1. UFC 205 at Prime BJJ: The Backstory

    Everyone at Prime BJJ is excited to watch the upcoming fights together at the academy. UFC 205 is a historic event as it's the first time a UFC fight will be held in Madison Square Garden after MMA was recently legalized in New York City. You really don't need much more entertainment than the fight …Read More

  2. Prime BJJ: Carlson Gracie Lineage and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

    Prime Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was founded in 2012. Head Professor, Marcelo Motta, is a 3rd Degree black belt and his lineage is Carlson Gracie style BJJ. Most people know what "Gracie Jiu-Jitsu" is, but they don't understand the different lineages. Watch this video for a complete history on Carlson Grac…Read More

  3. Professor Marcelo Training with MMA Pros

    Professor prides himself on being a very active black belt at his school, teaching most classes during the week while still preparing for his own upcoming tournaments. So it's not often that he can find the time to travel and train out of state. This trip to New Jersey was special because it was mor…Read More

  4. 5 Gold Medals for the Prime Team at the IBJJF Atlanta Open

    PrimeBJJ couldn't have hoped for a better showing this past weekend while representing Colorado Springs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Atlanta Open tournament. 3 of the team's top competitors, Cameron Hilfers (blue belt), Mo Black (purple bel…Read More

  5. Check out the NEW location

    We've been in our new place for 5 months now and it's a perfect fit. There's two and a half times more mat space, which has given our athletes a lot more room to do what they love most - train BJJ. Visitors give us lots of compliments on the "Brazilian feel" of the gym due to the tropical color sche…Read More

  6. Fight 2 Win Zingano Memorial Cup, November 8, 2014

    TEAM PRIME BRINGS HOME A LOT OF GOLD JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Saturday’s Fight to Win Zingano Memorial Cup in Denver let Prime showcase some up-and-coming students, and saw the comeback of one of our hardest working athletes. With Professor Marcelo keeping a close eye on his students, the Ca…Read More

  7. Prime BJJ – Home to 4 Current IBJJF World Champions

      It's been a GREAT YEAR at Prime BJJ for the whole team. This weekend we added a new World Champion to the ranks: Professor Leanna Dittrich! That makes 4 CURRENT WORLD CHAMPIONS ON STAFF AT PRIME BJJ. Oss and congrats, Professor. That was well deserved. Also congrats to Head Professor Marcelo Mott…Read More

  8. News on our Upcoming Expansion

    You're not the only one who's noticed the shrinking mat space at Prime. We feel you, and we've noticed it too. We've actually been trying to get into a bigger building in the same area for months and months now, to no avail. So fingers crossed- it looks like we may have found our new home! In the la…Read More

  9. Halloween Party at Prime!

    We are so lucky to have the coolest members around! Our Halloween kids party was a blast. The night before the party, we had a team of volunteers help us take out all the mats and decorate the place in some scary (not really) Halloween decorations. The next day we packed the place with tons of kids …Read More