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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu • Muay Thai • Judo
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Take your fitness level to staggering new heights and gain the incredible self-defense skills you need to be your own bodyguard! It's easier than ever when you take Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at Dark Horse Denver

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Muay Thai

Muay Thai combines the use of fists, elbows, knees, shins, and feet to effectively defend against the toughest opponents. Develop physical and mental discipline with a martial arts class that will get you fit and engage your entire body.

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Dark Horse Denver's Judo program primary focus is on fitness and self-defense. While we still adhere to the traditional teaching methodologies, we also explore the many other facets of traditional Judo.

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Our Services

Our elite trainers offer a range of services to match your fitness goals

Confidence & Self-Esteem

There are a wealth of benefits that come from healthy self-confidence from helping you manage fears and maintain a positive mental attitude. Train with us and you'll discover there is no better way to build your confidence then with the Martial Arts.

Discipline & Self-Control

With self-discipline comes all kinds of beneficial improvements to your life including advanced focus, new found respect, better health & fitness along with having an easier time at work or school. The bedrock of Martial Arts is founded on teaching discipline and self-control to its students.


Knowledge of Self-Defense produces advantages far beyond looking cool and hoisting trophies. With these skills you'll learn to defend yourself in a variety of situations, whether life-threatening or you're being bullied in school. Not only that, but you'll gain the confidence to use - or not use - these skills to keep you and your family safe.

New Friends & Mentors

Our team is dedicated to your success. Whether that means pushing you to your limits, being a friend in a time of need or spending extra time to show you a technique you're struggling with, our community is here to make you feel comfortable and safe while having fun and learning effective techniques.


What People Are Saying

Still need convincing? Check out what people are saying about us.

Kate C.

Joey and Jason are both great instructors. Ladies, don’t be intimidated – they will make you feel comfortable and teach you how to kick ass! ....

Matthew H.

Really great vibes in this place! Awesome Jiu Jitsu instruction! Joey has an extremely deep and technical understanding of the art, and genuinely cares about the success of his students. Very reasonably priced in the world of BJJ, and up front about pricing. Love it! ....

Evan B.

Jiu Jitsu is something I have wanted to take on but never found the motivation to make it to any formal classes. My friend brought me along to a beginner class a month ago and I instantly got hooked. Besides it being an easy location for me to sneak out on a lunch break for a class, there is great ....

Chris R.

I had always stayed away from BJJ because I thought it was full of bros. Joey and Jason came to Judo one night and after meeting them, I reconsidered my previous notions. They take the time to explain each piece so that by the time you end class you have a new string of movements put together. It h ....

Jonathan G.

BJJ is physical exercise in an activity that I enjoy and also requires the use of my brain. Motivation to better myself both physically and mentally.The instruction and structure of the curriculum are head and shoulders above what I’ve experienced in the handful of classes at the other two sc ....

Chris S.

Dark Horse Denver’s BJJ program has a great group of students which range from all types of skill levels and background. Coaches Joey and Jason are excellent in both walking and talking you through strategic movements. They also are great at getting to know students on a personal level, and a ....

Jim C.

Great workout of both body and mind! What more could one ask… After just a few days/weeks I think you figure out you are part of a tribe and it IS A GOOD THING to depend on and be depended on for a little something these days… ....

Scott M.

Dark Horse Denver is an excellent place to learn BJJ. I have been doing judo for 26 years and have never been even remotely interested in BJJ until I met Joey Chase and Jason Cox. They started a BJJ class at Denver Judo where I coach and my entire family started training with them. Joey and Jason a ....

Learn from the best Martial Arts instructors in the area who are dedicated to providing a stable, family environment where you can excel in your personal goals and find a varied and supportive community. Whether your plan is to compete, lose weight, meet new like-minded people or increase your day-to-day life, we will help you get there faster than you ever thought possible while having fun doing it! The benefits of Marital Arts classes are endless. From confidence and self-esteem to discipline and empowerment, whether you're enjoying or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai or Judo classes, you'll start seeing improvement in mind, body and spirit in only a few short classes. GET STARTED TODAY by clicking the button below!

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