Begin your martial arts journey.
Receive world class instruction from 4 authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts, awarded their rank by Helio and Rickson Gracie Red and Black Belt Pedro Sauer – SCMA has more resident Black Belts than any other school in the tri-state area!
Steel City Martial Arts (SCMA) is Pittsburgh’s most highly respected martial arts academy. Whether you’re interested in learning Jiu Jitsu, Self Defense Karate, or both we encourage you to stop in today. Conveniently located on Library Road (Route 88) in Castle Shannon, Steel City Martial Arts provides the highest quality Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and Self-Defense/Karate training in the greater Pittsburgh area.
We are a proud to present Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as part of Team Pedro Sauer. Head Instructor Sonny Achille was the first official Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under the Gracie family lineage in Western Pennsylvania, and we have the largest and longest running BJJ program in Pittsburgh.
Our Tai-Jitsu Karate program is rooted in real-life self defense techniques, and provides a great workout for young and old alike.
If you’re looking to get into the best shape of your life while learning how to defend yourself with practical, real world training methods we encourage you to contact us, or stop by the school today. More than just another fitness fad, our Jiu-Jitsu and Karate programs provide challenging and rewarding workouts while teaching you applicable skills. We’re confident that after you meet Sensei Achille and his instructors you’ll understand why Steel City Martial Arts has earned a reputation for excellence and why more local law enforcement officers train here than any other martial arts academy in Pittsburgh.
Get off the couch and get fit today!