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“Coach Carlos and Patty create a friendly environment that teaches aspiring Jiu Jitsu students not only the fundamentals of the sport but also the confidence to try something out of their comfort zone. I love being incorporated into their tightly knit family! If you’ve ever had an interest or even just a passing thought about jiu-jitsu, come check it out and let Coach Carlos’ expertise and passion speak for itself.”

— Alondra Cambray, adult jiu-jitsu student

Here's What You'll Gain When You Train In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches you how to defend yourself using techniques that have been proven in the ring and on the street.

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Develop the confidence that comes from knowing you can handle yourself no matter what life throws at you!

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There are few workouts that get you in shape faster than BJJ. In 90 days, you'll become an entirely new person through jiu-jitsu.

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Jiu-jitsu is often called "physical chess." In BJJ, you'll learn how to tap into your inner calm and focus on a single goal - defeating your opponent.

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Bully Proofing

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu bully-proofs kids. Give your child the confidence to stand up to bullies while avoiding physical conflict.

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The challenge. The camaraderie. The workout. The life. It all amounts to the most fun you can have getting in shape and learning real self-defense!

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"Get In Awesome Shape And Learn The World's Most Powerful Martial Art At Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!"

Dear Future Student,

  • Would you like to learn how to defend yourself in a safe, positive environment?
  • Would you like to get in the best shape of your life and have a blast doing it?
  • And, would you like to release stress and blow off steam while increasing your confidence and mental focus?

Lake County jiu-jitsu coaches Patty and Carlos ArchilaThen you've come to the right place! My name is Carlos Archila, and along with my wife Patty we run Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Mundelein Illinois.

We are a small, family-focused martial art school dedicated to providing the local residents of Lake County with the finest martial arts instruction around.

So, if you're looking for self-defense classes for adults or a quality martial arts program for your kids, you're sure to find a program that fits the bill at Lake County BJJ. Now, here's why LCBJJ is the right martial art school for you and your family...

Student Testimonial:

Ian jiu-jitsu testimonial"Lake County BJJ is the best place to train. Carlos and Patty give tons of attention to each student. They make sure that you get the correct technique down and that you are understanding when to use each technique. They truly do care and are willing to help as long as it takes for you to understand. The other great thing about this place is the family environment. Every elite gym has a family environment along with great instructors and training partners. This place has really helped me regain important things of my life back by helping me regain my competitive spirit and help me lose over 25 pounds."

~ Ian Miller, adult jiu-jitsu student

Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Whether you're looking for an awesome workout, a way to blow off steam, realistic self-defense training, or a fun recreational activity, you're going to love our adult BJJ classes!

From your very first class, you'll learn how to use leverage and skill to defeat a larger opponent... and you'll have a blast working out with the friendliest group of jiu-jitsu students in the Lake County area.

Our goal with each student is to provide a "personal training feel" in a group class setting. So, we strive to make you feel comfortable and confident from the very first day. We won't just throw you into a group class to let you sink or swim - instead, we'll be right there with you providing one-on-one coaching in every single class.

There's a reason why our students rave about our programs, and that's because we put the students first in our dojo. Come check us out and see what a blast Brazilian jiu-jitsu training can be at Lake County BJJ!

Student Testimonial:

Scott BJJ testimonial"Great place to train jiu jitsu, very welcoming to new students. Always great instruction, Carlos is very knowledgeable and patient. Very good training atmosphere, students are friendly and there are no egos. I would highly recommend training at LCBJJ!!"

~ Scott Repec, adult BJJ student

Children's Martial Arts Classes At LCBJJ

childrens martial arts in Mundelein ILSo what makes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu such a great martial art and recreational activity for kids? For starters, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is the perfect self-defense method for children. Not only does BJJ increase confidence, it also provides your child with non-violent options for self-defense.

In karate or tae kwon do classes, kids are only taught striking and kicking. So, when they have to defend themselves their only choice is to hit and kick. And that's how jiu-jitsu is vastly different from other arts. At LCBJJ, your child will learn takedowns, pins, and holds that minimize violence while keeping your child safe from harm.

And in addition to the practical bully-proofing benefits, Brazilian jiu-jitsu for kids is fun! When your child trains jiu-jitsu in our program, they'll have a blast learning self-defense under the watchful eye of our caring coaches. And, you'll observe their progress as they build inner confidence while burning off energy and releasing aggression in a constructive manner.

Give your child the gift of confidence by enrolling them at Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

Student Testimonial:

Jose and family"Lake County BJJ is a great place to get in shape and learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Coach Carlos and Coach Patty are great instructors with adults/kids and happy to answer any questions you may have. My kids and I love training 3-4 times a week and have seen a great increase in flexibility, strength and cardio. BJJ teaches my kids confidence, discipline and respect for others, while at the same time sticking up for themselves and others. So if you ever wanted to try BJJ come to Lake County BJJ and see the difference."

~ Jose Hernandez, adult BJJ student and student parent

Get started today by taking advantage of our special introductory offer and save on your initial enrollment.

Ready to get started? Then fill out the short form now to see our web specials and class schedule...

We look forward to meeting you in class soon!


Carlos and Patty Archila, co-owners
Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Mundelein, IL 60060

Phone: 1-847-495-2557


P.S. - We're always happy to speak with potential students and to answer any questions you may have. Please, feel free to call us at the number above if you have any questions about becoming a member at Lake County BJJ.