Category: Martial Arts News

John Knight | Adult BJJ Instructor

Welcome Back Coach John Knight

We’re happy to announce that coach John Knight is back with us teaching the Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and No-Gi Grappling classes on Monday & Wednesday. John is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Professor Geoff Balme. He is a local veteran in BJJ and kickboxing and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to […]

Judo Class Now Available

We’re happy to announce the addition of a new Judo program at ApexMAC. Our program is being taught by Judo Brown Belt James Edwards and will be available after Adult BJJ class on Thursday evenings, from 7:30pm-8:30pm. Students that study Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Kickboxing are very prepared for real world self-defense situations. Stop by today to try a […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone. Our Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and No-Gi Grappling class schedule is in full swing. Our Safety Protocols are also still in place. We just hired a cleaning crew to come in once per week to do a deep cleaning and sanitization of the facility, on top of our team cleaning and disinfecting […]

Holiday Schedule

Happy Holidays! In observance of the holidays, we’ll be closed on – Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24th Christmas Day, Friday, December 25th New Years Day,  Friday, December 31 Due to COVID, we will need to postpone our annual holiday party.  As soon as it passes but once we’re past this […]

Class Schedule Updates

We moved things around a bit for Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and No-Gi Grappling, and we’ve added an Adult BJJ Fundamentals class. We will continue having Adult BJJ on Mondays with coach Jake Anson, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays with coach Geoff Balme from 6:30pm-7:30pm. We’re moving No-Gi Grappling, with coach Jeff Piercy to Mondays and […]

We’ve Added More Classes

Hello Team.  We’re excited to announce that we’ve added more Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes.  Please visit our schedule for a full list of dates and time

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class Schedule Update

Hello Team. We’re adding two Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes to the schedule.  Starting 9/14/20, John Connell will teach Monday & Wednesday from 6:30pm-7:30pm, and Geoff Balme will teach Tuesday & Thursday from 6:30pm-7:30pm.  We will add Saturdays, from 10:00am-11:30am to the schedule starting September 26th. Jeff Piercy will begin No-Gi Grappling classes early November. We continue […]

Phase 2.5 Is Here! We Are Open!

Apex Martial Arts Center/Open Guard BJJ is finally able to re-open. On Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper announced that gyms in NC can re-open on Friday, September 4th, at 30% capacity. We are beginning our staged re-opening with Safety Protocols in place and we’ll stagger classes in order to remain within capacity.  Please […]

COVID-19 Information in Wake County

Hello Team. We’re posting this link as it relates to COVID-19 in our County.  We want our members to be informed so they can decide if they want to move forward with training. Follow this link for more information – https://covid19.wakegov.com/    

Standard Regarding June 5, 2020 Letter from NCDOJ

On June 5, 2020 and related to ongoing litigation regarding the application of the Phase 2 Order to certain types of businesses, the North Carolina Department of Justice (“NCDOJ”) issued a letter clarifying the Phase 2 Order concerning an exception to the closure of indoor fitness facilities in Phase 2. The following guidance statement has […]

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