Train with the Father of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Canada!
At Marcus Soares BJJ Academy you get Authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training like it was meant to be. New members are always welcome to join our team. Come and experience what it’s like to train with genuine teammates. We have 2 locations for your convenience – Vancouver & Langley.
“I’ve been training with Marcus for 8 years, and I still learn new techniques and variations every time. It’s like having a seminar every class.”
Sony Sahota, Purple Belt
“Training with Marcus Soares has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. Learn effective, pure BJJ from a real Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Master.”
Chris Stone, Blue Belt
“Challenging both mentally and physically. Welcoming and respectful. Fun and no BS at the same time.”
Paul Vigano, White Belt
“The instruction is top notch, the atmosphere is so chill. I don’t feel like a member of a club; I feel like a member of a family.”
Mike Geisler, White Belt
“You cannot find a more experienced BJJ instructor in Canada. Take the opportunity to train with the best!”
Trenton, BJJ Representative
To be the premier martial arts school for teaching self-defence, healthy living, sportsmanship, self-esteem, courage and discipline
To improve the health, self-esteem, mind and body of children and adults in Canada through Marcus Soares Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. To teach respect and loyalty by always remembering our lineage and forefather Carlson Gracie Sr. who left a legacy.
Always be willing to take the first step in a positive direction, no matter what you or others think you can or cannot accomplish
Life is a constant struggle and you must never give up. Nothing is easily achieved if it is worth fighting for.
Through hard work and dedication you will surmount any obstacles, on and off the mats
We respect others and ourselves no matter color, creed, nationality, sexual orientation, or political preferences. We are all brothers and sisters, on and off the mats.