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When it comes to Jiu-Jitsu, nothing compares to Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Not convinced? Come check us out and see for yourself!

Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu For Everyone!

If you’re looking to flip your fitness routine upside down, look no further. At Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we believe that anyone is capable of success. The art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not just amazing for the body, but it cultivates the mind too. Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’s programs will help you master self-defense, while also instilling a lifelong sense of confidence and empowerment. Get started today!

All Alliance BJJ Students, Athletes, Future Black Belts & Instructors registered with IBJJF will have their graduation recognized by an official IBJJF sports organization.

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Lucas Lepri: Be Precise World Tour Seminar

Lucas Lepri is coming to Calgary for his Be Precise World Tour Seminar!

December 9th – Gi Seminar
December 10th – No-Gi Seminar

$140 – 1 day
$220 – both days

*Open to all academies, limited spots


While you may have many Jiu-Jitsu schools to choose from, we have no doubt that Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is in a league of its own. Don’t believe us? Here’s why:

  • Focus

    Amid the distractions of social media and the demands of modern life, Jiu Jitsu will help you refocus.
  • Self-defense

    While we offer a course explicitly for self defense, the elements of self defense are incorporated into each and every one of our classes.
  • Confidence

    Our martial arts training will help you feel strong, supported, and successful. Join and watch your confidence soar!
  • Strength

    At Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we create resilient martial artists that are strong in mind, body, and spirit.


  • Professor Andre has patience, technical knowledge, and works with the rest of the Alliance black belts to stay updated on the most current techniques.

    Gregory Brown


  • The rapport between the students and master is excellent with many questions and answers. We are so very pleased to belong to Alliance and learn from the Professor!

    Mina Gould


  • It's a very nice place to learn Jiu Jitsu, I am having a lot of fun. Andre pays attention to everyone, he knows everyone's needs.

    Lucas Artel


  • I highly recommend anyone who is interested in learning BJJ, experienced in BJJ or other martial arts looking to further their training come check it out.

    Lucas Wagner