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About Us

CJA Jiu-Jitsu Academy (CJA) – Martial Arts for Kids, Teens & Adults




CJA is one of the biggest and oldest JIU-JITSU school for children, teens and adults in Cape Town, South Africa. We teach in DURBANVILLE, KENRIDGE, TABLE VIEW & LANGEBAAN

What do we teach?

At CJA, we teach our students life skills, and effective self-defense, in a safe, controlled environment! Jiu-Jitsu includes elements of Judo, Karate, and Grappling. Our program aims to develop vital skills, such as: endurance, flexibility, core strength, balance, co-ordination, and agility.


The children have a huge amount of FUN while learning a very effective martial art: jiu-jitsu (grappling) in a very safe environment, taught by highly skilled instructors, who specialise in teaching and working with children.


For Teens and Adults the Academy will give you a place to discover the art and science of COMBAT JIU-JITSU in an environment that is safe, free from egos and fun place to be able to do grappling, jiu-jitsu and self defence.You are never to old to start training with us now.

Being able to de-stress after a hard day, relax in a comfortable atmosphere, while getting fit should be on your to-do list.

What will you learn?

Besides becoming proficient in JIU-JITSU you will gain…..

  • and learn SELF DEFENCE

What are the CORE values? We promote the 3 R’s:


Who runs the Academy?

The CJA Jiu-Jitsu Academy (CJA) is run by Alex Herbig 1st Dan Black Belt. He is ably assisted by his highly skilled and trained Instructor Team

Is CJA Affiliated?

We are affiliated to:

  • SAGA (South African Grappling Association)

  • South African Jiu-Jitsu Council (SAJJC)

  • NMA / ISKA

  • NAGA (North American Grappling Association)

  • BJJ Globetrotters


We compete regularly at Local, Provincial, National and International levels. Our competition team is very successful and we have a great number of students with Provincial and National Colours for Jiu-Jitsu.

Last Word

Safety is our highest priority in this realistic all-round fighting art and our instructors are trained to the highest level of competence and skill

Oh and we have a huge amount of FUN!


Come and try out our classes at NO CHARGE and start changing your life NOW!

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