Eudaimonia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Discover Your Inner Champion

Through martial arts, we help people discover their inner champion – growing healthier, more capable, and more confident – in a friendly environment.  We can help you, too!


To Eudaimonia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

We are the premiere Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy in the Sugar Hill area.  We believe that martial arts is a lifestyle that transcends the sport and self-defense.  It improves the whole person – physically, mentally, and emotionally.  We offer classes for adults of all ages and fitness levels in an environment that is safe, friendly, & supportive.

We are an affiliate of the renowned, Diego Saraiva Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and team Nova União.  Diego is one of the most respected and decorated martial artist in the Atlanta metro area, and Nova União has an enduring history as one of the most accomplished MMA teams in the world.


While your mind is focused on new challenges, you’ll forget that you’re getting an aerobic and anaerobic workout and blasting calories away. But you’ll know you’re an athlete when you feel healthier and more fit than ever before.

Be Capable

Don’t just hope that your skills will work if you ever need them. Experience the effectiveness of your skills every time you train with people of all sizes and strengths. 

Be Confident

There’s a reason that Brazilian Jiu jitsu is central to Mixed Martial Arts and essential to winning in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It’s the single most practical and effective martial art for physical conflict and self defense.

Be in Good Company

There’s just something that happens when you train with others – a fundamental element of learning jiu jitsu or escrima. Training partners become friends, and friends become family.

Getting Started is as Easy as 1-2-3

1. Get My Free Trial

Check us out for FREE. No cost. No obligation.  We'll provide everything you need.

2. Join the family

After completing your trial, select a membership option to become part of our martial arts family.


The benefits of martial arts will help you discover your inner champion and win in life.


Stephen Lee (aka “Bolo”) has been a martial artist since the age of 4, and he has been teaching kids for over a decade. Some of his accomplishments include:

  • Purple Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (under Diego Saraiva)
  • 4th Dan Black Belt, Taekwondo
  • 1st Degree Black Belt, Judo
  • Multiple time IBJJF Open Champion
  • Georgia State Taekwondo Champion
  • 2012 ATU National Champion
  • 2011 Yong-In University Presidential Cup Champion
  • 2010 South Carolina State Taekwondo Champion

Stephen is a graduate of Georgia State University and he spends his free time reading about philosophy, lifting weights, and hanging out with friends.

brian on podium at Atl open

Eudaimonia is a Greek word with no exact translation, but some suggest “flourishing” is the most accurate definition. Some felt eudaimonia was a state reached when we achieved our highest reason. Some believed it came when we achieved our highest form of virtue. Some felt it was a result of finding truth. However, it seems the consensus from all of them is that eudaimonia is an active pursuit; it comes from the pursuit of perfection, not from the attainment of a goal. Eudaimonia will set you free, and eudaimonia is also the ultimate freedom: nothing else can compare. When we do immerse ourselves fully in the act of living, we flourish.

-Shane Sorensen
Author, Renaissance Wisdom: How to flourish in the modern day


Diego Saraiva is one of the most accomplished jiu jitsu athletes in Atlanta.  He has over over 30 black belt medals in the most prestigious events (IBJJF).  He is a World Championship medalist and 8-time Pan American Championship medalist.  

For our students, our affiliation with Diego ensures that our teaching methods, curriculum, and belt promotion process are best-in-class, and we have access to some of world’s best jiu jitsu talent and a network of academies around the world through his team, Nova Uniao.


Come try our free trial. There is no cost nor obligation. Experience the sport and our academy directly. You are going to love it. 🙂


Stephen is very talented and knowledgeable in the art of jiu jitsu ! He creates a great atmosphere for training. Highly recommend you check it out.
Jean Cho

Great environment with top level expertise. This is an ideal place to start training BJJ and developing and sharpening your skills. Stephen’s ever-growing knowledge in grappling and extensive competition experience ensures that you will receive the best guidance and support that Atlanta has to offer. Recommend this place to anyone and their families!

Great instruction and a great human being. If you’re looking for a great place to start training BJJ in the area look no further!

Shane Sorensen

I have known the head Instructor Bolo for awhile now he is the nicest guy you will meet. He is very knowledgeable about the martial art. Your kid will be in good hands if they train under Eudaimonia.
Edgar Fuentes

Stephen, the head instructor, is a devoted martial artist with extensive teaching and competition experience from a young age. By training here, you’ll gain exposure to both ground and stand-up techniques for BJJ. I highly recommend this place for its quality martial arts instruction!
Nihal Punjani

The head instructor is both knowledgeable and caring with a very well rounded martial art background. This is an excellent school to train at.
Steven Shaffer

If you value honesty, integrity, kindness, discipline and knowledge you might want to check out Eudaimonia Jiu-Jitsu. If you’re looking to get fit, by increasing mobility, strength and cardiovascular endurance while simultaneously learning a useful skillset of self defense, you probably should check out Eudaimonia Jiu-Jitsu. If you value relationships with people of sound, quality character and you want to build or expand upon your community, you should check out Eudaimonia Jiu-Jitsu. If you’re seeking out everything I’ve mentioned then you should stop reading this review and sign up for a trial class at Eudaimonia Jiu-Jitsu! The only regret you may experience is that you didn’t start sooner. Better late than never. Eudaimonia Jiu-Jitsu is a quality of life enhancer beyond expectations. Ask for Bolo, tell him Stani sent you. OSS!
David Saniforth

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Welcome to Eudaimonia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Welcome to Eudaimonia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Welcome to the new website for Eudaimonia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a new affiliate of Diego Saraiva BJJ located in Sugar Hill, GA.  Please check it out, and tell me what you think. Let me know what you like, and what might be missing. And also — show your friends! I’d...

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