Not all family is blood

Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts

  • Self Defense that saves lives
  • Fitness that actually gets results
  • Fun for the entire Family
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Muay Thai
  • MMA
  • Kids Camp
  • Womens Self Defense

(919) 518-5204

About Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts

A Fuquay-Varina Family

Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts, better known as Schell Shock BJJ, is owned and operated by John Schell, father of four and a BJJ World Champion. John Schell is also an Army Military Veteran, Rubao Carioca BJJ Black Belt Affiliate, Joe Moreira Certified BJJ Instructor, and him and his family live right here in Fuquay-Varina North Carolina.

Women's Self Defense

Learn women’s self defense in a safe and comfortable women’s only class how to defend yourself and your family from stalkers, predators, rapist, and anyone that violates your personal space.  In this class we go over how to prevent issues before they happen and what to do when they do happen!  We also offer FREE sessions if you have a special need.

Martial Arts Classes

Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts offers martial arts classes for the kids, women, and men. Click to learn more about our kids martial arts programs, adult martial arts programs, kids camps, fitness and more!

Kids Martial Arts

Kids martial arts classes can help children become more self confident, self disciplined, and help with self esteem.

Family Martial Arts

Family martial arts classes are for the entire family; mom, dad, granddad, grandmother, sister, brother, young or older!

Fitness for everyone!

Fitness that anyone can achieve with results you won’t believe.  Set at a pace moms & dads and kids can handle and grow with.

Kids Day Camps

Home of NCKidsCamp; camps for the day, track out, summer session, vacations, teacher workdays, holidays and more.


Happy Members

When you join Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts you become part of a BJJ martial arts family and as such you get treated like family!

"Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts is an awesome place to learn Jiu Jitsu. My 4 year old daughter loves it. John really knows how to connect with the kids and keep them focused so they learn the correct techniques."
Candy Ferrari
"Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts is an amazing school to go to if you’re interested in learning Jiu-Jitsu, John Schell is the instructor and without a shadow of a doubt can help you achieve whatever endeavor you’re after. Whether it be learning self-defense or training for the next tournament, this is the school to go too!"
Cole Olsen

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Fuquay-Varina Martial Arts

Thank you for visiting our site.  Martial Arts are not for everyone, but we know that martial arts can help anyone!  Whether its Brazilian Jiu Jitsu BJJ, MMA, Muay Thai, Karate, Tae Kwon Do you name it, in a good family environment they all can help people grow.  We want to make sure you find the right place for you and your family so we have provided information about different martial arts and how to choose the right martial arts school.  Click Learn More and if you don’t train with us we hope you find a great place to train!