#1 Martial Arts Gym in Temple Texas

​If you're looking for a fun way to get into the best shape of your life while learning  self defense, than John's Gym Temple's Jiu Jitsu classes may be right for you.

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(Our Jiu Jitsu martial arts gym is located in Temple Texas with easy access from Belton, Salado, and Harker Heights)

Jeff Anderson

I have been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 8 years, 3 of those either with or directly under Coach Travis Moore. What really drew me to Travis was his ability to break down my game to the smallest detail and provide competition proven answers to the issues I was having. Whether you are an accomplished competitor or experiencing your first day on the mats you will find an ego free, friendly environment at John’s Gym Temple.

What is Jiu Jitsu Martial Arts Exactly?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the most effective form of self defense that teaches you how to fight in a close range and control your opponent through leverage and techniques. The objective of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is to subdue your opponent through a variety of submission holds and joint locks without hurting your opponent. 

It's the only style that has been tested and proven where the smaller person can immobilize a bigger person through technique; that's one of the main reason parents love Jiu Jitsu for their kids. They can protect themselves against larger people, perhaps larger bullies, without having to hurt the other person.

It's so effective Jiu Jitsu is one of the core Martial Arts that Mixed Martial Arts fighters, including those that compete in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), must learn before stepping into the cage. We aren't talking about theory or having you do forms like you may have seen or experienced in other Martial Arts, this is what professional fighters rely on, and now you can learn the secrets of Jiu Jitsu in a fun and friendly class environment.

About John's Gym Temple's Jiu Jitsu Program

Temple's Premier Martial Arts Program


Located in the heart of Temple, TX, John's  Gym Temple's Jiu Jitsu Martial Arts program is the most credentialed Martial Arts Gym in Temple, TX.
What makes us so different is our beginner friendly atmosphere. Whether you're a brand new person or a seasoned pro, we have programs and training partners  here to help you achieve your goals.

Jiu Jitsu has long been known as the most effective form of self defense; it's also a fun way to stay in shape or get into the best shape of your life. Starting from day one, you'll feel more confident and secure with the self defense techniques you'll learn in our Jiu Jitsu class.

John's Gym Temple's Jiu Jitsu classes are the perfect fit for anyone wanting to get in shape, learn self defense, compete or a combo of all three.

John's Gym Temple is part of the largest independent Jiu Jitsu association in Central Texas with John's Gym Austin and Georgetown Jiu Jitsu as sister gyms. What that means for you is that as a member of John's Gym Temple, you can train at any of our sister gyms free of charge as well as enjoy the camaraderie when we do group trainings and events.​

Tom Connor

I started cross training with Travis Moore and Jeff Anderson. The instruction was detailed yet simple to understand. I could feel a true love for the sport in the hospitality of a ego free environment. My visit to the Georgetown and Austin facility sealed the deal. Training with John and his instructors was a pleasure. As a father of 4 children all of them are under the instruction of Travis and the John's Gym instructors. I know they will develop discipline, confidence and a skill set that will protect them from bullying or hard choices our youth are faced with. Don't just join a gym. Join the family. John's Gym family.

Whether you're a Total Beginner, Professional, or a Parent Looking for a Fun and Engaging Martial Art for your child, we've got you covered

Adult Jiu Jitsu Classes

John's Gym Temple's Jiu Jitsu program is the only program to offer Beginner to Advanced Jiu Jitsu classes in the area ensuring quality training at every level.
In addition, we are the only program that is owned and run by a local Professional Jiu Jitsu athlete and Mixed Martial Artist. 
As a beginner you can feel comfortable knowing that we have Fundamental classes that have a structured curriculum to help you quickly learn and adapt the self defense techniques taught. Many of our most successful students started right where you are, a beginner, wanting to do something fun and different to stay or get in shape, and learn self defense. When you join our Jiu Jitsu family we'll hand you a curriculum of techniques you'll be learning as well as school etiquette so you have a clear path to success.
For the more advanced Jiu Jitsu martial artist looking for a friendly environment that offers good/tough training, John's Gym Temple is perfect for you. We are the only Jiu Jitsu gym in the are with an International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ranked Black Belt that can rank you all the way to Black belt as well. Many of our higher belts have been training, competing, and winning together for years and have developed a great camaraderie that is always welcoming to  other higher belts looking to advance their Jiu Jitsu rank and game.
If competition is your goal you've come to the right place. Owner and Head Jiu Jitsu Instructor Travis Moore is one of the top competitors in Texas with wins at Fight to Win Pro 2, Onnit Invitational, Metamoris qualifier, IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fedaration) medalist as well as many other tournaments and medals. Rest assured, that not only will you get quality training but also real world applicable tournament strategy advice and game planning.
As a part of the John's Gym Jiu Jitsu family you are a part of the largest independent association in Central Texas with two sister gyms: John's Gym Jiu Jitsu Austin and Georgetown Jiu Jitsu to train at for free at, and compete together, if that's what you'd like to do.

Whether you're a Total Beginner, Professional, or a Parent Looking for a Fun and Engaging Martial Art for your child, we've got you covered.
Try out a Free class to see if we're the right fit for you.

Kids Jiu Jitsu Martial Arts Classes

We have a great group of quality kids that train here at John's Gym Temple.
Our Kids Martial Arts classes will not only teach them how to defend themselves, but also create a more confident, respectful, and happy child, while giving them the tools they need to succeed in life.
Imagine your child learning not just another "sport" but a well trained coordinated "art" teaching more about core values, fitness and self discipline while raising their self-esteem and encouraging a positive focus. Lessons and skills that they will utilize while maturing, laying the foundation for a happy, well-adjusted and fulfilled adult life.
Our parents are so happy to find a Martial Art for their kid that isn't based on theory and breaking boards, but rather, real world self defense in a family friendly environment.
We offer Black Belt instruction for your kid(s) with a combined 10 years of teaching  and whose main focus is to keep your kids safe and having fun, while learning self defense in a disciplined environment.
If you're looking for a fun and engaging self defense martial art for your kids, try a FREE Jiu Jitsu Kids class and see if we're right for you.