - Krav Maga and Community : Communities are created by common goals and shared experience. Krav Maga provides both. Our training provides several common goals: self-esteem, fitness, new skill sets, and safety. Our individual ...

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 10/07/2023

Another Friday night for the books! First, my sons Emilio and Alonso ranked up in bjj. They’ve been grey belts for over two years. It was special for me to award their new rank as their coach. Then, an hour of sparring followed up by a packed gi jiu jitsu class.


Yesterday we hosted another women only self-defense seminar. These ladies trained hard for 3 hours on a Sunday working on skills to improve their chances of survival. Thank you for coming to our
workshop and giving your all. I know you’re all sore today… Also, a huge thank you to the Krav Maga and Jiu Jitsu instructors that came out to help. We couldn’t have done it without you.

We also used this opportunity to give back and support in their effort to support women in Memphis. It’s an important mission we should all stand behind.


October is domestic violence awareness month. Come by Sunday and learn some skills to protect yourselves, while supporting an organization doing important work for women in Memphis.


Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica y el 8vo Aniversario de CasaLuz.

Muchas gracias a Midtown Krav Maga por organizar un seminario de autoprotección para mujeres en beneficio de la misión de CasaLuz de brindar servicios vitales a víctimas vulnerables y desatendidas de violencia doméstica, asalto sexual y otros crímenes violentos en el área de Memphis/Condado de Shelby.

¡Aquí está la inscripción para un seminario de autoprotección solo para mujeres que se llevará a cabo este domingo 1 de octubre de 1:00 pm a 4:00 pm! Utiliza el código QR para reservar tu cupo.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and CasaLuz's 8th Anniversary.

Many thanks to Midtown Krav Maga for organizing a self-protection seminar for women to benefit CasaLuz’s mission to provide vital services to underserved and vulnerable victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes in Memphis/Shelby County.

Here’s the signup for a women only self protection seminar to be held this Sunday October 1st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm! Use the QR code to reserve your spot


We’re growing! Monday nights are on 🔥 at MKM & Jiu Jitsu! 5 black belts on the mats tonight!
🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤

Photos from Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu's post 09/16/2023

Fantastic Friday night at Midtown Krav Maga & Jiu Jitsu! Stand up sparring, a huge bjj class, a new and well deserving blue belt, and post class beers to celebrate Mexican Independence Day and good vibes. Shout out to on his well deserved and over-due blue belt. We’re proud to have you on the team.


Here’s the signup for our women only self protection seminar! Use the QR code to reserve your spot and support in their mission to combat violence against women.


Labor Day schedule! We’ll be closed Monday for the holiday. Enjoy a day off and see you all on the mats Tuesday.


You have 1 more week to sign up for this event. Come out next Tuesday and let your kids experience this amazing sport!

Sorry for the late notice friends but we're postponing this super fun class till next week! That means you've got an extra week to sign-up. Make plans to join us at Midtown Krav Maga Tuesday 8/29 from 4:30-5:30.

Scan the QR code to register for the class and pay your $25 sign-up fee. Space is limited, so sign up today! See you NEXT week at Crosstown!

Want your business to be the top-listed Gym/sports Facility in Memphis?

Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

Videos (show all)

We’re excited to be expanding and adding a full time jiu jitsu program! Starting Monday, June 5th we’ll have bjj Monday ...
Get ready Memphis! @sepimeli will be in town Saturday, March 4th for a seminar. I can’t wait to bring her expertise and ...
Trial by Firearms 2022 hosted by @kravmagaalliance! Great class by @blackmountaindefense! Thanks for the video @mattlefk...
It all started at a park in front of my house. This was 2 years ago. We met once a week and I had only 6-7 clients. I di...
Packed house tonight in ground fighting class!  All of our classes are continuing to grow 💪
Sparring Sundays! Join us next week at 1pm.  🥊🥊
Way to improvise @skat.stang! Her initial bear hug defense failed and she was taken to the ground. Maddie used a nice bu...
Midtown Krav Maga now open and teaching realistic self-defense classes in the heart of Memphis.  Come get a great workou...
Reaction drill! Eyes closed then defending either a stick or knife!




416 N Cleveland Street
Memphis, TN

Opening Hours

Monday 6am - 7am
5:30pm - 8pm
Tuesday 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 6am - 7am
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursday 5pm - 7pm
Saturday 9:30am - 11:30am

Other Memphis gyms & sports facilities (show all)
Center Circle Center Circle
9315 Threave Lane, Apt 106
Memphis, 38125

Soccer Enterprise

Midtown Taekwondo Midtown Taekwondo
2463 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, 38112

The area's leading martial arts school for your family!

Bei Shaolin Kung Fu Institute Bei Shaolin Kung Fu Institute
3758 Summer Avenue
Memphis, 38122

Our Traditional Shaolin Kung Fu consists of close quarter fighting such as: Chinese Boxing with a se

Run with Aida Run with Aida

Run with Aida - Personal Running Coaching!

Xtreme Fitness Xtreme Fitness
3025 Kate Bond Road
Memphis, 38133

NEW VISITORS, be sure to check in with Anthony and sign the waiver before your first class. Thanks!

Dog Brothers Martial Arts Memphis Dog Brothers Martial Arts Memphis
644 S Highland Street
Memphis, 38111

Dog Brothers Martial Arts is a combination of Real Contact Stickfighting (Pekiti Tirsia, Inosanto Bl

Step & Skate Movement Step & Skate Movement
2435 Kirby Whitten Road
Memphis, 38133

Step & Skate is a roller skate instruction company based in Memphis, TN. Currently touring! 🧡🛼

YogaSix YogaSix
372 S Main Street , Suite 202
Memphis, 38103

We believe everyone deserves the mind-body experience of yoga. Connect with a practice that is energizing, empowering and fun.

Big Hurt’s Athletics Big Hurt’s Athletics

Big Hurt’s Athletics uses strength and conditioning along with speed and agility drills to help gr

Bianca Fondren Bianca Fondren


Kisu's Karate Kisu's Karate
Oakland Center, 7058 Highway 64, Oakland
Memphis, 38060

Martial Arts School

The Yogalit Club The Yogalit Club
2600 N 6th Street , #772
Memphis, 32084

Welcome to the YogaLIT Club! It is my belief that Yoga has the ability to awaken our inner brightnes