Unleash Your Inner Warrior

Embark on a Journey of Personal Transformation, Empowerment, and Unleash Your Inner Warrior at Columbia’s Most Inspiring Martial Arts School.

Introducing Us

More Than Just A Martial Art School

A life transformation

Welcome to Spartan Academy, where true passion meets authentic training. Step into a world of martial arts excellence guided by experienced instructors dedicated to your growth. Cultivate discipline, unlock your potential, and forge a stronger, more resilient version of yourself.

Join our community of like-minded individuals committed to personal growth and mastery. Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey of self-discovery? Start your transformation now!

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Guybson Sá

4th Degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

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Our Classes

Explore our wide variety of classes and discover the perfect fit for your martial arts or fitness journey.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not just about self-defense—it’s a life-changing experience. Embrace the challenge, develop discipline, and forge lifelong friendships. Step onto the mat and join our passionate community today!

Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program for teens offers the best opportunity to develop discipline, respect, and lifelong skills. Join us, unleash your potential as a formidable force, and embark on an empowering journey of personal growth.

Our BJJ program for Kids nurtures discipline, respect, and essential life skills, empowering young minds to become confident and resilient individuals. Join us to unleash your full potential on and off the mats!

Experience the true essence of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with our Open Mat sessions. It’s more than just self-defense—it’s a transformative journey of personal growth.  Step onto the mat and become part of our vibrant community!

jiu jitsu for women

Awaken the genuine girl power within you and embark on an empowering journey through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It’s more than self-defense—it’s a life-changing journey. Step onto the mat to get strength, confidence, and lifelong friendships.

Get your gloves on and prepare for an adrenaline-pumping experience! Our kickboxing classes will help you unleash your full potential, build strength, and let out your inner champion. Join us and become a knockout force!

Our Kids/Youth MMA program is where champions are made. Learn self-discipline, respect, and unleash your potential while having a blast with fellow aspiring warriors. Join us and become a force to be reckoned with!

Get ready to level up your fitness game! Our Strength and Conditioning classes will push your limits, sculpt your physique, and unleash the beast within. Join us and become a powerhouse of strength and endurance!

Unleash the Champion Within

Empower Your Potential, Embark on a Journey of Excellence, and Embrace the Extraordinary Rewards of Personal Growth.

Meet Our TEAM

Get the training under best instructors

Get to know with our team, dedicated to guiding you on a transformative journey towards unlocking your true potential.

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Head Professor

Guybson Sá

Guybson Sá, a highly respected Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, began training at age 4. Under the guidance of his father and older brother, he quickly rose through the ranks, earning consecutive state titles. In 2009, he was awarded his black belt, and in 2023 he achieved the rank of fourth-degree black belt. Today, as the head professor leading Spartan Academy, Professor Guybson Sá inspires students to exceed their limits, unlocking their potential on and off the mats. With technical expertise and unwavering dedication, he fosters discipline, respect, and personal growth, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of those he teaches.

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Everybody is welcome into our gym, no matter what age or gender.

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All members of our gym are fully covered under our insurance.

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Over the years we’ve nurtured and trained many champions.

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We schedule multiple classes at various times in the week

Family environment

Free Trial Classes

+ 6,000 square feet


Top-notch instructors

Strong Community

All levels

Clean Facilities


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What they say about us

Dive into the feedback from our amazing students and discover why they can’t stop raving about their extraordinary time at our school.

Cheryl Gambrell
Cheryl Gambrell
My kids love going to Spartan Academy! It has a great family atmosphere. I feel that Professor Sa and his staff are helping build my kids’ character and perseverance all while they are having a blast. I would highly recommend Spartan Academy for kids and adults!!
Phillip Levkoff
Phillip Levkoff
Excellent teaching here. Great kids class with multiple knowledgeable teachers. Adults are monsters with great attitude. Plus the first week is free!
Michael Miller
Michael Miller
Love it here! A family friendly environment that will push you to reach your greatest potential. Been going here for 7 years. I can honestly say it’s a great facility. Spartan Academy is your one stop place for all your Martial Arts and fitness needs.
Chuck Polk
Chuck Polk
Excellent staff and members
Robert Leary
Robert Leary
The best place I have found in South Carolina after years of training in other gyms.
bob warren
bob warren
The Spartan Academy is not just the best local gym in our area, it is the best gym in the South East. Unparalleled instructors with large amounts of mat space and a family atmosphere.
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