Feeding your Martial Arts Passion


West Coast
Combat Championship



Welcome to CJ Martial Arts Nanaimo

Get fit. Attain focus. Learn discipline.

Come learn BJJ and Muay Thai kickboxing in a fun and welcoming environment in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island

Let us help you improve your personal well being! We offer several intensive martial arts program that can improve your physical, mental and emotional wellness. Call us today to enroll at 250-754-6996!




Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Why Choose CJ Martial Arts? Meet your Head Coaches Cara and Jordy Denney (CJ)

We realized that coaches are setting the tone in the gyms with their behaviours and we set out to create CJ Martial Arts where you are surrounded with positive people who are all having a great time training together. Every new student can tell you what a supportive learning environment we have and every experienced student will tell you that by training at CJs you will learn faster and safer than in any other club because we create the right environment, we have well-structured classes and the most supportive instructors you can imagine. You will become part of our team, not worrying about getting injured. At CJs you’ll be training in a great club atmosphere and learn with other friendly guys and girls at your own level.

Our qualified instructors will motivate you, push you and make sure you reach your fitness goals. Our positive vibe will get rid of your daily stress and you will make new friends that share your new life style the day you start training with us!

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training

CJs have teamed up with West coast Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association (westcoastbjj.ca) so you will have access to the #1 Place for the best Jiu-Jitsu instructors demonstrating all the newest techniques that actually work for champions. We are among the most successful martial arts gyms in the area and are proud to be a part of the BJJ culture where we all work and train as a team across Western Canada.

We train with the top competitors around the world so we can deliver high quality training. We are the only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club in Nanaimo where you will have access to our 1000 Jiu-Jitsu techniques library!

Regardless if for self-defence or fitness, CJ Martial Arts offers the best Little Ninjas, Youth and Adults Martial Arts programs in the area. That is why more and more students join our team every day!

Physical and Mental Fitness from CJ martial Arts Nanaimo
Physical and Mental Wellness

Get a perfect workout every time with the kickboxing and Grappling lifestyle which leaves you strong, healthy, fit, and relaxed! Punch and kick away any built up stress with Muay Thai. Develop your physical fortitude through a total body workout rooted in core strength, stability and good form. Learn how to handle your emotions and deal better under pressure and learn self-defense with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! Martial Arts exercise makes fitness fun in a positive and empowering environment.

Emotional Wellness

Build your self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-control. Learn to get in touch with yourself and explore how confident you are within. We can teach you how!

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Emotional Wellness from martial arts training in Nanaimo
The CJ Martial Arts team of martial arts trainers in Nanaimo British Columbia
Social Wellness

Our class setting creates camaraderie and friendship through working together. You will develop social skills through partner pad work and technical grappling. Gain the self-esteem and confidence to improve your social skills by joining CJ Martial Arts Team and enjoy the spirit of friendly good fellowship among your training partners.

Call today to enroll at 250-754-6996!