Soulcraft Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Become a Part of Our Family!

About Soulcraft Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Whether you’re looking to simply get in great shape, want to learn practical realistic self defense, or have the desire to compete in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or fight MMA (mixed martial arts)…we can help!
We offer the ability to learn in a safe ego-free family environment! With more than 50 years of combined experience, Soulcraft Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/Macarra BJJ in Hamden, CT is New Haven County’s premier academy for learning the “gentle art!”

Under the tutelage of 7th degree red and black belt Master Marcio “Macarrao” Stambowsky and BJJ Black Belt Brad Wolfson, a 20 year veteran teacher and student of Jiu Jitsu in Connecticut, we offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/MMA instruction for men, women, children and law enforcement RIGHT FROM THE SOURCE, right here in the New Haven area.

We know a lot of schools in the New Haven area offer MMA/BJJ classes these days, so why choose Soulcraft as a place to start or further your training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when looking for a place to BJJ/MMA in New Haven?

It’s our unique friendly training environment is what truly sets us apart. We have already helped scores of people just like you get in awesome shape, gain increased confidence, learn self-defense techniques that work and most importantly; have the time of their life learning Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, or Krav Maga!

We are more than a great martial arts program… we’re a great community!

On our mats you’ll find people from all walks of life. Whether you’re a parent looking to reinforce positive core values for your child, an aspiring UFC fighter, or a career-driven professional with minimal free time here in the New Haven area, we’re here for you!

We also offer access to great athlete conditioning for men and women from all walks of life and fitness levels, thanks to our HIIT Fitness classes.

Oh and did we mention you can put us to the test with a free intro class , absolutely FREE!


Learn how to fight, gain confidence and discipline, get in amazing shape, make great friends and join the one of best teams in Connecticut under Master Marcio Stambowsky of the legendary Gracie Sports academy!

Just fill in your information now or drop us a line and we’ll get you all set up to try out Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Hamden, CT (New Haven County)!

What are you waiting for?

When you visit Soulcraft BJJ in Hamden, CT for the first time, we’ll sit down with you and really get into your specific, personal needs in order to figure out what works best for you. No need to be nervous or worry about being out of shape or not having any past experience! We cater to beginners!

Unlike some other gyms in New Haven County, we are a 100% ego free, friendly, family training environment designed to help you learn in a fun, safe, injury-free way! But, just in case you are feeling a little unsure or nervous about learning Jiu Jitsu, we suggest bringing a friend along to share the enjoyment and check us out! That’s precisely what my friends did with me when I started training BJJ in Connecticut back in the 90′s and it’s how I discovered Jiu Jitsu. It was the best thing anyone ever did for me!

Sure, some students come through Soulcraft BJJ’s doors at 1125 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT already knowing exactly what they want out of training. However most of them tell us they just want to give our programs a try and see how they like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training. That’s precisely why we offer a free trail!

Simply come on in and see if Soulcraft is right for you with absolutely no obligation!

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