BJJ Classes

Both Gi and No Gi Classes

Learn From coaches with experience

Matthew Elliott

Professional MMA Champion
BJJ Expert Division Champion
3 Time State Placing Wrestler


Matt is the owner of Warrior Combat Academy and has been teaching, training and competing in Martial Arts for over a decade. He holds a Professional MMA title at 125lbs and is a Multi Division Expert Level BJJ Champion in No Gi. In wrestling, he was a 3 time State Placer and the 2013 Runner Up. He has also served 6 years as a soldier in the Army National Guard. 

Torryn Heffelfinger

BJJ Brown Belt
MMA Fighter
College Wrestler


Torryn has a ton of experience with BJJ Wrestling and MMA. His BJJ Brown Belt is held under Professor Dennis Ashe. He has been fighting, Training and Coaching for over a decade. Torryn lived in Brazil dedicating his time to training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for years, but has since moved back to the area and become part of the WCA Team.

How to Start:

The Best way to start is Booking an Intro for our Beginner Program. There you will learn essential skills that prepare you to join our regular BJJ classes.

If you are blue belt or above you can jump right into class.

If you are below Blue Belt you MUST attend our beginner classes first.

Book Your Free Intro

Learn about our BJJ Competition Team

Traverse City Competitive BJJ Team

Located at 1421 Woodmere Ave. 

Traverse City, MI, 49686

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