Phone: 972-740-4412
Email: [email protected]

Magness Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts Academy
621 Jealouse Way Suite 101
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Monday-Friday: 9:00am-11:00am & 4:30pm-8:30pm
Saturdays: 9:30am -12:00pm



September 2020

Jiu-Jitsu is a great workout!


Jiu-Jitsu keeps us in an active lifestyle! Jiu-Jitsu motivates us to take care of ourselves so we can train more. Many Jiu-Jitsu practitioners will find themselves eating healthier, doing auxiliary exercises and stretches that allow them to train more often. So the motivation to be able to train Jiu-Jitsu more often or more effective actually [...]

Jiu-Jitsu is a great workout!2020-09-29T17:23:08+00:00

Pathway through the belts


Jiu-Jitsu progression can have its perceived ups and downs. Each belt presents it's own challenges and rewards. Unlike many other martial arts it takes a very long time to achieve the rank of black belt. The 10 year average has held up pretty well across the generations of Jiu-Jitsu, some receiving it faster and some [...]

Pathway through the belts2020-09-08T17:12:46+00:00

August 2020



Having a strong yet flexible curriculum is a big part of how we  share Jiu-Jitsu here at the Academy. Jiu-Jitsu is a constantly evolving martial art which makes keeping a curriculum both necessary and difficult at the same time. As Jiu-Jitsu has become much more popular over the years it has taken on different forms [...]


July 2020

Sheliah Lindsey receives her black belt!


Sheliah Lindsey if our first student to go from absolute beginner all the way to black belt! We are incredibly proud of her, and look forward to those that will follow the path that she has paved! Black belt is reserved for the select few human beings that make Jiu-Jitsu a big part of their [...]

Sheliah Lindsey receives her black belt!2020-07-30T17:14:26+00:00

Hard Times Make Strong People


There's a saying that goes something like Easy times make weak people. Weak People make difficult times. Difficult times make Strong people. Strong people make easy times. Although it's a difficult truth to face, adversity is one of the greatest character building tools that we have as humans. Some of the strongest leaders and most [...]

Hard Times Make Strong People2020-07-09T17:15:23+00:00

June 2020

Jiu-Jitsu for the Family


Here at Magness Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu we believe in the value of Family! Cedar Hill Jiu-Jitsu is all about bringing people together from all walks of life for a common cause, which is getting better at Jiu-Jitsu! Any given day we have beginners, intermediate and advanced students on the mat. If you are interested in Jiu-Jitsu [...]

Jiu-Jitsu for the Family2020-06-23T17:32:20+00:00

March 2020

Jiu-Jitsu brings everyone together!


Here we have teacher and student training together. Here we have a 35 year age difference training together. Here we have a business professional and full time student training together. Here we have 2 people who would likely never meet outside of Jiu-Jitsu training together. This is just but a tiny example of how Jiu-Jitsu [...]

Jiu-Jitsu brings everyone together!2020-03-10T17:10:28+00:00

February 2020

February News here at Cedar Hill BJJ!


We've got lots of exciting things going on here at the Academy! We just completed the January AGF with great results, and look forward to competing in Jiu Jitsu world League later this month! Our Youth Advanced class is shining bright this month. Many kids being promoted and several getting close to the coveted yellow [...]

February News here at Cedar Hill BJJ!2020-02-11T16:56:41+00:00

January 2020

Jiu-Jitsu is a group effort!


Although the competition aspect of Jiu-Jitsu is an individual performance, it is most definitely a group effort! This picture summarizes that pretty well! Support of family, friends, training partners, coaches, and many others goes into learning and mastering the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!  This ties directly into our idea at the academy that "We Are [...]

Jiu-Jitsu is a group effort!2020-01-13T14:28:04+00:00

December 2019

The evolution of Jiu-Jitsu


Jiu Jitsu is evolving extremely fast. It wouldn't be a stretch to say it's one of the fastest evolving martial arts on the planet. One of the most common examples of this is the variety of rule sets that we are seeing in Jiu-Jitsu. These could be viewed as branches of the tree reaching out [...]

The evolution of Jiu-Jitsu2019-12-05T17:10:26+00:00