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HELLO! I am Jared Weiner, owner and head instructor of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu United Academy (BJJU). I want to personally thank you for taking the time to find our website and read about the programs we have to offer. So Please, give me a few more minutes of your time to explain to you an opportunity of a lifetime. I PROMISE YOU that I am offering something that will change YOUR life forever, as it has for hundreds of men, women, and children who have joined our academy.

He was the first person that I’ve ever passed to the Rank of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and he holds the highest of standards that I’ve set for Team Lloyd Irvin.

Once you walk into BJJ United you’ll immediately know you are about to become a part of something special.

Jared Weiner is a phenomenal instructor , coach and team leader.  He was the first person that I’ve ever passed to the Rank of Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and he holds the highest of standards that I’ve set for Team Lloyd Irvin.  I expect nothing short of excellence from my guys and Jared carries that torch with honor.  If you have the privilege of training with and being instructed by Jared don’t think about it, jump at a rare opportunity to be instructed by one of Americas finest instructors.  What you’ll discover is that BJJ United is much more than a martial arts academy, it’s a family, one that you can be proud of belonging to.  Once you walk into BJJ United you’ll immediately know you are about to become a part of something special.  No matter if you’re a beginner or experienced veteran, you’ll get specialized attention to detail to help you meet all of your goals. If you’re a beginner, you’ll be in great hands, Jared has a unique ability that most instructors don’t have, to always be able to remember what it’s like to walk into a new school for the very first time, and the attention to detail given to the beginner student is priceless in a new students progression in the martial arts.  I can’t speak highly enough of what Jared has to offer, do yourself a favor and come see for yourself.  Once you do, I’m positive that you’ll agree it will be one of the best decisions that you’ve ever made, I personally look forward to training with you one day and welcoming you to the Team Lloyd Irvin family.
If you are truly interested in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, Muay Thai or Mixed Martial Arts training you’ve found the right place. There are many schools claiming to be able to train you in Mixed Martial Arts but you need to be very careful. Many of these instructors have never fought in a MMA event EVER or trained a MMA fighter at a high level. Anyone can throw a fighter into a local event and say that they do Mixed Martial Arts but you should want something better for yourself.Whether you choose our school or not make sure that you choose a school that has a proven record to help you reach your goals.
I am so confident that you will love BJJU that I am willing to offer you a full
30 Days FREE
no strings attached, no commitment, no money down.
Our Program is for everyone - Men, women and children. You can be small, short, tall, thin, big, young or old. Absolutely no experience is necessary. Our instructors will teach and develop a style that works best for you.
Out of shape or never exercised a day in your life? No problem! most people who begin training are not in shape. At Brazilian Jiu Jitsu United, our instructors will work with you to help you reach your goals. Our martial arts expertise combined with our experience and knowledge in physical fitness have helped students become champions as well as lose weight and get into shape.
We will gradually guide you on the journey to success.

I never thought I could lose 30 pounds in just 6 weeks of training, but I have.

I just wanted to let you know how in just a little over 2 months how BJJ United changed my life style. I knew I had to make a serious change to get back into shape. I had to eat right and exercise regularly. I never thought I could lose 30 pounds in just 6 weeks of training, but I have. I was hooked from the first class. I never felt out of place from the first time I walked into the school.

Another reason I decided on BJJ United was because of the instructors and the amount of classes that are provided. The structure of the classes provided have a certain discipline that makes me want to continue with jiu jitsu, but also explore the other classes offered such as Muay Thai and No-Gi Submission Wrestling just to name a few. I've been taking the kettlbell classes which is a total body workout that gives you a combination of strength training and cardio.

So if you want to get into shape or just learn a new self defense then I would come by and check out BJJ United. Thanks for all the help from the instructors to the students

- Alex Bereshny

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I came to the school about a year ago with no experience in martial arts....


I have had a great experience training at BJJ United. I came to the school about a year ago with no experience in martial arts whatsoever. I was taken step by step through the very basics of the art in a very comfortable setting with training partners of all ages and ability levels. The class schedule was very extensive and accommodating of my substantial workplace commitments. What really sets BJJU apart is the family atmosphere ...everyone is willing to work with each other to get better, whether it be for a competition or just a new way to get in amazing physical condition. The caliber of instructors is world class to say the least and access to them for help outside of class is second to none. I look forward to training with them for many years to come.

Mitch Kerr
28- Portfolio Manger

95% of all self-defense situations end up on the ground or in the grappling range YET grappling remains the most neglected form of self-defense in most martial art systems.
If you can't defend yourself on the ground then you DON'T know how to truly defend yourself.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu concentrates on dominating your opponent by using angles, leverage and superior body positioning to control an opponent. A person that has a superior position is in a better situation to end the conflict effectively
GET READY to experience a workout that makes you mentally and physically strong while learning the MOST EFFECTIVE way to defend yourself. We want to invite you to our Jenkintown, PA (Philadelphia / Montgomery County) location to take advantage of our INCREDIBLE FREE INTRODUCTORY OFFER! 30 DAYS FREE! Join our team today and learn about the hottest and most talked about self-defense training system in the world. Patience, commitment, willpower, and a positive attitude are all you need




I know you are thinking, "There has to be a catch." There is no catch. We have been VOTED #1, by the public, as Philadelphia's leading Martial Arts Gym on My FoxPhilly's Hotlist for 2007, Channel Fox29. Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA facility is largest and the best. We are that confident you will love our school too.

It's a straight up 30 Days Free to try it out - No Commitment. If after 30 days you don't like our program, you can walk away and pay NOTHING.
Here's YOUR opportunity to increase Self-Confidence and feel better about YOU!

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There is nothing that should keep you from giving our program a shot. I GUARANTEE You that you will love our program from the moment you walk into our facility.


I started training at BJJ United at the age of 50, after my son. He began training to help with high school wrestling, and jiu jitsu is now the number one thing for him. I'm in the best shape I've been in for 20 years. More Importantly, BJJ United is the best place. It's one big family, Jared Weiner has created an environment where everyone trains really seriously, but we also have a lot of fun, and we all support each other - in the academy, at tournaments, and in our personal lives.

I can't say enough for what Jared, the other instructors, and all our training partners at BJJ United have done for us, and what they mean to us as friends.

- Les Hirsch

Do YOU know the secret to being more productive, less stressed and having more energy? It's time to invest in YOURSELF NOW! Get in the best shape of your life by working out with a PURPOSE.
YES. No matter what your specific goals are, we have a program that will completely fit your needs.
Do you just want to get in shape?
Do you want to compete?
Do you want to push yourself to new limits?
Do you want to become a MMA fighter?
Do you want to learn effective self defense?
Do you want to actually reach your full potential?
Ladies, are you looking for an all women's class?
It doesn't matter. We will help you reach all your goals. Our instructors will bend over backwards to help you accomplish them.

Why I "Heart" BJJ United...

Back in May 2003, after taking almost a four year hiatus from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu , I made the decision to get back into the saddle and start mounting my comeback. There was a ton of pressure on me as other members of my family had already made a name for themselves within the BJJ community. I didn't want to find just any school. I was looking for a school that not only provided quality instruction, but also provided a conducive training environment, a competitive- yet "ego-free" attitude, and just overall good people.

I remember asking my brother for advice on picking a school – At the time, I lived in Delaware, and boy, let me tell you, I was not happy with my choices at the time. I was willing to drive long distances as long as the school met my criteria. I recall that the first school I asked my brother about was BJJ United. When I mentioned Jared to my brother, he immediately said something to the effect of, "Yeah, he's good, go train with him." So I proceeded to call Jared right after that telephone call.

I remember him taking me in immediately; making me feel right at home and as if I hadn't spent the last 4 years of my life wasting away in remnants of philly cheese steaks. He treated me as a long time student and cared about my BJJ development – not to mention taught me some really good Jiu-Jitsu that I still use to this day.

I'm grateful I made the call to Jared, I'm glad I stepped into his school when it was on Bustleton, and I'm glad that I was part of his Team. Although it wasn't all that long of a time, Jared, Sharon, and the rest of the crew at BJJ United will always be friends of mine and I attributed a good part of my success now as a result of my short time with BJJ United.

Mark Vives
New Breed Academy - Chicago

I'm Going to give you THREE REASONS why YOU should take Advantage of the 30 Day Free Trial offer and find out why BJJU is different from any other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School in this Area
1. - You have the unique opportunity to train with the #1 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Wrestling school in the Country
In both 2004 and 2006, the team that was crowned the RATED World Champions was Team Lloyd Irvin. Don't take our word for it, see the results for yourself...
#1 Overall Best Team in America (2nd Team Title): Team Lloyd Irvin
#2 Overall Best Team in America : Team Renzo Gracie
#3 Overall Best team in America: Team Cobra Kai
2. We have created the Ultimate Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program for the Pure Beginner!

Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu schools just throw beginner students to the wolves the first week they have started training. Your orientation to Jiu Jitsu is getting your butt kicked by the more advanced students. You better be in shape before you attend most schools or else you're going to be in for a rough night.

On top of that, one dirty little secret that no one at these schools tells you is that you're going to learn whatever the instructor *feels* like teaching that day. In all forms of education, educators have a very detailed curriculum to guarantee that a student learns the required material. Could you imagine a college professor teaching whatever popped into his/her mind that day? Unfortunately, this is the way most Jiu Jitsu academies operate.

Fortunately for you, one of the reasons our students are so happy is that we have a Core Curriculum for our White Belt Fundamental classes. These sessions are taught in a structured, friendly, and hard working atmosphere that is 100% geared to teaching our new students core basic requirements at our Academy. Most days you will even find our higher ranking students in these classes looking to brush up on some basics as well as assisting the new students with theirs.

3. We are the ONLY School to offer a 30 Day FREE Trial with NO STRINGS ATTACHED

One thing all Lloyd Irvin schools have in common is that we all are extremely confident about the program we run and the quality of our instruction. For this reason we literally will do everything in our power to have you try our program. No matter how experienced you are, no matter how new you are to the sport, WE GUARANTEE YOU that we will help you revolutionize your ground game in ways you never thought possible.

If you're a beginner to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) I must warn you about a few things. Most importantly you should know that schools are not created equally, and it is very important that you make an educated decision before picking a school. That is why am giving you 30 days to compare and decide the right place for you.


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I have known Jared Weiner for several years. I have taught along side with jared, competed with him and trained with him. I have total confidence that his knowledge and teaching skills in regards to both BJJ and MMA can help anyone from the beginner off the street to the seasoned professional athlete. It is rare to find someone like Jared who is both a world class competitor and gifted instructor. He is a person with great character, integrity and passion for what he does. I highly recommend Jared Weiner as a MMA and BJJ Instructor.

-Kenny "KenFlo" Florian

Did you know?

We are the ONLY team in the Mid-Atlantic that has achieved the “Triple-Crown” of Combat Athletics. Our students compete and WIN in all the major events from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to the Abu Dhabi (ADCC), Submission Wrestling tournament to the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan-American Championships. You have the opportunity to train with the BEST, why settle for second best?

Our system works for ANYONE – in-shape, out-of-shape, overweight, tall, thin, old, young… 
Through our competition in grappling tournaments to No-Rules events, Team Lloyd Irvin has proven that we are one of the top teams in the country. Go to any internet discussion board and you'll find them talking about one our members.


BJJ United is the place to train in the Philadelphia area. After meeting Jared and Wilson at tournaments, Jared invited my teammate and I to come train with them. The training was great and now we drive almost two hours to train at BJJ United every week.

Both Jared and Wilson are great instructors with tremendous knowledge of Jiu-Jitsu to offer to any student, whether it be a pure beginner or a serious competitor. Jared and Wilson are also top notch competitors who integrate new techniques from the tournament scene into their teaching methods. This allows their students to receive the most up-to-date techniques that are constantly evolving in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

BJJ United is a professional training facility that also offers a diverse program including Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts and Kettlebell training. I would highly recommend BJJ United to anyone looking to train in the area.

Jay Hayes
BJJ Brown Belt

2007 Pan American Gold Medalist
4x Grapplers Quest Champion
6x NAGA Champion

"Jared and Wilson are also top notch competitors who integrate new techniques from the tournament scene into their teaching methods"



NO Commitment, NO money, NO strings attached

Our system of martial arts and self-defense has been proven time and time again by our instructors and students. All our instructors are active competitors (BJJ, MMA, Submission Grappling, Judo, Muay Thai) with many years of training and coaching experience - at the local, national and international level. The difference between joining our academy and other academies is that with us, you know the techniques we are teaching you work. On top of that, all our instructors train and work with all our students on a daily basis. This allows us to see and feel our student's progress first hand in order to help them reach their goals.
BJJ United is close to an hour away from my house, but my time spent driving is a small price to pay for the quality of training I get each time I walk onto the mats (insert pic)

Two years ago I was looking for a way to get into shape, little did I know my life was about to change. BJJ is now a way of life for me and I have my family at BJJ United to thank for that. When I first started training, at a BJJ United affiliate school, I met instructor Sharon Bonewicz. Sharon's love for BJJ is contagious and from day one has motivated me. She taught me all the basics and always pushed me to learn and add to my game, never letting me get complacent.

About six months into my training, I met instructor Wilson Reis, a Brazilian native who had just come to the US to teach BJJ. Wilson is an excellent instructor, and exudes his love of BJJ through his smile which never seems to disappear.

I started training at BJJ United on Saturdays; this is when I first met head instructor and owner Jared Weiner. I admit I was intimidated when first walking into the place, I didn't know anyone and I was still new in the sport. My anxiety disappeared quickly, after Jared introduced himself and welcomed me into his school. Jared is an amazing instructor with the highest respect for BJJ which he passes on to all his students. He genuinely cares about everyone who walks through his door to train and has created a family inside the walls of his school.

Everyone who trains at BJJ United shows loyalty and respect to all their teammates, regardless of experience. I started training full time at BJJU about three months ago. BJJU has some of the best competitors in the tri-state area, and if you want to compete at the highest level, you need to train at the highest level. BJJ United is close to an hour away from my house, but my time spent driving is a small price to pay for the quality of training I get each time I walk onto the mats. BJJ United has pushed me to become a dedicated competitor, but even more importantly, to become a better person. Jared, Sharon and Wilson are world class instructors and competitors, but more importantly they are great people. I would recommend BJJ United to anyone interested in making a positive change in their life.

Chris Tufts
BJJ United Brown Belt

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If you are a beginning to Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Wrestling, Muay-Tai, MMA or Kettlebell training, I must warn you about a few things - YOU should know that NOT all schools are created equal and it is very important that you make an educated decision before picking a school.

In March 2007 Sports Illustrated Magazine listed MMA as the fastest growing sport in the United States. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the UFC and other Mixed Martial Arts events, everyone and their brother is "re-labeling" their schools as "MMA" or "Grappling" schools. As an experiment, go into last year's phone book and see how many Karate schools have become "Mixed Martial Arts" schools.

My point is: You have to be selective when choosing a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school.

In Fact, you should never join a school or BJJ program unless it meets ALL of the following FIVE criteria:
1. Their instructors are QUALIFIED.
What are the instructors' credentials? Have they competed? What is their rank and what team? What is the reputation of the organization that they represent, i.e. do they "sell" belts? Remember, if you want to be the best you have to learn from the best.
2. The school MUST have a written curriculum
Is there a method to the madness? You'll be shocked to know how many schools don't follow a step-by-step program so neither the teacher nor the student knows where they are going and how far along they are. Surprising but true.
3. The school must produce winners.
Ask yourself, has this school produced any national champs or winning teams? No matter the credentials of the instructor, it does you no good if he can't pass on that expertise.
4. The school should adapt itself to the client's needs
Whether you want to be physically fit, learn self defense, or train for the world championships, the school should allow you to set your own goals and help you achieve them. you don't want to be forced into any sparring if you don't want to.
5. The prices are NOT unbelievably low
Remember that you usually get what you pay for. Would you trust a jeweler who offers you a Rolex at Timex prices? these "bargain" schools usually have dirty facilities or unqualified instructors. Do you think a blue belt or a purple belt instructor could offer you the same knowledge as a Black Belt Instructor? Of course, it's a given that the school should be clean and well-maintained, and the staff, courteous and professional.
There are many different factors that play into choosing the right school. We feel that the most important factor should be getting what you pay for. What you are paying for should be first-rate instruction and a friendly environment in which to learn. When you train at BJJ United you will be training under highly trained instructors who actually care bout your progression and will try to personalize the techniques to your body type and style.

Glenn Parker
12 year NFL veteran and broadcaster

Jared Weiner and all the guys at BJJ United are first class. I was working a lot back east and needed a gym to train at. I was very new to BJJ, a stranger in town and a guy who could only be in the gym one or two days a week. Jared and the guys made sure I felt welcome and at ease. NO egos, NO BS. Jared trains in a professional manner and deserves respect from all who train with him. I could not have earned my blue belt in that first year without his teaching, but more importantly his encouragement and friendship. Jared now travels to Arizona to help me and my guys train and learn the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. First class instruction with a first class instructor; all in a friendly, inviting, no ego setting. Go See Jared!
We are the MOST UNIQUE Academy in the Philadelphia Area. We do common things uncommonly well. the common free trial is 3 days ... but we are offering you
all YOU need to do to take advantage of this offer is YOU
NO money, NO commitment, NO strings attached
If after 30 days you don't like our program, you can walk away

WHY DO I OFFER THIS TO YOU? ... I offer 30 days free because I am 100% positive that you will love our academy and want to become part of our family.


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Submission Wrestling, Kettlebells


Brad Court
Black Belt
Owner Paramount Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

"He's like an encyclopedia of BJJ"

"Jared is easily one of the most seasoned competitors in the United States. His experience training and competing at the highest levels all over the world has led to an awesome wealth of knowledge. Jared is one of the few people I feel like I can ask any question when I'm having a problem with a position or situation in training. He's like an encyclopedia of BJJ. His work ethic is unbeatable - the guy trains super hard and expects a lot from his students - that's why BJJ United has become one of the biggest and best schools in the US."

Our Invitation to You

My school is unlike any Jiu-Jitsu school you'll ever experience. You'll feel like a special person from the moment you walk into the doors of my academy. You won't believe how friendly my students and staff is. You won't believe how clean we keep our school. When you think about a school that has produced as many Champions as we have, you would probably think that we have some dirty, smelly hole in the wall. Like I said, we are a professional training facility in every sense. you just have to see it for yourself. Go ahead and give my 30 Day Free Trial a try and see for yourself.

When you first come to my school, one of my friendly staff members will take you through a tour of our entire facility and answer any questions that you may have. You may watch a class or two from our waiting area or you can participate in a fundamental Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or Muay Thai, or Kettlebell , or women's class (if you are a woman seeking a women's only atmosphere) or all of the classes. Afterwards, we will follow up with your experience and answer any additional questions you may have before getting you started on your 30 Day Free Trial.

Pick up the phone and call us at (215) 886-1079 or email us at to get started. Or if you fill out the 30 Day Free Trial form we'll contact you to schedule an appointment for you to come in and check out the facility and get started right away.

Thank you and we'll see you soon.
Jared Weiner
Head Instructor
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu United
428 Old York Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 886-1079
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