Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy is located in Byron Center, Michigan. Chad Pomeroy is the owner and Head Instructor at Black Lion. Chad is a 9 years Army veteran who started training in martial arts as a kid. Over the years he has competed in kickboxing winning the battle of the Great Lakes amateur kickboxing championship and point karate tournaments. After discovering jiu jitsu in 2006 after his second deployment to Iraq he has participated in many Brazilian jiu jitsu tournaments such as the Hoosier open, The Michigan open, Elite federation on grapplers, Michigan BJJ championships and becoming the Budokon international judo champion. Chad also has MMA experience and is a well rounded mix martial artist.  After receiving his purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu in 2010 chad went on to winning the Michigan BJJ open. Chad continues to grow as a fighter and instructor at Black Lion Jiu Jitsu Academy under the instruction of Kroyler Gracie.

Chad Pomeroy representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Byron Center Michigan

Chad Pomeroy representing Kroyler Gracie Association in Byron Center Michigan

Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu Academy 

Kids Jiu-Jitsu

Self Defense and Fight Sim

Black Lion currently offers the following classes: 

Mondays and Wednesdays: 

5:00pm-6:00pm   Kids Jiu-Jitsu

6:00pm-7:00pm   Adult Self Defense 

7:00pm-8:00pm   Adult Advanced Jiujitsu

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

6:00pm-7:00pm   Combat Cardio


5:00pm-6:00pm   Open Mat


9:00am-10:00am Team Training

Black Lion is Located at 2237 84th st, Byron Center, MI 49315

Contact Chad at 616-550-2610 or visit for more information.