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Why Martial Arts at Viver MMA?

Get to Know Us

At Viver MMA

We foster a community of family first. Our coaches are committed to creating an atmosphere where everyone is accepted and comfortable in the academy. We are here to support you in the pursuit of your goals, whether that be taking your first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class, competing in a tournament, or by joining our Viver Eagles kids program. 

Adult Programs

Viver Eagles
Kids Program

Viver Eagles Kids Classes

Meet Our Team


Marcelo de Oliveira

Head Instructor


Felicia, Lalia &


Junior Kids Coaches






Dr. Naoto Ohashi

Physical Therapist


  • Why is it important to train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
    We feel it is important for everybody to train Bjj because of the benefits you will see in your life outside of the academy. A consistent training practice will lead to more confidence in yourself and your abilities which you will bring to all other areas of your life.
  • How long do the classes usually run?
    You can expect an average kickboxing class to run 75 minutes. An average BJJ classes runs for 90 minutes.
  • How many classes can I come to each week?
    Your membership includes all of the classes on our schedule as well as access to our fully equipped fitness area. To see progress we recommend you train 3x a week.
  • Do I have to be in shape to begin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
    No! Come as you are. The hardest part of getting started on your Jiu Jitsu journey is walking in the door.
  • Am I too old to do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Viver MMA?
    Absolutely not! At Viver MMA, we welcome students of all ages, shapes, sizes, and skill levels. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a fantastic martial art for people of all ages, and we have a diverse group of students ranging from kids to older adults. Our experienced instructors understand the unique needs and concerns of older students and will work with you to help you achieve your goals safely and effectively. Whether you are looking to improve your fitness, learn self-defense skills, or simply enjoy the camaraderie of our friendly community, we are confident that you will find a welcoming home at Viver MMA. So no matter how old you are, come join us on the mat and experience the many benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!
  • Do women typically participate in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at Viver MMA?
    Yes, women are definitely encouraged to participate in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at Viver MMA. In fact, our classes are designed to be inclusive and welcoming to people of all genders, ages, and skill levels. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn self-defense techniques and improve their physical fitness through martial arts training. Our instructors are highly trained and experienced, and they are committed to creating a safe and supportive environment for all of our students. We offer a range of classes, from beginner to advanced, and our staff are always available to answer questions and provide guidance to help you progress in your training. So whether you are a woman looking to start your martial arts journey, or a seasoned athlete looking to take your skills to the next level, Viver MMA is the perfect place for you!


Mon-Fri 8:30am-2:00pm & 4:00-8:30pm

Sat 8:30am-1:00pm | Sun 10:00am-1:00pm

617-637-8556  |

1580 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132

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