Our Mission

We Provide the Best in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instruction, In a safe environment where everyone feels welcome. A good environment is a key element in learning. No Ego’s! Just great training with great people.


Want to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a lot of reasons

But don't want to be intimidated

we want to help you do just that.


Over 25 years training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

One of the First on the East Coast.


Can Accommodate Anyone, From beginner to advanced competitors.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu JItsu is a Martial Art and combat sport that teaches a smaller person how to defend him self against a larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Rich Korfhage has been training and competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over 25 years, and has been running his Brazialian Jiu Jitsu Academy in Lindenhurst, New York for over 10 years. In that time, Rich has trained with and learned from the legendary Renzo Gracie and finished his journey to Black Belt when he received the honor of that rank from Matt and Nick Serra. Rich also has a 5th degree Black Belt in American Combat Karate from the legendary Rich Barathy, the man who led the system to popularity in the 70's and 80's and has trained and taught his system for over 30 years. Rich owns a Jiu-Jitsu academy in Lindenhurst, New York and is keen to pass on his many years of competitive and practical training to his students.

Want to learn Jiu-Jitsu?

Come join us for one of our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes! We have classes 6 days a week. Click the button on the right to find out more.