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The Team Popovitch Martial Arts Academy of South Florida was the place to learn BJJ, Kickboxing And Mixed Martial Arts from the best.

Team Popovitch Martial Arts Academy was established in 1995, by Grappling Hall of Fame and World-Renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor and instructor Pablo Popovitch. Offering personalized service and instruction for students of all levels of experience. Students receive a proven training program that includes the Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts  and Women Only Bootcamp instruction available.

About the Martial Arts Programs

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Team Popovitch Martial Arts Academy offers the highest quality instruction of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu available. The program is lead by 4X World Jiu-Jitsu and ADCC World Champion Pablo Popovitch. His students have shown vast improvements in a short time winning and placing in many World Championship Tournaments. This is a result of the curriculum and program set up by Professor Pablo Popovitch.

Kids Martial Arts

Kids and families have challenging schedules these days and it can be hard to chose the activities that will best serve your family. As a parent, you want the best for your children. You want them to learn skills that will help them succeed in school and in life. You know the importance of increasing self-esteem, confidence and having respect for others.


Kickboxing came out of Thailand and over the last 50 years or so has quickly spread to Europe, Australia and North America. Although it is a full-contact sport, special care is taken to protect students from injury while still benefiting from the full demands of the sport. Hardly any other sport comes close in the physical demands and benefits of kickboxing. If you want to lose weight, tone your muscles or just be at your physical peak, then our kickboxing program is for you.

Mixed Martial Arts

Team Popovitch Academy offers an MMA program that will prepare an individual for combat in the cage ring or get you in the best of your life. Training is centered around the principals of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Wrestling takedowns and striking are also offered in specialized classes to fully learn each facet fully .

Facility and Equipment

With regard to the facility and equipment, our Academy’s features brand new Zebra mats, voted the #1 mats in the world, and used for professional competition. The mats are professionally cleaned daily with hospital-grade disinfectant, as well as with $1,500 industrial scrubbing/vacuuming machines. All of the additional equipment available (heavy bags, boxing equipment, etc.) is top of the line. There is a comfortable reception lounge, and separate locker room, bathroom and shower facilities for men and women.

Fort Lauderdale Training Facility

A 5,000 sq feet world class training facility located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Our state of the art facility includes:

• 2,000 sq ft of mat space for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Kickboxing & Mixed Martial Arts( MMA) Fitness

• Dedicated Heavy Bag Training Area with over 8 Heavy Bags for contact kickboxing training

• Showers,Men and Women Locker Rooms.

Benefits Of Training

Our Martial Arts Programs were designed to meet the needs of most individuals. Whether you are interested in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling or Kickboxing for fitness, self-defense or sport, our different Mixed Martial Arts Programs offer all of listed benefits to the participants. Anyone from age 0 to 99 can enjoy these benefits with just a small commitment of time and energy. Our World champion instructors are knowledgeable and patient when it comes to their instruction. Your experience at our Academy will always be an enjoyable one in a friendly, learning atmosphere.