World Class Training and Direct Lineage


Robin Clark was awarded his black belt in Brazil in 2015 under Jiu-Jitsu Master and GM Helio Gracie disciple, Pedro Sauer. He has trained with legends of the art all over the world including the late founder GM Helio Gracie, Rickson Gracie, Rorion Gracie, Royce Gracie, Relson Gracie, Ryron and Rener Gracie, and many more! Robin is the owner and head instructor and has been training Jiu-Jitsu since 2001 and began teaching in 2010. Robin is considered to be the best martial arts instructor in the area.

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Self Defense, Fitness, Confidence and More



McMinnville Jiu-Jitsu Academy, located at 112 N Spring Street in historic downtown McMinnville, Tn, is a small school with world class instruction.
The kids program focuses on fun and self-defense while teaching leadership, confidence, and real world answers for dealing with a bigger, stronger, and meaner kid.
Adult Jiu-Jitsu classes focus on Self-Defense from surprise attacks standing to clinching, takedowns and ground grappling. Practicing the world’s most effective and proven martial art, Jiu-Jitsu, will not only get and keep you in great shape, but you will increase confidence, learn problem solving skills, and meet a community of great people from all walks of life!

Our Philosophy


 At McMinnville Jiu-Jitsu Academy we believe that success and repetition are the keys to learning. We teach with positive reinforcement focusing on what the student does right. You can expect to be welcomed on day one when you walk in the door, and you will feel great as you leave at the end of every class. You can do this, and we look forward to helping you every step of the way!

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McMinnville Jiu-Jitsu Academy

112 N Spring St, Mc Minnville, Tennessee 37110, United States

(931) 261-4183


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