south texas brazilian jiu-jitsu 

Jan  14, 2017

about sotx bjj

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), is a great way to learn about self defense while also developing physical and mental fitness. In other words, it's more than a sport or a form of fighting; it is a vehicle for personal development.

South Texas Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers Edinburg Texas an ideal place to learn BJJ, whether you're a beginner or an expert, a child or an adult. At our gym, you will train with the best Jiu Jitsu practitioners Edinburg has to offer in a safe, fun, family friendly atmosphere.

New Orleans Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (NOLABJJ) has been an institution in New Orleans for more than a decade. At South Texas Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we are proud to carry on our team's impeccable tradition.

Victor Garza, the founder, owner, and head instructor of South Texas Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is a highly decorated United States Marine Corps combat veteran with 3 combat tours in Iraq. His military experience displays itself through his attention to detail and ability to develop his students past their expectations. Professor Victor began training in 2009 with Gracie Humaita in Temecula California under Professor Ricardo Guimaraes. In 2010, Victor transferred to New Orleans Louisiana, he began training with NOLA BJJ under Professor Matthias Meister.  Professor Victor has traveled all over the United States studying Jiu Jitsu, also training 3 months in the Cradle of Jiu Jitsu, Rio De Janeiro Brazil, with the legendary Roberto "Gordo" Correa and Connection Rio. 

mission statement

Established May 2015- At South Texas Brazilian Jiu Jitsu we offer top notch instruction in a fun, yet challenging environment. Our BJJ programs appeal to students of all ages, genders and experience of all levels. Whether you are a novice or an experienced grappler looking to become a champion on and off the mats, we can help you reach your goals.

Professor Victor’s objective is to share all the great benefits of Jiu Jitsu that have positively affected him with people from all walks of life; from increased athleticism, confidence,  and discipline, to pure self-defense. The list of benefits are truly endless.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an outstanding discipline for anyone interested and willing to give it a try.

We offer classes in:


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Kids Jiu Jitsu (AGES 4-11)

Benefit of training in

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:


Physical Fitness


Building Self-Confidence 


Enhancing Flexibility

Personal Development 

Team Building

Unleash your Creativity 

Builds Character