ABOUT US

WORLD CLASS BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

WHAT WE DO

American Martial Arts Academy in Mount Airy is the only place to learn authentic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu taught by a Black Belt and the academy is growing at a remarkable pace.  Kevin has dedicated his life to helping others realize their Jiu Jitsu dreams and keeping them inspired to achieve their goals. Kevin has faced and overcome the same struggles that his students are challenged with all of which makes him highly sought after.  Kevin ‘s goal is to produce technical adult students and technical children students who are focused and disciplined on and off the mat.

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instruction in Mount Airy is truly World Class, offering the latest and most effective Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques and training methods offered in the world today.

As a new student at American Martial Arts Academy, you will be welcomed by instructors, staff and fellow students. We will help you find your starting point no matter your age, fitness level, experience level or gender. We will teach you the appropriate warm-ups, stretching routines and fundamental building blocks of fitness and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to ensure a successful learning experience. Our goal is making you the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner you can be in the shortest time possible while providing a fun, safe and clean learning environment.

Our Mission:

is to build the confidence of our students on and off the mat by offering World Class instruction and a Winning philosophy for Jiu Jitsu and life.

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ABOUT OUR TEAM

KEVIN PYLES
KEVIN PYLES
Kevin established the American Martial Arts Academy in the 1990s, introducing a Mixed style of Martial Arts training to the area with the goal of providing unparalleled, comprehensive training in a safe and clean environment.
AUSTIN HAZEL
AUSTIN HAZEL
Austin is Kevin’s Assistant Instructor at American Martial Arts Academy. He is a 3 stripe Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Austin has won gold at every grappling competition he has entered both at his weight class and the unlimited weight class.

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