Traditional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Martial Arts School in Alpharetta, GA


Our Alpharetta Martial Arts Programs

Jiu Jitsu Training for Kids & Adults


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Kids

Ages 8 - 17 Years Old

Our Young Warriors program is fun, interactive, and designed specifically for kids ages 8 to 12 years old!

Our program for teens begin at age 13.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Adults

Ages 17 and Up!

Every adult should have the knowledge and confidence to be able to defend themselves. Our adult programs range from Fundamentals to Intermediate and Advanced.

Welcome to Union Team BJJ

Teaching Real Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Over 35 Years

Union Team BJJ was founded by Grandmaster Ricardo Murgel in Brazil in 1985. We now have affiliates all over the world! At Union Team, we pride ourselves on teaching our students real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). BJJ is an amazing mental and physical activity for kids, teens, young adults, and adults of all ages that are interested in learning practical real-world martial arts for real-world situations. 

In addition to the practical applications of jiu jitsu, Union Team BJJ in Alpharetta, GA also trains students according to their goals for competition in sport-oriented BJJ, including high-level competitions. We are proud to have dozens of local, national and world champions among our members and affiliates.

We take a huge amount of pride in providing our competitors with the best training in the world. Our goal is to help them achieve their competitive goals in the ever-growing sport of BJJ.

Union Team BJJ - Guide of Life

Learn Directly from the Source -

9th Degree BJJ Red Belt, Grandmaster Ricardo Murgel

When you train with us, you get to learn and practice real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Grandmaster Ricardo Murgel – one of the few REAL Grandmaster of the sport!

There is no substitute for knowledge and years of practical experience, which is why jiu-jitsu students travel from all over the world to learn directly from the source, Grandmaster Murgel. 

Every martial arts class at Union Team BJJ is led by Grandmaster Murgel. He is one of the few Ninth Degree Black Belts in the world, certified by IBJJF(#28930) and FJJD(#144). Grandmaster Murgel is also a Judo Black Belt under the Judo Brazilian Federation as of 1974 and he incorporates this experience into all of his classes.

Grandmaster Murgel has over 50 years of experience training elite forces all over the world, as well as successfully coaching BJJ and MMA students of all ages and sizes to become statewide, national, and even world champions!

Click the button below to learn more about Grandmaster Murgel or call today to book a class or private lesson. 

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